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.

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Date Posted: March 24, 2017
Job Title: Operations Assistant
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau, WI 54401
Status: Full-time (hourly)
Hours: Monday - Friday variable schedule between 7:30 a.m. & 6:00 or 7:00 p.m.

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!

Job Summary:

Responsible for reconciling a variety of general accounts, providing service to customers by ensuring accurate and efficient processing of items, and researching problems and providing support to other departments while following bank policies and procedures.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to internal and external customer inquiries by phone, in writing or in person regarding bank accounts. Research and gather requested information, answer customer questions regarding account activity, resolve customer issues, and make corrections as needed in an efficient, courteous manner.
  • Reconcile various accounts; balance internal deposit accounts and general ledger accounts, review insufficient checks for payment and process overdrawn accounts according to bank procedures, and review and process incoming returns. Prepare a variety of debit and credit tickets to make necessary corrections, verify information on the system and make updates, input online general ledger entries, set up and maintain related document files, pull and remove closed items, process stop payment transactions, and prepare monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Input overdraft charges onto online systems, apply charges to overdraft accounts, maintain accurate records of overdraft reports, and notify customers via mail or phone of overdraft charges.
  • Provide account information for credit inquiries from outside sources, verify customer authorizations, research balances, and complete request forms.
  • Provide customer balances and records upon proper authorization such as a customer request, as required by legal documents or government agencies. Research information requested and pull, copy, and send requested data within established guidelines.
  • Process incoming and outgoing wire transfers as a backup, calculate daily money position, process daily treasury and loan payments, input CD transactions and redemptions, process daily bank transactions, and balance correspondent accounts.
  • Follow state escheatment process and remit escheated items to the State on an annual basis.
  • Prepare materials for mailing such as statements, overdraft notices, interest checks and notifications.
  • Resolve internal support requests and manage support cases with Jack Henry.
  • Key, balance and item repair transactions in Item Processing. Process merchant deposits, return items, create and send cash letters and process end of day.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus a minimum of 1-2 years of banking experience or equivalent education in bank procedures.
  • Knowledge of item processing is preferred.
  • Strong verbal communication skills as evidenced by the ability to interact positively with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstration of follow-thru and follow up.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PC office software (word processing, spreadsheet, database).

Performance Measurements:

  • Accuracy and thoroughness of work completed
  • Ability to interact positively with others
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Solving Problems in an efficient and effective manner

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

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Posted: March 23, 2017
Job Title: Customer Service Representative (Teller)
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


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!

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.

Performance Measurements:

  • Ability to demonstrate customer centricity with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of bank products and services
  • Ability to cross-sell services to meet customer's needs

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

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Posted: March 23, 2017
Job Title: Customer Service Representative (Teller)
Job Location: Rhinelander Lincoln Office
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


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!

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.

Performance Measurements:

  • Ability to demonstrate customer centricity with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of bank products and services
  • Ability to cross-sell services to meet customer's needs

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

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Date: March 7, 2017
Job Title: Loan Post Closer/Quality Control Specialist
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401
Status: Full-time, nonexempt (hourly)
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00

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!

Job Summary:

Perform a full range of administrative and record keeping duties pertaining to the servicing of mortgage, consumer and commercial loans to meet customer service expectations and mitigate risk to the bank. Some of the duties listed are performed as part of a weekly rotation with other loan servicing specialists.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Document & log newly closed loan files for boarding
  • Board loans to core banking system including the tracking of collateral
  • Perform quality control check on executed documents for signing, notary, etc.
  • Submit collateral documents for recording and request final documentation as needed
  • Follow up with loan closers on missing documentation
  • Obtain applicable post-closing collateral searches
  • Conduct daily maintenance review of new and renewed loans
  • Prepare & submit for recording collateral releases on refinanced and paid loans
  • Follow up on outstanding collateral items
  • Process paid loan files
  • Servicing tasks as it relates to government guaranteed loans
  • Process line of credit advances
  • Responds to incoming internal and external customer inquiries ensuring a customer centric focus
  • Work with the processing of collateral insurance
  • Loan filing as needed
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned by supervisor

Key Contacts:

Internal

  • All employees having a connection with the lending process including lenders, processors and auditors.

External

  • Bank customers, their personal representatives, accountants, real-estate agents, insurance representatives, title company representatives, attorneys and other related individuals in responding to inquiries as part of the loan servicing function.
  • Various individuals at other financial institutions or employers in respond to credit information requests on customers.
  • Confidentiality is required in all phases of employment.

Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a high school education with office administrative and or record keeping experience. Banking experience preferred with a preference for loan servicing, processing or operations functions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of bank regulatory and compliance issues affecting all aspects of consumer and commercial lending area.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities; establish and meet deadlines as necessary.
  • Good keyboarding skills, math aptitude with attention to details and good proofing skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to ensure excellence customer service.
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel.

Performance Measurements:

  • Accuracy and thoroughness of work completed.
  • Meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate customer centricity with internal and external customers.

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

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Date: March 1, 2017
Job Title: IT Specialist
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401
Status: Full-time, nonexempt (hourly)
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM with an on-call rotation

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!

Job Summary:

Provides technical support to all bank employees for IT related issues and problems. Maintains voice and data network, specialized banking software applications, updates and antivirus on servers. Responsible for all the day-to-day aspects of local and wide area network administration.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Functions as part of a team that provides support for all application software used in the operation of the bank. This includes teller software, loan origination, new accounts, credit, core processing interfaces, MCIF, Internet banking, etc. Support of these systems includes training employees, troubleshooting problems, vendor coordination, and administration tasks in a backup role capacity.
  • Knows and follows industry best practice standards for aspects of server configuration and routine maintenance including antivirus, OS updates and monitoring of security logs.
  • Responsible for maintaining antivirus software and patch management on workstations and servers.
  • Responsible for evaluation and installation of software applications.
  • Performs maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on computers and servers.
  • Performs basic administration, maintenance and troubleshooting of network and VoIP Systems.
  • Administer Microsoft Active Directory services including user management and group policy.
  • Serves as liaison with vendors and service providers.

Desirable education, experience and skills:

  • Knowledge, skill and development equivalent to the completion of an associate’s degree in CIS or MIS. Designation as an MCSA, CCNA or prior experience in a financial services environment preferred.
  • Minimum experience of 3 years working with server and network administration.
  • Experience in virtualization technologies.
  • Knowledgeable in VOIP.
  • Must possess effective communication skills to positively interact with others and resolve technical issues.
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines. Demonstrate follow-thru and follow up and possesses organizational skills.

Performance Measurements:

  • Ability to interact positively with others
  • Problem resolution capabilities
  • Timely closure of tickets and service related requests

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

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