Financial Services Representative I

First Northern Bank Brooks, CA 2019-06-17

This position works one day a week, Friday for 8 hours.


Able to perform all aspects of FSR I and handles receiving and paying of routine transactions for customers within defined limits. May perform well with more complex transactions: keeps accurate records. Balances daily within standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greets customers in a friendly and engaging manner.
  • Accepts deposits, issues withdrawals and cashes check.
  • Accepts coupon, installment loan, reserve account and credit card payments.
  • Balances cash can each day.
  • Sells bank drafts, bonds and travelers checks; collects appropriate fees.
  • Redeems Series E savings bonds.
  • Prepares cash tickets for cash transactions.
  • Takes Federal Tax Deposits.
  • Accepts requests for stop payments.
  • Accepts items for collection.
  • Closes checking and savings accounts.
  • Operates computer terminal.
  • Cross-sells Bank services and products.
  • Sets example for other employees by following bank policies and using best practices at all times.
  • Answer customer questions regarding overdraft situations.
  • Observes override authority limits.
  • Researches and resolves card problems.
  • Certified Safe Deposit Box “admitting” procedures.
  • Routinely processes change of address and closed account code changes.
  • Completes Currency Transaction Reports and Chronological Logs with minimum assistance.
  • Is knowledgeable in Bank’s specialized product departments.
  • Complies with all applicable Banking compliance rules and regulations established by both internal departments and external agencies.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or equivalent.



Six months to one year bank operations experience. Demonstrable high quality customer service skills. Passing score on assessment task.

Computer Skills

Knowledge of PC's, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, 10-key, photocopier, facsimile machines, telephone systems and other office equipment.


Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully; and develops alternative solutions. Works well in-group problem solving situations.

Responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, and responds to requests for service and assistance. Focuses on solving conflict and maintaining confidentiality. Listens to others without interrupting, keeps emotions under control, remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Listens, gets clarification, and responds well to questions. Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings. Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external) and fosters quality focus in others. Improves processes and assists in improving products and services.

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment, supports, and explains reasoning for decisions. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process and makes timely decisions. Sets and achieves challenging goals, demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles, and measures self against standard of excellence. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals. Prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. Approaches others in a tactful manner, reacts well under pressure, and treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments. Meets productivity standards, completes work in timely manner, and strives to increase productivity.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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