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

Tellers -Lexington and Columbia, SC area Float Tellers; Easley, SC

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)

 

 

Loan Sales Support Associate- Lexington, SC

Position Summary

Responsible for daily functions within Loan Sales Support, in the operations center of the Bank, which include processing and servicing of all loan types.

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

• Keying, verification and maintenance of loans.
• Demonstrate working knowledge of Bank loan products and procedures.
• Imaging of loan files and any additional documentation.
• Tracking and clearing of exceptions to bank policy and regulatory requirements.
• Reconciliation of loan general ledger accounts.
• Escrow processing.
• Collateral lien perfection and release.
• Monitoring of consumer credit reporting, including inquiry, research and disputes.
• Ability to respond knowledgeably to customer inquiries.
• Primary duties may differentiate based upon level of experience within the role.
• May be requested to assist in the support of other bank activities.

Qualifications
• High school graduate or equivalent and 2-3 years of experience in loan operations or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 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 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.

 

Retail Banker- Upstate South Carolina

Position Summary

Responsible for soliciting, negotiating, underwriting, and coordinating the closing of routine consumer loans.  Examines, evaluates, and authorizes or recommends approval of customer loan applications.  Also promotes business for the Bank by developing new consumer business growth and cross-selling opportunities. Manages banking office staff.

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

• Interview loan applicants and request required information for determining a credit decision.
• Conduct credit analysis to support granting loan approval within assigned lending authority or prior to requesting approval from a co-approving officer.
• Ensure loan agreements and other pertinent documentation are complete and accurate according to policy.
• Compile loan package and facilitate negotiation of loan structure with applicant, including fees, loan repayment options, and other credit terms.
• Serve as primary contact in responding to customer and non-customer consumer inquiries relative to loan products, rates, procedures, etc.
• Demonstrate knowledge of Bank loan products and services including real estate, equipment, vehicle, and personal loans.
• Follow bank policies and procedures, security guidelines, and comply with all federal, state and local regulations.  Includes coordinating with legal counsel and bank operating departments to ensure adherence to laws and regulations relating to new and/or revised bank products and services.
• Assume ownership of customer problems to achieve resolution.
• Promote business for the Bank by maintaining good customer relations and referring customers to appropriate staff for new services using Bank-endorsed techniques and processes.
• Assist in promoting and cross-selling other Bank products and services as appropriate for customer requirements.
• Support the activities of the assigned banking office including consulting with tellers and customer service representatives and granting officer approval of transactions as appropriate.
• Support the Bank’s CRA Officer by reporting CRA data.
• Engage in community involvement and civic activities and, at times, take a leadership role in such organizations.
• Manage and direct activities of banking office line staff.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, or at least 10 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Effective interviewing skills.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• Ability to maintain professional focus in highly adversarial environments.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups.
• 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).
• Ability to underwrite and properly package a loan.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
• Attendance in SC Bankers School curriculum or similar course work preferred.

Deposit Sales Support Associate (Administrative Office)

Position Summary

This position is responsible for a variety of Deposit Sales Support functions and serves as backup for positions within the department.

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

• Reconciling General Ledger accounts
• Research and resolve General Ledger Reconciliation items
• Escheat Processing
• Ordering branch currency and foreign currency
• Researching requests and adjustments from customers and Bank personnel
• Review personal sweep set up.
• Foreign check collections
• Deposit Exception Item Processing (NSF, Non-post, Chargebacks, Stop Suspect Review, Large Dollar Review)
• Customer Transaction disputes ( ACH, Check Drafts, Forged Checks)
• Verified New Account Documentation ensuring all CIP requirements were met ( Demand Deposit, Savings, CD’s, IRA’s, Safe Deposit Box)
• Regulation D review
• 1099 reporting and making corrections to 1099’s for the Bank
• Providing backup to all other Deposit Sales Support Associates

Qualifications
• High school diploma or Equivalent and 2 years bank experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Active knowledge and practice of generally accepted accounting principles.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
• Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel).  Familiarity with report-writing or spreadsheet software preferred.
• Ability to multi task and manage priorities and deadlines.
• Basic problem-solving and analytical skills.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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


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803-951-2265
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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.

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