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.

Core System Analyst – click here for online application

First Hope is seeking an analytical person for a Core System Analyst position in the Loan Operations Department. Responsibilities include providing system support and problem resolution; collection, analysis, and maintenance of data for distribution of reports; assisting project manager with testing, procedures, and communication with branches. Qualified applicants will have advanced Excel knowledge, a strong background with Microsoft Office applications, have strong problem solving and communication skills, and be detail oriented. This is a full-time position is located in Blairstown and offers an excellent benefit package.

If you have any questions please contact:

Human Resources

(908) 459-4121