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Join the Security Bank team and come to work every day feeling respected, appreciated, and important. You will be provided opportunities to make a difference with our customers and in our community, in a place that feels truly special. While we embrace our small-town values, we are committed to a world of technology to help you do the best job you can do. Apply today for a rewarding career at Security Bank, and become part of our story.

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our vision

To be the leading bank within our communities, known for our role as an employer of choice, industry innovator and community advocate.

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our mission

An independently owned community bank that provides trusted, innovative banking solutions through strengthening relationships with our customers, driven by our team's ownership culture and positive impact within our local communities.

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our values

The following values are our guiding principles that provide our business with purpose and direction.

  • Integrity
  • Loyalty
  • Generosity
  • Humility
  • Spirituality
  • Compassion
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Current Openings

Overview:

Security Bank is seeking a Vice President of Insurance Manager to join our team. This position will be responsible for selling and marketing new clients. Vice President of Insurance Manager needs to be a highly motivated individual who can lead the development and growth of an insurance department.

The Vice President of Insurance will report directly to the Bank President and will be officed in our Lennox, SD location. The successful candidate will be a highly experienced sales leader who provides expert level of property and casualty, crop, farm, and commercial insurance and sales guidance.

Responsibilities:

  • Build an insurance presence in the bank while providing leadership and guidance by overseeing all facets of insurance.
  • Develop a prospect client base and market insurance products through referrals, cold calling, networking, and other marketing strategies to secure new business.
  • Identify client’s needs, market appropriate products to clients, compile insurance quotes and process all policies.
  • Educate clients on types of insurance coverages and make recommendations based on client’s needs.
  • Provide high-level service to our clients while onboarding new clients and maintain existing clients. This service is needed during the entire customer cycle, including booking appointments, inquire response, insurance eligibility, claim submissions, and questions concerning billing and insurance policies.
  • Comply with insurance standards and regulations.
  • Foster long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, vendors, stakeholders and participate in community networking groups.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum ten years of experience in an insurance producing role.
  • Property and casualty experience with emphasis in crop, farm, and commercial.
  • Knowledge of agriculture, livestock, and multi-peril crop insurance and specialty programs.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of insurance agency operations, coverages, rates, and markets.
  • Ability to build relationships and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in working with the community and all levels of management.
  • Customer-centric.

Excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k), health, life, dental, vision insurance. EOE.

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Overview:

Security Bank is seeking a Vice President Commercial Banker position in Lennox, South Dakota. The Vice President Commercial Banker will report directly to the Bank President. This position requires someone who can easily build relationships, has strong business lending knowledge and can market and grow a new territory for Security Bank.

The Vice President Commercial Banker is expected to manage large and complex commercial loan clients, as well as have a robust understanding of the commercial market and lending regulations. The successful candidate should reside in or near Lennox, South Dakota.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the bank’s strong relationship banking culture through ongoing client contact, quality service and product knowledge.
  • Originate, process, and service loans in accordance with the loan policy, guidelines, and complying with all State and Federal regulations.
  • Analyze client’s financial status, conduct site visits and collateral evaluations to make lending decisions.
  • Negotiate rates and terms of loans with clients and management within set guidelines.
  • Responsible for developing new commercial business relationships while making sound decisions and exhibiting good credit judgment.
  • Participate in loan committee.
  • Build long-term relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Represent the bank in local community events.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum of ten years of experience in commercial lending preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Must possess thorough understanding of commercial loan documents, processing, closing and commercial loan underwriting.
  • Knowledge of loan policies and regulations.
  • Strong understanding of financial statements.
  • Must have a proven track record in business development.
  • Perform job accountabilities with high level of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Ability to build relationships and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in working with the community and all levels of management.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.

Excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k), health, life, dental, vision insurance. EOE.

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Credit Analyst

Security Bank’s Credit Analyst position is for an individual wanting to gain knowledge and make a career in the banking world. The Credit Analyst will be responsible for analyzing credit information on current and potential clients, and support loan officers when preparing and processing loans. The Credit Analyst will be the primary support role for loan officers, including building relationships with new and existing clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation of financial credits and reports for presentation for loan officers or committees.
  • Analyze the financial statement; evaluate the information and prepare written reports for the lender.
  • Advise loan officers about expiring lines of credit and assist in the renewal of the line.
  • Risk rate, select loans and maintain records on all loans.
  • Assist with continuous review of all loans and commitments to identify potential credit problems.
  • Work with loan officers in setting upcoming loan reviews and work with the manager in scheduling department-wide objectives.
  • Make recommendations regarding credit underwriting to loan officers and/or loan committee.
  • Review all credit presentations to loan committee to ensure accuracy, completeness, and independence.
  • Ensure efficient and accurate preparation of loan committee presentations, annual review, and comments to files.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by loan officers or Bank management.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Experience in agriculture.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, ag business, or any finance related area.
  • Strong sense of business opportunities to formulate and implement business development strategies.
  • Strong analytical abilities and detail orientated.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong aptitude for financial calculation.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.
  • Proficient with Bank and financial software programs.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.

Excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k), health, life, dental, vision insurance. EOE.

