Commercial Lender

Posted December 13, 2018

First National Bank of Waseca is seeking a Commercial Lender to work in its Waseca, Minnesota location.  Our institution is in need of a banker that is ready to help us achieve growth and market share goals. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in commercial lending.  This position would be responsible for developing new commercial business, expanding existing commercial customer relationships, and working with customers to develop long-term relationships.


  • Engages in business development activities and solicitation of new business.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining market position in the financing arena.
  • Manage an existing loan portfolio consisting of commercial and commercial real estate loans.
  • Retain, develop, and grow client base.
  • Gathers and analyzes all information necessary to present a financing request to Senior Management or Loan Committee for approval.
  • Meets with existing or potential customers, visiting sites of loans, negotiates loan terms and conditions; approves loans within established lending limits or refers and recommends acceptance to the Chief Credit Officer or Loan Committee.
  • Coordinates processing of approved loans; ensures loans are processed according to agreement, customer needs and conform to Bank lending policies.
  • Represents Bank in various community, civic, and community reinvestment functions to further enhance the Bank’s image and develop additional business.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a business related field, and three years of commercial lending experience.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills and proven business development skills.
  • A flexible schedule to meet with clients.
  • Ability to understand tax returns and financial statements.
  • Strong personal computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and ability to learn new software and product offerings. 



First National Bank is a family owned community bank in Waseca, MN, with branch locations in Ellendale and Hope, MN.  Founded in1874, First National Bank is strongly committed to the communities it serves and to its dedicated employees. 


How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: First National Bank of Waseca, Attn: Human Resource Officer;


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