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People make the difference at Citizens Independent Bank! Our average length of service is close to 11 years. The reason? Our employees all embrace the core values of the bank: Honesty & Integrity • Community Social Responsibility • Exceptional Customer Service • Teamwork & Collaboration.

Growing up, I came to CIB on a weekly basis to deposit checks from my summer jobs. That made it even more special when I got my first role at the bank over five years ago! With all of the support of my wonderful colleagues, I?ve been able to hone my skills and grow into different positions; each which has offered unique challenges.
There's a reason I've worked at CIB for over 42 years, It's the people I work with. Whether it is scooping ice cream at the community social, teaching banking skills at the schools, or attending a Symposium, the bank continually provides ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth.
I have learned a lot in my two years at the bank. CIB is a wonderful organization for anyone who wants to start their career in banking! The culture and coworkers are awesome, super helpful, and welcoming. If you work hard, have initiative, and love what you do then there are absolutely chances for fast growth. I feel lucky to have been able to advance and achieve a promotion in a short span of time.

Why CIB?

  • People come first - our clients, our employees, our families, our communities
  • Rewarding and challenging work
  • Work-life balance is important
  • We strive to promote from within
  • Employee education and training is vital
  • Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with match, LTD and STD, and PTO
  • Conveniently located in St. Louis Park, Robbinsdale, Hopkins, and Plymouth
  • Over 70 years of local banking
  • Opportunity to participate in fun community activities

Our communities benefit from our employees, too. With many opportunities for volunteering, we hire the best to continue our core value of demonstrating social responsibility to the communities we serve. Join us to enrich your career and your community!

We want YOU to be part of the CIB team!

We take care of our people. Whether you are beginning your career or you are an expert in your field, our benefits package is one of the most competitive in the Twin Cities. Our Group Insurance options include medical, dental, vision, life, PTO, and short and long-term disability. We also offer a generous 401(k) match.

To apply online, click the Apply Now link at the end of job posting. 

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:
Employee Rights Under the FMLA
Equal Employment Opportunity
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
Employee Polygraph Protection Act

Current Openings

Business Banker

Position: Business Banker

Location: TBD

We're growing our Business Banking Team! Citizens Independent Bank and its employees strive to maintain customer trust, demonstrate social responsibility to our Communities, build and maintain close customer relationships by providing exceptional customer service, and achieve great things together with teamwork, common purpose, and a shared vision. These values drive our success and define the foundation of our business. We are seeking candidates that will be excited to promote and support these values in the communities we serve.


This position is responsible for establishing new banking relationships with corporations, partnerships, individuals doing business, not-for-profit organizations, and associations. The incumbent must have complete knowledge of all commercial products and services including credit products, deposit/investment products, cash management, other commercial services, and the bank fee schedule. The incumbent is responsible for assigned floor duty to service walk-in customers, but also spends a significant amount of time out of the bank in the offices of existing clients, servicing existing business, developing new business, calling on prospective clients, and networking in various ways in the community. The incumbent should also be involved with a community organization that meets our CRA requirements.


This is a front line sales position for all commercial deposit/investment, credit, and cash management products.

Commercial business is brought into the bank through personal interaction of the Commercial Banker with the customer/prospect. The banker must match the product and service with the customer/prospect's identified needs and must carefully evaluate the amount of risk involved in entering into a relationship. The incumbent must understand the business/industry the customer is in and must gain a thorough knowledge of the customer/enterprise history and future plans. The loan administration unit has been organized to assist in the evaluation and approval process. Lending authority will be given to the incumbent based on their training and experience. Requests which exceed this limit must be approved by the Unit Manager or the Officers Loan Committee. Certain requests may require approval by the Directors Credit Committee.

The incumbent must administer all loans within legal and regulatory requirements, the bank's loan policy, procedure policy, and stipulations established by the Officers Loan Committee and Directors Credit Committee.


Within Citizens Independent Bank: Must be a team player in providing floor coverage, in opening and securing the bank, and in scheduling outside calls.

Within the Community: Active in community organizations including service clubs and Chamber of Commerce in representing the bank as a good corporate citizen and to network for new business opportunities. Community involvement should meet CIB’s CRA requirements. Work closely with customers in establishing strong business relationship and cultivate customer loyalties while being constantly diligent in evaluating the risks in the relationship.

A college degree and/or 5 to 10 years of job related experience. The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job.

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Systems Administrator

Position: Systems Administrator

Location: Robbinsdale


The role of this position is multi-functional.

  • Network Administrator - Administer the following systems: network software and hardware, telecommunication system and e-mail system. Coordinate and/or assist with technology training and other projects as requested.
  • Help Desk Support – Ensure proper computer operation so that end users can accomplish business tasks. This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting, and actively resolving end user help requests.


This position reports to the Director, Information Technology. It requires that the incumbent work closely with all end-users to deliver exceptional service. Must respond to end user problems associated with network software applications and the telecommunication systems. Involves dealing directly with outside vendors and company customers.


Within Citizens Independent Bank: Interfaces with the Director, Information Technology for the fulfillment of functions and responsibilities; intensive contact with employees in other departments in assisting them in a manner so as to provide a good flow of information. May be called upon to attend regional/national user group meetings associated with core banking and other software applications.

Within the Community: May be called upon from time to time to participate with community organizations and in community projects. Participate in Cash Management Customer Support.


Education: College degree desirable, post-graduate studies in computer-related fields or equivalent experience desirable.

Certifications: MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) desirable.

Skills: Must have in-depth knowledge of networking hardware and software (especially Windows network operating systems), Exchange Online, MS Office, Ethernet topologies, Internet protocols and routing protocols.

Experience: Experience working with Windows network operating systems and training PC software applications desired.


To be a successful Team Member you should believe that you can thrive within a culture that:

  • Champions our goals and mission to be a high performance community bank
  • Embraces accountability – We do what we say we will do
  • Puts people first. Our clients, our employees, our families, our communities.
  • Wants employees to have work that is rewarding and challenging
  • Encourages employees to provide solutions that meet the needs of our customers
  • Supports a work-life balance
  • Looks to promote from within
  • Supports ongoing employee education

Note: Job descriptions are not exhaustive lists of all skills, responsibilities or efforts associated with a job. They reflect principal elements essential for performing the job and evaluating performance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

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Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and status as a protected veteran.