It's different here.

Quality and integrity in all endeavors

Mutual respect for our colleagues and their role in our success

Passionate focus on the customer experience


These are the core values upon which our bank was founded in 1995, and they form the cultural center of our organization to this day. It's a difference you can feel – from our employees to our board of directors. If you are interested in a career with First Community Bank, our current opportunities are listed below.


Named one of South Carolina's Best Places to Work

Equal Opportunity Employer




Career Opportunities

Real Estate Paralender- Administrative Office- Lexington, SC

Position Summary

Responsible for preparing loan packages based on receipt of loan worksheets and commitment letters from commercial bankers.  Preparation includes accurately completing loan documentation, ordering and reviewing title work, verifying insurance coverage, ordering and/or completing additional external documents (e.g., flood, appraisal, Census Tract, Secretary of State, etc).  Also coordinates with loan closing attorneys to ensure timely delivery of loan package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

• Order, review and approve title work for real estate loans and notify commercial banker or retail banker of any problems and issues related to title exceptions, property liens and encroachments, judgments, rollback and unpaid taxes, etc.
• Order, review and approve all outside appraisal requests received from commercial bankers, retail bankers, and branch paralenders.  Stay abreast of regulatory and compliance issues that impact appraisal process, specifically Uniform Standards Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
• Review and approve all in-house evaluations.
• Demonstrate proficiency in analyzing and interpreting loan requests and documents of varying degrees of complexity.  Consumer and commercial loan requests include real estate and/or other collateral, collateral substitutions, new loans, loan modifications, and renewals with increases.
• Interpret and apply Bank policies such as loan-to-value ratio, appraisal criteria, etc to loans.
• Exhibit a working knowledge of general lending policies and practices.
• Prepare system-generated loan documents accurately based on information supplied by commercial bankers (e.g. loan worksheet, commitment letter, loan report, etc.) and, with regard to real estate loans, information received from closing attorneys, tax assessors, etc..
• Identify insurance policies accurately (e.g., hazard, collision, builders risk, workers comp, general liability, flood, etc.) and review policies to confirm adequate coverage for loan.
• Prepare and send wires and various Bank tickets to accompany loan packages to attorneys.
• Complete Documentation Checklist indicating received items and items that are pending, missing, incomplete and/or questionable.  Includes reviewing and verifying executed loan documents received from closing attorneys.
• Liaison with closing attorneys to deliver total loan package to be used at loan closing.
• Partner with commercial bankers, retail bankers and banking office paralenders to ensure that loan process is smooth and to resolve documentation and timing issues as necessary.
• Maintain customer service focus on internal and external customers to encourage positive business relationships.
• Stay abreast of regulatory and compliance issues that impact credit decisions and loan documentation including Fair Lending, HMDA, Credit Life, and Wolters Kluwer Financial Services resources.  Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.
• Demonstrate working knowledge of all Bank loan products and services.

Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent and 7 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to maintain professional focus.
• Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
• Proven problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.  Ability to interpret a variety of information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Exhibit attention to detail and accuracy.
• Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.  Ability to prioritize.
• Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.

 

Senior Loan Sales Support Team Leader- Lexington

Position Summary

Responsible for overseeing daily functions within Loan Sales Support associated with commercial loans, consumer loans, participations, etc.; preparation and maintenance of various loan reporting; and assisting the Loan Sales Support Supervisor with duties related to servicing the loan portfolio within the operations center of First Community Bank. Act on behalf of the Loan Sales Support in their absence or as requested.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

• Oversee all daily tasks within the Loan Sales Support department to ensure any published Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met by the operations staff
• Monitor production levels of the department regularly and assess/communicate backlog or potential backlogs.  Recommend actions required to clear any backlogs that occur.
• Complete daily loan GL balancing and reconciliation and secure second review signature.
• Monitor the age of the “Loans in Process” account and take action as needed to avoid aged items greater than 10 days.
• Review daily loan maintenance completed by Loan Sales Support Associates and ensure that verification of entries is completed by a person other than the keyer.
• Track daily work status for each area of the department, maintaining department standards. 
• Prepare monthly MIS reports for the department reflecting volumes, average turn times, trends, etc.
• Prepare and maintain month end and quarterly Executive and Board loan reports for review by the Loan Sales Support. Participate in the development of a project plan for complex projects and lead segments of that project plan as assigned.
• Monitor and sample SOX Controls to avoid Audit sample testing failures.
• Catalog and update all department procedures as needed.
• Assist the Loan Sales Support Supervisor with the identification of training needs of staff.
• Create and revise annual training syllabus plans for each role within Loan Sales Support.
• Train and provide daily supervision to new employees in the department.
• Work with Loan Sales Support Supervisor to generate, complete and maintain performance goals of the Loan Sales Support staff


