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.
 


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Gregory

Kadoka

Onida

Pierre

Rapid City

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Internships

Posted: March 11, 2015

Internships are available for college students who preferably have completed two years of college and have declared their major. We will also consider graduate students and recent graduates.

BankWest seeks students studying or having experience in the following: Accounting, Commerce, Finance, Economics, Marketing and Human Resources. In addition, BankWest looks for students who are excellent team players; highly motivated and have strong numerical and communication skills, a desire to succeed, integrity and a passion for the financial industry.

Internship Tracks
Students may choose between two internship tracks. Each track will spend approximately 50% of the internship supporting the Teller area. The remaining 50% of the internship will be spent as specified below.

  • General Internship: This internship track will allow a qualified intern to explore what BankWest offers for careers. The intern will spend time with each department learning what they do.
     
  • Specific Internship: This internship track will allow a qualified intern to work directly with the department in which he/she has chosen to pursue his/her career. The time will be spent working on projects with the selected department(s) (Insurance, Human Resources, IT, etc.).

Please contact Priscilla Marso at 605-224-7391 or 800-253-0362 before completing an application for an internship.

Gregory 


Teller

Posted: April 17, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Teller. Teller will process customer transactions accurately with exceptional customer service, identify referral opportunities and make appropriate recommendations to customers and identify customers' needs for convenience services (online and mobile banking, voice banking, and ATM/Checkcards) and make appropriate recommendations. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, above-average computer aptitude and 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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Kadoka 


Universal Banker I

Posted: April 10, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Universal Banker to process transaction requests efficiently and accurately while consistently applying exceptional customer service standards, dentify referral opportunities and make appropriate recommendations to customers, and identify customers’ needs for convenience services (online banking, mobile banking, voice banking and ATM/Checkcards) and make appropriate recommendations. Universal Banker will also provide assistance to the consumer staff or Universal Banker II/III by handling customer service functions including opening and closing personal/business checking accounts, savings accounts, time deposits, 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 one year experience in working with related software programs, general knowledge of banking terminology and procedures, and a minimum of one 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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Loan Officer

Posted: July 11, 2014

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Loan Officer to serve the financial needs of personal, ag and commercial customers. Must know how to operate a computer and various bank software programs, understand banking regulations, have knowledge of area and national commodity prices, and be able to negotiate business transactions and pricing. Requires bachelor's degree in agriculture, business, economics or business administration or equivalent experience in banking of production agriculture.

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

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Onida 


Customer Service Representative - Insurance

Posted: April 1, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Customer Service Representative to support the Insurance division by providing quotes, customer service, account retention, sales support and customer care functions. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of retail customer contact, and the willingness to obtain appropriate licenses or certification for areas of responsibility.

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

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Pierre 


Loan Operations Assistant Administrator

Posted: April 10, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as an Assistant Administrator to provide support to the Loan Operations Administrator and VP of Loan Operations by assisting with workflow and systems management within the department. The position requires work with loan documentation and loan servicing in accordance with established systems and procedures by performing high volume, time sensitive tasks that require a high degree of accuracy. Assistant Administrator will provide high quality customer service to both internal and external customers while meeting the bank’s compliance and documentation quality standards, and will work directly with external vendors, management and other areas within the bank to maintain service standards, operational efficiency, and to provide software assistance for loan-related activities in both backroom and branch offices. Requires high school diploma or equivalent; two years prior experience in a financial institution; basic familiarity and knowledge of loan documentation, compliance, policy adherence and general bank operations; and moderate to high computer aptitude and typing skills.

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

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Technical Trainer

Posted: April 10, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Technical Trainer to ?assess the need for, develop, update, and deliver a variety of technical- and technology-related training to bank employees, and effectively maintain the bank’s technical and procedural training library to ensure utilization of technology resources. Requires ?a bachelor's degree in a business-related subject matter or education or equivalent in work experience; a minimum of two years of banking experience in lending, deposits, or operations, or equivalent education/experience in training; and knowledge of bank’s core software systems, CRM software, and current Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc. Certification in education, technical training or computer-related area is desirable.

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

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Mortgage Loan Processor

Posted: April 6, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Mortgage Loan Processor to assist Mortgage Loan Originators (MLOs) in the making of Residential Real Estate Loans and Residential Manufactured Land/Home Loans by processing originated loans to meet credit and documentation requirements for closing; maintaining records of loans in process; providing status reports to borrowers, originators and realtors; preparing loan documentation ensuring compliance with departmental and regulatory guidelines; processing loan on a timely manner to meet closing deadlines. Must be highly organized, enjoy multi-tasking, and have the ability to change priorities quickly as time-sensitive needs arise. Ability to meet crucial deadlines is expected. This position is very deadline driven, must have great attention to detail and strong follow-up skills. Must be comfortable acting as point of contact with borrower, investors, third parties and BankWest staff. Requires high school diploma or equivalent and two years prior experience in financial institution or real estate field. Basic familiarity and knowledge of residential real estate lending and/or industry guidelines is considered helpful, including loan documentation, compliance, policy adherence and general bank operations.

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

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Customer Service Representative - Insurance

Posted: April 1, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Customer Service Representative to support the Insurance division by providing quotes, customer service, account retention, sales support and customer care functions. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of retail customer contact, and the willingness to obtain appropriate licenses or certification for areas of responsibility.

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

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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Teller

Posted: March 26, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Teller. Requires high schoool diploma or equivalent, above-average computer aptitude and basic knowledge of banking terminology and procedures. Prior bank teller or retail experience is preferred. Skills required include the ability to work dependently and/or independently, under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust work schedules as needed to complete job responsibilities; the ability to organize and handle multiple responsibilities while delivering quality external and/or internal customer service; strong interpersonal skills to ensure effective communication with external and/or internal customers; knowledge or ability to learn regulatory requirements pertinent to performance of specified duties in job description; the ability to skillfully use a variety of application software, learn computer programs, and comprehend the program output; adherance to Federal Privacy Standards in addition to following BankWest requirements for electronic communication and Social Engineering standards; and the ability to stand for long periods of time and handle heavy coin. BankWest is a sales organization, and all employees are expected to participate directly or indirectly with increasing BankWest’s presence in their markets as appropriate.

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: April 17, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Business Development Officer. Business Development Officer will serve the financial needs of Personal, Agriculture and Commercial customers, both new and existing, by providing all types of deposits and loan products as well as making referrals for insurance, investment, consumer retail and trust services. Will work as a member of the BankWest team to build and solidify customer relations with the bank and serve every customer with a high level of customer service. Requires a bachelor’s degree in economics, accounting or business administration and/or equivalent business banking experience.

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: January 20, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Part-time Teller. Requires high schoool diploma or equivalent, above-average computer aptitude and basic knowledge of banking terminology and procedures. Prior bank teller or retail experience is preferred. Skills required include the ability to function as a positive and cooperative team member, work independently, follow policies and procedures, meet deadlines and adjust work schedules; stand for long periods of time and handle heavy coin; write legibly; operate typical office equipment and associated software programs; deal tactfully and courteously with others; knowledge of basic math including percentages and decimals and be proficient in telephone and customer service skills.

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

Salary DOQ; excellent benefits.

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