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Mortgage Loan Officer Full-time

at Banner Bank Oregon in Oregon (Published at 28-07-2022)

Mortgage Loan Officer Opportunity Overview

As a Mortgage Loan Officer with Banner Bank you will be part of our Mortgage Lending team, recently awarded the 2020 Residential Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award by the Mortgage Bankers Association. This outstanding team delivers superior value to our clients by attracting and making real estate loans which meet Bank standards for economic value and safety to contribute to the long term profitability of the Bank's operations.

As a Mortgage Loan Officer with Banner Bank you will have the opportunity to:

  • Originate real estate loans from various sources: Realtor business developed through a structured outside calling program, contractors (both Banner Bank customers and others), referrals from branch personnel, general public through normal business relationships (i.e. service organizations, friends, acquaintances, etc.), and walk-in and call-in customers.
  • Ensure originated loans are set up in the Bank's computer system and processed through for submission to underwriting.
  • Identify opportunities and provide financing sheets for listings and Realtor/builder open houses. Attend weekend open houses and/or subdivisions for loan solicitation purposes.
  • Attend regular Realtor Association and Builder Association meetings.
  • Attend internal training sessions, internal sales meetings, and external training opportunities as assigned.
  • Take applications or meet with clients at Bank branch locations. Attend closing signing appointments as needed.
  • Promote home ownership through community outreach efforts, specifically in the communities around designated branch location demonstrating inclusive marketing efforts to develop new leads, loans and bank relationships. Conduct first time home buyer classes at or in close proximity to branch, host booths at non-profit community events, etc.
  • Comply with policies, procedures, security requirements, and government regulations.

Education & Certifications
  • H.S. Diploma required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or other related field preferred
  • NMLS registration required

  • 3+ years in of experience in residential mortgage origination required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Proven history of success in consistent closing and funding of loans to meet sales goals.
  • Knowledge of mortgage loan origination processes and procedures, regulations, and underwriting.
  • Possess effective presentation, verbal and written communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of current market competition, sales strategies, trends, and activity.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations relating to real estate lending.


  • Up to 20%

Compensation & Benefits
  • Monthly guarantee and excellent commission structure
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, health and dependent daycare funds, life and disability protection
  • Paid sick time and 10 company paid holidays
  • 401k (with up to 4% match)
  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year of service (up to $5,250)

About Banner Bank

More than 130 years ago, we started with core values that never go out of style: listen, learn and help businesses and individuals reach their goals. Our financial strength and stability are key reasons Forbes names us one of the Best 100 Banks in America the past five years.

With more than $16 billion in assets and over 150 locations throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California, we understand our role in the economy and take that responsibility seriously. In addition to offering a source of capital to personal banking clients and businesses of all sizes, we place a high importance on employee volunteerism and donate millions of dollars each year to community organizations.

Banner Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Banner Bank does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for any job postings on this site. Resumes submitted to any Banner Bank employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Banner Bank. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for a position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.

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