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

Full-Time Float Teller & Part-Time Teller (Putnam, CT)

bankHometown is currently taking applications for a part-time teller in our Putnam office. The applicant will provide account services to customers by cashing checks, receiving and disbursing cash deposits, record loan payments and answer questions in person or on the telephone; and refer other bank services.

If you are a person with great customer skills, attention to detail, have general math skills, and have teller experience or cash handling experience then forward your resume:

Norma Collins, Human Resources
27 Sutton Avenue Oxford, Ma
01540

or email to NCollins@Hometowncoop.com

or Please click here to apply.

Mortgage Originator

Originates and closes residential mortgage loans in conformance with established Bank policies and procedures.

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

  1. Interviews consumer and mortgage loan applicants. Counsels applicants as to the different programs available. Actively cross sells the Bank’s products and services.  Regularly makes contact with and solicits business from realtors and other professionals.
  2. Receives and reviews documentation for accuracy and prepares loan files for processing/underwriting. Reviews credit worthiness, and recommends approval or denial to the Loan Operations team. Works with client and explains the alternatives to restructure the loan to satisfy lending guidelines, if necessary.
  3. Serves as the client contact during the application through closing process. Keeps client and brokers updated as to status of loan. Utilizes Encompass for tracking and monitoring of the loan process.
  4. Monitors updates of current practices in loan underwriting including all investor standards. Keeps abreast of federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to consumer rights, nondiscrimination, fair credit reporting, HMDA, Fair lending, TRID etc.  Attends relevant courses and seminars.
  5. Works with the disclosure/closing desk to facilitate the scheduling of closing. Initiates requests for missing or incomplete information required to close loan.
  6. Represents the Bank through participation in various community and industry related activities. Actively promotes interest in the Bank wherever and whenever possible.
  7. Must maintain active registration with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System.
  8. Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines.

OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Performs related and unrelated duties as may be required.

Seeks involvement in a community development service within the Bank’s assessment area. Community development encompasses affordable housing and community services that target low or moderate income individuals and activities that revitalize or stabilize targeted low or moderate income neighborhoods.  Community development services must be related to providing a financial service or use the financial expertise of the bank employee. Examples include:

  • Offering accounting skills to a local charitable organization that serves low or moderate income individuals;
  • Performing bookkeeping services to low or moderate income seniors;
  • Teaching a financial literacy program for school children;
  • Fundraising on behalf of a local or state agency that provides services and/or programs targeting low or moderate income individuals;
  • Activities that revitalize or stabilize low or moderate income areas.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma plus specialized course work and training in lending.   Three years experience in consumer and mortgage lending with a demonstrated understanding of mortgage loan procedures, policies and products. Strong communications, organizational, and analytical skills.  Must have working knowledge of FHLMC guidelines.   Must be able to use various office equipment including computer terminal.

SUPERVISORY SCOPE:
None


INDEPENDENT ACTION:
Performs work independently within scope of established guidelines and practices.  Consults with manager where clarification or exception to Bank policy may be required.


QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Any physical demands or work conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please forward your resume:

Norma Collins, Human Resources
27 Sutton Avenue Oxford, Ma
01540

or email to NCollins@Hometowncoop.com

or Please click here to apply.

Summer Positions

Overview: bank Hometown is interested in opening its doors to promising, future leaders through a paid, summer intern program.  We will be accepting a limited number of applicants to assist with short-term projects and miscellaneous duties throughout various departments within our organization.  This program will run for 8-10 weeks, with flexibility based on business need, and will begin mid-June.

 

Positions we are currently looking for:

Summer Tellers – to cover at various branch locations
An Admin
in our Operations department.

 

Please forward your resume:

Norma Collins, Human Resources
27 Sutton Avenue Oxford, MA 01540

or email to NCollins@Hometowncoop.com

or Please click here to apply.