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First Hope Bank: Turning Hope into Reality

Do you have a passion for helping others and are looking for a rewarding career offering advancement opportunities with a work-life balance? If so, First Hope Bank, a successful family-owned financial institution, is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic professionals to provide outstanding service to our customers. For 110 years First Hope Bank’s team has been committed to serving the communities we live and work in with kindness and professionalism. First Hope stands by our customers each and every day to help them achieve their financial hopes and dreams with a large range of products and services, ever evolving technology and the best team of knowledgeable associates.

The rewards you receive working at First Hope Bank go beyond a paycheck - competitive health and welfare insurance plans, a company matched retirement plan and ESOP contributions, as well as paid training, paid time off, sick time, life assistance program, and new baby flex days. Take advantage of ongoing learning and development opportunities to help make the most of your talents and career. Why work in a “job” when you can start a career with caring coworkers, get involved with community events, and “get stepping” with wellness initiatives. Take the first step and apply today and experience the inclusive, family culture only felt at First Hope Bank.

Current Openings


First Hope Bank is currently accepting applications for tellers in Hackettstown, Hope, and Great Meadows offices. Banking experience is not required, but the successful candidate will have enthusiastic customer service and strong computer skills.

Teller Supervisor

This opportunity is a full-time position in our Andover office.  Responsibilities include handling routine teller tasks, opening/maintaining customer accounts within established guidelines, providing excellent customer service while supervising and ensuring operational efficiency of the teller line.  In the absence of the Branch Leader, the position supervises the branch. Banking and supervisory experience preferred.

Digital Support Specialist

This is a full-time opportunity in Blairstown. Responsibilities include providing customers with an exceptional experience by handling and resolving a variety of service inquires or issues received via telephone and email.  Will support various back-office functions and develop and maintain consumer reporting and identify referral opportunities. Retail banking experience preferred.

Mortgage Loan Originator
First Hope Bank is seeking experienced Mortgage Loan Originators to join our team of financial professionals. Guide your network of customers and prospects through our streamlined in-house processing and underwriting, allowing direct contact with the operations team to ensure a smooth and timely loan closing. Various mortgage products, including a full secondary market line with the ability to lend in all 50 states, 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. Mortgage Loan Originators with a strong customer base in Northern New Jersey are preferred.

To be considered for a position, please complete an online application on our Career Website.

All employees and qualified applicants for employment are covered by federal and state laws designed to safeguard these individuals from discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, marital status, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, religious beliefs, military service or other non-merit-based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.  Consistent with these obligations, First Hope Bank also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for deeply held religious beliefs, observances, and practices.

First Hope Bank participates in e-Verify and will provide the federal government with the Form I-9 information of new employees to confirm authorization to work in the United States.

If you have any questions, or if you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please contact

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