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Build Something Beautiful With Us


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If you have a passion for building a better banking industry, we invite you to join us.

We are a community bank that focuses on economic and environmental sustainability and takes a triple-bottom-line approach. We believe that a healthy environment is necessary for economic prosperity. We also believe that we can be a catalyst for positive change in our communities by providing fair, transparent, and sustainable banking products and services.

Together, we can realize our vision:

  • Delivering a banking industry that is fair to the person with the least bargaining power;
  • Providing access to financial services for all our communities, particularly the traditionally under-served;
  • Long-term prosperity of responsible consumers;
  • Financial system stability;
  • Sustainability of the environmental commons.

Help us work toward a world where we bank on purpose.



We're Hiring!

Candidates should send their resumes to careers@beneficialstate.com.



Open Positions


Branch Manager – Seattle, WA and Porterville, CA

Oversees the administration and efficient daily operation of their assigned branch. This includes operations, deposit production, lending, product sales, customer service, and security and safety in accordance with the Bank’s objectives. The Branch Manager also assures compliance with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as all applicable state and federal banking regulations.   

 

Branch Operations Manager – Santa Rosa, CA and Portland, OR

Responsible for all daily operations activities with the concentration to improve the Bank’s customer service record. Partners with the Branch Manager in establishing branch goals, management and operational strategies to ensure the branch operates efficiently and within compliance to all state, federal, and ordinance regulations, as well as the Bank’s operating policies and procedures.

 

Commercial Banking Associate – Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, and Oakland, CA

An entry-level within the Commercial Banking Group responsible for assisting the client teams though not limited only to assist in development and analysis of new commercial relationships, small business and non-profit organizations, and deposit and treasury management business; the expansion of existing relationships; and servicing customers.  This position may also work closely with the underwriting team to assist with financial spreads or credit analysis. 

 

Consumer Loan Servicing Representative I – Porterville, CA

Handles a variety of inbound and outbound calls in a prompt and courteous manner by providing an outstanding customer service responds to customers, non-customers, bank personnel, management, and the general public. Other responsibilities include resolving delinquent accounts, negotiating payment arrangements, reviewing accounts for repossession, and skip tracing.

 

Consumer Loan Underwriter – Porterville, CA

Analyzes direct and indirect applications and authorizes or recommends approval/denial of applications for consumer loans while ensuring compliance to all policies and procedures within established lending authority. Provides direction and assistances to lending staff with lower lending authority as well as establishing and maintaining relationships with and acts as liaison between dealers and the Bank.

 

Commercial Underwriter, CRE – Los Angeles, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Oakland, CA, or Portland, OR

Underwrites and coordinates in closing highly complex commercial real estate loans in compliance to the Bank’s lending policies and procedures. Loans can be a range of complexity, from single advance term loans to multi-draw construction facilities. Property types can be 1-4 SFR, multi-family, commercial, mixed use or specialty. Underwriter is also responsible for spreading, managing, and maintaining financial background on present and prospective customers which includes performing special financial statement analysis involving complex and interlocking relationships.

 

Customer Care Specialist – Portland, OR

Provides support to customers through phone, e-mail, web banking, chat and video and corresponds to various inquiries and resolves complex issues. This role adds value to each interaction and have prior experience opening new products and services.

 

Customer Service Representative – Porterville

The main point of contact for customers and prospects visiting the branch. Provides a high level of service by responding to customer inquiries, processing transactions, resolving issues, or referring them to the appropriate branch employee for assistance fulfilling a service request, new product or service.

 

Executive Administrative Assistant – East Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR

Provides general office management and executive support to the Executive Team in their respective/assigned location. Duties include document review and communications, logistics, procurement, expense and travel coordination, all of which require confidential care, strong organization skills and timeliness.

 

Portfolio Manager, C&I – Santa Rosa, CA, Sacramento, CA, Los Angeles, CA or Oakland, CA

Responsible for the risk management of specific assigned lending relationships of SBA, Business Banking, and/or Commercial Banking segments by loan exposure amount and/or borrower size, though mainly focus in C&I. Act as a client team member with the Relationship Manager for his/her lending accounts and/or be the primary account manager for loan clients without a designated Relationship Manager. Risk management of account(s) includes partnering with the RM and client to ensure compliance of financial reporting, covenants and accurate risk ratings in addition to renewals, modifications and increases/new loans.

 

Retail Banking Regional Manager - Portland, OR or Seattle, WA

Responsible for the administration and efficient daily operation of assigned branches in a specific geographical area, ensuring their profitability and growth. This includes operations, deposit production, lending, product sales, customer service, and security and safety in accordance with the Bank’s objectives. The position may require additional duties working with contractors, building sublessors, community and the existing commercial lending division team to ramp up the branch client base in an expedited way.

 

Senior Relationship Banker – Fresno, CA, Santa Rosa, CA and Portland, OR

Part-takes responsibility for branch sales, portfolio growth and retention efforts of various Bank products to consumer and small business customers. Through full engagement they analyze and assess the profitability and potential risk of new loans within established risk and credit guidelines to maximize revenue.

 

Candidate should send their resumes to careers@beneficialstate.com.



Competitive Benefits

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At Beneficial State Bank, we focus on the holistic health of our team members and promote a work-life balance.

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes the following:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to include friends and family
  • Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) with Employer Matching
  • Bank-wide Incentive/Bonus Programs
  • Wellness-Program
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Paid holidays
  • Up to 3 weeks paid vacation (depending upon level)
  • Sabbatical program
  • Banking Products with Discounted Rates
  • Additional paid time off for illnesses

Beneficial State Bank is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.



The "Beneficial Banking" Summer Internship Program


Our 2017 internship cohort

Developing the Next Generation of "Beneficial Banking" Leaders & Ambassadors

To build the pipeline for the next generation of leaders, Beneficial State Bank and Foundation are proud to offer an intensive summer internship program which provides valuable work and learning experience to high-caliber students interested in beneficial banking, community economic development and responsible financial services. Through this 9-week program – with tracks for both collegiate and MBA students – interns work on challenging projects and complete deliverables designed to advance key initiatives and programs at Beneficial State.

Under the direction and mentorship of bank staff, each intern will complete a capstone project and present their findings to the executive leadership team at the end of the program. Additionally, to supplement the learning experience, interns gain exposure to community and socially-responsible banking through the "Beneficial Banking" Curriculum & Speaker Series. Led by experts in the fields of community banking, investing, and responsible finance, these workshops provide exposure to the challenges confronted by professionals in the industry and include site visits for interns to see the work in action.

Past interns have both joined the Beneficial State team after graduation and leveraged their rich internship experience into careers in financial services and a variety of socially-responsible sectors.

Get a sense of the program through our internship cohorts:

2019 cohort

2018 cohort

2017 cohort

Application & Process

Each year, we conduct a nationwide search for the best and brightest to join Beneficial State. We look for highly skilled individuals whose passion for economic justice and environmental sustainability match the vision and goals of our organization. While we primarily target students pursuing an MBA or a related graduate degree, we will have a track for exceptional undergraduates who are completing their degrees this year or have graduated within the last year. Individuals from other academic disciplines are also strongly encouraged to submit an application.

Visit the Foundation’s Internship webpage to learn more.

Career Management Staff 

If you would like to have Beneficial State Bank and Foundation represented at your campus internship fairs or career panels, please contact Maritessa Bravo Ares, the Foundation’s Community Engagement Officer at mares@beneficialstate.org who can identify the most appropriate person on our team.

Prospective Candidates 

Contact Maritessa Bravo Ares, the Foundation’s Community Engagement Officer at mares@beneficialstate.org to be added to the email list for internship opportunities.