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Branch Manager

Job Details

Capitol Hill Branch - Seattle, WA
High School
$80,000.00 - $100,000.00 Salary/year



Join our team!  1st Security Bank team members deliver service that "WOWs" each other and our customers. We value relationships, teamwork, community, and professional growth in a safe, friendly, and progressive workplace. We celebrate diversity and support equality for all. If you share these core values and are committed to career excellence, let us help you reach your dreams!


If you are the type of individual that would enjoy working at one of the Puget Sound's Best Places to Work for 7 years in a row and focuses on providing an exceptional client experience, then 1st Security Bank is the place for you. 1st Security Bank was named a bronze medal winner in its class in the Puget Sound Business Journal's Best Workplaces contest in its first year nominated and is also consistently rated a 5-star Bank in Washington State by Bauer Financial, an independent bank rating firm.



Responsible for increasing branch growth, including leading and managing sales focusing on expanding relationships and developing new business, as well as planning and delivering effective sales strategies.



  • Achieves branch goals by developing new business, referrals, and retention of account relationships.
  • Promotes the bank’s sales and service culture to their team through training, coaching, staff motivation, and by example.
  • Participates in community networking opportunities to increase the bank’s visibility and to enhance new and existing business opportunities.
  • Recommend marketing and volunteer opportunities within the community to enhance the bank’s exposure.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize job responsibilities as required while maintaining organization.
  • Ensures excellent customers service skills are practices by all staff members.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills and follow-up when corresponding with employees and customers.
  • Oversees administration and efficient daily operation of a full service branch office including product sales, lending, customer services, operations and security and safety.
  • Meets weekly with Assistant Manager for employee status updates.
  • Adheres to 1st Security Bank policies and support management decisions and goals in a positive, professional manner and represent the bank with a high level of integrity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Manages subordinates in the Branches Department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage for individual or family plan.
  • Life insurance.
  • Long- and short-term disability insurance.
  • 401K matching program.
  • Paid sick and vacation time.



  • Relationship Driven - we strive to "WOW" (surprise, excite and delight) each other and our customers.
  • Ethical - fair, honest and act with integrity. 
  • Lead by Example maintain a positive attitude, show respect for others, and have some fun!
  • Accountable - we take our responsibilities seriously and we meet our commitments with urgency.
  • Team Player - dependable, enthusiastic contributor to team success and to the greater good of the bank.
  • Embrace Dreams - we encourage each other to reach for our dreams.
  • Diversity - we celebrate diversity and support equality for all.
  • Community Oriented - we actively support our communities and the Bank's CRA initiatives.
  • Open and Honest Communication - always professional, responsive, and timely.



  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least five years of banking experience and/or experience within a financial institution and two years of supervisory experience.

  • Ability to demonstrate compliance with all bank regulations that pertain to this position must be able to keep up to date on regulation changes.

  • Knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering policies, procedures and related programs.

  • Must be bondable.



To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Products and other Database software.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee will operate in a general office environment, using office equipment such as a phone and a computer.  The employee must be able to bend and squat occasionally when accessing safety deposit boxes or storage. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate as compared to a private office with light foot traffic and office equipment.  The employee must be able and willing and able to interact frequently with the general public.