First Hope Bank: Here Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Founded in 1911, First Hope Bank offers employees a rarity among financial institutions today: a pledge to stay independent. We know that a key factor in our employee satisfaction is our pledge that First Hope will not be sold, and that we are not growing to make ourselves attractive to a potential buyer. Rather, our steady growth is a direct result of associates who are contented, secure banking professionals with a desire to help customers fulfill their financial hopes and dreams.

Our strategy is to promote from within and train employees to provide advancement potential. To this end, we have a dedicated training department to ensure ongoing education is simply part of our corporate culture. We provide an excellent benefits package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and LTD
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with Bank Match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Please complete an on-line application in order to be considered for a position. If you require a reasonable accommodation contact Human Resources at (908) 459-4121.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Check out the latest information about EOE.


Teller – Click here for online application

Are you looking for a job that's challenging and fulfilling? Are you outgoing and enthusiastic? If so, come and work where you'll join a great team of financial services professionals and gain valuable business experience. We offer a fun working atmosphere with a competitive salary. We are currently accepting applications for year round, part-time Tellers in our Warren County branches. Flexibility is preferred. Banking experience is not required but candidates must be detail oriented, have good math, computer, and customer service skills.

Deposit Operations Representative – click here for online application

First Hope Bank is seeking an organized individual for its Deposit Operations Department in Blairstown. This full time position holds a variety of responsibilities including reviewing and verification of maintenance on consumer accounts. Candidates must be detail oriented with strong experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, and must possess excellent math aptitude skills. We offer an excellent benefit package and advance potential.

Commercial Loan Credit Analyst – click here for online application

First Hope Bank is currently seeking an experienced Commercial Loan Credit Analyst for our Sparta Office. This organized professional will be responsible for financial statement spreads, analysis of existing and new loan credit facilities, and preparation/underwriting loan approval requests. Minimum 3 years of credit analysis experience in a Commercial Lending Department along with excellent computer and communication skills, and attention to detail are required for this position.

Help Desk Analyst – click here for online application

First Hope Bank is seeking an individual to troubleshoot problems for hardware and software and assist with the administration of data and communication networks. Qualified applicants will have a minimum 2 year degree/certification, or comparable technical training or experience in micro computing hardware/software. This full-time entry-level position is based out of Blairstown. A valid driver's license and a willingness to travel to our Warren and Sussex County branches are required.

Courier – click here for online application

First Hope Bank is currently seeking a courteous and professional part-time courier for the Sussex/Warren County area. Monday-Friday, approximately 25 hours per week, between the hours of 10:00 am and 3:30 pm. Responsibilities to include the transporting of documents, mail and boxes between branches as well as from customer locations; and sorting and posting mail in the Operations Center. A clean driving record and ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs is required. Banking experience is not required.

If you have any questions please contact:

Human Resources

(908) 459-4121