Work Forward

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

Our company is widely respected for its commitment to employees and offers a comprehensive benefit package, including Employee Stock Ownership, contagious enthusiasm, a positive workforce culture, professional development opportunities, a team-oriented approach and fresh strategic ideas.

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:

Please note that any message sent using this feature is transmitted via normal e-mail, and is not encrypted. Do not include any confidential information, such as account numbers or details, social security numbers or any other information you want kept confidential.

Current Job Openings

Payroll Specialist – Fargo, ND

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Human Resources Payroll Specialist. Primary responsibilities will include the preparing, processing and reporting of payroll. Other duties will include recruiting and staffing, general HR administration, and employee relations.

Position requires the general knowledge of employment law and an understanding of HR policies and procedures. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be detail oriented, and have extensive problem solving skills. Must be able to work independently in a rapidly changing environment and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS). Accounting, general ledger, and payroll knowledge is preferred.

Position requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field and a minimum of three years human resources experience or the equivalent in related work experience.

Insurance Sales Agent – Fargo, ND

Insure Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Insurance Sales Agent. Responsibilities will include the sales and service of Insure Forward products, developing new business, maximizing existing customer relationships and promoting the agency through community involvement.

We desire an outgoing individual who has excellent interpersonal, sales and customer service skills. Must possess strong time management and organizational skills. Must be licensed in Property & Casualty or willing to obtain licenses. Previous experience working in the insurance industry preferred.

Customer Service Agent – Fargo, ND

Insure Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Customer Service Agent to assist agents in the servicing and quoting of personal lines insurance accounts. Primary responsibilities will include supporting customers with policy service needs, maintaining current and new business accounts, and relationships with insurance carriers.

We desire an outgoing individual who has excellent customer service skills, is detail oriented, and possesses strong communication, computer, problem solving and organizational skills. Must be licensed or willing to obtain property and casualty licenses. Bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience or a combination of education and experience is preferred.

Personal Banker – Bemidji, MN

Bank Forward in Bemidji, MN has an opening for a full-time Personal Banker. Hours would be Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-5:30pm, with rotating Saturday shifts. Responsibilities include teller duties and paying functions; bookkeeping; cross selling banking products and services; responding to customer inquiries; and answering phones promptly and courteously. Past experience in bank or retail store involving customer interaction and cash handling is preferred. We desire a professional customer service orientated individual who enjoys working with the public. High school diploma or GED required.

Pictured: CEO Mark Brown and President Tom Watson with 2016 Bill Brown Annual Award winners Brady Trenbeath (left) and Jay Oettle (right).