Agricultural Loan Officer

    Job Description


First State Bank Southwest, a progressive independently owned community bank, is seeking an Agricultural Loan Officer in its Worthington, Minnesota location and Pipestone, Minnesota location.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3-5 years agricultural banking experience with strong analytical skills, sales, and people skills, along with strong verbal and written communication skills. This position would be responsible for an agricultural loan portfolio and assisting in commercial and consumer lending. In addition, this position would be required to promote a positive image of the bank in the community through involvement and participation in the community organizations.

First State Bank Southwest offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package (including Health Insurance and 40lk/ Employee Stock Ownership Plan)

    Education & Experience



Experience in the agri-business industry. Two-year degree in agri-business and/or industry experience. Strong communication and business development skills. Willingness to travel as business requires.


Generate loan opportunities through business development.. Originate and underwrite loan requests. Manage and service a loan portfolio/including management of past dues. Perform annual credit reviews and customer site visits. Expand customer relationships.



First State Bank Southwest is a community bank that was chartered in 1903 and now has offices in six locations to help service our customers in southwest Minnesota and South Dakota.

First State Bank Southwest is committed to the following standards:

  • Strong Christian Values - Employees--God, Family, Bank
  • Local Ownership - Employee Ownership - KSOP since 1996; Local Decision Making; Reputaton, Community Motivation-Grow the Community; Charitable Program-Support the organizations that promote a great community; Profits stay locally.
  • Employee Involvement - 50 employees actively promoting the communities through various organizations.
  • Cuture - Christian Values; Involvement; Work Hours; Dress for Success; Employee Recognition

    How to Apply


If you have leadership skills and a desire to grow a loan portfolio, and enjoy living in rural Minnesota, this position is for you.

Interested candidates may mail a cover letter and resume to First State Bank Southwest, Attn: Human Resources, 1433 Oxford Street, Worthington, MN 56187 or email cover letter and resume to

First State Bank Southwest
1433 Oxford St Worthington, MN 56187-1763

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