current career opportunities at Peoples


Thank you for your interest in employment at Peoples. We're especially interested in people who demonstrate a customer focus, who are action oriented, problem solvers and complete day-to-day responsibilities with integrity and trust. If you have questions regarding employment with our banking family, please contact:

Scott Staszak
715.847.4026

Lori Premeau
715.847.4085

Peoples State Bank is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications. EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled.

At Peoples, it’s about our customers, employees and shareholders. Peoples is a community bank that consistently delivers a high level of service. We pride ourselves in having the agility needed to be flexible for our customers, and the technology that makes us one of the leading community banks in central and northern Wisconsin. We have knowledgeable bankers that make decisions locally, and together with our customer service staff, we are a team that works together for a common goal. Together, we are all responsible for a culture of engagement. This is your opportunity to be a part of the Peoples team. Come join the best bank by applying today!

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Vice President, Risk Management

Date: May 17, 2017 
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401
Status: Full-time, Exempt (salary)
Hours: Monday – Friday 8-5 PM. Additional hours may be needed to complete work or specific projects

 Job Summary:

Join the senior leadership team of Peoples State Bank as a business partner. Take part in a growing organization to establish, coordinate and maintain regulatory compliance, audit and risk assessment efforts of the Bank. Ensure policies and procedures comply with appropriate laws and regulations with a focus on driving cultural change to the value of compliance. Oversee the internal audit function to ensure that internal controls, operations and banking functions are appropriate to limit the risk to the bank, and to protect customers and shareholders. Supervise compliance and internal audit teams.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for the day-to-day management of regulatory compliance and internal audit in the ever-changing banking business with advanced understanding of banking transactions including those in the digital realm.
  • Assist in the development of risk assessments and processes to evaluate business units’ operating risks.
  • Manage the process for developing risk policies and procedures, risk limits and approval authorities.
  • Manage the implementation of all aspects of the risk function, including processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks.
  • Monitor major and critical risk issues including frequent reporting of outstanding exception items and timeframe for remediation to senior management and board of directors.
  • Chairperson of Bank Compliance Committee and liaison with Board Audit Committee. 
  • Maintain necessary regulatory compliance resource materials and practice aids to identify, inform, and educate board of directors, department leaders and bank employees on compliance regulations and issues.
  • Serve as the day-to-day internal business partner, consultant, subject matter expert, and resource for employees in all departments regarding specific situations or transactions not covered by existing bank compliance procedures and standards.
  • Develop and monitor an internal review/testing program over compliance procedures to ensure compliance and identify potential problems.  Maintain testing documentation for the compliance committee and outside examiners.
  • Oversee fraud investigations involving customer accounts and recovery of funds, coordinating investigations with appropriate internal resources and external investigation and law enforcement officials.

Desirable education, experience and skills:

  • Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of a bachelor’s degree (in the field of business), which includes specific courses in accounting, finance and audit.
  • Five to six years of related bank compliance, audit and/or risk management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CRCM designation preferred.
  • Experience leading and supervising a team by guiding and influencing team members so they are committed, motivated and engaged and the organization continues to move in the right direction.
  • Good verbal communication skills as evidenced by the ability to interact both face-to-face and over the telephone with others demonstrating tact, diplomacy, and collaboration and navigating confrontation.
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, mathematic and project management skills. Demonstrated organizational and problem solving abilities. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment meeting frequent deadlines.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Customer Service Representative

Posted: May 8, 2017
Job Location: 1011 East Wall Street Suite B, Eagle River WI 54521
Status: Full-time, nonexempt (hourly)
Hours: Monday – Friday, with rotating Saturday Morning Coverage

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing service excellence, cross-selling products and services and conducting financial transactions for our customers while following bank procedures.

Possess product knowledge and promote a sales culture. Exercise discretion, judgment, and initiative regarding transactions, inquiries, and cross-selling opportunities.

Confidentiality is required in all phases of employment.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus previous customer service, cash handling and sales experience demonstrating strong customer service skills, sales/referral results and a proactive desire for self-development; or a similar external customer service position that has demonstrated sales skills and results.

Sales orientation with the ability to meet specific monthly and annual goals.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Customer Service Representative

Posted: April 13, 2017
Job Location: Eastside, 1201 6th Street Wausau, WI 54403
Status: Part-time (20-29 hrs./wk.)
Hours: Monday - Friday between the time frame of 7:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m., and every other Saturday morning with a day off during the week when working Saturday

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing service excellence, cross-selling products and services and conducting financial transactions for our customers while following bank procedures.

Possess product knowledge and promote a sales culture. Exercise discretion, judgment, and initiative regarding transactions, inquiries, and cross-selling opportunities.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus previous customer service, cash handling and sales experience demonstrating strong customer service skills, sales/referral results and a proactive desire for self-development; or a similar external customer service position that has demonstrated sales skills and results.

Sales orientation with the ability to meet specific monthly and annual goals.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Customer Service Representative

Posted: March 23, 2017
Job Location: 314 Main Street, Marathon, WI 54448
Status: Limited-part-time (Less than 20 hours a week)
Hours: Typical hours are between the time frame of 7:45 a.m. – 5:45 p.m., and rotating Saturday mornings


Job Summary:

Responsible for providing service excellence, cross-selling products and services and conducting financial transactions for our customers while following bank procedures.

