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Position:              VP or SVP Operations

Reports To:         CEO

Location:             Idaho or Meridian Office


Position Summary

Located in the beautiful Flathead Valley, this position is responsible for the management, direction, and operation of Three Rivers Bank of Montana’s Deposit and Loan Operations.  Within this scope of responsibility, the incumbent will oversee all Deposit/Retail and Loan operations, looking for efficiencies and coordinating operational changes, enhancements and improvements.  The incumbent will be instrumental in communications about operations; to create a common workflow between loans and operations and the front line staff.  This will include building retail teams who work with the lending teams to build long-term customer relationships.  As a member of the Senior Management Team, the position will participate in financial analysis to include expense control and profit improvement strategies, and will actively participate in all strategic and succession planning processes.  It is expected this position will drive change while supporting the Bank’s strategic plan.  The position reports to the CEO.


Essential Functions

  • Within the scope of strategic planning and business development, this position will strive for the following:
    • Serve as a member of the Senior Management Team
    • Participate in the development and implementation of the Bank’s strategic planning
    • Represent the Bank in community activities actively looking for opportunities to promote our Bank, products and services
  • Within the scope of Operations responsibilities, this position will complete the following:
    • Deposit Operations:
      • Coordination of flow of information/communications for operational changes, enhancements, upgrades throughout Bank
      • Oversee workflow between departments under this position; set and implement goals and efficiencies
      • Oversee personnel including Retail Manager
      • Set customer service standards and measurement
      • Act as Kasasa Sponsor developing product expertise and understanding of income and expenses related to product
      • Review deposit rates and products; recommend new products, sun setting old products or changes in rate as needed
      • Become liaison to Fiserv for specs, platform pricing and implementations
      • Create and maintain model where deposit teams coordinate with lending teams to establish and grow customer relationships; establish sales training as needed
      • Become knowledgeable and utilize FPS Profit Stars
    • Loan Operations:
      • Integration of loan operations products and services
      • Identify and implement efficiencies in loan operations through work flows, system enhancements or outsourcing models
      • Oversee personnel to include Loan Operations Officer and potentially the Credit Analyst/Underwriter
      • Work with lending teams to package deposit products with loan offerings
    • General:
      • Facility oversight and maintenance for all locations
      • Stay current with industry and regulatory/compliance standards
      • Serve as a member of the Enterprise Risk Management group
      • Serve on assigned committees such as ALCO and Sr. Credit Committee
      • Actively participate in all Bank examinations and reviews
      • Provide backup (some oversight) to Bank Security/IT/vendor management responsibilities
      • Provide regular analysis to other members of Sr. Management or the Board of Directors about profitability and efficiencies within scope of oversight


Additional Responsibilities

  • Complete required education and compliance training annually
  • Will be asked to open or close Bank
  • Participate in Bank sponsored events – Ex: Heritage Club, Highlander Track/Cross Country, Parade of Homes, Home and Garden annual event, Parades and other events


Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field preferred
  • Seven or more years Bank experience in lending and/or operations
  • Combinations of education, certifications and experience will be considered
  • Computer proficiency required – ability to use internet, email and Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Must be bondable
  • Must be able to conduct oneself in a manner that promotes trust in the individual and our organization.
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times due to the nature of information about customers and transactions
  • Work cooperatively and respectfully with all Bank Team Members
  • Self directed – must be able to fulfill the responsibilities of the position with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize responsibilities to maximize productive results
  • Adhere to Bank’s Core Values


Physical Demands

  • Normal office environment
  • Extended PC viewing, keyboarding with periods of sedentary work
  • May be required to stoop, kneel, stand, walk, talk, hear, reach with hands and arms
  • May be required to occasionally lift/move up to 30 pounds
  • Travel may be required within market area or to continuing education opportunities


The physical demands notes above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of the position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Three Rivers Bank of Montana

233 E. Idaho, Kalispell MT 59901



Address all inquiries or interest to:  Cindy Carpenter, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Human Resources, 406-751-4384 or

posted 7/31/18


Are you the best loan processor in the region and want to live in Missoula, MT? Are you the best at initial underwriting, loan file creation, loan document preparation, all the way through closing at your institution?  If so, please apply at Bank of Montana! Pay plans for this position from $55,000 to $75,000.  

Bank of Montana is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team in a progressive work environment where you are needed, inspired to grow, encouraged to have fun, and provided the opportunity to work with a small group of high performing people.


We thrive on the challenge to be our best, be innovative, and work together to provide our clients unique solutions and customized products. If you are a dynamic, collaborative, and intense professional who is passionate about finance and creative solutions, we would love to meet you!

Bank of Montana was the 11th highest performing bank in the United States out of more than 5,700 banks in 2017 and was rated the 3rd highest performing bank over the last 3 years by the Independent Banker.


Our ideal team member would possess:


  • A positive attitude and enjoys people
  • Strong ability to work independently
  • Ability to multitask and be detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills with coworkers, supervisors, customers, vendors and stakeholders
  • Strong writing abilities and advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Energy, Intelligence, & Integrity
  • Consistency and ability to complete work on time
  • Clear values and ethics
  • Supportive attitude toward change and willingness to try new ideas to achieve results
  • Willingness to work well with others, collaborate effectively, and share credit
  • Desire to learn new things


The ideal candidate would have earned a Bachelor’s degree (at minimum) in a business-related major with at least two accounting courses (preferred); however a financial background is not absolutely required. Experience in a related field may be considered in lieu of relevant education.

If you think you would be a good fit for our team and have a desire to work with top talent in the industry, please submit your resume and cover letter to or call (406) 829-2662 for more information.


posted 6/26/18





First Citizens Bank of Butte, a growing locally owned community bank is seeking a Senior Lender.  Financial experience is required, 7-10 years of lending experience at a community bank preferred.  Position includes both commercial and consumer loan portfolio management, administration, business development and sales and staff management.  The right candidate will be considered for advancement into management roles.  Position includes competitive salary DOE and excellent benefit package.  Please send letter of interest, resume with salary expectations by July 15, 2018 to

Come Home to Montana! Work where you want to live! Choose a lifestyle not just a job.


Posted 06/18/2018