Work at bankHometown

bankHometown is a $400 million mutual bank with operations headquartered in Oxford, MA and offices located in Athol, Auburn, Leominster, Oxford, South Lancaster, Sturbridge and Webster. In Connecticut, we have five additional locations in Brooklyn, Killingly, Putnam, Thompson and Woodstock.

Since 1889, bankHometown has been serving the local community with a combination of excellent banking products and responsive customer service.

Our employees make bankHometown a great place to work. We look for people who share our unique core values so we may continue to grow our reputation for being a bank where our employees genuinely enjoy what they are doing and serve our customers in the best way possible.

bankHometown is looking for outstanding individuals to join our team. To inquire about open positions, please call Norma Collins at 508-499-1903 or email her at ncollins@hometowncoop.com.

To download a writable bankHometown employment application, click on “apply online” below. When you save it to your computer and open it with Adobe Acrobat, you will be able to complete the application and email it to our Human Resources department.

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Open Positions

Float Teller/CSR - Auburn, MA

Responsibilities: Provides efficient, effective and courteous customer service.  Performs a variety of transactions to service the customer (consumer and commercial), including processing deposits, withdrawals, payments, cashes checks, processes credit card cash advances, takes savings bond applications, sells travelers checks, etc. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of our bank products and services. Identifies customer needs for products and services and makes the appropriate referral.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent.  At least six months of teller or similar level of customer contact experience.  Must be comfortable performing basic math procedures and have good customer service, communication, problem solving and organizational skills.  Must be able to use various types of office equipment, including computer terminal.  May be required to work extended or weekend hours.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also, it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Sealed Record Notice
An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with Commissioner of Probation may answer “no record” with respect to an inquiry here in relative to prior arrests, criminal court appearances or convictions. An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with the Commissioner of Probation addition, any applicant for employment may answer “no record” with respect to any inquiry relative to prior arrests, court appearances, and adjudications in all cases of delinquency or as a child in need of services which did not result in a complaint transferred to the superior court for criminal prosecution

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Commercial Loan Assistant

Job Description:

The position of Commercial Loan Assistant is to interactively work with Loan Officers, Credit Administration, Attorneys and Bank Customers through the administrative loan production and servicing process. The following represent various responsibilities related to the position.

  • Provides support to the lending and credit teams through the various stages of the loan cycle
  • Preparation of Commitment Letters as approved by appropriate Lending Authorities
  • Review Pre-Closing loan documents
  • Provide bank attorney with loan settlement costs and review of loan settlement docs
  • Order Certificate of Good Standings
  • Determine Pre-Closing Information is satisfied prior to closing
  • Fund IOLTA Accounts for loan closing
  • Prepare in-house loan documents in Laser Pro
  • File UCC on line when applicable
  • Track and renew UCC filings
  • Provide document second review function of other CLA loan packages
  • Monitor and follow up on closed loan packages from attorneys
  • Program closed loans to Bank’s core system (COCC)
  • Update Bank closed loan reports: Policy Exceptions, Missing Docs
  • Scan and Index Commercial Loan Packages (iDentifi)
  • Program HMDA loan information
  • Review HMDA Denial input
  • Forward real estate legal information to Tax Service
  • Prepare pay off requests
  • Pull, scan and mail paid Commercial Notes. Prepare discharges, partial releases, UCC termination
  • Work with Loan Officer and Borrower on Line of Credit and/or Construction Loan Disbursements
  • Maintain Construction loan worksheets
  • Monitor expiring insurances and forced placed insurance
  • Work with loan officer and borrower regarding loan servicing inquiries

Experience:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of loan documentation, processing experience in loan operations, financial and or banking industry.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with all commercial real estate loan documentation including mortgage notes, security agreements, recorded documents, UCC filings, title reports, assignment of lease agreements, etc.
  • Knowledge of Banking Regulations with advanced knowledge of HMDA, CRA, ECOA and Flood Insurance

Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and with team members
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-review own work
  • Experience with Loan Vantage, Laser Pro and COCC is a plus.

Education: College Degree (Preferred)

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also, it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Sealed Record Notice: An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with Commissioner of Probation may answer “no record” with respect to an inquiry here in relative to prior arrests, criminal court appearances or convictions. An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with the Commissioner of Probation addition, any applicant for employment may answer “no record” with respect to any inquiry relative to prior arrests, court appearances, and adjudications in all cases of delinquency or as a child in need of services which did not result in a complaint transferred to the superior court for criminal prosecution.

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Float Teller - Putnam, CT

Responsibilities: Provides efficient, effective and courteous customer service. Performs a variety of transactions to service the customer (consumer and commercial), including processing deposits, withdrawals, payments, cashes checks, processes credit card cash advances, takes savings bond applications, sells travelers checks, etc. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of our bank products and services. Identifies customer needs for products and services and makes the appropriate referral.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. At least six months of teller or similar level of customer contact experience. Must be comfortable performing basic math procedures and have good customer service, communication, problem solving and organizational skills. Must be able to use various types of office equipment, including computer terminal. May be required to work extended or weekend hours.

