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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

Loan Officer

BankNorth, your locally owned independent community bank, currently has an opening for a full-time Loan Officer in our LaMoure bank. Responsibilities would include management of an existing portfolio as well as the ongoing development of new credit relationships. Position requires a bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting. Submit resume and cover letter no later than February 15th to:

Attention: Human Resources
PO Box 460, Casselton, ND 58012

BankNorth is an AA/EOE of women, minorities,
protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Retail Banking Manager

Kirkwood Bank & Trust is a locally owned, independent full service bank seeking a Retail Banking Manager in Bismarck, ND.

This leadership position is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the bank's retail department. Duties include developing and implementing retail products and programs; providing guidance and support to the operations area; and ensuring appropriate staffing and training levels. The position requires a minimum 3-5 years of retail banking experience.

Kirkwood Bank & Trust offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. The applicant needs to be able to handle fellow employees and the general public in a very professional manner and in stressful situations, to include disagreeable conditions or hostile public. The applicant will be expected/responsible to work extra hours, as needed. This position requires significant periods of sitting and telephone usage; occasional walking, standing, bending or stooping; adequate corrected vision; and significant keypunch activity at personal computers; and lifting and carrying of up to 15 pounds.

Application closing date: 2/15/2019

Please find the application online at under contact us.

Kirkwood Bank & Trust is an EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

Commercial Loan Officer

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Commercial Loan Officer. This position is responsible for developing new business and expanding existing relationships, while ensuring loan quality and deposit growth for the bank. This position's job duties would include examining, evaluating and authorizing or recommending approval of customer applications for loans while ensuring loans meet established lending policies, complying with applicable laws/regulations and providing maximum profitability with minimal risk. Additional responsibilities include analyzing credit worthiness of applicants and negotiating terms, repayment, and collateral requirements. Must promote the bank in community involvement through active participation in community affairs and participate in marketing all of the company's products and services.

Position requires a degree in business, finance, accounting, or the equivalent in work experience and three years of lending experience with demonstrated skills in sales. Previous experience in outbound selling, prospecting and referral development preferred. Knowledge of lending policies, procedures, practices and documentation (including accounting, financial statements and cash flow analysis) required. Position requires a Bachelor's degree in business or finance, as well as three years commercial lending experience.

Individual must possess excellent customer relations, interpersonal, team player and organizational skills. Must demonstrate characteristics of high motivation, energy, and positivity. Must have working knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing banking services.

Please send resume to Bank Forward, Human Resources at

Our bank is widely respected for its commitment to employees and offers a comprehensive benefit package.

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

Application deadline is December 31, 2018

Ag Lender

United Community Bank of ND is seeking to add an Ag Lender to the Leeds, ND location. The primary role of this position is to service an existing loan portfolio and develop new business relationships. The lender will originate, underwrite, and close agricultural loans in accordance with Bank lending objectives, policies and procedures.

Education and Experience:
- Bachelor of Science Degree with emphasis on agriculture, finance, or equivalent
- Minimum of five years lending experience
- Demonstrated credit and analytical skills
- Working knowledge of ag lending principles and practices
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Commitment to the Leeds and surrounding communities

United Community Bank offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, vision, health savings account, 401K, paid vacation and holidays.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
United Community Bank
Attn: Patrick Streyle
PO Box 219
Leeds, ND 58346

United Community Bank Is an equal opportunity employer.

Branch President

RiverWood Bank is a network of 10 community banks located in 9 different communities in Northern and Central Minnesota. We are currently seeking a Branch President for the Bemidji market area.

The position will provide management and sales leadership to attain goals and objectives for growth, profitability, credit quality, and overall financial performance. Position will also be responsible for managing a business loan portfolio and implementing a business development plan to maintain existing client base and expand market share. Additionally, the individual in this position will represent the bank and actively participate in key community activities, events, economic development, and community affairs, as well as hold accountability for branch supervision and personnel administration.

Qualified candidates will possess the following credentials:

• Bachelor's degree in business, business administration, finance, or related field.
• Knowledge of lending laws, regulations, and credit analysis principles and practices.
• Ten years or more experience in a leadership role in banking, including commercial lending and staff supervision.
• Proven success in developing new business and growing market share.
• Strong communication, negotiation, and relationship building skills essential.

Why a Career with RiverWood Bank? We provide team members with a positive work environment, a culture that fosters open and honest communication, collaboration and teamwork. In addition, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, ownership in RiverWood Bank's ESOP and much more.

We invite you to explore a career and submit an application for consideration with a leader in Minnesota's Banking communities by visiting our website: (Careers).
Credentials will be accepted until the position is filled.

