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Join The Kitsap Bank Team!

At Kitsap Bank, we have a great team! You’ll see it on the smiling faces of our employees and hear about it from customers who often remark about the “family” atmosphere they feel as soon as they enter any one of our 21 branches. That’s because we hire great people who believe as we do that customers come first. They also understand that being able to give back to the community is an honor and a responsibility that we all share. Privately held with local ownership, we are committed to doing what’s best for our employees, customers and shareholders. If we sound like a fit for you, we invite you to take a look at our career opportunities.

Open Positions:

                                                                                                                       

Commercial Payments Advisor – Bellevue and Fife

The Commercial Payments department provides clients and prospects with industry leading solutions, through a consultative approach utilizing our cash management and merchant services solutions, such as account services, payables and receivables.

The Commercial Payments Advisor provides excellent customer service and represents Kitsap Bank in a courteous, professional manner.  Advisors grow revenue by successfully partnering with the Commercial Banking RMs, Business Banking RMs and Retail partners through prospecting new relationships, expanding existing relationships and retaining clients with the sale of Commercial Payment products and services. Responsible for the sale and servicing of Kitsap Bank’s Commercial Payments. Acts as a liaison between Kitsap Bank and selected third-party providers.  

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent professional industry experience.  Minimum of 5 years’ sales experience within a financial institution. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.  Proficient knowledge of the payments industry with a combination of Cash Management, Treasury Management and/or Merchant Services.  Strong oral and written communication skills.  Must communicate well with management, customers and team members, demonstrating courtesy, tact and patience.  Outstanding relationship management, communications, teamwork, and influencing skills.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and external contacts.  Provide monthly and quarterly Commercial Payments product trainings for Kitsap Bank staff.  A professional work ethic, outlook and attitude are required.  Self-motivated; works well both independently and collaboratively.  Demonstrated knowledge of banking products and services.  Ability to read and analyze complex bank account statements.  Demonstrated proficiency in assessing client needs and cross-selling opportunities.  Competency with Microsoft Office Suite is essential, including the preparation of correspondence.   Ability to perform basic and complex 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 have access to transportation and ability to travel to various bank branches, department locations, client and prospect locations.  Ability to work remotely as necessary.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Mortgage Loan Processor - Bremerton     

The Mortgage Loan Processor provides excellent customer service and represents Kitsap Bank in a courteous, professional manner. Responsible for processing and submitting loan applications for credit approval under the direction of the Manager.

Essential functions: Analyze loan applications, including all supporting documentation for credit qualification in preparation for underwriting. Apply lender/investor guidelines to residential loan applications and purchase sale agreements. Maintain current knowledge of conventional, government and construction underwriting guidelines as well as required documentation for the various loan programs offered by Kitsap Bank and approved lenders. Responsible for internal loan compliance requirements to ensure that the file has timely preparation of the good faith estimate, truth-in-lending disclosure and other required disclosures. Understand regulations and perform the required functions for credit denials. Follow branch operational procedures as to, but not limited to, file order, conversation log, loan document tracking, status history, HMDA reporting, loan locks and pricing. Process loan applications in a timely manner and ensure completeness of the loan files to include, but not limited to, ordering of: appraisals, credit reports, verifications, title insurance and flood determination. Provide necessary documentation to satisfy all underwriting conditions. Prepare escrow instructions to send to closing department. Work directly with manager in processing of speculative construction loans. Maintain branch Master Builder credit files; assure all required documentation is updated in a timely manner. Assist the manager in handling the extension of matured notes, including delinquencies. Process payoffs and payments, release collateral on paid loans as requested by management. Ability to discuss in detail with phone-in/walk-in customers all of our programs and cross sell products. Provide required information for the branch’s monthly board reports.

Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED required. 1-2 years loan processing experience required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of requirements applicable to various mortgage lending programs. Maintain production standards with a high level of accuracy.                                                                        

                             

Compliance Officer - Administration     

The Compliance Officer develops, implements and administrates all aspects of the Bank’s compliance monitoring program and collaborates with senior management on the overall administration of compliance activities for the organization.  Serves as a liaison between regulatory agencies and the various departments within the organization on related matters. Participates in various committees, audits and regulatory examinations and provides guidance and expert advice to the Board of Directors, senior management, and bank personnel on emerging compliance trends and issues. 

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.  Minimum of 7 years of experience in regulatory compliance.  CRCM, CAMS, or other recognized industry certification preferred. Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports, legal documents, governmental regulations and professional publications; ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from senior management, attorneys, vendors, government agents and general public; ability to write reports and business correspondence.   Proven data analysis skills with the ability to form conclusions and recommendations for presentation to senior management.  Ability to define complex problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions, evaluate options and implement solutions.  Must be a team player with a positive attitude.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Excellent customer service skills.  Advanced level of interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.  Possess strong project management, organizational, analytical and leadership 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.

Senior Client Service Specialist – South Park Village    

The Senior Client Service Specialist (Sr. CSS) provides exceptional customer service and represents Kitsap Bank in a courteous, professional manner to clients.  The Sr. CSS actively participates and supports branch sales efforts.  Assists branch manager with the daily operations of the branch.  Actively promotes the Bank’s products and services to gain and deepen client relationships.  

Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent.  Minimum of five years branch operations, customer service and sales experience with a bank or the financial services industry.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.  Demonstrated knowledge of banking products and services. Working knowledge of the consumer lending process.  Previous work experience requiring leadership, sound judgment, decision making and problem solving skills.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Must be a team player with a positive attitude.  Excellent customer service skills.  Ability to accurately handle cash.  Ability to assess client needs and identify opportunities for cross-selling Bank products and services.  Demonstrated success building and enhancing client relationships.  Ability to perform basic math – addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions and percentages.  Ability to operate standard bank/office equipment such as a copy machine, telephone, fax machine, branch capture scanner and ten-key calculator.  Banking experience preferred.


VP or AVP Credit Officer – Bellevue - Depending upon Experience    

The Credit Officer, works collaboratively within a relationship team concept consisting of a Relationship Manager and Loan Coordinator to efficiently deliver credit solutions to our clients and prospects.  The Credit Officer specifically supports the commercial lending team by providing the credit analysis, underwriting and presentation of loan requests, conducting research into the industry and market, and providing economic information to support the credit decision.  The Credit Officer will typically handle the most complex credit opportunities, including, but not limited to participations, builder banking and SBA.  The Credit Officer provides credit approval recommendations and concurrence with relationship manager’s recommendations as appropriate. The Credit Officer typically works directly with three assigned Relationship Managers.  Additionally, the Credit Officer will provide support as needed for the business banking underwriting and decision function.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.  Five or more years’ experience in a commercial credit or lending function.  Five plus years of commercial credit analysis experience.    In depth understanding of the risk management process and responsibilities.  Strong credit analysis skills including experience in preparing written credit requests.  Knowledge and full understanding of bank loan policies.                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                            

Tellers:
Accepting Resumes for:

Full Time Teller Opening: Port Hadlock

Full Time Teller Float Opening: Silverdale

Part Time Teller Opening: Port Townsend  

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.

For more information about Kitsap Bank visit the About Us section of our website,here.

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan
  • Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • And more

Submit your resume and apply online at:https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=kitsapban
Mail:Human Resources, P.O. Box 9, Port Orchard WA 98366

Kitsap Bank is an Equal Opportunity employer. It is the policy of the bank to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to sex, race, religion, marital status, age, national origin, sexual orientation, color, veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, physical, or mental disability which does not impair the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
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