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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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.

Kadoka 


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 


Business Development Officer

Posted: February 25, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Business Development Officer to serve the financial needs of Personal, Agriculture and Commercial customers, both new and existing by providing all types of deposits and loan products and by making referrals for insurance, investment, consumer retail and trust services. 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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Pierre 


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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Credit Analyst

Posted: March 13, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Credit Analyst to support the Loan Officers in serving financial needs of Ag and Commercial customers. The Credit Analyst performs functions for the lending area to include preparing credit analysis and write-up. Analyst will analyze financial information provided to evaluate degree of risk associated with loans while complying with established Credit Policies and Procedures, State and Federal Regulations. The Credit Analyst helps protect the bank’s security interest through careful maintenance of loan presentations and credit information. Requires four-year college degree or credit analysis experience equivalent, excellent credit/financial analytical skills and basic knowledge and understanding of banking terminology and procedures. Four years or more of loan documentation 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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Rapid City


Branch President

Posted: January 20, 2015

BankWest, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Branch President at our Rapid City branch. The branch president 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 bachelor’s 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 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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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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