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Security Bank’s ideal Vice President Ag Banker candidate has a robust understanding of Ag lending, and policies and regulations. This individual will successfully be able to build relationships with customers and have strong networks in the communities. The Ag Banker will report directly to the Bank President.

The successful candidate will be experienced in loan documentation, loan file compliance, and have an in-depth understanding of financials.

Responsibilities:

  • Solicit and receive new ag loan applications by developing relationships within the community and making calls to potential customers.
  • Originate, process, and service loans in accordance with the loan policy and guidelines.
  • Perform duties within the credit function of ag loans following established lending policies and complying with all state and federal regulations.
  • Conduct credit analysis on existing and new customers.
  • Obtain documentation necessary to facilitate loan closing.
  • Provide high-level of service to our customers.
  • Align ag activity according to bank strategies.
  • Build long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, vendors, stakeholders and participate in community networking groups.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, finance, accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in ag lending preferred.
  • Must possess thorough understanding of ag loan documents, processing, closing, regulatory compliance and ag loan underwriting.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills both face-to-face and via telephone.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and attention to detail skill set.
  • Self motivated.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and with teams.
  • Customer-centric.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k), health, life, dental, vision insurance. EOE

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Security Bank’s Credit Analyst position is for an individual wanting to gain knowledge and make a career in the banking world. The Credit Analyst will be responsible for analyzing credit information on current and potential clients, and support loan officers when preparing and processing loans. The Credit Analyst will be the primary support role for loan officers, including building relationships with new and existing clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation of financial credits and reports for presentation for loan officers or committees.
  • Analyze the financial statement; evaluate the information and prepare written reports for the lender.
  • Advise loan officers about expiring lines of credit and assist in the renewal of the line.
  • Risk rate, select loans and maintain records on all loans.
  • Assist with continuous review of all loans and commitments to identify potential credit problems.
  • Work with loan officers in setting upcoming loan reviews and work with the manager in scheduling department-wide objectives.
  • Make recommendations regarding credit underwriting to loan officers and/or loan committee.
  • Review all credit presentations to loan committee to ensure accuracy, completeness, and independence.
  • Ensure efficient and accurate preparation of loan committee presentations, annual review, and comments to files.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by loan officers or Bank management.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Experience in agriculture.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, ag business, or any finance related area.
  • Strong sense of business opportunities to formulate and implement business development strategies.
  • Strong analytical abilities and detail orientated.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong aptitude for financial calculation.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.
  • Proficient with Bank and financial software programs.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.

Excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k), health, life, dental, vision insurance. EOE.

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Security Bank’s ideal Vice President Ag Banker candidate has a robust understanding of Ag lending, and policies and regulations. This individual will successfully be able to build relationships with customers and have strong networks in the communities. The Ag Banker will report directly to the Bank President.

The successful candidate will be experienced in loan documentation, loan file compliance, and have an in-depth understanding of financials.

Responsibilities:

  • Solicit and receive new ag loan applications by developing relationships within the community and making calls to potential customers.
  • Originate, process, and service loans in accordance with the loan policy and guidelines.
  • Perform duties within the credit function of ag loans following established lending policies and complying with all state and federal regulations.
  • Conduct credit analysis on existing and new customers.
  • Obtain documentation necessary to facilitate loan closing.
  • Provide high-level of service to our customers.
  • Align ag activity according to bank strategies.
  • Build long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, vendors, stakeholders and participate in community networking groups.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, finance, accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in ag lending preferred.
  • Must possess thorough understanding of ag loan documents, processing, closing, regulatory compliance and ag loan underwriting.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills both face-to-face and via telephone.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and attention to detail skill set.
  • Self motivated.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and with teams.
  • Customer-centric.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k), health, life, dental, vision insurance. EOE

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Security Bank is looking to add a Retail Banker to our team! We are seeking an organized team-oriented individual who enjoys a fast-paced, customer-centric environment. This role will assist with the day-to-day branch operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and support client’s needs with a positive and friendly attitude.
  • Process deposit and withdrawal transactions based on the Bank’s policies and procedures.
  • Be proficient while completing all necessary teller transactions for the client.
  • Accurately maintain individual daily cash drawer.
  • Open new accounts: DDAs, Savings, CDs, Safe Deposit Boxes as needed.
  • Support the customer inquiry resolution for fraud and disputes.
  • Remain compliant with operational, security and audit policies and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge and compliance with Bank Secrecy Act requirements and other banking regulations.
  • Build long-term relationships with colleagues and customers.
  • Other duties as assigned. We are all about teamwork and being successful, your skills may be needed in other areas/avenues.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Prior cash handling and or banking experience is preferred but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Financial/math skills.
  • Commitment to confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and with teams.
  • Customer-centric.

Excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k), health, life, dental, vision insurance. EOE.

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Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance

We offer employment opportunities with an exceptional compensation and benefits package and an environment that promotes professional development. For confidential consideration, please forward your resume, and compensation requirements. Security Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

"We take care of our clients, we take care of our employees, and we take care of each other. And that’s the biggest thing about Security Bank that made me want to come here, and makes me want to stay here. This group is part of my extended family."

Lance Bialas, VP Loan Officer

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