Qualifications

• High school graduate or equivalent and 8-10 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to maintain professional focus.
• Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
• Proven problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.  Ability to interpret a variety of information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Exhibit attention to detail and accuracy.
• Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.  Ability to prioritize.
• Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.
• High level of comfort with commercial and consumer lending documents.
• Ability to research and troubleshoot complex system problems.

 

Loan Sales Support Associate- Imaging- Lexington

Position Summary

Responsible for all daily functions within Loan Sales Support department related to document imaging and archives; preparing documents for imaging, scanning, indexing, and image verification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

• Operates document imaging equipment to store and maintain electronic images.
• Maintain electronic files as needed; append, remove, delete images.
• Demonstrate working knowledge of loan documents and retention requirements.
• Ability to respond knowledgeably to internal customer imaging inquiries.
• May be requested to assist in the support of other Loan Sales Support activities.


Qualifications
• Experience in imaging preferred.
• High school graduate or equivalent.
• Exhibit attention to detail and accuracy.
• Proven problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.  Ability to interpret a variety of information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Strong organization and time management skills.  Ability to prioritize.
• Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.

 

Teller Supervisor - Lexington

This position is responsible for coordinating teller staff activities in the Banking Office. Also, responsible for completing all Teller Supervisor tasks and providing leadership for the teller staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Oversee daily transactions of teller staff so as to provide superior customer service with minimal service problems. Includes ensuring accurate and timely processing of basic transactions and services.
  •  Order daily supply of cash and count incoming cash.
  •  Maintain vault cash supply and assist tellers in maintaining their teller window supplies.
  •  Oversee vault security and teller alarm equipment.
  •  Authorize teller transactions including payment of checks within assigned limit.
  •  Identify risks and/or problems with new account deposits, regulatory compliance, overdraft authority, and Bank Secrecy Act.
  •  Carry out specific supervisory responsibilities including assisting manager in: 
  •          recruiting, interviewing and selecting staff following the Bank’s stated hiring process 
  •          scheduling work hours of teller staff and arranging for coverage 
  •          partnering with the Training Department to schedule continuing education for staff 
  •          routine coaching and counseling including providing feedback to Retail Banker
  •  Assist tellers with complex transactions and customer issues to ensure timely and professional resolution. 
  • Assist with risk management practices to include management of teller differences, losses and teller errors.
  •  Handle proportionate volume of work based on banking office demands.
  •  Conduct banking office audits.
  •  Build customer loyalty through courtesy and friendliness including referring customers to other Bank staff as needed.
  •  Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.
  •  Support team sales process by identifying and acting upon customer needs or by making the appropriate referral. Leads and participates in team sales efforts such as team sales goals.

Qualifications:

  •  High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years related job experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Effective oral and written communication skills.
  •  Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  •  Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.
  • Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
  •  Basic problem-solving and analytical skills. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  •  Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
  •  Demonstrated supervisory and management skills. • Demonstrated coaching skills.
  •  Bi-lingual in Spanish (a plus)

Tellers- Northeast Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, & Float Staff

Position Summary
This position will provide teller coverage at various banking offices and is responsible for providing quality transactions and efficiency to customers who prefer personal interaction with the Bank.  Also responsible for proactively recognizing additional financial needs of customers and referring them to other Bank staff as applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Ensure accurate and timely processing of basic teller transactions such as accepting deposits and loan payments, verifying cash and endorsements, cashing checks, taking large commercial deposits, cash advances, etc.
•Balance daily work in accordance with established Bank policies and procedures.
•Handle proportionate volume of work based on banking office demands to include WebCapture.
•Resolve customer  issues and problems in a professional manner or refer to appropriate staff to guarantee customer satisfaction and retention.
•Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.

