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Bankers' Classifieds

An ad section is published in the NDBA Bulletin and also posted below. The ads include:

  • Bank equipment for sale
  • Banks for sale
  • Job openings from member banks and associate members
If you desire to place an ad, the criteria is listed below:

Ads for job openings will be published in two consecutive issues of the NDBA Bulletin for a fee of $25. Ads may be either blind box or to contact the bank directly.

Ads selling or seeking equipment, or banks for sale, will also be published for a fee of $25 and run for two consecutive issues.

Send ad and check made payable to NDBA to the following address:

NDBA Want Ads
PO Box 1438
Bismarck ND 58502-1438

or email information to

VP/Operations Manager

Western State Bank currently has a full-time opening for a VP/Operations Manager in West Fargo or Devils Lake market.

The VP-Operations Manager is a key senior leadership position, responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the bank's core operating system, and managing the deposit and electronic banking support teams.

The VP-Operations Manager position will:
• Oversee the functional activities in support of the company's strategic objectives, possessing a comprehensive understanding of the core operating system
• Lead a team that can effectively manage the bank's infrastructure.
• Responsible for ongoing system optimization and process improvements necessary to maintain an effective and competitive core operating system to continue to ensure a superior customer experience.
• Cultivates high-performance culture by creating a work environment that supports engagement, innovation, creativity, and teamwork, consistent with the organization's vision, core values, and team guidelines.

Bachelor's degree in business-related field required with 7+ years of experience in bank operations. 2+ years of management experience required. Experience working with FiServ (core operating system) preferred.

This position can be located in the Fargo/West Fargo or Devils Lake markets.

What Western Can Offer You:
· Competitive Salaries
· Paid Time Off
· 401 (K) with Employer Match
· Employee Owned Stock

Are you Ready to Join the Western State Bank Team?
If you are looking to contribute your energy and skills to our team apply online at

Western State Bank is an EEOE and Affirmative Action Employer, Member FDIC

Credit Analyst

VISIONBank has a Credit Analyst position available. This position is an integral part of the lending team. A great deal of time will be spent communicating with internal lending staff, clients, program lenders of various guaranty programs or others that benefit the client and/or mitigate credit risk. Preparation of detailed credit presentations is also part of the position.

Responsibilities also include strong knowledge of the internal loan policy and outside banking guidelines in regard to credit risk. Must be aware of internal and external lending limits and ensure bank is compliance with these limits at all times.

A minimum of three to five years of previous credit experience is required. Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM.

VISIONBank offers competitive salaries, immediate enrollment in health, dental and vision insurance, 401k retirement plan, group life insurance, and educational opportunities to learn and grow in your position.

Please send resume to or apply online at

VISIONBank Equal Opportunity Employer

Compliance Auditor

Starion Bank, in Bismarck and Fargo, has an opening for a compliance auditor.

Responsible for performing individual compliance audits - as part of the annual compliance audit plan, researching and staying informed of all new or enhanced regulations, and clearly communicating this information to applicable stakeholders in the bank. Responsibility includes developing audit scope, performing audit procedures, and preparing audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed will focus on compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and bank policies.

Additional responsibilities include following-up on the status of outstanding audit issues, responding to compliance inquiries, periodic reporting to the Audit Committee, completion of risk assessments, compliance training, assisting with external examinations/audits and the development of the annual compliance audit plan.

Desired qualifications include a thorough understanding of banking laws and regulations, experience preparing and conducting compliance training sessions, and working knowledge of audit principles and standards. Ability to work independently, multitask, and work cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.

Successful candidates will have a bachelor's degree, two or more years of banking compliance experience, and a proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Starion offers a competitive salary and a full comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, vision, health savings account, 401K, profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays.

Apply online at

Starion Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Agricultural/Commercial Lending Officer

Ramsey National Bank is seeking candidates for a full-time
Agriculture/Commercial Lending Officer in the Cavalier Office.

Qualified applicants should have a bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, agricultural economics, or related field along with a minimum of three years of lending experience. Strong analytical, credit, business development, computer, written and verbal communications skills are required.

Responsibilities will include new business development, maintaining current loan relationships, and credit analysis. Opportunity for advancement within the organization is a possibility with this position.

Ramsey National Bank is an employee-owned community bank that strives to provide innovative banking solutions and products to fully meet our customer needs. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including an ESOP retirement plan. As employee-owners, we are committed to providing a friendly atmosphere that will result in superior customer service and satisfaction.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Ramsey National Bank
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 160
Devils Lake, ND 58301
or email to

Deposit Compliance Officer

Gate City Bank in Fargo has a position open for a deposit compliance officer responsible for performing the necessary functions to support and maintain the Bank's deposit regulatory, legal, and policy compliance.

• Serves as the primary compliance contact for Business and Personal Deposit related topics.
• Strong and collaborative business partner for all areas of the Bank to help foster an environment of compliance, innovation, and creativity to serve our customers and employees.
• Sets the deposit related compliance expectations, informs the applicable responsible parties of the expectations, and approves the final implementation by the subject matter experts.
• Oversees the development and review of all deposit related policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
• Oversees the monitoring of compliance-related procedures and performs testing to insure procedures are being followed and forms are being used properly.
• Acts as a resource to personnel for questions regarding regulatory issues.
• Serves as a member of the Compliance Committee, representing the deposit related compliance.
• Responsible for monitoring the requirements of regulatory agencies to ensure compliance in regard to all deposit policy, procedures, reports, disclosures, notices and forms.
• Directs the implementation of the deposit related compliance program to ensure conformity with federal and state laws and helps coordinate compliance audits and organization of examinations.
• Analyzes the impact of any new laws and regulations, or amendments to existing regulations, on current operations products and services. Clearly communicates such impact to the department manager(s).
• Oversees the development and implementation of deposit-related compliance training.
• Partners with the deposit departments to address and resolve potential compliance issues and ensure all business practices are compliant.

Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field desired; minimum of 3 years of financial institution experience; minimum of 3 years of deposit compliance experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Demonstrate advanced knowledge of federal regulations for consumer compliance.
• Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) required or must obtain in an appropriate timeframe.
• Analytical skills, ability to review a process and/or procedure and evaluate effectiveness.
• Ability to meet accountabilities with limited direction and oversight.

Please send resume to Gate City Human Resources: click here

Market President

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a Market President.
The Market President acts as a key resource in representing the bank to the community and market area it serves and is committed to leading the team to achieve bank and agency goals. He/she provides on-going guidance, direction and leadership to bank staff to ensure clear understanding of bank goals and bank operations while consistently creating superior customer experiences and coaching its team to emulate that behavior.

• Responsible for growing a commercial loan portfolio and developing relationships through community involvement
• Drive new business development champion in the market area by offering financial and insurance solutions
• Ensure the success of bank and insurance staff by setting a professional, positive example and a standard of leadership and teamwork that result in achievement of established objectives
• Responsible for the financial performance of the branch
• Demonstrate exceptional customer service through performance and leadership
• Provide leadership and positive representation in activities benefiting the community
• Partner with resource leaders to foster employees' professional developments
• Uphold and cultivate the Bank Forward mission and values
• Effectively communicate strategic goals, execute strategic initiative, and align employees' development plans to achieve our goals
• Must possess enthusiasm and drive required to motivate staff and promote an active sales culture

• Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field
• Minimum of five years of lending experience
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented and extensive problem solving skills
• Able to work independently and adapt to constant change
• Leadership skills required to mentor and guide staff
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and banking platform program

Supporting local organizations and causes through charitable donations, paid volunteer time for our employees, educational scholarships, and event sponsorships are a direct reflection of the appreciation and gratitude Bank Forward has for the communities we live, work, and serve. In 2012 we created Forward Foundation, a registered 501(c) (3) non profit organization. A stand alone entity administered by employees of Bank Forward, Insure Forward, Invest Forward, and Tax Forward, Forward Foundation's mission is to enhance the lives of children living in the communities we serve.

At Bank Forward, our greatest asset is our employees. The commitment to our employees is shown by investing in them through a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit package, including Employee Stock Ownership. Working for a widely respected company with a rich tradition, in an atmosphere of enthusiasm, positivity, with a culture grounded in teamwork focused on the future is what can be expected at Bank Forward…It's Simply the Forward Way!

Please send resume to Bank Forward, Human Resources, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106 or email to

Application deadline is September 30, 2018

Agriculture Loan Officer

First National Bank & Trust Company of Bottineau has an opening for an Agriculture Loan Officer. This position requires a bachelor's degree and five years of lending experience. Responsibilities include credit analysis, maintaining current loan relationships and, new business development.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

First National Bank & Trust Company
PO Box 297
Bottineau, ND 58318

Attention Chuck Refling

Senior Associate

American Federal Bank, an employee owned, privately-held financial institution, seeks candidates for a Senior Associate at our South Fargo Sales Office. We operate as a professional partnership with entrepreneurial-minded employees who influence decisions and have an opportunity to earn incentive compensation based on performance.

This client support and service position is responsible for performing a wide range of roles including deposit, loan and cash-handling transactions, client question and problem solving, sales referrals, and support and service in the origination, processing and administration of consumer and business relationships, while maintaining operational accuracy and compliance within established bank policies and procedures and applicable governmental regulatory laws, regulations and reporting requirements. This position is an integral part of the Sales Office support and service team.

This position requires an associate degree or equivalent experience in business, accounting, financial or related field. Minimum two years experience in a financial organization or other retail industry focused on constant customer service and support. Sales referral experience preferred.

Send introductory letter and current resume to:

M. Heinzen, American Federal Bank
PO Box 2946, Fargo, ND 58108-2946
Fax: 701-461-5971

Member FDIC Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Including Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

Learning & Organizational Development Consultant

Passionate about learning and development? Excited when you see individuals and teams move to the next level of performance? Want to be part of a learning organization? Join Starion Bank as the Learning and Organizational Development Consultant. The Learning and Organizational Development Consultant collaborates with all departments to design and deliver effective learning experiences in support of strategic goals and initiatives.

This position will coordinate new hire onboarding, support the online training system, design curriculum, coach subject matter experts, and partner with supervisors and project team leaders to ensure effective transfer of learning. Presentation and facilitation of leadership, customer service, or sales training will be involved as well.

Position requires strong collaboration and communications skills, as well as interpersonal savvy and a servant leader orientation. Familiarity with industry best practices to meet the needs of adult learners and a variety of platforms to deliver learning activities is a must. Prefer a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional training and/or bank experience.

Starion offers a competitive salary and a full comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, vision, health savings account, 401K, profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays.

Join our team and work at a bank recognized as "Best of the Best" by Independent Banker magazine, "50 Best Places to Work" by Prairie Business magazine and "Top 10 Workplaces" by Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network! Apply online at by August 6, 2018.

Starion Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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