Open Positions

 

Branch Manager - Bremerton, 6th & Pacific, Branch Manager - Sequim

Summary
The Branch Manager I is responsible for overall profitability of assigned branch by directing sales and business development, meeting operational objectives, and ensuring the branch achieves its annual goals. Management and leadership duties include: employee development and engagement, ongoing coaching, and performance management. Branch Managers are responsible for building the bank’s presence in the community and prospecting and enhancing business relationships. This position is generally responsible for a branch with no more than $30 million in core deposits and/or no more than 5 direct reports. The Branch Manager I position provides and models exceptional customer service and represents Kitsap Bank in a courteous, professional manner to clients.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• High school diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
• Five plus years’ experience in banking and/or the financial service industry.
• Proven ability to provide professional, responsive customer service; providing strong customer service delivery, sales, business development and relationship building skills. 
• Strong managerial and leadership skills are required to manage, motivate, and develop direct reports. 
• In-depth working knowledge of banking products and services and the consumer lending process.
• Proven ability to assess client needs and identify opportunities for cross-selling Bank products and services. 
• Demonstrated ability to manage income and expense budget.
• Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations relating to branch operations and consumer lending.
• Strong listening, verbal written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to effectively utilize computer technology. 
• Ability to operate standard bank/office equipment such as a copy machine, telephone, fax machine, branch capture scanner and ten-key calculator.
• Demonstrated success in achieving established sales goals.
• Must meet NMLS registration requirements*

Deposit Support Specialist I – 6th & Pacific

Summary
Deposit Support I provides effective operational services by performing the following deposit servicing functions within the department: Input, research, maintenance, verification, BranchCustomer telephone support, balancingreconciling and problem solving.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• High School Diploma or GED.
• 2 to 3 years customer service and clerical experience in a banking or financial services industry.   Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
• Thorough understanding of deposit operations, deposit account histories and the function of on-line activity and corrections.
• Demonstrate ability to balance a cash drawer or experience reconciling accounts.
• Ability to effectively prioritize work projects and meet deadlines.
• Must have the ability to work with speed and accuracy.
• Working knowledge and experience with personal computers (Microsoft Word, Excel and Email), and ability to operate other standard office equipment such as a typewriter and 10 key calculator/adding machine.
• Ability to navigate, inquire and perform maintenance using FIS applications.
• Strong interpersonal and customer service skills to represent the Bank in a positive manner dealing with customers, bank employees and team members.
• Previous work experience requiring good judgement, problem solving and organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently and take initiative.
• Ability to function efficiently and effectively under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor.
• Self-motivated and be flexible/adaptable to change.

Financial Advisor – Kitsap Investment Services Port Orchard

The Financial Advisor position will act as a liaison with Bank branches to generate leads and is responsible for building and maintaining a book of business by creating marketing campaigns, using effective prospecting and sales skills to convert prospects, and assisting clients in meeting financial goals by recommending appropriate plans and products. 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field or equivalent education and work experience required.
• Five plus years of relevant experience required. 
• Demonstrated success in client acquisition, cultivating and maintaining client relationships, and integrating with key partners.  
• Valid and active FINRA Series 7, Series 63 and 65 or Series 66, and Life and Disability licenses are required.
• Certified Financial Planning (CFP®) certification is preferred, but not required. 
• Excellent knowledge and communication of financial planning concepts and terminology. 
• Excellent knowledge and communication of products, including mutual funds, stocks, bonds, insurance policies and annuities. 
• Comfortable discussing estate planning issues. 
• Strong initiative that drives results and negotiation skills to initiate, develop and secure relationships with new and existing clients. 
• Outstanding analytic skills to determine areas in need of improvement and the ability to find innovative solutions.
• Self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision. 
• Ability to work well in a team environment. 
• Proficiency in computer programs, including MS Office Suite (particularly Excel), Morningstar® Advisor Workstation, Value Line, Wealthscape and CRM software.  

Financial Service Specialist I or II - DOE - Bainbridge Island

Summary:  The Financial Service Specialist I (FSS I) provides exceptional customer service and represents Kitsap Bank in a courteous, professional manner to clients.  The FSS I builds and enhances client relationships by actively promoting the Bank’s products and services.  Interviews clients to determine banking needs and makes appropriate referrals to enhance client relationships.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of two years customer service and/or sales experience.  Banking or financial service industry experience preferred.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
• Minimum of two years cash handling experience.
• Knowledge of banking products and services and the consumer lending process.
• Ability to assess client needs and identify opportunities for cross-selling Bank products and services. 
• Demonstrated success building and enhancing client relationships. 
• Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to perform basic math – addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions and percentages. 
• Ability to effectively utilize computer technology. 
• Ability to operate standard bank/office equipment such as a copy machine, telephone, fax machine, branch capture scanner and ten-key calculator
• Must meet NMLS registration requirements*

*Note:  This position requires National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) registration under the terms of the S.A.F.E. Act of 2008. You will be subject to the required registration process, which includes a criminal background check. Failure to meet or maintain any of the NMLS registration requirements, including maintaining a satisfactory criminal and credit record, may result in a rescission of your offer or termination of employment. The Bank will verify whether the applicant has been included in any of the following lists:  U.S. System for Award Management (SAM), the HUD Limited Denial of Participation List (LDP List), or the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Suspended Counterparty Program (SCP) list.  Inclusion on any of these lists may also result in a rescission of your offer or termination of employment.

