Career Opportunities

Since its charter in 1905, United Bank has been a growing organization. One of the key components to that growth has been the talented, quality people we have employed over the years.

Whether you are an experienced banker, new to the industry, or interested in entering the industry, United Bank offers employment opportunities that will compliment your professional and personal goals. We welcome those who share our interest in customers and who can have a positive impact on our organization’s growth and development. We offer excellent benefits for both hourly and salaried employees and we have provided a brief summary for you to review. You can also explore current openings by browsing our menu of Available Positions. The Human Resource Department will not accept applications when no current position is available. Any applications received for a non-posted position will not be accepted.

United Bank provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veterans status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status. All personnel actions, including but not limited to those relating to hiring, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoffs, training, education, and tuition assistance are based on the principle of equal employment opportunity. Each officer of United Bank is responsible for ensuring that individuals are afforded equal opportunity and are not denied access to these benefits.

United Bank will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. This provision shall not apply to instances in which an employee who has access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of such employee’s essential job functions discloses the compensation of such other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to such information, unless such disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by United Bank, or is consistent with United Bank’s legal duty to furnish information.

For more information on the available positions posted below, please call 770.412.7211. Please return all applications by:

Mail:
Human Resources Department
United Bank
P.O. Box 1010
Griffin, Georgia 30224
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We are located at
110 W.Oak St.
Griffin, GA,
directly behind the Griffin Main Office.



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Head Teller I
Job Grade
14
Job Summary
The Head Teller leads the day-to-day operations of the teller line, while ensuring that all compliance and procedural requirements are met. Directs and mentors a well-trained team that provides the highest level of signature service and operational excellence. Branch volume averages up to 10,000 transactions per month.
Job Functions
  • Models and exemplifies the United Bank Teller role.
  • Creates and inspires a team that provides Signature Service to every customer they serve.
  • Leads teller staff to make the best decisions in handling transactions while balancing risk, fraud and customer relationships.
  • Administers ongoing coaching and counseling; leads timely performance discussions along with formal evaluations.
  • Spearheads the training and development of new employees.
  • Ensures that proper security measures, cash management policies and dual control procedures are followed.
  • Follows audit guidelines to achieve a satisfactory or higher audit rating.
  • Delegates tasks to teller staff as needed such as night depository, mail and ATM duties.
  • Creates a work schedule ensuring efficient coverage of the department to provide professional, prompt and cost effective customer service.
  • Spearheads and ensures best utilization of technology resources.
  • Builds and maintains productive relationships with co-workers and partners throughout the organization.
Job Requirements
  • Demonstrate a "team" attitude toward the bank and coworkers.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Five years Teller experience preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of bank policies and procedures related to the teller function.
  • Ability to manage employees along with coaching, counseling and providing guidance.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written).
  • Able to lift heavy bags of coin.
Job Location
Barnesville




Commercial Lender
Job Grade
Officer
Job Summary
The Commercial Lender serves present and prospective commercial loan customers with sound and productive short, intermediate, and long term credit according to company policy standards and procedures. Interviews commercial loan customers and analyzes financial data to determine general creditworthiness. Analyzes loan requests to ensure the compliance with banks lending guidelines.
Job Functions
  • Interviews commercial loan customers, collects and analyzes financial data to determine creditworthiness and the merits of a specific loan request.
  • Establishes and negotiates terms under which credit will be extended, including cost, repayment method and collateral requirements.
  • Determines credit risk and makes timely and accurate decisions.
  • Participates in business development and public relations activities with existing and potential new customers.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations and laws.
  • Maintains current knowledge of industry regulations, requirements and trends by attending seminars, member associations and reading trade periodicals.
  • Position will be required to comply with all Federal and State banking laws and related regulations, to include but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or comparable experience.
  • Analytical ability to evaluate credit status of applicants.
  • Ability to make fair and impartial decisions based on fact.
  • Knowledge of State, Federal and legal regulations and requirements.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to relate well with others.
  • Demonstrate leadership, project management, team building, and time management skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tactfully handle sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets and intranet experience)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Job Location
Covington 278




Loan Document / Collateral Specialist (Part Time)
Job Grade
10
Job Summary
Performs duties to ensure the overall effectiveness of various loan functions to include, but not limited to, the filing of critical loan documents, scanning and indexing of documentation and the recording of receipt of documents. Part Time position - working at least 20 hours per week / flexible schedule
Job Functions
  • Processes incoming loan documents from various bank divisions.
  • Ensures receipt of original notes and files notes in a timely manner.
  • Inputs accurate index information for scanned documents.
  • Performs quality control reviews of work performed.
  • Maintains timely filing of deeds and other loan related documents.
  • Functions as backup for loan coordinator.
  • Encourages teamwork by offering support within the department and throughout the organization.
Job Requirements
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of computers.
  • Basic knowledge of standard bank documents.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Must be able to exercise judgment with minimum supervision.
  • Must be willing to cross train and complete other assigned duties.
  • Ability to make sound judgment decisions and to discern severity of operational problems.
  • Analytical and good problem solving skills.
Job Location
Loan Dept / Barnesville Annex




