Work Forward

Bank Forward is a progressive organization that fosters a deep level of customer trust, staff expertise and supports long-term partnerships.

At Bank Forward, our greatest asset is our employees. The commitment to our employees is shown by investing in them through a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit package, including Employee Stock Ownership. Working for a widely respected company with a rich tradition, in an atmosphere of enthusiasm, positivity, with a culture grounded in teamwork focused on the future is what can be expected at Bank Forward…It’s Simply the Forward Way!

Bank Forward is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Two Ways to Apply

Secure Online Application

Apply online on our secure application site. You may direct any questions to Human Resources at

Apply by Mail

Alternatively, resumes and/or applications may be sent to: Bank Forward Human Resources Department, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106 or email to:

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Current Job Openings

Market President – Fargo, ND

Bank Forward in Fargo has an opening for a Market President. The Market President acts as a key resource in representing the bank to the community and market area it serves and is committed to leading the team to achieve bank and agency goals. He/she provides on-going guidance, direction and leadership to bank staff to ensure clear understanding of bank goals and bank operations while consistently creating superior customer experiences and coaching their team to emulate that behavior.

Responsibilities include driving new business development in the market area, setting a professional, positive example and standard of leadership and teamwork that results in achievement of our objectives, growing a loan portfolio, and developing customer relationships through community involvement. This position will also demonstrate exceptional customer service through performance and leadership, participate in community activities, partner with resource leaders to foster employees’ professional developments, communicate strategic goals, execute strategic initiative, and align employees’ development plans to achieve our goals.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field, a minimum of five years of lending experience, excellent verbal communication skills, must be detail oriented and possess extensive problem solving and leadership skills, be able to work independently, adapt to constant change, and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and banking platform programs.

Commercial Loan Officer – Fargo, ND

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Commercial Loan Officer. This position is responsible for developing new business and expanding existing relationships, while ensuring loan quality and deposit growth for the bank. This position’s job duties would include examining, evaluating and authorizing or recommending approval of customer applications for loans while ensuring loans meet established lending policies, complying with applicable laws/regulations and providing maximum profitability with minimal risk. Additional responsibilities include analyzing credit worthiness of applicants and negotiating terms, repayment, and collateral requirements. Must promote the bank in community involvement through active participation in community affairs and participate in marketing all of the company’s products and services.

Position requires a degree in business, finance, accounting, or the equivalent in work experience and three years of lending experience with demonstrated skills in sales. Previous experience in outbound selling, prospecting and referral development preferred. Knowledge of lending policies, procedures, practices and documentation (including accounting, financial statements and cash flow analysis) required. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in business or finance, as well as three years commercial lending experience.

Individual must possess excellent customer relations, interpersonal, team player and organizational skills. Must demonstrate characteristics of high motivation, energy, and positivity. Must have working knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing banking services.

Residential Real Estate Loan Servicing Specialist – Jamestown, ND

Bank Forward in Jamestown, ND has a position opening for a Residential Real Estate Loan Servicing Specialist. This position is responsible for accurately establishing, servicing and reporting mortgage loans. Provides solutions and verifies accuracy for loan servicing and handles confidential records on a daily basis. Position also works with escrow account analysis and payments.

Associate’s degree in business, accounting, finance or banking or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of two years of related experience preferred. Incumbent should be familiar with loan servicing requirements and possess analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

Pictured: Employees at Fargo Groundbreaking April 30, 2018