Who we are
Bank of the Sierra was incorporated under the laws of the State of California on September 14, 1977, and commenced operations as a California state-chartered bank on January 19, 1978.
Bank of the Sierra is currently the largest independent bank headquartered in Tulare County. With a focus on personal service, Bank of the Sierra is positioned as an independent bank serving the financial needs of individuals and businesses, including agriculture and real estate customers, in Tulare, Kings, Kern, and Fresno counties. The mission of Bank of the Sierra is, "To provide the highest return on equity to our shareholders consistent with sound banking practices."
The kind of people we are seeking
As a full service bank, Bank of the Sierra has a need for many different employee skill sets. If you are interested in a position with a bank; are a model corporate citizen; and engages in strong moral and ethical behavior in our day-to-day dealings with individual consumers, businesses, employees, and communities, you've come to the right place. Apply online or at any of our branch offices.
What we have to offer
In 2006, Bank of the Sierra was honored to be chosen as one of the 'Best Companies to Work For in Central California.' Only a small number of organizations in the nation receive this honor and Bank of the Sierra is one of 16 in the Central Valley to make the list.
Bank of the Sierra offers many employee benefits, from sick pay to 401K's. Our benefit package is competitive with any company in the areas we serve and our wages compare favorably as well.
According to employees, the Bank is known for its 'family-like' atmosphere and offers competitive salaries and benefits packages, stock options, professional development through education, tuition reimbursement and promotions.
Bank of the Sierra is committed to providing quality benefits to our employees. The generous benefits package our eligible employees receive includes Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, and Long Term Disability insurance as well as our 401k retirement plan.
The following jobs are currently available:
Responsibilities include assisting customers with banking transactions, receiving deposits, cashing checks, selling bank products, balancing drawer and ATM, etc. Must be a quick learner and able to perform multiple tasks while under pressure. Must be a people oriented person with good communication skills who enjoys working with the public.
- Visalia Mooney (25 hours)
- Porterville West Olive (40 hours)
- Bakersfield Ming (20 hours)
- Clovis (32 hours)
- Porterville Main Street (40 hours)
Commercial Loan Officer
Responsibilities and duties include meeting with prospective customers, request credit reports, background checks, reference checks, analyze applicant financial status, credit and property evaluation, compile loan packages and facilitate negotiation of loan structure with applicants, ensure accuracy of loan agreements, and assure timely loan closing and funding activities. Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel and be comfortable with loan presentations to loan committees. Must be able to schedule work flow and complete assigned tasks with little or no supervision and have at least two years experience preparing credit authorizations.
Operations Assistant (SAM)
Responsibilities include inputting changes to deposit accounts, such as address changes, CD renewals, and scanning and filing signature cards. Must be a quick learner and able to perform multiple tasks while under pressure. Must have basic computer skills and be proficient in MS Word and Excel. Position located in Porterville.
Senior Operations Assistant
Responsibilities include assisting the Operations Manager (OM), with ability to take over when OM is unavailable. Will assist customers with banking transactions, receiving deposits, cashing checks, selling bank products, balancing drawer and ATM, Certifications, CTRs and back up FSR. Must be a quick learner and able to perform multiple tasks while under pressure. Must be a people oriented person with good communication skills who enjoys working with the public.
Financial Services Representative
Responsibilities include opening new accounts, providing loan services, selling bank products, assisting customers with bank transactions, receive deposits, cashing checks, etc. Must be a quick learner and be able to perform multiple tasks while under pressure. Must be a people oriented person who enjoys working with the public. Strong communication skills required.
Responsibilities include data entry and researching out of balance transactions. Miscellaneous job duties range from checking in work from all branches to filing bank documents. Individual must be a team player and display the competence to complete all responsibilities accurately and in a timely manner. Position located in Porterville.