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: VP Business Banker

Citizens Independent Bank has an immediate opening for an experienced Business Banker to join our team. This individual will focus on offering the highest level of customer service in order to develop and manage an existing portfolio and identifying opportunities to sell complex business loan solutions to small or medium companies, deposit products or other bank services. This individual will also be responsible for monitoring his/her existing loan relationships to identify credit risk changes that could potentially occur.

Bachelor’s degree in related field and five to eight years of business banking and related experience with progressive responsibility. We are seeking an individual with a proven record of attaining growth goals for loans, deposits, sales of products and services, referrals and fee income. This qualified candidate must have strong sales and customer service skills, thorough working knowledge of the commercial lending process, credit analysis, management of loan portfolios and all related laws and regulations. This individual will possess excellent organization, communication and teamwork skills.

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Position: VP Branch Manager
Location: Hopkins

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a VP Branch Manager at our Hopkins location. This position is a line function responsible for managing Personal Banking at the branch and assisting the Senior Vice President, Manager with the management side of the sale of loan and deposit products and related services to meet the personal and individual financial needs of the market place. Other functions of this position include Product Manager as assigned by the Senior Vice President, Manager; management of the Personal Banking Platform; assisting the Senior Vice President, Manager with the preparation of the annual business plan and various consumer projects, and oversees the maintenance and security of the building and grounds. It is the responsibility of the incumbent to sell brokerage products.

The Personal Banking Manager manages the AVP Universal Banker, Teller, and the Teller Supervisor. Day to day management of the teller line is a responsibility of the Teller Supervisor with oversight by the Location Manager. Managing the staff includes interviewing, coaching, counseling, evaluation performance, and salary administration of all direct reports, as well as overseeing the responsibilities of each of the direct reports. In addition to management duties, the incumbent in this position functions as a Personal Banker and a Broker which includes the selling of non-deposit products that include Fixed and Variable Rate Annuities, Mutual Funds, Stocks and Bonds. The incumbent assists the Senior Vice President, Manager with leadership and guidance of the branch office in achievement of personal banking goals. Complete accountability is assigned to the incumbent for a harmonious atmosphere and a good employee working relationship of the consumer staff.

Within Citizens Independent Bank: Interfaces with subordinates in providing leadership and motivating them to achieve bank wide, unit, and individual goals. Within the Community: Active in community organizations, and represents the bank as a prominent corporate citizen; develops multiple contacts in the community that will help in acquiring additional banking relationships.

Loan Portfolio: Develops and services consumer and some commercial business.
Location Performance: Responsible for preparing annual budget and meeting location growth and net operating income goals.
Lending Authority: $50,000 Secured, $10,000 Unsecured

Skills: Must possess excellent managerial, leadership, sales, and motivational skills; strong interpersonal skills in dealing with customers.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Position: Full-time Teller
Location: St. Louis Park
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:45am to 6:00pm, Rotating Saturdays from 8:45am to 12pm

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a full time Teller at our St Louis Park 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.


  • Process paying and receiving functions.
  • Accepts and process 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.

Customer service & cash handling experience, exceptional customer service skills, and good figure aptitude. Must be flexible & available for an 8 hour shift between the following hours: 6:45am - 6:00pm Monday through Friday and rotating Saturdays 8:45am – 12pm.

High School Degree/GED and one year of cash handling and customer service experience.

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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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