Teller - Part Time
Job Grade
9
Job Summary
This position handles all phases of teller transactions. Accepts cash or check items from customers for deposit. Job involves considerable customer contact and extensive on-the-job training for proficiency. Provides quality customer service while promoting the bank's services. Part-time hours Monday thru Friday and must be flexible, as hours can vary. Must also be able to work some Saturdays 8:00am - 12:00pm
Job Functions
  • Assist customers with account information.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of United Bank's products and services and match them appropriately to customer needs.
  • Reports supicious activity through proper channels.
  • Position will be required to comply with all Federal and State banking laws and related regulations, to include but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act.
  • Maintains teller drawer while handling all phases of teller transactions, including but not limited to, checking, savings and various type loan payments and credit card payments. Accept cash and checks for deposit, cash checks and savings withdrawlas within designated limit, accept tax deposits, and issue cashiers checks.
  • Verify cash and endorsements as described in teller training.
  • Maintain proper levels of cash in cash drawer.
  • Verify and maintain daily record of cash in and cash out transactions, balancing cash drawer daily.
  • Reports any OFAC matches to the OFAC Officer.
  • Processes various night drop and mail transactions as needed.
  • Verifies and maintains accurate records of all cash in and cash out transactions.
  • Prepares daily settlement of teller cash and proof transactions.
  • Follows policies and procedures set forth by the bank.
Job Requirements
  • Ability to provide quality customer service.
  • Ability to handle sensitive customer and bank information.
  • Be knowledgeable of bank products, and able to answer basic customer inquiries.
  • Must be available to work Monday thru Saturday.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to deal tactfully with customers and co-workers.
  • Attention to detail and confidentiality a must.
  • Previous teller experience or at least one year cash handling experience.
  • Experience in customer service/retail environment preferred.
  • Computer skills demonstrated through ability to input detail of work in order to process and complete teller transactions.
  • Must be able to lift heavy bags of coin.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and related software.
Job Location
Jackson




Trust and Brokerage Administrator I
Job Grade
17
Job Summary
Assists with the administration of trust and brokerage accounts held in the Investment & Trust Department. Has direct contact with customers, Investment/Trust Officers, bank staff, beneficiaries, lawyers, accountants, and trust and brokerage support teams.
Job Functions
  • Assists and supports Officers in the servicing of existing trust clients and administration of estates.
  • Responsible for accuracy preparing accounting entries, receipts and other documents.
  • Assists Officers in research and report generation from Trust Accounting system.
  • Works with Compliance Officer to ensure that Trust Department procedures meet guidelines.
  • Assists with Managed & SDIRA client accounts; bill paying, fund transfers, distributions, ACH deposits, the addition of assests to accounts as requested by Advisors.
  • Manages Officers phones and calendars.
  • Prepares Annual review Reports for Advisors.
  • Responsible for reviewing daily transaction reports and working with Operations to make any necessary adjustments.
  • Assists clients with online access issues.
  • Assists Officers in resolving client questions or problems.
  • Assists with Signature Medallion clients to review documentation to ensure it meets requirements for the transaction.
  • Responsible for imaging documents into the Infovisa/Maui system.
  • Prepares required minimum distribution reports for Officers to ensure RMD is satisfied.
  • Research customer inquiries promptly.
  • Track commissions and review bi-weekly commission reports for accuracy.
  • Assists Officers in preparing for LPL audits.
  • Inform clients of changes to their accounts.
Job Requirements
  • Must exhibit strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Possesses problem solving skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to track multiple projects a must.
  • Ability to exercise judgment with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work with aggressive, goal orientated individuals under continual deadlines in a professional atmosphere.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required.
  • Computer skills a must....Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A financial background is not required but preferred.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Series 6 license will be required within 1 -2 years of employment.
  • College Degree preferred
Job Location
Investment & Trust




Universal Employee I
Job Grade
15
Job Summary
Incumbents in this position serve a key role as the face of United Bank in a variety of financial transactions and responsibilities. To perform this job successfully, an individual must actively engage in the Teller and CSR job functions. This versatile employee observes office activity to proactively fill service needs, in order to optimally and efficiently operate the bank office.
Job Functions
  • Provides industry leading Signature Service
  • Maintains and balances teller cash drawer, while handling all phases of teller transactions including checking, savings, payment, cash advance, certified check and bond redemption
  • Completes retail and commercial transactions according to established procedures, and prepares each for electronic processing
  • Uses a consultative approach to understand customers financial needs and educates them on how to get the greatest value from our products and services
  • Provides tailored solutions (establishes and expands relationships) by opening and maintaining a variety of deposit accounts and financial services
  • Resolves product or service problems by clarifying and determining the cause of the problem, selecting and expediting the best solution, and following up to ensure resolution
  • Recognizes and refers cross-sell opportunities
  • Captures and tracks key customer interactions for delivering effective sales and service
  • Follows security measures, cash management policies, risk and internal control procedures
  • Safeguards bank assets by seeking guidance for higher risk transactions that lead to exposure to loss or fraud
  • Complies with all Federal and State banking laws and related regulations, to include but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act
  • Builds and maintains productive relationships with co-workers and partners throughout the organization
Job Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of one year service and sales experience preferred
  • Proficient computer skills and active engagement in the new technology
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills (both written and oral)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to derive innovative solutions
Job Location
Barnesville




