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Commercial Loan Officer

Location: Columbia Heights/New Brighton Office

We are seeking a commercial lending officer with 5+ years of lending experience for our Columbia Heights/New Brighton office. Top candidates would be able to utilize their business development connections to generate $4+ million in loan balances in addition to expanding relationships from an assigned portfolio from the bank. Primary responsibilities include negotiating loan terms, portfolio management, generating deposits, cross selling appropriate banking products, and providing exceptional customer service. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in a business major, financial acumen, strong communication skills, and a desire to serve our community with an independent community bank. We offer a strong incentive plan along with a competitive salary and benefits.

POSITION SUMMARY: Solicit for loans, deposits, cash management, and other financial products. Originate, process and service commercial loans.


1. Contact prospects and customers for new business, including both loan and commercial deposits. Contact levels will be sufficient to ensure relationship building, and at a minimum will meet customer retention calling and prospecting objectives established by management. Independent business development drives production, but referrals from others may contribute to obtaining production objectives.

2. Interview customers and new loan applicants, gathering appropriate information for a thorough financial analysis and analyze credit worthiness.

3. Establish structure of loans within framework of loan policy and extended commercial loans up to stated lending limit. Administer credit quality of portfolio within objectives. Manage technical exceptions within acceptable parameters. Ensure that proper documentation is completed, specifically including approval requirements.

4. Working with the credit analyst team, ensure credit presentations contain sufficient, accurate information to facilitate an efficient decision making process by lending authorities. Responsible for presenting to lending authorities.

5. Monitor loans in repayment and collect loans in default. Implement and execute work out plans as directed.

6. Working more independently, entertain larger and/or more complex loan requests for approval or denial as per the loan policy of the Bank.


1. Actively participate in Bank committees as assigned by management and the Board of Directors. Participate in assigned bank or department projects in a committed professional manner.

2. Read sufficient daily, weekly, monthly publications to be properly informed and able to converse about pertinent economic, governmental, and community related matters.

3. Performs a minimum number of CRA hours annually.

4. Other duties as assigned.



  • College degree or equivalent experience, with emphasis in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance.
  • Previous concentrated credit training.


  • A minimum of 5-10 years commercial lending experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years Commercial Credit Administration/Credit Analysis/Loan Review

Other Skills/Characteristics

  • Able to read and interpret loan documentation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Windows products;
  • Team orientation and the ability to adapt in a fun, fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivation, good organization skills, and excellent communication and phone skills.
  • Exceptional level of customer service
  • Required to comply with the SAFE Act, including successful initial and ongoing registration in the Registry

Performance Measures

  • Maintain loan portfolio at established volumes
  • Drive deposit sales generation that meets established objectives.
  • Actively participate in the sales culture of the organization, by appropriately using sales tracking systems
  • Maintain delinquencies at or below established levels
  • Maintain technical exceptions at established levels
  • Classified asset volume and portfolio risk weighing level will be maintained within parameters
  • Loan Loss ratios at or below established levels

Working Conditions

  • Requires near vision
  • Noise level in the area is usually moderate
  • Must be able to stand, grasp, finger, feel, talk and hear to perform the job

The statements contained in this job description describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person accepting this role. "Other Key Performance Measures" are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of the job. This job description does not state or imply the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this job. Employees holding this job will be required to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Closing Teller I - with Benefits

Location: Columbia Heights

Hours: Monday - Friday: 2:00-6:00PM & Saturdays: 8:30AM - Noon

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide quality customer service, balance cash drawer, maintain maximum security over bank money and operate computer software in a quick and efficient manner.


1. Provides quality customer service including greeting customers by name, smiling, and thanking every customer. Acts professionally including conversations with customers and employees in person and on the phone. Keeps confidentiality of customers within those that need to know. Work area is neat and presentable to customers. Arrives on time, keeps breaks and lunches within appropriate time frame.

2. (Teller II and Senior Tellers) Accurate in balancing vault and counting cash. Resolves balancing differences independently and assists other tellers in resolving differences. Assess workload and initiate fair completion of all deposits for customers in person, night drop, mail, coin machine etc.

3. Running cash recyclers on a daily basis. Removing cash from recyclers when they have reached their limits and adding the cash to the vault totals. Balancing the recyclers at the end of the day with totals on Jack Henry.

4. Prepares daily settlement of work. Accurate in balancing drawer and counting cash. Maintain maximum security over bank assets, ensuring cash and negotiable items are secure at all times. Stays within established drawer limits. Processes currency transaction reports, checks identification, signatures, stop payments, etc. Scrutinizes negotiable instruments with potential for fraud. Process personal and bank money orders, cash advances, VISA gift cards, savings bonds, etc. efficiently. Maintain and balance general ledger accounts in a timely manner. Investigate and correct errors.

5. Inform customers of banking products beneficial to the customer. Cross sell and/or refer to other personnel when need arises. Able to answer basic customer questions and follows up with customer to make sure they were able to have all of their questions answered.

6. Communicates effectively with supervisor, manager, and co-workers. Reads and follows through with voicemail and e-mail. Effectively uses scanners, counters, and software (especially email).



  • High school diploma or general education degree


  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years cashier experience
  • Or teller experience

Other Skills/Characteristics

  • Professional, effective verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver "above average" customer service
  • Ability to multi-task and organize priorities
  • Medium level of computer literacy
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Maintains high level of focus and accuracy

Performance Measures

  • Balancing Record
  • Quality of Customer Service
  • Safety of Cash

Working Conditions

  • Requires near vision
  • Noise level in the area is usually moderate
  • Must be able to stand, grasp, finger, feel, talk and hear to perform the job
  • Ability to lift coin/cash weighing up to 25 pounds
How to Apply

How to Apply

1. To apply by email:

Email a cover letter, resume and Affirmative Action Form to Human Resources at:

Note: email is not secure, and confidential or personal information should not be communicated in this manner.

2. To apply by fax:

Fax us a cover letter, resume and Affirmative Action Form to Human Resources at 612-617-1307.

3. To apply by mail:

Send us a cover letter, resume and Affirmative Action Form to the address shown below, indicating the specific position in which you are interested.

Northeast Bank

Attn: Human Resources

77 Broadway St. NE

Minneapolis, MN 55413-1895

4. Complete an employment application at any of our locations:

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Employment Application


Benefits for full time & part time over 20 hours/week:

  • Medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 401(k) and Employment Stock Option Program (ESOP)
  • Free parking


  • Professional work environment
  • Friendly employees
  • Flexible hours (depending upon position)
  • Advancement potential

Thank you for your interest in Northeast Bank. If you have been referred to us by an employee, please tell us who referred you.

Northeast Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Northeast Bank was the proud recipient of the 2012 People Development Award as recognized by the Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce. The Bank was also selected as one of the "Top 100 Best Places to Work" by Minnesota Business Magazine in 2012 and 2013.