Current Openings

current openings

BankWest is a growing company with 15 locations in 12 different South Dakota communities. We believe in hiring only the best-qualified associates and helping them achieve their full career potential. Positions are currently open in the following communities. Please click the appropriate box.
 


Aberdeen

Kadoka

Murdo

Pierre

Rapid City

Selby
   

Aberdeen


Abstract/Title Division Manager

Posted: September 2, 2016

The abstract/title division manager provides leadership, direction and guidance for BankWest Abstract/Title Division activities. Requires a bachelorís degree or equivalent experience and expert knowledge and experience in the operation and function of the Abstract/Title business. Must possess strong management abilities and be able to recognize and foster service personnel. Requires strong leadership qualities, good communication skills, decision-making abilities and a high degree of personal integrity.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Kadoka


Branch Manager

Posted: October 15, 2015

The branch manager ensures that the personal financial needs of new and existing clients are met by leading a staff that is proficient at providing all types of deposit products, loan products, financial services, teller services, as well as making qualified referrals for insurance, investment and trust services through proactive sales efforts and a high level of quality service. A bachelorís degree in finance, ag-business, business administration or economics is desired. Requires five years of increasingly responsible experience in financial institution management, or equivalent; five years of lending experience in Ag, Commercial, Personal, and Real Estate; the ability to work as mentor and coach to all staff members; and the ability to maintain customer and bank confidentiality.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Murdo


Account Manager - Insurance

Posted: August 12, 2016

Our account manager provides administrative and technical support to the insurance agent and is the first point of contact for customers. This position requires a high school diploma and the willingness to acquire a Property and Casualty License. Preferred applicants will have a basic understanding of insurance and the ability to learn. Applicants should also have the ability to operate basic office equipment/software and possess strong written and oral communication skills.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Pierre


Maintenance Technician

Posted: September 13, 2016

The maintenance technician performs the duties required to keep the bank buildings, grounds and other properties in a secure, clean and operationally-sound condition. Requires a high school diploma, two years experience working with mechanical problems and repair of various machines and equipment, and a valid driverís license.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Chief Lending Officer

Posted: August 12, 2016

Our chief lending officer will assist the chief credit officer in the day-to-day management and administration of the ag/commercial business development officers throughout the BankWest enterprise. Requires 10 years of lending experience in the ag/commercial lending area, five years of increasingly responsible experience in financial institution management at a senior level along with experience working as a supervisor, mentor, and coach for officer-level subordinates.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Evaluation Specialist

Posted: August 12, 2016

Our evaluation specialist performs internal real estate evaluations for residential, commercial, and agricultural properties. This employee will locate and inspect properties in the field, provide reports and maps illustrating market features of the property and document valuation conclusions according to loan document guidelines. Prefer 5-7 years of experience in real estate lending, loan review, or work with County Assessor. Due to a possible conflict of interest, outside employment associated with real estate sales or appraisal services is prohibited.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Loan Boarding and Maintenance Processor

Posted: August 12, 2016

Our loan boarding and maintenance processor adds loan information to BankWestís mainframe system and performs maintenance on existing loans. This employee will be required to meet daily deadlines, maintain customer confidentiality, and provide assistance to authorized associates. A minimum of one year banking experience is required.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Universal Banker I

Posted: June 3, 2016

The Universal Banker will process transaction requests efficiently and accurately while consistently applying the teller mystery shop and exceptional customer service standards; identify referral opportunities and make appropriate recommendations to customers. Identify customersí needs for convenience services (online and mobile banking, voice banking, and ATM/Checkcards) and make appropriate recommendations. Universal Banker will also provide assistance to the consumer banking staff by handling customer service functions including opening and closing checking accounts, savings accounts, time deposits and business deposits; assisting customers with account maintenance and signature card requests; and taking consumer loan applications and submitting them for approval.

Requires high school diploma or equivalent, moderate computer aptitude with 1 year experience working with job-related software programs, general knowledge of banking terminology and procedures, and a minimum of 1 year bank teller experience.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Rapid City


Business Development Officer

Posted: September 22, 2016

The business development officer will manage credit relationships with existing loan customers and proactively seek out and establish new borrowing relationships; work to identify and align new and existing loan customers with additional products and services; and perform all job responsibilities consistent with the credit policy, procedures, and compliance requirements of the bank. Requires a bachelorís degree in agriculture, economics, accounting, or business administration. Prefer bank trainee or intern experience; 2 years of lending, banking, or financial services experience; and work experience or family background in agriculture, ranching, or small business.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Trust Officer

Posted: July 7, 2016

The Trust Officer will develop and utilize the knowledge and skills to effectively administer Trust relationships and promote growth of the BankWest Trust Department. Requires a Bachelorís degree preferably in finance, accounting, law, business or other field of study that is applicable to trust and estate planning - work experience in a related field can be substituted for the degree requirement; a certification or the ability to attain a certification in the field of trust, investing or estate planning; the ability to oversee a book of Trust Department clients; and the ability to assist in the growth of the Trust Department.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Teller Part-Time

Posted: June 9, 2016

The teller processes customer transactions accurately with exceptional customer service, and identifies referral opportunities and customers' needs for convenience services and makes appropriate recommendations. This position is 30 hours/week and is benefited. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, above-average computer aptitude, and a basic knowledge of banking terminology and procedures. Prior bank teller or retail experience is preferred.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Selby


Title Assistant - 20 hrs/week

Posted: July 12, 2016

The Title Assistant searches public records and examines titles to determine legal condition of property title. Requires high school diploma and Abstractors certificate. Incumbent should have an understanding of legal descriptions for real property, a basic understanding of related State and Federal laws and regulations regarding real property transfers and ownership, the ability to operate standard office equipment and understand associated software and must have communication skills with the ability to work with others, courteously and effectively, both orally and in writing.

Applicant must successfully pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal record check.

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Pierre, SD 57501

If you have questions regarding employment at BankWest, or are an applicant with a disability and wish to request a reasonable accommodation to the application or interview process, you may contact Human Resourcest at 1-800-253-0362.

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