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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.


Current Open Positions

Full-time Teller, St. Charles

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

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).

Network Support Specialist

JOB SUMMARY:

All information technology functions including basic server administration, network troubleshooting, workstation maintenance and upgrades, printer maintenance, e-mail system and internet-based systems troubleshooting.  Training will be in Mendota, however upon completion of training, you may be able to work from the First State Bank location closest to your home.

DUTIES:

  • Assists in the strategic planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to the bank-wide data and telephone communication system consisting of the network, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and virtualized servers environment.
  • Implements IT security.
  • Sets up, administers and maintains computer workstations and software.
  • Performs troubleshooting on all IT systems.
  • Assists with backup, archiving and system recovery.
  • Works with other IT staff to implement disaster recovery procedures.
  • Installs and upgrades IT equipment including PCs, printers, scanners, and phones.
  • Assists with the installation and upgrade of server and networking equipment.
  • Creates network and e-mail accounts for new users.
  • Sets up computers for new users and ensures delivery of equipment to users in different locations, if necessary.
  • Provides technical assistance to all departments and branches.
  • Interacts with internal personnel to help resolve IT related issues and provides answers in a timely manner.
  • Establishes written policies and procedures for information technology acquisition and utilization.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of personal computers, telecommunications and information technology including LAN, WAN, VoIP and virtualization.
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Experience with some of the following technology is a plus:  Windows workstation and server operating systems, VMWare Server Virtualization, VMWare desktop virtualization, Cisco networking equipment, Cisco VoIP systems and Microsoft server environments.
  • Strong desire to learn new skills and keep up with changing technology.
      

QUALIFICATIONS:

Sufficient education, training, and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities, which would typically be acquired through:

  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and two years of previous IT work experience preferred.

Technology Support Specialist, Mendota

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide first line support for technology troubleshooting.  Direct technology questions to the correct IT staff.  Assist the IT Manager with core system maintenance.  Work on projects involving the core system.  This is a full time position, Monday through Friday and Saturdays as scheduled.  The person that assumes this position will work from Mendota. 

DUTIES:

  • Provides technical assistance to all departments and branches.
  • Interacts with internal personnel to help resolve IT related issues and provides answers in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the strategic planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to all systems related to the bank’s core processing system.
  • Implements IT security.
  • Performs troubleshooting on IT systems related to the core system.
  • Works with other IT staff to implement disaster recovery procedures.
  • Assists with the creation and maintenance of user accounts on the core system.
  • Work with teams in the roll out new products, features and upgrades to the core and related systems.
  • Participates in the creation and updating of technology related policies and procedures.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of IT systems such as PCs, phones, network communications, and databases.
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Experience with core banking systems.
  • Strong desire to learn new skills and keep up with changing technology.
  • Be able to lift and carry equipment up to 25 lbs. in order to modify, install, clean and/or repair computer hardware.
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

Sufficient education, training, and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed, which would typically be acquired through:

  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and two years of previous IT work experience preferred.

Full-time Teller, North Aurora

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

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).

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, teller, 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
  • Previous consumer loan processing & mortgage loan processing background, a plus

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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

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Email your resume:
drogers@firststatebank.biz or mdoll@firststatebank.biz

Fax your resume:
815-538-7050

Mail your resume:
706 Washington St., Mendota, IL 61342