A Wonderful Place to Work!

We're passionate about providing exceptional service to the communities we're a part of. If you share that passion, consider joining our team! You'll enjoy a wonderful place to work with great perks and benefits.

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

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

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815-538-7050

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First State Bank
706 Washington St.
Mendota, IL 61342

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer


Current Open Positions

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FULL-TIME TELLER, SYCAMORE

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.
  • Count cash balance at beginning of shift and balances cash and checks against computer records at end of shift.
  • Prepare 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.

This person needs to be knowledgeable of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices. Mature judgment is required to interpret and meet the needs of customers.

The frequent customer contact requires an outgoing personality, tact, courtesy, and genuine desire to serve others. 

This position requires attention to detail and accuracy in handling various negotiable instruments.  Training will be provided to acquire knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing various banking transactions.  Knowledge of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices is a plus.

 

FULL-TIME TELLER/CSR, PLAZA BRANCH MENDOTA

FIRST STATE BANK’S Plaza North branch has an opening for a Full-Time Teller/CSR. Hours will be Monday – Friday and Saturdays, as scheduled.

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 Vertex computer system 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

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

  • Answering phones
  • Troubleshooting a variety of customer issues
  • Collect information for new accounts (personal & business) including HSA, IRA, & Trust accounts
  • Assist customers with opening or renewing Certificates of Deposit
  • Placing check orders
  • Scanning
  • Back up each CSR
  • Be knowledgeable of Patriot Act

This person needs to be knowledgeable of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices.

The position 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.  They must possess the necessary judgment that is required to assess, interpret and meet the needs of customers. This person will represent and promote the bank and its various banking products. 

This position requires multi-tasking while paying attention to detail and accuracy in handling various negotiable instruments.  A thorough knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing the various transactions is essential (training will be provided).

FULL-TIME LOAN PROCESSOR, MENDOTA

FIRST STATE BANK has an opening for a Full-Time Loan Processor at the Main Bank

This person is responsible for clerical work of moderate complexity that follows well established procedures.  The Loan Processor is responsible for bookkeeping, title processing, computer skills, general clerical and typing ability.  Duties and responsibilities will include loan documentation, loan booking, and loan follow up (training will be provided). 

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management and accuracy
  • Organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Detail oriented, energetic, team player & willingness to learn and grow

PART-TIME TELLER/CSR, MCNABB

This is a responsible position requiring initiative and knowledge of services available to customers.  We are looking for a part-time candidate that will be willing to work 15 to 25 hours per week including Saturdays, as required.

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 Vertex computer system 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
  • Balance ATM and coin machines

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

  • Answering phones
  • Troubleshooting a variety of customer issues
  • Opening accounts in streamline (personal & business) including HSA, IRA, & Trust accounts
  • Assist customers with opening or renewing Certificates of Deposit
  • Closing accounts
  • Placing check orders
  • Scanning
  • Back up each CSR
  • Be knowledgeable of Patriot Act

The position 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.  They must possess the necessary judgment that is required to assess, interpret and meet the needs of customers. This person will represent and promote the bank and its various banking products. 

This position requires multi-tasking while paying attention to detail and accuracy in handling various negotiable instruments. Training will be provided to acquire knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing various banking transactions.  Knowledge of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices is a plus.

PART-TIME TELLER, PERU

FIRST STATE BANK’S Peru branch has an opening for a Part-Time Teller.

This is a responsible position requiring initiative and knowledge of services available to customers. Approximately 15 to 20 hours per week, including 2 to 3 Saturdays per month, as scheduled.  May be required to fill in for vacation, sick and other times as needed.

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.
  • Count cash balance at beginning of shift and balances cash and checks against computer records at end of shift.
  • Prepare 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.

The frequent customer contact requires an outgoing personality, tact, courtesy, and genuine desire to serve others. 

This position requires attention to detail and accuracy in handling various negotiable instruments.  Training will be provided to acquire knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing various banking transactions.  Knowledge of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices is a plus.

 

PART-TIME TELLER, ROCHELLE

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.
  • Count cash balance at beginning of shift and balances cash and checks against computer records at end of shift.
  • Prepare 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.

This person needs to be knowledgeable of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices. Mature judgment is required to interpret and meet the needs of customers.

The frequent customer contact requires an outgoing personality, tact, courtesy, and genuine desire to serve others. 

This position requires attention to detail and accuracy in handling various negotiable instruments.  Training will be provided to acquire knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing various banking transactions.  Knowledge of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices is a plus.

Approximately 20 to 25 hours per week, including Saturdays, as scheduled, fill in for vacation, sick and other times as needed.

FULL-TIME CSR, MENDOTA

FIRST STATE BANK, Main branch in Mendota has an opening for a Full-Time CSR.

This is a responsible position requiring initiative and knowledge of services available to customers.

This is a full time position, Monday through Friday and Saturdays as scheduled.

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

  • Opening new accounts/streamline
  • Check back daily maintenance
  • Assist customers with opening or renewing Certificates of Deposit
  • Placing check orders
  • Scanning
  • Back/up CSR’s in department at main branch; as well as offer support to CSR’s at all branches
  • Be knowledgeable of Patriot Act

Mature judgment is required to interpret and meet the needs of customers.

The frequent customer contact requires an outgoing personality, tact, courtesy, and genuine desire to serve others. 

This position requires attention to detail and accuracy in handling various negotiable instruments.  Training will be provided to acquire knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing various banking transactions.  Knowledge of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices is a plus.

 

PART-TIME TELLER, BLOOMINGTON

FIRST STATE BANK’S Bloomington branch has an opening for a Part-Time Teller. Maximum number of hours that can be worked is 25 hours.  Hours include Saturdays, as scheduled, fill in for vacation, sick and other times as needed.  Schedule will be provided by the branch supervisor.

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 Vertex computer system and issue customer receipts.
  • Count cash balance at beginning of shift and balances cash and checks against computer records at end of shift.
  • Prepare 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.

This person needs to be knowledgeable of bank policies, procedures, and general banking practices. Mature judgment is required to interpret and meet the needs of customers.

The frequent customer contact requires an outgoing personality, tact, courtesy, and genuine desire to serve others. 

This position requires attention to detail and accuracy in handling various negotiable instruments.  Thorough knowledge of forms and proper use of them in processing the various transactions is essential (training will be provided).

 

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