Herring Bank

Teller

Location

Colorado Springs, CO

Type

Full Time

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

POSITION TITLE:

Teller

CATEGORY:

Full Time

LOCATION:

Branch

SHIFT:

Mon–Fri; 8:00AM–6:00 PM

(shift may vary, some Saturdays may be required, and some overtime may be required)

REPORTS TO:

Customer Service Manager, Retail Supervisor Trainee or Branch Manager

Summary

At Herring Bank, our mission is to build “Relationships for a Lifetime”; Tellers are the face of our company and hold an essential role in delivering on our mission by providing an outstanding Customer Experience.   The position of Teller is responsible for performing routine branch and customer services duties; accepts retail and commercial checking and savings deposits; processes loan payments; cashes checks and savings withdrawals; promotes business for the Bank by maintaining good customer relations and uncovering customer needs-referring customers to appropriate staff for new services. Tellers help safeguard the Bank by adhering to the Control Binder in operational and regulatory compliance, internal controls and procedures.

 

Essential Duties

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Receives retail and commercial checking and savings deposits; determines that all necessary deposit documents are in proper form, verifies cash, and issues receipts.
  • Cash checks, savings withdrawals and makes cash advances; confirms all necessary documents are properly authorized, are in proper form and are within authorized limits; uses due diligence to make decisions when questionable items are presented for cashing.
  • Operates computer terminal or personal computer to process account activity, determine balances, and resolve problems within given authority.
  • Willhandle a high volume of inbound calls from assigned call queues and should seek to create a positive experience for each caller. Listen to customers to understand the reason for their call, address all questions or complaints, and provide an accurate and efficient response.
  • Navigates multiple computer systems, applications, and utilizes search tools to find information.
  • Issues official checks, money orders, and redeems savings bonds.
  • Assists with night depository duties; logs bags, processes deposits, makes change orders, issues receipts and returns bags to customers.
  • Uncovers opportunity to cross-sell the Bank’s products and services, referring customers to appropriate staff as indicated.
  • Performs safe deposit duties by controlling access and assisting customers.
  • Receives and processes stop payment and hold orders.
  • Accepts loan and installment payments.
  • Balances cash drawer daily, including periodic batching of negotiated checks, and verifies cash being returned to the vault by end of shift.
  • Buys and sells currency from the vault as necessary, ensuring that teller drawer cash limits are not exceeded
  • Periodically batches negotiated checks
  • Provides an effective customer experience and assists in resolving problems within given authority.
  • Process customer disputes on debit cards, checks, ACH’s & check 21
  • Assists customers with Online Banking inquiries
  • Records, files, updates information, prepares wire transfers and sorts mail or reports as required.
  • May gather data and process various reports (e.g., currency transaction, returned items, overdrafts, callbacks, etc.)
  • May assists in balancing vault currency and coin.
  • May assist in ATM balancing and machine errors.
  • Maintains files, copies and faxes documents.
  • Follows all bank policies and procedures by adhering to the Control Binder
  • Must be organized, self-motivated and team player
  • Ability to operate a personal computer
  • Punctuality and good attendance are imperative
  • Cross-sell the Bank's other products and services, referring customers to appropriate staff as indicated.
  • Foster teamwork in the branch or department to ensure a positive overall customer experience and positive work environment.
  • Answer Telephones, answer questions and direct to the correct Bank personnel
  • Participate in bank training to enhance skill set and meet compliance requirements.
  • Non-Exempt - Ability to work your schedule up to 40 hours with little or no overtime and complete tasks assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements

These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

Must be able to pass a Teller Test, Customer Service Test, background and credit check.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 6 months of Teller experience or 1 year of related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Work related experience should consist of a cash handling and/or customer service background. Educational experience, through in-house training sessions, formal school or financial industry related curriculum, should be business or financial industry related.
  • Basic computer skills to meet production needs of the position.
  • Basic skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Basic math skills; calculate interest and balance accounts; add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; locate routine mathematical errors; count currency, coin and negotiable instruments in a timely manner.
  • Excellent social and networking skills to support the community bank image
  • Complete in-house training based on requirements set up for this position
    • Proven ability to provide an Excellent Customer Experience
    • Basic skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence, speak clearly to customers and employees.
  • Effective Time management skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while performing duties.
  • Ability to deal with routine problems involving multiple facets and variables.
    • Must follow company policies, all state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines
  • Current driver's license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage if required to drive in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities.

The incumbent must be able to perform this position safely, without endangering the health or safety to themselves or others.

 

Secondary Duties

The position of Teller performs duties specific to the position and other functions as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

The position of Teller has no supervisory responsibility.      

 

Environment and Physical Activity

The environment for this position is an open office that is mostly clean and comfortable and includes driving a Bank or personal-owned vehicle approximately 10% of the time which includes exposure to the outside weather elements and moving mechanical parts.  It may include some minor annoyances such as noise, odors, drafts, etc.  The incumbent is in a non-confined office-type setting in which he or she is free to move about at will.

 

The incumbent in the course of performing this position spends time writing, typing, speaking, listening, lifting (up to 10 pounds), carrying, seeing (such as close, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and adjusted focus), sitting, pulling, walking, standing, squatting, kneeling and reaching.

 

The incumbent for this position may operate any or all of the following: telephone, copy and fax machines, calculator, computer terminal, personal computer and related printers

 

Mental Demands

The incumbent in this position must be able to accommodate to reading documents or instruments, detailed work, problem solving, customer contact, reasoning, math, language, presentations, verbal and written communication, analytical reasoning, stress, multiple concurrent tasks, and constant interruptions.

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This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other and/or different tasks be performed as assigned.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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