This position is based out of the Putnam, CT branch but will travels to other bankHometown branches as needed.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also, it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Sealed Record Notice An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with Commissioner of Probation may answer “no record” with respect to an inquiry here in relative to prior arrests, criminal court appearances or convictions. An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with the Commissioner of Probation addition, any applicant for employment may answer “no record” with respect to any inquiry relative to prior arrests, court appearances, and adjudications in all cases of delinquency or as a child in need of services which did not result in a complaint transferred to the superior court for criminal prosecution.

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Part Time Teller - Putnam, CT

Responsibilities: Provides efficient, effective and courteous customer service. Performs a variety of transactions to service the customer (consumer and commercial), including processing deposits, withdrawals, payments, cashes checks, processes credit card cash advances, takes savings bond applications, sells travelers checks, etc. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of our bank products and services. Identifies customer needs for products and services and makes the appropriate referral.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. At least six months of teller or similar level of customer contact experience. Must be comfortable performing basic math procedures and have good customer service, communication, problem solving and organizational skills. Must be able to use various types of office equipment, including computer terminal. May be required to work extended or weekend hours.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also, it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Sealed Record Notice
An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with Commissioner of Probation may answer “no record” with respect to an inquiry here in relative to prior arrests, criminal court appearances or convictions. An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with the Commissioner of Probation addition, any applicant for employment may answer “no record” with respect to any inquiry relative to prior arrests, court appearances, and adjudications in all cases of delinquency or as a child in need of services which did not result in a complaint transferred to the superior court for criminal prosecution.

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Full Time Teller- Auburn, MA

Responsibilities: Provides efficient, effective and courteous customer service. Performs a variety of transactions to service the customer (consumer and commercial), including processing deposits, withdrawals, payments, cashes checks, processes credit card cash advances, takes savings bond applications, sells travelers checks, etc. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of our bank products and services. Identifies customer needs for products and services and makes the appropriate referral.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. At least six months of teller or similar level of customer contact experience. Must be comfortable performing basic math procedures and have good customer service, communication, problem solving and organizational skills. Must be able to use various types of office equipment, including computer terminal. May be required to work extended or weekend hours.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also, it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Sealed Record Notice
An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with Commissioner of Probation may answer “no record” with respect to an inquiry here in relative to prior arrests, criminal court appearances or convictions. An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with the Commissioner of Probation addition, any applicant for employment may answer “no record” with respect to any inquiry relative to prior arrests, court appearances, and adjudications in all cases of delinquency or as a child in need of services which did not result in a complaint transferred to the superior court for criminal prosecution.

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Commercial Credit Analyst I

OVERVIEW:

Performs a variety of administrative functions in the Commercial Credit department, as assigned. In conformance with established policies, procedures and objectives, reviews financial information in order to maintain a current body of analysis and monitoring of the Commercial Loan portfolio, and to accommodate new loan requests. Commercial Credit Analyst I is an entry-level position which has an objective of advancing the Analyst to the Commercial Credit Analyst II level.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs any functions necessary, within scope of authority and expertise, to provide the highest level of service and responsiveness to customers.

  1. Prepares agenda and reports for Loan and Security Committee meetings. Uploads agenda and reports onto web portal for viewing by committee members and staff.
  2. Prepares scheduled reports, including MASS Small Business and Loan and Security Committee Monthly Approvals. As needed, may also prepare and distribute a variety of recurring reports for use in the monitoring and administration of the commercial loan portfolio.
  3. Spreads incoming financial statements. Assists in maintenance of financial statement tracking to ensure that database is current. As needed, may also assist in scanning and/or indexing of incoming financial information, and quality control audit of financial documents.
  4. Prepares Credit Review on existing relationships with the objective of maintaining a current, complete body of review of the commercial loan portfolio. Spreads and makes interpretative analysis of updated financial statements and other information received on existing relationships. Reports on overall credit quality and makes an updated assessment of financial condition.
  5. Prepares analysis on non-complex commercial credit requests. Spreads and makes interpretative analysis of financial statements and prepares memorandum for use in loan decisioning. Makes risk rating recommendations.
  6. Prepares brief analysis for new Government Banking credit requests. Makes brief interpretative analysis of financial statements and prepares memorandum for use in loan decisioning. Makes risk rating recommendation.
  7. In conformance with COSO requirements, prepares third-party vendor financial viability analysis for certain new and existing Critical Vendors to the Bank. Makes interpretative analysis of financial statements; prepares brief memorandum detailing financial viability risk to the Bank.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors Degree in finance-related discipline with strong knowledge of accounting. Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency with spreadsheet and word processing software is required.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also, it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Sealed Record Notice An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with Commissioner of Probation may answer “no record” with respect to an inquiry here in relative to prior arrests, criminal court appearances or convictions. An applicant for employment with a sealed record on file with the Commissioner of Probation addition, any applicant for employment may answer “no record” with respect to any inquiry relative to prior arrests, court appearances, and adjudications in all cases of delinquency or as a child in need of services which did not result in a complaint transferred to the superior court for criminal prosecution.

Please click here to apply.