Careers at CIB

People make the difference at Citizens. Many of our employees have been here 5, 10… over 30 years! Whether it is our outstanding benefits or our family friendly atmosphere, our employees are loyal, dedicated and committed.

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!

Position: Human Resources Director
Location: St Louis Park

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a Human Resources Director. This position is responsible for guiding and directing the overall provisions of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company. Specifically this position oversees and directs all recruiting, employee relations, benefits administration, change management and training programs for the company. In addition, the director is responsible for implementing, enforcing, and administering federal and state employment regulations as well as corporate policies and procedures. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate organization vision, mission, structures, processes, and people and recommend, design, and facilitate implementation of solutions to ensure alignment with the Company’s overall direction.
  • Manage performance management and feedback processes. Develop manager capability on employing these processes.
  • Ensure accurate and written job descriptions with clear job accountabilities, reporting structures, and career paths.
  • Develop training plans and programs; organize training sessions, workshops, and activities.
  • Assists executive management in the annual review, preparation, and administration of the organization's wage and salary program.
  • Provide recruiting and hiring support by developing recruitment plans and implementing activities such as internal communication, placement of ads, reviewing resumes, conducting screening interviews, administer tests or evaluations, and reference and background checks.
  • Administration of all corporate and employee benefits and services to include health care programs, 401K, life insurance, disability insurance, leave management and benefits.
    • Periodic evaluation of programs to ensure the most effective and high quality programs.
    • Development and distribution of employee benefits packages, handbooks, and materials.
    • Directly manage all benefit suppliers.
  • Collaborate with management and staff to drive workforce planning initiatives within department teams.
  • Provide proactive guidance and counsel to managers and employees on employee relations issues.
  • Introduce, lead, and influence change management initiatives with management staff in order to address issues that will enhance overall performance.
  • Coach employees on subjects such as career, leadership and performance development plans, compensation matters, and assisting employees during implementation of change management initiatives.
  • Development and management of workplace safety programs as well as accident reporting at all facilities.
    • Ensure adherence of OSHA rules and regulations.
    • Manages all worker’s compensation claims and represents the company at worker’s compensation hearings as needed.
  • Works with the administrative staff to develop and facilitate corporate functions such as company-wide meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and deemed necessary under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer.

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Position: Business Banking Associate
Location: Rotates between Hopkins & Plymouth

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a Business Banking Associate. This is a professional position, requiring moderate supervision, accountable for the complete, accurate and timely preparation of forms required for business and personal loans. This individual assists in preparing loan worksheets, pre-closing, post-closing & checklists for SBA Loans, Letters of Credit, Real Estate Mortgages, Working Capital Lines of Credit and term loans. This individual is accountable for filing documents, as applicable, with the appropriate governmental units within the county, state and out-of-state. In addition, this individual may be assigned the accountability of Product Manager for one or more banking products.

This is a front line sales position for business banking and some personal deposit account relationships. Deposit products include checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, cash management, IRAs and the referral of annuity and mutual fund prospects to a licensed representative. Cross-sell other bank services such as Merchant/Corporate accounts and loan products including overdraft protection, Home Equity and mortgages. In this process, the individual must be knowledgeable in identifying all financial needs of the client and obtain the required authorizations and documentation to establish accounts and services.

This position will split time between our Hopkins and Plymouth locations.

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Position: Teller
Location: Hopkins

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a full-time Teller at our Hopkins location. 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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process paying and receiving functions.
  • Accepts and processes payments.
  • Issues Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, Certified Checks, Gift Cards, and Travel Cards.
  • Balancing of teller drawers and machines.
  • Process coin orders and coin charges.
  • Redeem U.S. Savings Bonds.
  • Answer phone inquiries.
  • Balance the ATM.
  • Process cash advances.
  • Perform other activities as requested by the Teller Supervisors and the Assistant Teller Supervisor.

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Position: Business Banker

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a Business Banker. 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.

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Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/VETS/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster, its "Supplement" poster, and its "Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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.

You may submit your résumé using any of the following methods:


Citizens Independent Bank
5000 West 36th Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Attn: Human Resources



Attn: Human Resources


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