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

Construction Loan Specialist - Columbia, SC

Position Summary

This position is responsible for primary contact with the customer for construction and construction to permanent mortgage loans.  This position will process the loan for underwriting and follow the process until closing of permanent loans. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)
• Demonstrate knowledge of Bank construction/construction to permanent products and services.
• Process all construction and construction-perm transactions
• Facilitate the Builder Review process (obtain, verify, review and submit required information for approval
• Deliver Loan Commitment letter to borrower
• Manage construction funds – receive draw requests, calculate funds available for disbursement at each request and facilitate disbursements as directed, and tracks disbursement activity.
• Verifies and reviews building permits, foundation surveys, soil treatment letters (Termite), DHEC Septic Tank Approval (if applicable)
• Order construction inspections
• Obtains fully executed copy of the construction contract along with plans and specs.
• Pull Certificate of Good Standing
• Collects data per the Construction to Permanent Builder/Retailer Acceptance Checklist
• Manages the modification process for one-time close construction-permanent loan product
• Perform post-closing tasks (process checks received from closing agents.)
• Assume ownership of customer problems to achieve resolution.
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, or at least 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• 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).
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to properly package a loan.
• Self-starter who is goal- and results-oriented.
• Ability to work with direction from supervisor.
• Ability to effectively multi-task in a close working environment.

Loan Sales Support Associate- Imaging- Lexington, SC

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.

 

Tellers -Lexington and Columbia, SC area Float Tellers

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)

 

 

Send Us Your Résumé

First Community Bank
Attention: Career Opportunities
P. O. Box 64
Lexington, SC 29071
or
careers@firstcommunitysc.com

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Contact us if you need help completing your application.
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 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.

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