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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PART-TIME TELLER, MENDOTA

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).

Hours include Saturdays, as scheduled, fill in for vacation, sick and other times as needed.

 

LOAN PORTFOLIO MANAGER, BLOOMINGTON

JOB SUMMARY:

To manage and monitor commercial and residential loans held in portfolio in our Central Illinois Market.  Work closely with local management to keep files in compliance with loan policies and procedures.  Help facilitate and underwrite new and existing commercial and residential loans to help grow the bank’s share of the central Illinois commercial and residential market.  This includes understanding of the credit function, loan processing, loan documentation, loan follow-up and servicing procedures that are necessary to complete the day-to-day duties of this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.  Receive, organize and review all financial data and determine the need for additional information related to the credit request (new or existing)

2.   Review and discuss client accounts to ensure proper documentation is obtained at loan inception and on an ongoing basis

3.   Review potential loan applications, obtain applicants' credit history, and verify financial information supplied by analyzing financial data, spreadsheets and reports identifying credit strengths and weaknesses, potential risks to the bank, and likeliness of repayment of debt to the bank

4.   Facilitate/Manage new loans, renewals, extensions, and modifications

5.   Develop contacts in the community with local businesses, business leaders, and existing customers

6.   In conjunction with current management, meet with potential customers and existing customers to retain current business and to develop new loans

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Thorough understanding of underwriting criteria and guidelines
  • Strong consultative sales skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and produce results
  • Strong desire to excel in a competitive environment
  • Detail oriented, energetic, team player & willingness to learn and grow
  • College degree preferred or equivalent work experience in banking/lending
  • 1 to 2 years of credit analysis or previous lending (residential or commercial) experience preferred
  • Ability to be flexible, prioritize, organize, problem-solve, and follow-up is essential
  • Interact with team members in a professional and personable manner

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefit package.

 

FULL-TIME TELLER/CSR, SHABBONA

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
  • 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
  • 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

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 CSR, MENDOTA

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

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).

 

FULL-TIME TELLER/CSR, MCNABB

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
  • 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

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).

PART-TIME TELLER, LAMOILLE

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).

Hours include Saturdays, as scheduled, fill in for vacation, sick and other times as needed.

 

 

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