Employment Opportunities

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See our current job opportunities below — then apply online, in person, or send us your resume.

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

First State Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click hereto view the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster and the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Poster. Click hereto view in other languages. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email HumanResource@firststatebank.biz. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please email HumanResource@firststatebank.biz. This email is created to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

Opportunity to Identify Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Disability/Veterans Status

Due to federal reporting requirements, FIRST STATE BANK is required to give all employees and applicants the opportunity to identify race/ethnicity, gender, protected veterans and/or disability statuses.

FIRST STATE BANK is committed to the provision of equal opportunity employment for all qualified persons in all job classifications in recruitment, selection and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, military status, veteran status or any other protected status. Submission of this information is voluntary and is not considered in employment decisions. This information will be kept separate from the employment files, and is considered confidential.

 Voluntary self-Identification of disability                           Invitation to Self-Identify

To Apply

Apply Online

Refer to the links above to complete the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form and the Invitation to Self-Identify form. Once completed, click the Apply Now button below.


Email your resume:

DEBORAH ROGERS or to Melissa Doll

Fax your resume:


Mail your resume:

First State Bank
706 Washington St.
Mendota, IL 61342

Employment Benefits

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick
  • Paid Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K/Profit Sharing Plan
  • Wellness Program

Current Open Positions

Part-Time Teller, Rochelle


FIRST STATE BANK’S Rochelle branch has an opening for a Part-Time Teller.
This is a responsible position requiring initiative and knowledge of services available to customers.

Teller duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Receives cash and checks for deposit, verifies amounts, and looks for check endorsements. Examines cash carefully to guard against acceptance of counterfeit bills
  • Cashes checks for customers after verifying identification and checking account balances in accordance with bank policy
  • Enter transactions into the Fiserv teller product and issue customer receipts.
  • Redeem Savings bonds
  • Process credit card cash advances
  • Count cash balance at beginning of shift and balances cash and checks against computer records at end of shift
  • Prepare bank cashier’s checks
  • Explain bank services and charges to customers
  • Observe suspicious behavior and reports any such activity to head teller and/or security personnel as appropriate. In the event of a robbery, remains calm and follows bank procedures to safeguard customers and staff
  • Balance ATM and coin machines

Required Qualifications:

  • Willing to learn bank policies, procedures and general banking practices
  • Requires a mature, professional person with an outgoing personality, and the ability to conduct themselves with tact, courtesy, and have a genuine desire to serve others
  • Possess the necessary judgment that is required to assess, interpret and meet the needs of customers
  • Represent and promote the bank and its various banking products
  • Requires multi-tasking while paying attention to detail and accuracy
  • A thorough knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing the various transactions is essential (training will be provided)

This position is a non-exempt, part-time, hourly position. Hours will be dependent on the needs of the branch, 15 to 25 hours per week, including Saturdays as scheduled. May be required to fill in for vacation, sick and other times as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


Insurance Producer/Agent, Mendota

Job Title: Insurance Producer/Agent
Department: First State Insurance
Reports to: VP - Operations
Work Location: Mendota Office – 715 Washington Street

Job Summary:
First State Insurance is responsible for providing the best service possible to its customers and staff while adhering to agency, regulatory policies and guidelines. This position involves the sales and service of insurance policies, handling customer service calls, and any related document retention via modern communications.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide complete and comprehensive service to insurance customers and staff.
  • Process applications, endorsements and claims to insurance policies.
  • Work with farmers and agricultural based customers to maintain/update information in the Company based insurance sites, as necessary.
  • Monitor and review insurance policies, including renewals.
  • Review insurance policies for adequate coverage amounts, mortgagee clause and deductibles in accordance with standard practices. Resolve any discrepancies with customers or companies as necessary.
  • Monitor insurance coverage for all Real Estate secured loans by renewals and cancellations.
  • Contact customers, and/or companies as necessary to ensure correct and adequate information and documentation on file.
  • Work with management system to update and maintain policy records.
  • Assist in all activities in the department and other duties and/or special projects as assigned by management.

Qualifications Include:

  • Obtain or Possess State of Illinois Casualty & Fire Insurance license within 3 months of employment date.
  • Agricultural background and/or agricultural experience a huge plus, with particular emphasis on corn and soybean production.
  • Proficient (or capability to be proficient) in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Possess excellent communication (written and verbal) and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to learn on their own and make sound decisions based upon department, insurance policies, procedures, knowledge and experience.



This is a non-exempt, salary position.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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