Branch Manager – Loan Officer | Presho, SD

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual with a passion for community banking for the Branch Manager/Loan Officer position at our Presho branch.  The successful candidate will oversee the daily operations, be responsible for managing staff, ensure regulatory compliance, and develop and maintain a quality loan portfolio of agricultural, commercial, and consumer loans.  Strong communication, financial analysis, decision-making, and organizational skills are necessary. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead, mentor, and inspire branch staff to achieve high performance and excellent customer service.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and support to coworkers.
  • Ensure exceptional customer service by resolving inquiries in a timely manner and fostering a welcoming and customer-focused branch environment.
  • Oversee daily branch operations and adherence to bank policies and procedures.
  • Follow safe and sound loan underwriting principles.
  • Analyze financial information, complete financial statements, cashflows, and related documents and perform inspections.
  • Prepare and present loan requests to the appropriate loan committee.
  • Maintain loan files and documentation all in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Bank.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal banking regulations.
  • Represent and promote the positive image and reputation of the Bank through involvement in the community.

First Fidelity Bank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. Submit to:
Steve Hayes | First Fidelity Bank | PO Box 190 | Presho, SD  57568
or email –

First Fidelity Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.