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Careers

First Federal Bank, based in Tuscaloosa, AL is always looking for qualified, friendly people to become part of our team. We offer competitive pay along with a full benefit package for all of our employees. We strive to create a family atmosphere with customer satisfaction as the highest goal. If you share our philosophy and feel you could add value to our team, check below to find a list of our available positions.

Below are any current open positions. However, we are always searching for the right person to join our team. If a position opens up in the future that matches your qualifications, we will contact you.

Please submit resumes to resumes@1stfed.com.

This commission based position is for resilient self-starters who perform well under pressure in a fast paced environment. Critical thinking, problem solving, and a strong work ethic, along with oral and written communication skills, are required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Increase new mortgage business by networking with industry professionals, growing relationships within the community and maintaining relationships with previous clients
  • Prepare and submit loan applications by interviewing applicants and reconciling  data received by applicants
  • Communicate with applicant during the mortgage process
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and bank regulations
  • Work with applicants to help them choose the loan products that best suits their individual needs
  • Have knowledge and understanding of Agency loan products and guidelines, loan origination software, and CRM
  • Conduct business with integrity and high moral character
  • Contribute maximum effort to grow relationships with branch team and client base on behalf of the bank

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Preferences:

  • Established loan originator with 2+ years' experience
  • Sales professional with mortgage or similar industry experience
  • Previous mortgage industry experience

First Federal Mortgage is seeking an experienced mortgage producer to lead as Loan Production Office Manager in our new Madison, AL location. First Federal is a long established mortgage lender throughout the state of Alabama and in the Huntsville market.

This position is for an experienced loan originator who not only excels in production, but has strong leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills to lead our local team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead loan production staff and oversee day to day operations to ensure compliance with all federal, state and bank regulations
  • Recruit, build, and lead a team of loan originators and processors to pursue excellence and professional growth in production and customer service
  • Create and oversee branch goals, business plans, and budgets
  • Grow loan production office industry influence by contributing to surrounding community while modeling First Federal’s reputation of integrity and excellence
  • Train and educate production staff on agency products, guidelines, and changes
  • Perform duties of a First Federal Bank loan originator to include, but not limited to:
    • Increase new mortgage business
    • Prepare and submit loan applications by interviewing applicants and reconciling data received by borrowers
    • Advise applicants on loan products that best suit their needs
    • Maintain relationships with industry specialists as well as previous client base
    • Technical proficiency with loan origination software and CRM
    • Contribute maximum effort to grow relationships with branch and corporate team, as well as customer base on behalf of First Federal Bank

Capabilities:

  • Superior time management and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Vast knowledge of conventional and government loan products
  • Vast mortgage industry knowledge
  • Experienced in conflict resolution and problem solving situations
  • Ability to meet deadlines without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team player with ability to motivate others

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years mortgage origination experience required

Preferences:

  • 2+ years of mortgage management or mortgage team lead experience
First Federal Bank is an equal opportunity employer.