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

Apply by emailing your resume to: humanresources@bankforward.com.

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Apply by Mail: Bank Forward Human Resources Department, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106.

Current Job Openings

Teller Supervisor - Fargo, ND

Bank Forward in Fargo is excited to add a Teller Supervisor to our team of professionals that will be working in our brand new facility on Veterans Boulevard! As a Teller Supervisor you will lead the team of Personal Bankers (Tellers) and have a thorough understanding of their duties and responsibilities. You will train and evaluate staff as well as assign work and resolve problems as they arise while exemplifying a positive atmosphere of teamwork and a customer-first focus. Associates degree in Accounting, Business or Finance or the equivalent in work experience, two years experience in financial services or other retail type industry involving client interaction required. At Bank Forward, our commitment to our employees is shown by investing in them through a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package, including Employee Stock Ownership.

Personal Banker (Teller) - Fargo, ND- Full-time & Part-time

Bank Forward in Fargo is excited to add a Personal Banker (Teller) to our team of professionals that will be working in our brand new facility on Veterans Boulevard! As a Personal Banker you will work directly with customers processing transactions and directing them to other products and services that meet their needs. Other responsibilities include bookkeeping; responding to customer inquiries; and answering phones promptly and courteously. High school diploma or GED required. At Bank Forward, our commitment to our employees is shown by investing in them through a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package, including Employee Stock Ownership.

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 Officer - Fargo, ND

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Residential Real Estate Loan Officer. Position will be responsible for developing and retaining Real Estate relationships while ensuring loan quality and deposit growth for the bank. Responsibilities will include assessing client’s financial needs and providing product expertise; developing loans, deposit accounts, other fee generating services and extending credit. Also ensure that loans meet established lending policies and requirements, comply with applicable laws/regulations, and provide maximum profitability to the bank with minimum risk.

Position requires a degree in business, finance, accounting or the equivalent in work experience and 3-5 years of lending experience with demonstrated skills in sales/marketing. Previous experience with outbound selling, prospecting and referral development preferred.

Personal Banker (Teller) - Jamestown, ND

Bank Forward in Jamestown, ND has an opening for a full-time Personal Banker. Hours would be Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with a Saturday morning 8-noon rotation once a month. 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 banking 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.

Personal Banker (Teller) - Grand Forks, ND - Full-time or Part-time

Are you looking for a fun, team oriented family atmosphere with a commitment to excellence? If you are well organized and happy to help others, Bank Forward could be the employer for you! Bank Forward is a proud ESOP company that offers a competitive salary with health, life, dental, vision, and long term disability insurances, along with a 401k, ESOP and generous paid time off programs. This position can be either full-time or part-time, with responsibilities including teller duties and paying functions; bookkeeping; cross selling banking products and services; responding to customer inquiries; and answering phones promptly and courteously. High school diploma or GED required.

Customer Service Agent - Bemidji, MN

Insure Forward in Bemidji, MN has an opening for a full-time Commercial Lines Customer Service Agent to assist agents in the servicing and quoting of 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.

Pictured: Employees at Fargo Groundbreaking April 30, 2018