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People make the difference at Citizens Independent Bank! Our average length of service is close to 9 years. The reason? Our employees all embrace the core values of the bank: Honesty & Integrity • Community Social Responsibility • Exceptional Customer Experience • 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.

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 (Commercial) Lender

Position: Business (Commercial) Lender

Location: CIB Branch

We're growing our Business Banking team! People make the difference at Citizens Independent Bank! The reason? Our employees embrace the core values of the bank: Honesty & Integrity • Community Social Responsibility • Exceptional Customer Service • Teamwork & Collaboration. We’re looking for employees who want to become part of our CIB Team!

BASIC FUNCTION

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.

NATURE AND SCOPE

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.

RELATIONSHIPS

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.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

A college degree and/or 5 to 10 years of job related experience in business (commercial lending). The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust.

BENEFITS:

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

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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Business Banker- SBA Specialist

Position: Business Banker- SBA Specialist

Location: CIB Branch

We're growing our Business Banking team! People make the difference at Citizens Independent Bank (CIB)! The reason? Our employees embrace the core values of the bank: Honesty & Integrity • Community Social Responsibility • Exceptional Customer Service • Teamwork & Collaboration. We’re looking for employees who want to become part of our CIB Team!

BASIC FUNCTION

This position is responsible for establishing new banking relationships with corporations, partnerships, individuals doing business, not-for-profit organizations, and associations. The SBA Lender will focus on the various programs sponsored by the SBA and have a basic understanding of SBA programs and products. Additionally, the SBA Lender will coach other commercial lenders at CIB on the various SBA programs and guidelines. The SBA Lender will discuss opportunities for SBA program eligibility with other Lenders in the Bank and work closely with CIB Lenders to ensure SBA eligibility is maintained. Additionally, the SBA Lender 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.

NATURE AND SCOPE

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.

RELATIONSHIPS

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.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • A college degree and/or 5 to 10 years of job related experience.
  • SBA Program/SBA Lending experience is preferred

BENEFITS:

  • People come first - our clients, our employees, our families, our communities
  • Rewarding and challenging work
  • Work-life balance is important with hybrid work arrangement for eligible positions
  • We strive to promote from within
  • Employee education and training is vital
  • Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with generous match, LTD and STD, employer paid life insurance, paid holidays and half-day off for birthday, generous PTO starting at 24 days of PTO
  • Conveniently located in St. Louis Park, Robbinsdale, Hopkins, and Plymouth
  • Over 70 years of local banking history
  • Opportunity to participate in fun community activities

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Apply Now

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