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Begin your career by becoming a part of the Winter Hill Bank organization. We look for candidates who want to be an important part of our institution, who want to build working relationships with co-workers and who are striving for a career path that will be challenging and rewarding.

Winter Hill Bank is a community bank and we are proud of our reputation as a successful financial institution. Every one of our employees plays a special role in our overall success which solidifies the fact that working together as a team means our efforts will continue to contribute to the success and growth of our organization which has been serving the community since 1906.

Our benefits package for full-time employees includes the following:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Group Medical Insurance
  • Company Contribution to Health Reimbursement Account
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Dental Blue Dental Insurance
  • Company paid Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Defined Contribution  401K Plan*
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay*
  • Company Paid Disability Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Premium Conversion Plan (Section 125)
  • Banking Services (Free or Reduced)*
  • Free Parking

*These benefits are available for eligible part-time employees

Available Positions:

Assistant Branch Manager

Commercial Mortgage Processor

Bank Tellers – Full-Time & Part-Time

 

Assistant Branch Manager

Davis Square Office, 5 Cutter Avenue, Somerville, MA 02145

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Branch Manager, assists in the supervision of daily operational and security procedures of assigned staff to provide customer service in conformance with established Bank policies, goals and objectives.  Maintains exceptional customer and community relations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and schedules the daily activities of assigned staff to ensure adequate coverage and efficient operations. Provides direction and assistance to assigned staff and ensures training of all staff both new and current. Provides performance feedback to Branch Manager.
  • Will open and close the branch on a daily basis ensuring that the bank is properly alarmed and access and regress is safely made by all staff. Provides coverage in assigned branch or other branches as needed. Assists in providing for branch security in conformance with Bank’s established security program and procedures. Assists with monthly cash audits.
  • Provides on-call assistance to restore alarms or for the ATM during and after hours.
  • Orders cash for the vault, and performs bulk and fine count to ensure accuracy of delivery. Verifies and distributes cash to tellers as required.  Maintains daily record of cash figures.  Ensures that supplies, e.g., money orders, treasurer’s checks, office supplies, etc., are adequately maintained.
  • Provides a wide variety of customer service activities; opens accounts and cross sells Bank’s various products and services. Conducts customer research to resolve problems and questions.
  • Balances vault, branch and ATM and Night Depository per Security Procedures. Provides assistance and oversees tellers relative to the resolution of settlement problems and discrepancies.
  • Performs related supervisory, customer service, and administrative functions as may be required to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of assigned branch including periodic meetings for staff to discuss any issues of importance.
  • Provides for the preparation of various management reports. Ensures that reports are prepared in an accurate and timely fashion.  May perform or review Risk Assessments on all new accounts in compliance with Regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures that all equipment is in proper working order and responds to problems within scope of expertise.
  • Assists with the annual preparation of employee Performance Evaluations.
  • Will interview applicants for hiring and may recommend termination when necessary. Will handle disciplinary measures when required.

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Keeps informed relative to changes in Bank policies, procedures and products. May attend meetings regarding banking industry activities

Education & Experience:

This job description is not a contract for employment.  The tasks stated are the general and ordinary duties of the position and may be subject to change at any time due to business needs, staffing issues, banking requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  From time to time other duties, both related and unrelated to your job description, may be assigned and, therefore, required and nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus one to two years of banking experience including proven organizational, customer service and supervisory skills.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of banking procedures, regulations and the reasoning behind them.
  • Must be very detailed oriented and demonstrate strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to operate all standard office and teller equipment and have working knowledge of Intermediate Microsoft Office and PC/Computer equipment.
  • Must be competent in the ability to compute rates and percentages in order to assist customers in the understanding of bank rates and products as well as being familiar with all types of financial products offered.
  • This position requires the ability to interpret bank procedures to staff along with professional and effective communication skills including writing business correspondence.

Commercial Mortgage Processor

Loan Center, 337 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144

Position Summary:

This position performs a variety of administrative and clerical activities related to origination and servicing of Participation Loans, Construction Loans and Multi-Family/Commercial R.E. loans in conformance with established Bank policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process, organize and input all Commercial R.E. and Construction loan applications into the Encompass loan origination software. Order credit reports, appraisal reports, flood certifications, title examinations and process and track progress of all related documentation.  Insure that all related fees are paid and collected.
  • Prepare loan proposal letters and loan commitment letters.
  • Confirm that all loan commitment conditions are met.  Coordinate loan closings with conveyancing attorneys and prepare loan closing documents.
  • Complete final loan file information form,   enter all commercial R.E. and Construction loans into the core processing system and electronically file the loan documentation.
  • Perform post-closing audit on all loan packages returned to the bank by conveyancing attorneys.
  • Set-up all Participation Loans in the bank’s core processing system.  Monitor and process payments and disbursements and forward to participant lenders.
  • Maintain Construction Loan Status Report and construction loan advance schedules. Order date down endorsements and process construction loan advances.  Update core processing system for maturing loan extensions.
  • Reconcile monthly Construction Loan Status Report.
  • Reconcile all general ledgers related to the Construction/Commercial Real Estate function monthly and submit to Finance Department.
  • File maintain and convert construction to permanent loans in the core processing system.

