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Mortgage Loan Originator Needed


Alliance Community Bank, Petersburg, IL

At Alliance Community Bank, the mortgage loan originator will help lead the bank’s mortgage lending efforts in the Central Illinois market. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Completes mortgage applications for submission to the loan processing and underwriting departments
  • Evaluates loan requests, analyzes financial data and determines qualification of collateral and customer credit history
  • Maintains contact with loan customer, communicating progress of loan and obtaining any required documentation
  • Prepares files for underwriting, loan committee, private mortgage insurance company and investor including preparation of loan approval sheet
  • Structures loan to comply with acceptable lending practices and Federal regulations
  • Establishes detailed marketing/business plan including names of potential and existing loan customers, realtors, builders, developers, etc. and frequency of contact
  • Answers customer calls and walk-in customers to discuss various loan products and qualification information
  • Makes sales calls on potential or existing customers in established marketing areas
  • Cross-sells other bank products and services
  • May participate in networking through professional, business and community organizations and activities to promote and market loan products 


  • High school diploma or GED. College degree is preferred.
  • Two years of mortgage lending experience preferred, with proven mortgage production. 
  • Abundant mortgage experience in developing external business via referral partners in the market, including but not limited to realtors, builders and financial planners.
  • Knowledgeable of mortgage products, systems, terminology, tax requirements, etc.
  • Must be able to multi-task competing priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to build and maintain internal and external relationships to deliver high levels of service.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products 

This position requires registration with the national Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLS). Please refer to (http://mortgage.nationwidelicensing.org) for more information. NMLS Registration

Alliance Community Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please send resumes to:

Leigh Ann Harrison, Compliance/HR Officer

Alliance Community Bank

321 N. Sixth Street

P.O. Box 470

Petersburg, IL 62675



Commercial Lender Needed

Jersey State Bank has an immediate opening for an experienced commercial lender who will be responsible for maintaining and growing a mature loan portfolio; attracting new business and expanding current business relationships. This candidate will join the bank’s management team with a potential path to executive management. 

Excellent salary and benefits package. 

Resumes should be emailed to Hiring@jsbmail.com

For additional information contact Mark Schaefer at 618-498-6466.



Seeking Chief Lending Officer

Jersey State Bank has an immediate opening for a chief lending officer who will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team and will be involved in major decisions for the organization.

This person will direct and supervise all phases of lending operations, including activities for loan origination and servicing and credit risk management activities and needs.

Strong supervisory skills, training and developing loan officers, and marketing and communications are essential.

Excellent salary and benefits package.

Resumes should be emailed to Hiring@jsbmail.com

For additional information, please contact Mark Schaefer at 618-498-6466.





The Gerber State Bank of Argenta, IL, is a locally owned community bank that has an immediate opening for an ag lender and farm manager.

Job Purpose:

·         Maintain existing portfolio and develop new accounts

Loan Duties:

·         Evaluate loan applications and documentation by confirming credit worthiness

·         Maintain credit files on customers

·         Develop new customer relationships

Farm Management Duties:

·         Meet with farm tenants

·         General knowledge of government programs and crop insurance

·         Help plan marketing strategies

·         Help maintain farm records and reports

Preferred Job Requirements:

·         At least five years banking experience

·         Experience in ag lending

·         Basic knowledge on lending compliance

·         Management skills

Please email or mail resume to:

Larry Bennett

The Gerber State Bank

P.O. Box 410

Argenta, IL  62501


The Gerber State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Internal Auditor Needed

First Secure Community Bank in Joliet is looking for an internal auditor to join our growing team! The selected candidate will participate in annual risk assessment and development of a risk-based audit program for the bank plan. Responsible for performing and evaluating audits of all operational and financial areas of the bank. Present findings and recommendations for improvements to bank management and the Audit Committee of the bank. Must also comply with all internal policies and procedures and Federal and State regulations and guidance.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent financial auditing experience with a bank or CPA firm or bank auditing consulting company.
  • More than five years of experience as an internal auditor with a bank is required.
  • Knowledge of banking laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of internal control framework and documentation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize and organize concurrent responsibilities.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle delicate circumstances professionally.
Please send your resume to hr@firstsecurebank.com, or feel free to mail to:

Human Resources
First Secure Community Bank
2398 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435

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