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Associate Personal Banker
Job Code:19-1560-PB-VERNON HI
Location:Vernon Hills, IL
Job Category:Retail Banking
Employment Type:Full Time
Job Description
This hourly (non-exempt) entry-level position within the branch is responsible for providing teller assistance along with personal banking functions.


Meet First American Bank’s high standard of customer service

Provide teller services including, performing customer transactions, processing cash advances, coin deposits, coin orders and other teller services

Perform banking functions, including but not limited to; account maintenance, opening accounts, closing accounts, issuing official checks and any other customer inquiries

Assist in customer issue resolution in person or on the phone. This includes performing research, reviewing transactions, and redirecting customers to appropriate resources when necessary

Balance teller drawer daily

Will participate in customer service telephone queues, in addition to outbound service calls to customers

Balance and replenish ATMs which includes processing of deposits and verifying currency in machine

Assist in performing opening and closing procedures of the branch

Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Engage in sales conversations with clients and assist them in selecting banking products and services that best meet their needs

Meet or exceed assigned sales goals

Open accounts and recommend services to new and existing customers in person and over the phone

Identify customers for other products, such as investments, loans, and referring them to the appropriate business partners

Participate in outbound calling and other sales related activities


High School degree or equivalent. College degree in business or related field a plus.

This position may require the individual to take loan applications and close loans. This position may require the employee to register with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) in order to comply with the federal Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (SAFE Act) and Regulation Z. Registration may consist of submission of personal information such as home address, social security number, gender, date and place of birth, employment history, among other things. Registration also requires employees to submit fingerprints and submit to a criminal background check. Renewal of the registration requirements may be required periodically throughout the term of the employment

Minimum one year of customer service experience required.

Previous teller experience preferred.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and confidence when speaking with internal and external customers.

Familiarity with word processing programs preferred. Knowledge of spreadsheets and bank systems a plus.

Travel within the bank's footprint, to assist other branches or attend meetings, training and seminars as scheduled.

Branch locations are open for business 6 days each week, Monday through Saturday. Scheduling may vary. Must be available to work all hours of bank operation.

First American Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

First American Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas.