First Bank Teller in Columbia, Illinois

RICO3069Job Title:TellerArea of Interest:Retail BankingNumber of Hours/Week:39/week-0.975 FTEFull/Part Time:Full TimeWork Schedule:Geographic Area:IL-Monroe CountyCity:ColumbiaState:IllinoisDate to Apply By:Job Description:

About Us

Would you like to be a part of a growing company that is truly committed to its employees and clients? Then consider joining the First Bank family. As a member of our family, you are part of one of the largest independent banks in the U.S. We are proud of our growth and success over the past 100 years and look forward to a bright and promising future.

Career Development

First Bank recognizes the value of professional and personal growth and that everyone makes a difference. Thus, we encourage all employees to participate in the wide variety of career development courses, which are offered onsite and online, to develop your skills and help advance your career.

Company Culture

At First Bank our most valuable asset is our people. The type of people who are talented, responsible and seeking a rewarding career. The result? Outstanding career paths for our employees, the best possible service for our clients and a strong financial institution that represents trust, dignity and integrity. We encourage our employees to achieve great things, working with them to create effective solutions for our clients, communities and each other. First Bank is dedicated to fostering an entrepreneurial spirit that embraces self-responsibility. In other words, by empowering our employees to explore and develop the best possible solutions to the challenges they face on a daily basis, enables us to build a productive atmosphere of both personal and corporate growth. That's why we have designed certain positions with the flexibility to handle highly personalized routines. This approach ensures your success - inside and outside of the office.


At First Bank one of our biggest strengths is the diversity of our people. Our mission is to capitalize on the diversity of our associates and promote personal and professional development throughout every area of the organization. We encourage diversity by actively seeking employees from various backgrounds, walks of life, and job skills. We strongly encourage you to apply whenever a First Bank job opportunity interests you.

Primary Responsibilities

While you're working as a Teller in our Columbia, IL branch which also serves communities in Millstadt, Dupo, Cahokia, and other surrounding areas, you should be prepared for rewarding challenges and fast paced interaction with our clients. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Daily processing of Teller/monetary transactions for our individual and commercial clients; speed and accuracy are key to you being successful

  • Reach/exceed personal sales goals by referring bank products and services to clients

  • Performing daily branch operational Teller balancing procedures

  • Referral of large withdrawals and account closures to sales staff for retention efforts

  • Proactively seeking out and maintaining a well-developed knowledge of bank products and services

  • Initiating and identifying sales opportunities to ensure personal and branch goals are met/exceeded

  • You may participate in outbound calling, sales events and activities

We are seeking talented individuals with the following qualifications:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or currently attaining high school diploma working through a co-op program

  • A minimum of six months previous retail cash handling experience

  • A minimum of one year entry level retail sales/product referral education and/or experience strongly preferred

  • Previous banking experience, a real plus

  • Competent math skills

  • Developed client service skills, including written and verbal communication

  • You should be "high-energy" and enjoy thinking outside of the box

  • Ability to use a PC and alpha/numeric keyboard

  • For this role, you should be motivated, upbeat, prepared to grow in knowledge, and eager to meet and service our clients

  • Your available schedule for this role should be flexible; the schedule will include Saturdays

First Bank is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status

Attn: Applicants interested in a San Francisco based position: First Bank will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.