First National Rio Grande offers employees a people-centered working environment with a strong emphasis on training and education. We believe that each individual should have the means to achieve professional growth and enjoy career satisfaction.

We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Some of our unique offerings include 401(k) matching with immediate vesting, time off upon hire, and comprehensive health care coverage plans for medical, dental and vision. First National Rio Grande is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

  • Internal Loan Review Examiner
    This position reports directly to the CCO and is responsible for the review of both commercial and consumer/small business loans, review of quarterly audit and verification of policy exceptions, financial analysis, rigor of underwriting, risk rating accuracy and review of appropriate and executed documentation.  Will additionally serve in the capacity of Credit Policy Librarian and Assistant Board Secretary as well as Secretary to several internal committees.  Requires seven years commercial lending experience, ability to analyze financial statements, current knowledge of OCC regs and Bachelor’s degree. Must have expertise in Excel, Word, ADOBE, etc. Internal loan review experience and collateral perfection knowledge a plus. Inter-branch/interstate travel will be required.
  • Project Manager
    The Project Manager is expected to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of each assigned project. The Project Manager will work closely with upper management to ensure the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as other departments for support. Must work well and thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Requirements include Bachelor’s degree, PMP certification, 1-3 years of direct work experience in project management capacity.  Location of position is, to be determined, however may be located in Denver, Santa Fe, or Albuquerque.
  • Community Development Banking Officer
    The Community Development Banking Officer is primarily responsible for the development, implementation, effectiveness, and regulatory approval of the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Compliance Program designed to meet the credit needs of the communities in which the Bank offers services. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with community groups focused on Affordable Housing, organizations that target the low and moderate community, as well as organizations that facilitate and encourage small business and small farm lending. This position will serve as an expert resource for the staff on Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) lending, CRA investments and volunteer activities that serve low- and moderate communities. Additionally involves developing an understanding of the issues that impact the community and providing information regarding the Bank’s policies and procedures relating to the Community Reinvestment Act and community development lending and investment. Requirements include 3-5 years experience in CRA Compliance Program leadership, experience with SBA and an advanced level of knowledge of the CRA.
  • SBA Loan Associate - Denver/Westminster
    Perform a wide variety of duties pertaining to the processing of construction draws submitted in connection to construction loans and provide support to Branch personnel and Loan Operations Department.  Review Loan Approvals and prepare checklist identifying loan Documents required.  Document preparation under SBA guidelines.  Booking of loan, regulatory reporting, covenant monitoring, and collateral/lien perfection as per loan approval.  Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel applications; ability to learn new software.
  • Loan Operations Documentation Specialist - Denver
    Responsibilities include a wide variety of duties pertaining to the documentation of loans including:  preparation of documents, interacting with customers and vendors; acquiring loan documentation; and responding to customer inquiries; provides support to Branch personnel and Loan Servicing as needed. Must acquire, retain and demonstrate a strong knowledge of bank loan products, systems, documentation, policies and procedures and ensure the Bank is protected in collateralization of loans. Requires 1-3 years’ experience and loan documentation knowledge; 1 year previous financial industry experience.
  • Commercial Loan Associate - Boulder
    Responsibilities include a wide variety of duties pertaining to the retainage and servicing of bank customers including: providing a complete loan origination package, posting payments and loan disbursements; acquiring loan documentation and responding to customer inquiries. Position will coordinate all types of loans with lender, compile customer an vendor information needed to complete loan request, and provide customer with appropriate disclosures.  Requires 2-3 years’ previous loan experience, 2-3 years’ previous financial industry experience.

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