Qualifications
•High school diploma or equivalent required.
•Cash handling experience preferred.
•Effective oral and written communication skills.
•Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.
•Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
•Adaptability to change, including cross-training for Customer Service Representative and Teller Supervisor functions.
•Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
•Basic problem-solving and analytical skills.
•Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
•Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
•Bi-lingual in Spanish (a plus)

 

 

Tellers - Berea, Powdersville, Easley, & Downtown Greenville

Position Summary

This position will provide teller coverage at various banking offices and is responsible for providing quality transactions and efficiency to customers who prefer personal interaction with the Bank.  Also responsible for proactively recognizing additional financial needs of customers and referring them to other Bank staff as applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of basic teller transactions such as accepting deposits and loan payments, verifying cash and endorsements, cashing checks, taking large commercial deposits, cash advances, etc.
  • Balance daily work in accordance with established Bank policies and procedures.
  • Handle proportionate volume of work based on banking office demands to include WebCapture.
  • Resolve customer  issues and problems in a professional manner or refer to appropriate staff to guarantee customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Cash handling experience preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Adaptability to change, including cross-training for Customer Service Representative and Teller Supervisor functions.
  • Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
  • Basic problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish (a plus)

 

 

Part Time Teller (5 days/week)- Irmo

Position Summary

Responsible for providing quality transactions and efficiency to customers who prefer personal interaction with the Bank.  Also responsible for proactively recognizing additional financial needs of customers and referring them to other Bank staff as applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure accurate and timely processing of basic teller transactions such as accepting deposits and loan payments, verifying cash and endorsements, cashing checks within approval limit or obtaining authorization as needed, issuing official checks, taking large commercial deposits, cash advances, etc.
• Balance daily work in accordance with established Bank policies and procedures.
• Handle proportionate volume of work based on banking office demands to include WebCapture.
• Resolve customer issues and problems in a professional manner or refer to appropriate staff to guarantee customer satisfaction and retention.
• Support team sales process by identifying and acting upon customer needs or by making the appropriate referral.  Participate in team and individual sales goals.
• Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
• May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Cash handling experience preferred.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
• Adaptability to change, including cross-training for Customer Service Representative and Teller Supervisor functions.
• Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
• Basic problem-solving and analytical skills.
•  Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
• Bi-lingual in Spanish (a plus)

Part Time Teller (3 days/week) - Forest Acres

Position Summary

Responsible for providing quality transactions and efficiency to customers who prefer personal interaction with the Bank.  Also responsible for proactively recognizing additional financial needs of customers and referring them to other Bank staff as applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure accurate and timely processing of basic teller transactions such as accepting deposits and loan payments, verifying cash and endorsements, cashing checks within approval limit or obtaining authorization as needed, issuing official checks, taking large commercial deposits, cash advances, etc.
• Balance daily work in accordance with established Bank policies and procedures.
• Handle proportionate volume of work based on banking office demands to include WebCapture.
• Resolve customer issues and problems in a professional manner or refer to appropriate staff to guarantee customer satisfaction and retention.
• Support team sales process by identifying and acting upon customer needs or by making the appropriate referral.  Participate in team and individual sales goals.
• Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
• May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Cash handling experience preferred.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrate willingness and desire to interact in a team environment.
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
• Adaptability to change, including cross-training for Customer Service Representative and Teller Supervisor functions.
• Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
• Basic problem-solving and analytical skills.
•  Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
• Bi-lingual in Spanish (a plus)

Send Us Your Résumé

Online
Submit your resume for specific job openings.

By Mail
First Community Bank
Attention: Career Opportunities
P. O. Box 64
Lexington, SC 29071


Individuals With Disabilities
Contact us if you need help with your submission.
803-951-2265
careers@firstcommunitysc.com

Assistance is available for individuals with disabilities and those who need an alternative method for applying due to a limited ability or inability to use this online or mailing process.

First Community Bank offers a competitive salary, insurance and retirement benefits, a generous paid time off plan, and a stable and friendly working environment.

First Community Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

PDF Equal Employment Opportunity Information (105 kB PDF)

PDF Additional Equal Employment Opportunity Information (142 kB PDF)