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Zions First National Bank
058310 Requisition #

Zions Bank recognizes that its strength comes from the dedication, experience and talents of its diverse employee base. As we usher in the next generation of banking, we’re committed to being the premier employer of choice. We’re proud to have ranked among American Banker magazine’s “Best Banks to Work For” every year since 2013, as Best Employer from Utah’s Best of State and among the Best Places to Work in Idaho. Make the leap into a new era of banking. Let us transform your career.


Zions Bank Agriculture Finance, a leader in Secondary Market agricultural real estate mortgage lending is looking to expand and is actively seeking a highly motivated and seasoned professional to join its loan origination team. This person will be responsible for new loan origination, field servicing, underwriting and structuring of agricultural real estate mortgage loans. This person will support the goals of the department including loan volume and quality in conjunction with lending policies. You must operate with a high degree of care and skill consistent with banking standards and in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. The Business Development Officer/Relationship Manager must present a professional image to the client and provide service which exceeds client expectations.




The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to:  


  • Manage all aspects of the loan origination process, including presentations, structuring, pricing strategy, transaction negotiations, due diligence and closings.
  • Develop and maintain a network of prospective client referral sources through community and business development activities.
  • Effectively represent CB&T/ZAF while calling on potential or existing customers to develop new business and expand client relationships.
  • Interview applicants to obtain sufficient information concerning loan requests to make acceptable risk determinations for proposed loans.
  • Manage loan portfolio and delinquencies.
  • Work closely with credit administration, underwriting and loan documentation personnel to ensure high standard of quality in each credit request submitted for approval.
  • Assist in creation and maintenance of credit related policies, processes and procedures.
  • Develop resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity.
  • May be asked to perform other duties.


What you will bring to the table:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or related field and/or 5+ year’s agricultural lending experience.
  • Thorough understanding of agricultural credit with the ability to structure and underwrite complex loans and manage credit risk.
  • Must have prior experience managing and growing large loan portfolio with established relationships.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and problem-solving skills with an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Tact, diplomacy, and good judgment required at all times.
  • Proven customer service skills and effective team skills.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, etc.) and other industry-specific applications including loan origination, closing, and servicing systems.

To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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