Loan Support I - Loan Center - Bremerton

The primary responsibility of the Loan Operations Support I position is for the accurate processing of all non-complex monetary transactions as well as maintenance requests, providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. General understanding of the VISA process. This position also requires being an active member and mentor of a highly evolved work team in the Loan Servicing Center.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• A minimum of one to three years of related work experience in a loan service or lending environment.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. 
• Advanced knowledge of loan documentation and legal documentation (including complex commercial and SBA loans). 
• Work experience requiring advanced knowledge of all systems related to loan documentation and booking. 
• Ability to recognize all entity types as they pertain to loan documentation requirements. 
• Basic working knowledge of lending systems. 
• Strong computer skills and knowledge, with experience using and providing technical support for Microsoft Office products, internet browsers, e-mail programs and general Internet features.  Ability to create and maintain complex Excel spreadsheets and work with Adobe Acrobat and other software applications as needed.
• Demonstrated experience in technical issue resolution.
• Excellent technical writing and verbal (telephone) communication skills.  Ability to communicate well, on the phone and in person, demonstrating courtesy, tact and patience.
• Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to effectively utilize computer technology. 
• Ability to operate standard bank/office equipment such as a copy machine, telephone, fax machine, and ten-key calculator

Training and Development Specialist I or II - Depending on Experience

The Training & Development Specialist is responsible for writing, developing, delivering training content, materials, and visual/educational aids using various delivery channels and modalities. He/she will conduct training sessions for new hires and existing bank employees. The Training Specialist will assess the comprehension of course content and the ability to execute on what was learned; they will provide feedback to managers on learner progress and additional training needs. In addition, the Training & Development Specialist will provide administrative support for Leadership and other development programs, and support the ongoing development of employees, and is a key member of the Training & Development team.
 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• A bachelor degree in business, education or related field and/or a minimum of two years of retail bank branch operations experience which includes cash handling and customer service experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. 
• Banking or financial services industry experience preferred.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
• Knowledge of core principles of adult learning.
• Strong working knowledge of regulatory compliance and Kitsap Bank policy.
• Must be a team player with a positive attitude and passion for training others
• Strong written, verbal interpersonal communication skills. Skill and ability to create and facilitate face-to-face and virtual training
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to learn new software/technology and processes quickly.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
• Ability to operate standard bank/office equipment such as a copy machine, telephone, fax machine, branch capture scanner and ten-key calculator
• Ability to work efficiently in a team
• Ability to travel within the  market area of the bank
• Ability to appropriately provide and be open to honest feedback.
• Efficient with time-management and multi-tasking
 

VP Commercial Relationship Manager - Federal Way

The VP Commercial Relationship Manager is responsible for managing and growing profitable commercial lending relationships while developing sound relationships with the Retail Office Locations and Mortgage Officers. The VP Commercial Loan Officer will hold the responsibility of ensuring that goals are met, partners are informed of current commercial lending protocols and the customers are engaged and satisfied.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field normally required; specialized banking education and training. Formal credit training preferred.
• A minimum of ten to fifteen (10-15) years' experience in related positions normally required.
• Banking or financial services industry experience preferred. 
• Strong working knowledge of regulatory compliance and Kitsap Bank policy.
• Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to effectively utilize computer technology. 
• Ability to operate standard bank/office equipment such as a copy machine, telephone, fax machine, and ten-key calculator

 

VP Commercial Relationship Manager - Bellevue

The VP Commercial Relationship Manager works collaboratively with a relationship team consisting primarily of a Credit Analyst/Credit Officer, Loan Coordinator, and Market Manager. Responsible for managing a portfolio consisting of both commercial and business banking clients; with a specific focus on developing and growing new profitable relationships which have over $250,000 in aggregate lending commitments with Kitsap Bank (commercial relationships). The VP Commercial Relationship Manager will hold the responsibility of ensuring that goals are met, business opportunities in the market are developed and customers are engaged and satisfied.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance or accounting.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. 
• A minimum of ten years' experience in commercial lending
• Strong credit and analytical skills. 
• In depth knowledge of financial products and banking regulations.
• Demonstrated experience with and broad understanding of personal and commercial financial statements.
• Proven experience with and comprehensive understanding of commercial lending and business operations.
• Strong working knowledge of regulatory compliance and Kitsap Bank policy.
• Strong consultative sales skills.
• Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, listening).
• Detail-oriented and well-organized.
• Ability to handle multiple priorities and produce results.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Ability to handle frequent changes.
• Creative/innovative problem solver.
• High level of integrity.
• Self-motivated/takes initiative.
• Ability to travel to client’s places of business and to attend community events. 
• Ability to effectively utilize computer technology.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs. 
 

Senior Property Manager _ Administration

The Senior Property Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of property and facilities of the Bank’s owned and leased properties.  This includes tenant relations, physical property issues and administrative matters. 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree in business, property management or related field.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
• Property/facility management certification preferred. 
• A minimum of five years commercial real estate property and facilities management experience.
• Excellent organization skills
• Ability to effectively multitask.
• Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to work independently with little direction. 
• Strong professional demeanor. 
• Ability to effectively utilize computer technology.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs.
• Ability to budget for facilities repair and maintenance projects. 
• Ability to work a flexible schedule when required. 

Tellers

Accepting Resumes for:

Full-Time Tellers:  Port Hadlock, Port Orchard (South Park Village)
 
Float Tellers: East Bremerton

Through face-to-face interactions with customers, you will have the opportunity to provide a top-notch client service experience by building and enhancing customer relationships by accurately and efficiently processing and recording routine transactions for Bank clients. You will also actively promote the Bank’s products and services to gain and deepen client relationships.