Careers

Opportunities

Pacific Valley Bank is proud to carry on the tradition of locally owned and managed community banking. The Bank was founded in 2004 by Salinas Valley and Monterey Peninsula business owners and individuals based in Monterey County. We provide a full range of banking products and services, including loan and deposit services for small and medium size businesses, agricultural operations, non-profit organizations, professionals and individuals.

Pacific Valley Bank’s employees continually strive to provide our customers with a personal banking experience. If you are interested in joining Pacific Valley Bank, we invite you to check out the open career opportunities that match your skills and talents.

We are not just searching for bankers, but people who have a passion for teamwork and leadership.  If you are excited to help build a great community bank and company, apply today for a career with Pacific Valley Bank.  Please send us your interest by emailing your resume with a cover letter to careers@pacificvalleybank.com or by mail to:

Pacific Valley Bank
Attn: HR Department
PO Box 3648
Salinas, CA 93912

We look forward to hearing from you.


 

LOAN SERVICES SUPERVISOR - CORPORATE SALINAS

Pacific Valley Bank has an opening for a fulltime Loan Services Supervisor at our corporate office in Salinas.  This is a supervisory position requiring broad knowledge and a background in all aspects of lending documents, underwriting guidelines, internal loan processes and general ledger procedures. The Loan Services Supervisor should possess a strong working knowledge of consumer and commercial loan processes, requirements, and compliance regulations, together with a basic knowledge of Government Guaranteed Lending processes and regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Coordinate loan services activities and priorities with the Loan Services Manager to maximize productivity and prioritize workflow, thereby ensuring a coordinated team effort within the department.
  • Prior to loan documentation, review loan files and ensure that all terms and conditions outlined on the credit approval document are included and that all appropriate documents are included for the specific loan request to ensure that the Bank is adequately protected.
  • Perform a daily review of all department work and reports to ensure a high degree of accuracy in maintenance, boarding, documentation, payments, advances and other activities within the department. Monitor data entry to ensure that all loans are properly boarded onto the system, including all follow-up items into the tickler system.
  • Perform call-back on newly boarded loans and loan renewals, loan maintenance and/or payments and advances in a timely manner. Note: the employee who boards a loan cannot call the loan back. The call back function must always be completed by an employee other than the one that boards the loan).
  • Provide prompt, efficient and accurate customer service to both internal and external customers. Utilize resources within and outside of the department to resolve customer problems and ensure that all customers receive an initial response on a same day basis.
  • Provide secondary oversight and supervision to team, including training, assistance and management of the overall work-flow to obtain maximum efficiencies.
  • Follow for perfection of all loan collateral to ensure that UCC filings, deeds of trust, ownership certificates, etc. are correct and in file. Ensure that UCC searches are conducted post-closing to ensure that the Bank is in the proper lien position per the credit approval document.
  • Review title insurance policies to ensure that noted exceptions have been cleared, property legal description is correct, required endorsements are included with property address referenced, vesting is correct and property physical address is correct per the preliminary title report and escrow instructions.
  • Ensure that the Bank has adequate insurance (hazard, flood, liability as appropriate) on all loans as appropriate and that it is being monitored on an on-going basis.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of 2 years of college and/or an Associate’s degree, with 3-5 years banking experience preferred.
  • Interpersonal skills to represent the Bank in a positive way in dealing with customers and other employees.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and core systems including Business Analytics
  • Strong working knowledge of commercial and consumer compliance regulations.
  • Working knowledge of loan platform, commercial and consumer loans.
  • Ability to train fellow employees as well as cross train in other job functions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To apply for this position, visit any branch to pick up an employment application or request one by emailing careers@pacificvalleybank.com

 

SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER - Monterey

Pacific Valley Bank has an opening for a fulltime Senior Relationship Manager at our Monterey location.   The Senior Relationship Manager will provide primary customer service and relationship management to an existing portfolio of commercial/business clients. This individual maintains a high level of client contact to develop a working relationship and increased knowledge of client businesses, thereby improving cross-sell and referral activities. Ensures that assigned clients, principals and their employees are provided a premier level of customer service relative to all Bank products, either through direct action or oversight of other team members. Negotiates structure and pricing of new and renewed loans in consultation with the Chief Credit Officer and manages assigned portfolio to ensure current financials are maintained and past due loans are kept to a minimum. Seeks additional lending, deposit and referral opportunities with existing clients in accordance with General Policy Guidelines and established policies and procedures. Represents the Bank at various civic and community functions to further enhance its image, and develop additional business through customer referrals.  This position reports to the Market President.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Provide a premier level of customer service to all clients, principals and their employees as well as to business banking prospects.
  • Regularly call on existing client base to maintain, enhance and effectively manage business relationships on an on-going basis. Develop an understanding of client businesses to provide relevant counsel to customers, as appropriate, regarding business management and financial matters.
  • Expand established business relationships through appropriate cross-sell of other loan and deposit products and seek referrals for new business relationships.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS include but are not limited to:

  • College degree in accounting, finance, business or related field preferred.
  • 5 years banking experience with a minimum of 3 years in commercial lending.
  • Computer proficiency, including MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To apply for this position, visit any branch to pick up an employment application or request one by emailing careers@pacificvalleybank.com

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