Internal Audit Manager

Plains Commerce Bank is looking for an experienced, energetic, self-motivated person to fill a full-time Internal Audit Manager position in either their Aberdeen, Watertown, or Sioux Falls South Dakota locations or their Bismarck, North Dakota location.

Responsibilities of a successful candidate include developing and maintaining a comprehensive financial and internal audit program, creating an annual audit schedule and ensuring audits stay on track, preparing audit procedures that test compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Bank policy, and the reliance and adequacy of internal controls, oversee and directing auditor staff by providing direction, answering questions, coaching, and conducting performance reviews, perform periodic reviews of auditing processes and procedures, and auditing staff, both internal and outsourced auditors, and communicating internal control weaknesses to management and the board of directors.

Qualities of the candidate include a Bachelor's of Science Degree, preferably with a business major or an advance degree in a related field, seven plus years of financial industry experience preferred in auditing, compliance, or risk management, must possess logical and analytical thinking skills, attention to detail, and the ability to organize work is a must, and lastly candidate must have a comprehensive understanding of internal audit standards.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit to apply.

Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Consumer Lender/New Accounts Clerk

Our client, Peoples State Bank located in Wahpeton, ND is seeking a highly motivated and ambiguous individual to join its team.

The successful candidate will be involved in a broad variety of responsibilities at the Bank - developing, servicing and retaining profitable customer relationships; explaining account options to customers, opening of new accounts and being knowledgeable of the products and services offered. In addition to assisting tellers as needed along with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include 3 plus years in the banking industry. The ideal candidates would possess knowledge of lending concepts, practices and procedures and good judgment to plan and accomplish goals. In addition, work well both independently and in a team environment and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. A background in Deposit Pro and/or Laser Pro is a plus along with consumer lending and/or teller/account set up experience.

Peoples State Bank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a stable work environment. EOE

To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit -

Internal Auditor II

The Bank of North Dakota is hiring an Internal Auditor II in their Bismarck location.

Duties and Tasks
•Conduct preliminary audit research and planning.
•Research industry guidelines and regulations.
•Conduct audits of a routine nature or a segment of a moderately complex audit.
•Identify weakness of systems and controls and present recommendations for change.
•Conduct pre- and post-audit conferences.
•Prepare reports for less complex audits or assist in the preparation of reports for audits with increased complexity.
•Communicate audit findings/recommendations to management and Advisory Board.
•Perform general audit related duties, special requests, cash counts, employee account reviews, follow up on outstanding audit issues, assisting others, etc.
•Review work activities of other audit personnel and staff and provide training and coaching as appropriate.
•Coordinate external audit activities, such as the preparation of audit confirmations, scheduling external reviews, and coordinating the completion of request lists.
•Assist external audit personnel and monitor the status of engagements.
•Attend training to maintain professional certifications, attend training relevant to banking industry, attend meetings for training purposes and to exchange ideas with audit peers.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, economics or related field and two years of auditing experience in a financial environment, financial auditing, information technology auditing, or other related field. *Hiring authority may also consider underfilling this position with an Auditor I, which requires the degree but no auditing experience.

Preferred Qualifications
•Financial Institution or state government experience is desirable.
•Desired professional certifications include:
Certified Public Accountant.
Certified Internal Auditor.
Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Other certifications relevant to the areas of responsibility will be considered by the hiring committee.


Leader of Processing

The Leader of Processing is a managerial position, this individual is responsible for the leadership of the processing team in Student Loans within Bank of North Dakota's Education Market. They must have the ability to lead, inspire, mentor and develop staff. They must have the innovation and analytical skills to identify processing areas for improvement. This individual will also serve as part of the Education Market leadership team.

This goal-driven leader will plan, organize and coordinate activities associated with processing of student loan originations and servicing; develop policies and procedures; develop team/staff goals and establish standards for performance of work by team members. Other duties consist of evaluating work volumes while monitoring and evaluating standards for processing activity to ensure compliance with policies, procedures and statutes. They will oversee hiring, training and reviews for the area, while building and maintaining a positive work environment.

This result-driven professional will be highly motivated, have a strong work ethic and be committed to excellence. They must be able to handle high pressure/difficult situations and conversations. Additional responsibilities include making recommendations affecting organizational goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor's degree in business administration, banking, accounting, economics or closely related field with a minimum of three years in areas such as leadership, customer service, data analytics, communication and employee supervision. Additional work experience as described may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Leadership experience in (Coaching, Collaboration, Curiosity, and/or Empowerment)
•Data mining and analysis


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

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

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