Overview

Join our Retail Operations team as a Personal Banker lll and start enjoying all of the benefits of loving where you work!

As a leader in the Credit Union industry, Suffolk Federal offers superior value, unique products and personal service so our members have access to the best banking solutions around. And, just as we value our members, we value our employees!

Personal bankers are expected to provide exceptional member experiences with current and prospective Suffolk Federal Credit Union members. Personal Bankers will establish new relationships and enhance existing relationships through acquisition, retention, cross-sell strategies within the retail banking, identify referrals for consumer lending, commercial lending, mortgage lending, wealth management and other lines of business. Personal Bankers will work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to achieve department and Credit Union goals with a high degree of accuracy and reliability.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver stellar member service levels to all current and prospective members
  • Exhibit knowledge of all Credit Union products and services and maintain the ability to educate, inform and demonstrate benefits of SFCU membership, while identifying and seizing acquisition, retention and cross-sell opportunities
  • Ensure requests, complaints, and/or issues are researched and resolved in a timely manner using the necessary channels and solutions
  • Develop advisory relationships with current and prospective members that allow for deepening of relationships and referral opportunities
  • Consistently process transactions accurately and efficiently, while maintaining member confidentiality
  • Proactively perform member research and outreach for sales and service purposes
  • Responsible for following up with all current and prospective members to ensure a positive experience
  • Complete new member onboarding activities where applicable
  • Use Credit Union resources and innovative technologies to optimize the member experience
  • Perform all daily Personal Banker responsibilities, including but not limited to opening and closing all consumer, business, specialty titled accounts, such as Trusts, Guardianships, Rep Payees, and Retirement accounts, Debit/ATM Card servicing, Wire Transfers, Temporary and Checkbook Orders, Fraud Claims, and Account Maintenance, such as name, address, phone number and email changes, adding or removing signers or beneficiaries, and stop payment request,
  • Maintain operator drawers, requests cash and coin as needed, and reconciliation of drawers on a daily basis
  • Perform all transactional related responsibilities, including but not limited to receiving cash and checks for deposit, verifying amounts, disbursals of cash and checks, verifying all check endorsements, scanning of checks and bonds, and examining cash carefully to guard against the acceptance of counterfeit cash, checks, and identification
  • Perform all Lending related responsibilities, including but not limited to accepting and processing consumer lending loan applications including Home Equities, gathering all requested loan documentation from the member, loan application maintenance, and loan bookings as well as submit mortgage referrals when identified.
  • Remain current on all Credit Union products, services, policies, and procedures as well as all State and Federal Regulations
  • Assist Contact Center with inbound calls during period of high volume
  • Maintain all daily vault operations in compliance with Credit Union Policies and Procedures
  • Serve as the liaison to cash vendors and courier services
  • Provide guidance, troubleshooting, mentoring, coaching, and training for all applicable staff outside of authority and knowledge base
  • Performs month and surprise audits as necessary
  • Manages proper document scanning and document retention
  • Complete Deposit Hold Notices and approve check hold releases within approval limits and where applicable
  • Completes and submits all Currency Transaction Reports in compliance with Credit Union policies, procedures and State and Federal Regulations
  • Assist and brief Branch Management on branch production, reporting function for loan pipelines, member activity, member correspondence, and any other information as needed, new membership account reviews, loan application reviews, and HMDA reviews
  • Provide digital branch support as well as member support regarding online banking service and maintenance.
  • Responsible for traveling to all branch locations where the business need is required
  • Attends and participates in Call Nights, Credit Union Days, and Community Events
  • Assist Credit Union with Business Development efforts
  • Provide Notary services to members
  • Achieves a minimum of “Satisfactory” rating on internal audits and examinations
  • Required to meet and/or exceed monthly loan goals ethically and in compliance with Credit Union Policies and Procedures, as well as State and Federal Regulations
  • Accomplishes the credit union’s mission by completing relevant duties as needed when requested by management or other staff members.

Essential Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have a high diploma or equivalency certification. Two (2) years of customer service, preferably in a banking environment. Supervisory experience and cash handling preferred. Notary license required to be obtained within three (3) months of hire. NMLS-ID (Mortgage Loan Originator) required and will be provided at time of hire if not already acquired.

  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills with the ability to be empathetic and build rapport.
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and articulately both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated skill in customer service and communication.
  • Ability to exercise tact and responsibility with handling confidential information.
  • Ability to work with direct supervision of daily activities.
  • Demonstrates ability to achieve individual goals as well as support the team achieve branch goals.
  • Intermediate mathematical skills required.
  • Knowledge of loan processing procedures
  • Knowledge of credit union loan policies as well the following regulations: Truth in Lending, HMDA, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Uniform Commercial Code, HUD, RESPA, Fair Housing Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act as well as lending related laws and other NCUA regulations
  • Knowledge of credit union products, services, policies, regulations and procedures

Apply today and discover a rewarding career! We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and most importantly the opportunity to make a difference.

Suffolk Federal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.