ITM Teller
Job Grade
10
Job Summary
Handles all phases of teller transactions associated with checking, savings and various type payments (loan, credit card, utility, etc) initiated from the Interactive Teller Machine. Follows teller operating policies, assesses risk of presented transactions, and takes steps to minimize loss in ITM transactions. Provides quality customer service while promoting the bank's services. Serves as ambassador for alternative delivery channels. Schedule: part time hours between 4pm - 11pm with rotating weekends.
Job Functions
  • Handles all phases of teller transactions including but not limited to checking, savings, loans and credit cards. Accepts cash and checks for deposit, cashes checks and savings withdrawals within designated limit, and escalates to others when applicable.
  • Verifies endorsements as required by teller operational policies.
  • Reports suspicious activity through proper channels.
  • Follows policies and procedures set forth by the bank. Demonstrates solid understanding of fraud and other risks associated with ITM transactions.
  • Provides high level of quality customer service according to Signature Service guidelines.
  • Complies with all Federal and State banking laws and related regulations, to include but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act.
Job Requirements
  • Display a professional demeanor with a personality that connects with customers.
  • Possess interpersonal communication skills particularly effective in a video channel.
  • Knowledge of bank operations, bank products and services.
  • Possess ability to ensure compliance with established bank policies and procedures.
  • Possess high analytical skills to solve a wide variety of practical and customer service problems in an unsupervised setting.
  • Ability to assess risk, exercise descretion and handle sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Possess ability to perform within a complex, multi-functional technical environment; demonstrate the ability to process and complete teller transactions in a non-traditional teller environment while offering Signature Service that promotes ongoing ITM usage.
Job Location
Retail Delivery




Universal I (Floater)
Job Grade
15
Job Summary
Incumbents in this positino serve a key role as the face of United Bank in a variety of financial transactions and responsibilities. To perform this job successfully, an individual must actively engage in the Teller and CSR job functions. This versatile employee observes office activity to proactively fill service needs, in order to optimally and efficiently operate the bank office. Hours vary between 7am - 8pm with every other weekend.
Job Functions
  • Provides industry leading Signature Service
  • Maintains and balances teller cash drawer, while handling all phases of teller transactions including checking, savings, payment, cash advance, certified check and bond redemption
  • Completes retail and commercial transactions according to established procedures, and prepares each for electronic processing
  • Uses a consultative approach to understand customers financial needs and educates them on how to get the greatest value from our products and services
  • Provides tailored solutions (establishes and expands relationships) by opening and maintaining a variety of deposit accounts and financial services
  • Resolves product or service problems by clarifying and determining the cause of the problem, selecting and expediting the best solution, and following up to ensure resolution
  • Recognizes and refers cross-sell opportunities
  • Captures and tracks key customer interactions for delivering effective sales and service
  • Follows security measures, cash management policies, risk and internal control procedures
  • Safeguards bank assets by seeking guidance for higher risk transactions that lead to exposure to loss or fraud
  • Complies with all Federal and State banking laws and related regulations, to include but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act
  • Builds and maintains productive relationships with co-workers and partners throughout the organization
Job Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of one year service and sales experience preferred
  • Proficient computer skills and active engagement in the new technology
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills (both written and oral)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to derive innovative solutions
Job Location
Retail Delivery




Universal Employee I
Job Grade
15
Job Summary
Incumbents in this position serve a key role as the face of United Bank in a variety of financial transactions and responsibilities. To perform this job successfully, an individual must actively engage in the Teller and CSR job functions. This versatile employee observes office activity to proactively fill service needs, in order to optimally and efficiently operate the bank office.
Job Functions
  • Provides industry leading Signature Service
  • Maintains and balances teller cash drawer, while handling all phases of teller transactions including checking, savings, payment, cash advance, certified check and bond redemption
  • Completes retail and commercial transactions according to established procedures, and prepares each for electronic processing
  • Uses a consultative approach to understand customers financial needs and educates them on how to get the greatest value from our products and services
  • Provides tailored solutions (establishes and expands relationships) by opening and maintaining a variety of deposit accounts and financial services
  • Resolves product or service problems by clarifying and determining the cause of the problem, selecting and expediting the best solution, and following up to ensure resolution
  • Recognizes and refers cross-sell opportunities
  • Captures and tracks key customer interactions for delivering effective sales and service
  • Follows security measures, cash management policies, risk and internal control procedures
  • Safeguards bank assets by seeking guidance for higher risk transactions that lead to exposure to loss or fraud
  • Complies with all Federal and State banking laws and related regulations, to include but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act
  • Builds and maintains productive relationships with co-workers and partners throughout the organization
Job Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of one year service and sales experience preferred
  • Proficient computer skills and active engagement in the new technology
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills (both written and oral)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to derive innovative solutions
Job Location
Zebulon


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