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




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




Staff Internal Auditor
Job Grade
19
Job Summary
This intermediate level internal audit position will assist the Internal Auditor with the performance of independent audits of financial records and control procedures to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and policies. This position is expected to perform a more expanded role in audits, to possess more knowledge of policies and procedures, and to exercise more independent judgment.
Job Functions
  • Plans and executes internal audits of assigned branch and department examinations.
  • Creates, updates, and executes written internal audit work programs for assigned areas.
  • Holds formal audit exit conferences at the conclusion of each examination to discuss findings and recommendations with management personnel.
  • Prepares and issues internal audit reports and reviews management responses for sufficiency of corrective actions.
  • Performs follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues.
  • Applies knowledge of internal control concepts and previous business experience to planning, performing, managing and reporting on the evaluation of various business processes, areas and functions.
  • Executes quarterly tests of controls over financial reporting (FDICIA controls) as assigned.
  • Reviews compliance with established policies, procedures and business practices to ensure effective operations.
  • Partners with internal bank "customers" to identify constructive and value-added solutions to address issues identified.
  • Assists in the training of bank personnel in the Internal Audit Shadowing Program.
  • Coordinates and assists on special investigations of employee or customer accounts and transactions.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree related to business administration OR significant business experience and skills that are needed for success in the internal auditing field OR some combination of both.
  • Three or more years of progressive experience in banking, financial services, or an accounting/finance environment.
  • Ability to gather information by examining records and documents and to interview individuals concerning those records.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Good awareness of accounting principles and techniques.
  • Excellent and proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain satisfactory relationships with bank personnel.
  • Self-motivated and the demonstrated ability to complete independent assignments in a timely manner.
  • Outgoing and confident, able to communicate ideas and data in meetings and to all levels in the organization.
  • Proficient with personal computers and common desktop programs such as Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tactfully handle sensitive and confidential issues.
Job Location
Audit / Griffin




Loan Officer Assistant (LOA)
Job Grade
17
Job Summary
This position requires assisting loan officers with their customers' lending needs, prepare loan packages and documents and respond to customer loan inquiries as needed. This position requires extensive United Bank loan product knowledge.
Job Functions
  • Considerable customer contact and extensive on the job training for job proficiency.
  • Order appraisal, credit report, flood certificate, and title work. If mortgage insurance is required, submit request for approval
  • Understand Regulatory issues that apply to all types of loans.
  • Performance of other projects or task as assigned.
  • Type reports, memos, emails, and other bank documents, frequently confidential in nature.
  • Assemble data and other information, creating spreadsheets, special reports, charts, summaries, and related documents.
  • Assist with clerical tasks as assigned.
  • Greet visitors and answer telephone; take messages; place calls and answer questions.
  • Provides loan processing services and administrative support for lenders.
  • Compiles, prepares and processes loan file documentation for approval.
  • Sets up customer and account information on computer system.
  • Disburses proceeds from loan closings.
  • Contacts customer to obtain any documentation necessary for completion of loan file.
  • Assists customers with loan account information.
  • Coordinates loan closing with lending personnel.
Job Requirements
  • Strong LOA experience
  • Quick learner, energetic, articulate, and detail oriented.
  • Excellent customer service, employee relations and communication skills a must.
  • Be knowledgeable of bank products, and able to answer basic customer inquiries.
  • Must have outstanding telephone and people skills.
  • Must be available to work Monday thru Saturday.
  • Demonstrate ability to answer basic customer inquiries
  • Ability to handle more than one task at a time.
  • Excellent oral, written, and human relations skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with customers and co-workers.
  • Attention to detail and confidentiality a must.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills, i.e. word processing,spreadsheets, and intranet experience.
  • Ability to relate well with others.
  • Some Banking Experience
Job Location
Forsyth




Teller Part-time Instore Branch
Job Grade
9
Job Summary
Handle all phases of teller transactions. Hours are part-time evenings between 3:00pm - 8:00pm, but must be flexible. Must also be able to work some Saturdays 10:00am - 2:00pm.
Job Functions
  • Considerable customer contact and extensive on the job training for job proficiency.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Attention to detail and confidentiality a must.
  • Assist customers with account information
  • Demonstrate knowledge of United Bank's products and services and match them appropriately to customer needs
  • Handle sensitive information of the bank and customers in confidence.
  • Represent the bank in a professional manner within the community.
  • Display high degree of character and ethics.
  • Comply with the Bank's internal Personnel Policy.
  • Performance of other projects or task as assigned.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours (flex-time), and on occasion,extended hours to facilitate successful contact with customers.
  • Assist with clerical tasks as assigned.
  • Follows Currency Transaction Reporting (CTR) and Monetary Instrument Log (MIL) regulatory guidelines.
  • Reports any OFAC matches to the OFAC Officer.
  • Reports suspicious activity through proper channels.
Job Requirements
  • Quick learner, energetic, articulate, and detail oriented.
  • Excellent customer service, employee relations and communication skills a must.
  • Must exercise some judgment with moderate supervision.
  • Be knowledgeable of bank products, and able to answer basic customer inquiries.
  • Must be available to work evenings and Saturdays.
  • Demonstrate a "team" attitude toward the bank and coworkers.
  • May be required to work an occassional evening shift.
  • Must be available to work Monday thru Saturday.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate ability to answer basic customer inquiries
  • Must be available to work some Saturdays as scheduled.
  • Ability to handle more than one task at a time.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • 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.
Job Location
Thomaston-WalMart




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
Zebulon




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
Griffin




Contact Center Agent - Part Time
Job Grade
13
Job Summary
To provide exceptional customer service via the telephone. To assist customers with account relationships and effectively match products and services to customers' needs. Position will require working 3-4 days per week (4pm - 9pm) and every other weekend.
Job Functions
  • Provide Exceptional customer service by telephone.
  • Assist customers with account information
  • Demonstrate knowledge of United Bank's products and services and match them appropriately to customer needs
  • Comply with the Bank's internal Personnel Policy.
  • Performance of other projects or task as assigned.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
  • Must have at least 1 year of customer service experience
  • Must have some exposure to multi-line phone system
  • Good computer skills a must (Word & Excel)
Job Requirements
  • Must be flexible and willing to work hours/days as needed by department.
  • Quick learner, energetic, articulate, and detail oriented.
  • Must exercise some judgment with moderate supervision.
  • Be knowledgeable of bank products, and able to answer basic customer inquiries.
  • Must have outstanding telephone and people skills.
  • Demonstrate a "team" attitude toward the bank and coworkers.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to answer basic customer inquiries
  • Must be available to work some Saturdays as scheduled.
  • Ability to handle more than one task at a time.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with customers and co-workers.
  • Attention to detail and confidentiality a must.
  • Handle sensitive information of the bank and customers in confidence.
Job Location
Contact Center/Zebulon




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
Barnesville


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