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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. Our steady growth is a direct result of associates who are 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. 

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.

Current Openings 

Part-Time Teller

First Hope Bank is currently accepting applications for part-time Tellers in Hope and Blairstown. Banking experience is not required. Successful candidates will demonstrate enthusiastic customer service skills and have excellent computer skills. We have a dedicated training department ready to teach the right candidate. Scheduling flexibility is required. Join a great team of financial professionals who are eagerly helping our customers achieve their hopes and dreams. Benefits for eligible part-time associates include a company matched 401k, PTO (paid time off), Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and a wellness program.

Mortgage Originator

First Hope Bank is seeking an experienced Mortgage Loan Originator to join our team of financial professionals. Guide your network of customers through a streamlined in-house process and underwriting that ensures smooth loan closings. Various mortgage products, including a full secondary market line, are available. Candidates must possess a high level of integrity, professional sales ability, and a successful track record. An in-depth knowledge of the mortgage industry's current laws, regulations, and guidelines is required. 

Commercial Loan Credit Analyst

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. Strong commercial real estate underwriting experience preferred. Minimum of 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. 

Please visit our Career Website to apply.

If you have any questions please contact:

Human Resources
(908) 459-4121

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