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Now Hiring!First Bank of Berne is a locally owned, community oriented subsidiary of First Berne Financial Corporation. We offer competitive compensation and benefits to individuals seeking employment in an aggressive and diversified financial services organization.

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Current Opportunities

Loan Processors | Loan Workout Specialist | Marketing Director | Compliance Office | Accountant
Ag and Commercial Lenders | Branch Manager | Part-time Teller | Network Administrator

Job Title: Loan Processor

Locations: Berne

Position Summary

  • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of all loans originated by lending staff.

Education and/or Experience
High school graduate. Basic knowledge of Word and Excel.  Associates degree and/or prior loan processing experience is preferred.

Qualifications

  • Possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Able to multi-task and manage time in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, accurate, and exercise good judgment. 

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title:  Loan Workout Specialist

Position Summary

  • Ensure that accounts in default or facing imminent default are guided to the appropriate workout solutions in alignment with company guidelines.    

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related major with three years’ experience in commercial loan workout and credit or equivalent education/experience.

Qualifications

  • Ability to understand and analyze information. 
  • Possess a results oriented organizational style.
  • Capable of conducting credit analysis.
  • Able to communicate effectively with staff and customers.

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Title: Marketing Director

Position Summary:
Develop marketing strategies and successfully create and execute marketing programs targeted to institutional, business and consumer clients.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, communications or a related field with 5 years prior marketing experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. 

  • Highly motivated decision maker with excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, leadership, project management, and problem solving skills. 
  • Possess knowledge of marketing strategies and processes.
  • Ability to think strategically, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Title: Compliance Officer

Position Summary:
Develop, implement and administer all aspects of the compliance management program to ensure all areas of the institution adhere to existing laws and regulations.   

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a business related field with a minimum of 5 years compliance experience or comparable experience/education. 

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. 

  • Highly motivated decision maker with excellent verbal and written communication, research, project management, and problem solving skills. 
  • Detail oriented and analytical with the ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Able to prioritize work and meet deadlines. 

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Title:  Accountant

Position Summary

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable and reconciliations.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field or equivalent education/training; 1 to 2 years experience preferred. 

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. 

  • Highly motivated individual who is analytical and detail oriented. 
  • Able to complete accurate work.
  • Good time management skills.

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job TitleAg/Commercial Lender
Location:  Peru
Position summary:

  • Develop and grow the Ag and/or Commercial portfolios by contacting prospects, networking, and building relationships.
  • Provide service to the existing portfolio.
  • Interview prospects, accept detailed loan applications, analyze and evaluate financial status and credit, provide financial consulting, explain loan requirements, and close loans.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, agri-business, or a related field; two to five years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  General knowledge of agriculture and farming technologies is required for an Ag Lender position. 

Qualifications

  • Good organizational, communication, and relationship management skills. 
  • Self-motivated, tactful, possess good judgment, have the ability to manage multiple tasks and follow instructions.

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job TitleBranch Manager/Lender – Van Wert
Position Summary

  • Responsible for the administration and efficient daily operation of the branch including operations, customer service and security.  Originate high quality mortgage loans. 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field; two to four years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of general banking principles and operations.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, leadership, management, problem solving and decision making skills. 
  • Ability to lead staff to provide excellent customer service. 
  • Self-motivated, tactful and sensitive to customer needs. 

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job title:   Part-time teller
Location:  Berne
Position summary:

  • Provide prompt, efficient, and friendly service to customers in a professional manner.  Proactively recognize and meet customers’ financial needs. 

Education and/or Experience

  • High School graduate with four to six months teller experience or equivalent customer service/cash handling experience. 

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to be tactful and patient.
  • Exercise sound judgment with good decision making skills.
  • Attention to detail.

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Title: Network Administrator
Location: Operations Center
Position Summary:

  • Design, implement, secure, and proactively administer bank-wide LAN and WAN services by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance.   

Education/Experience

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science/Information Technology.
  • 8+ years of experience with local and wide area network systems and analysis. 
  • 10+ years of IT related 1st and/or 2nd level help desk support. 
  • Experience with the management of firewalls, remote access appliances, RSA
  • authentication manager and network monitoring tools. 
  • Familiarity with load balancing concepts and web content filtering devices
  • Network Protocol knowledge of TCP/IP, PPP, RADIUS, DNS, NTP
  • Experience in financial services and/or a highly regulated environment helpful

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated problem solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Possess in depth technical understanding. 
  • Able to analyze and prioritize tasks. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Function as a team player.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities at the same time. 

First Bank of Berne is an Equal Opportunity Employer