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist lending department as needed.
  • Performs all other loan duties as may be assigned or requested.

Education & Experience:

This job description is not a contract for employment.  The tasks stated are the general and ordinary duties of the position and may be subject to change at any time due to business needs, staffing issues, banking requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  From time to time other duties, both related and unrelated to your job description, may be assigned and, therefore, required and nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of one year experience in Commercial R.E. Lending preferred.
  • Must have good financial analytical abilities and demonstrate organizational skills.
  • Must have excellent communication and writing abilities
  • Ability to utilize various types of office equipment, including computer terminal.

 

Bank Tellers – Full-Time & Part-Time

Full-Time Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Davis Square Office, 5 Cutter Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144

Part-Time Hours: Thursday and Friday 3:45pm to 6:30pm, Saturday 8:00am to 1:30pm

Corporate Office, 342 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

Responsibilities:

This position performs a variety of customer service and related duties to provide service to the Bank’s customers in conformance with established Bank policies and operating procedures.

Job Duties:

  • Organize work station for day’s activities, e.g., inventory and request cash as needed; verify cash upon receipt; obtain necessary forms and other supplies.
  • Process a variety of customer transactions, e.g., deposits, withdrawals, mortgage payments etc. Cash checks within limits of established policy, verify amount, examine checks for endorsement and verify signatures and customer balances.
  • Enter customers’ transactions into computer to record transactions and issue computer generated receipts.
  • Place holds on accounts for various reasons such as uncollected funds, out of state checks, etc.
  • Sell money orders, treasurer’s checks, gift checks and other bank related products. Process various payments.
  • Balance transactions and cash upon completion of assigned shift by comparing totaled amounts with data recorded on computer. Perform “after-hours” work, e.g., reconciling bank checks, money orders etc. and scanning daily work and Bank documents as needed.
  • Perform related customer service duties as requested. Discuss Bank Products and Services that will benefit the individual customer’s needs and respond to their inquiries. Refer problems or concerns to supervisor for further action as needed.
  • May perform a variety of related clerical and/or support functions as assigned, i.e., routine correspondence, filing, typing, maintenance of records, data entry, back up to CSR where applicable and safe deposit box.
  • May provide assistance to Management Staff as needed.
  • May verify miscellaneous reports regarding customer accounts.
  • May provide services at drive-up window or branch offices as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working with customers.
  • Organizational and exceptional customer service skills required.
  • Excellent communication, typing and computer skills
  • Ability to utilize various types of office equipment

 

Contact Information for posted positions

Winter Hill Bank
371 Summer Street
Somerville, MA 02144
Attention: Christina O’Kane
Fax number (617) 629-3327

 

For general information regarding employment at Winter Hill Bank or to submit your resume please click on the “Contact Us” button below.

Christina S. O’Kane
Winter Hill Bank
371 Summer Street
Somerville, MA 02144
Phone 617.666.8600
Fax   617.629.3327

 

Winter Hill Bank is an equal opportunity employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Protected Veterans.

Other Information:

Physical/Work Conditions:
In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.  Reasonable employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  While performing duties the employee is required to sit, bend, walk, talk, hear, pull, push, lift up to 20 lbs., and may be required to work evenings and/or weekends, attend remote meetings and/or to travel.

Company Conformance:
In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to successfully perform quality work within deadlines with or without supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and vendors (if applicable); work independently as a team while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations and act in the Bank’s best interests.

Bank Secrecy Act:
In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with Bank Secrecy Act regulations and all other regulatory, security and bank policies and procedures.

Privacy:
All personal and financial customer information will be maintained in compliance with laws and regulations designed to secure that privacy.  It is expected that all bank employees will comply with the policies and procedures the bank has in place or face discipline up to and including termination of employment.

Disclaimer:
A job description is not a contract for employment. The tasks stated are the general and ordinary duties of the position and may be subject to change at any time due to business needs, staffing issues, banking requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  From time to time other duties, both related and unrelated to the job description, may be assigned and, therefore, required and nothing in a job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.