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 or by mail to:

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

We look forward to hearing from you.



We have a fulltime position available at the Salinas location for a Senior Credit Analyst. The individual in this role is responsible for providing a variety of credit analyst functions, such as spreading financial statements and related information to financial spreadsheets and/or software programs for analysis, analyzing Accounts Receivable, Inventory and other collateral information, analyzing financial data related to new and renewal commercial loan requests; including lines of credit, asset-based lines, equipment financing loans and/or commercial real estate loans and so on.


  • Prepares concise written reports to facilitate lending decisions on new, renewal, and extension loans and other bank facilities, including a recommended credit rating, summary of facts, identification of key borrower and industry risks and mitigating factors, as well as a complete and accurate statement of the bank’s borrowing relationship.
  • Analyzes and spreads financial statements and tax returns to assess the financial condition of existing and new borrowers and their financial viability. Assesses the adequacy of collateral. Analyzes and assesses trends, ratios, and cash flow.
  • Audits, identifies and organizes financial support documentation required for various credit requests.


  • 3-7 years credit analysis experience, preferably in the banking industry, on moderate to complex transactions for both C&I, CRE and AG lending.
  • General business experience in accounting or finance.
  • Strong knowledge of both financial and managerial accounting.
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel & Power Point).
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

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


We have a fulltime position available at the Salinas location for a Business Account Specialist. The individual in this role is directly involved in serving the banking needs of our clients and providing ongoing customer service. This position will assist with selecting the best banking products and services to meet our client’s needs, will open and maintain accounts, cross-sell products and services, process online banking applications, onboarding and client training of online banking services, and RDC installations and site visits.


  • Provide a full range of professional, technical and general support to clients and Bank personnel.
  • Represent the Bank to the client in a courteous and professional manner, and provide prompt, efficient and accurate service.
  • Support sales efforts by assisting in client calls, presentations, and cross-sell products and services.
  • Assist clients in selecting appropriate deposit accounts, offering additional accounts and services, including online banking products, to enhance client satisfaction and strengthen the client relationship.


  • Familiarity with online banking processes, products, platforms and procedures is ideal but not a requirement.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience opening both consumer and business accounts.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience opening complex business accounts including familiarity with required business documentation, BSA and CIP requirements, and an understanding of beneficial ownership is preferred.
  • Extensive product knowledge and strong sales skills are essential; ability to identify client needs and offer sound solutions.
  • General knowledge and command of most components of community bank operations.

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

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