Possess product knowledge and promote a sales culture. Exercise discretion, judgment, and initiative regarding transactions, inquiries, and cross-selling opportunities.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus previous customer service, cash handling and sales experience demonstrating strong customer service skills, sales/referral results and a proactive desire for self-development; or a similar external customer service position that has demonstrated sales skills and results.

Sales orientation with the ability to meet specific monthly and annual goals.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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UW-Stevens Point CRI program opportunities

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Job Title: Commercial Credit Intern

Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401

Job Summary:

Becomes familiar with bank culture and all operations and procedures of the commercial credit department. Assists credit analysts with analyzing and evaluating all types of commercial credit information pertaining to diverse types of loans. Provides support for analysts as they review credit relationships to ensure that acceptable credit standards are maintained and that loans conform to established loan policy. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

Credit Investigation and Analysis

  • Assists with in-depth credit investigation, evaluation and analysis of credit worthiness of commercial, real estate and SBA loan customers.
  • Investigates credit history of customers by ordering credit reports for analysts as they underwrite commercial relationships.
  • Prepares financial spreads.

Establish and Maintain Credit Files

  • Ensures that customer credit information, such as financial statements, tax information, credit history, etc. are up to date.
  • Ensures that follow-up customer information is obtained in a timely manner.
  • Ensures financial statements are current and in accordance with loan agreements.

Follows Existing Credit Line Relationships to Ensure Compliance with Loan Conditions.

  • Reviews maturing loan report and coordinates with the Lead Credit Analyst in the notification of the Relationship Manager for credit renewals.
  • Prepares and sends out renewal notification letters to customers, signed by Loan Officers requesting updated credit information and financial statements, as necessary.

Performs Other Duties, as Assigned.

  • Works with and coordinates with other credit analysts in Credit Administration Department on special projects, assigned by Lead Credit Analyst.

Confidentiality is required in all phases of employment.

Knowledge, Education and Experience:

Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a Business Administration with an emphasis in finance, accounting, economics or real estate field required.

Good verbal communication skills as evidenced by the ability to interact both face-to-face and over the telephone with credit analysts, loan officers, and vendors.  Demonstrated ability to use tact, diplomacy, and a “professional” personal appearance, when dealing with examiners, consultants, auditors, customers and co-workers.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Analytical, organizational, and problem-solving ability. High attention to detail and proof reading and editing skills.

Good written communication skills.  Working knowledge of various word processing and spreadsheet software. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job Title: Marketing Intern

Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401

Job Summary:

Peoples State Bank is looking for a qualified Marketing Intern that will be responsible for all administrative tasks within the marketing department as well as completion of projects and assists with the implementation of marketing programs. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform full range of duties pertaining to the marketing function, including, but not limited to receiving and answering both in-person and telephone inquiries from customers, prospects, and vendors.
  • Copy, route, and make changes as directed for the editing and proofing of marketing materials. Follow-up on any questions concerning copy changes.
  • Assists with marketing and PR projects, such as campaigns, promotions, social media, and media coordination. 
  • Preparation and distribution of various marketing reports, brochures, and press releases.
  • Assists with planning and executing events including bank seminars, open houses, and community events.
  • Processes and follows up with community donation requests.
  • Assistance with writing internal marketing communications such as newsletter articles. 
  • Upon direction, coordinate the ordering and inventory of promotional items, supplies and other vendor services.  At times, this may include delivery or pick up of materials for the marketing/sales department.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned. 

Confidentiality is required in all phases of employment. 

Knowledge, Education and Experience: 

Undergraduate student who is majoring in Marketing, Sales, Communications, or Advertising.

This person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with extensive knowledge of Web and social media. 

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Must have the ability to operate the following equipment:  telephone, copy machines, PC and printer. 

Must have working knowledge of the following software programs:  word processing, spreadsheets, database management and presentation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job Title: Systems Technician Intern

Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, provides technical support for computer hardware, software, peripherals, and telephones. Responds to branch and/or departmental requests for installations and general assistance; and acts as an information source to others on matters such as personal computers, printers, and on-line activities.  This job class requires knowledge of computer hardware and software systems, and the ability to effectively troubleshoot and resolve a variety of computer problems.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides technical support for telephones, voicemail, computer hardware, software, and peripherals for bank employees; responds to branch and/or department requests for assistance and installations.
  • Acts as a general information source to others regarding use of personal computers, related workstation hardware and software programs and equipment; telephones and voicemail; responds promptly to incoming calls from network users; logs all reported incidents.
  • Troubleshoots a variety of problems and resolves immediately when possible; refers unsolved problems to appropriate third party vendor; monitors problems.
  • Installs software on local workstations or servers as directed.
  • Assists with additions, changes, corrections, and physical moves of existing personal computers and telephone systems; may coordinate efforts with external vendors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Confidentiality is required in all phases of employment. 

Knowledge, Education and Experience:

Pursuing a college level degree in IT, Computer Science, or Programming. 

Working knowledge of personal computers, hardware, software packages, operating systems, and networks. 

Excellent communication skills; ability to interact with others to solve problems. 

Ability to accurately analyze and troubleshoot a variety of computer and telephone/voicemail related problems.

Good organizational skills.

Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.

Ability to perform heavy lifting.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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