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:

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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Posted: July 22, 2016
Job Title: Customer Service Representative (Teller)
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401
Status: Part-time (20-29 hrs/wk)
Hours: Typical hours are between the time frame of 7:45 a.m. – 6:00 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. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of and have the qualifications, apply 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.
  • Attention to detail, organized, friendly, and banking knowledge preferred.

Performance Measurements:

  • Ability to interact positively 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: July 19, 2016
Job Title: Loan Servicing Specialist
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401
Status: Full-time, nonexempt (hourly)
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 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:

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
  • Ensure closing file compliance with internal requirements
  • Follow up with 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
  • Balancing of internal loan general ledger accounts
  • Processes incoming wires as needed
  • Process new loan payments being made or correcting posted payments as needed
  • 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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Posted: July 15, 2016
Job Title: Customer Service Representative (Teller)
Job Location: Minocqua Office
Status: Part-time (20-29 hrs/wk)
Hours: Typical hours are between the time frame of 7:45 a.m. – 5:15 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. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of and have the qualifications, apply 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 interact positively 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: July 12, 2016
Job Title: IT Director
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Hours Requirement: Typical hours are between the time frame of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with routine before or after hours to perform system and application upgrades and project deadlines.

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:

The IT Director will work closely with the COO in implementing the strategic direction of the technology and systems as indicated by the board and senior management team. The IT Director will have the responsibility for all of the day-to-day aspects of information technology. This position prioritizes workloads and directs day to day tasks of the systems administration, technical support and imaging teams. This position also serves as a liaison with various technology vendors and network service providers. Other responsibility is the ensuring of the availability and security of the information on all servers and PC’s including the core banking server. Provides support to all end users on matters relating to personal computers, printers, servers, and on-line activities to improve the effectiveness of their efforts. Additionally, the IT Director will be responsible for managing IT security risks as it relates to maintaining audit, exams, and SOX 404 requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with the COO, evaluating and recommending new systems and applications to solve business problems, enhance efficiency, improve quality and the effectiveness of our staff.
  • Supervises and directs the systems administration and technical support teams to perform day-to-day systems administration activities, server builds, PC support, application installation, patching and updating of application software to support needs of 150 employees.
  • Serves as liaison with vendors regarding the bank’s data communication network.
  • Responsible for routine and emergency system maintenance
  • Uses industry standard project management techniques to ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and within scope.
  • Responsible for establishing back up procedures, testing and documenting the procedures on a routine basis for ALL servers. Directs and supervises others to ensure that they are following correct procedures for daily backup and verification on all servers.
  • Serves as security officer for local and wide area networks and servers including setting standards for security on our networks and servers and ID administration.
  • Documents standards and procedures and provides this and other information to examiners and auditors.
  • Ensure end-users are supported in the efforts to meet customer expectations.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain educational and professional expertise through attendance at job related seminars, certifications, conferences and workshops and involvement in professional, civic, and community groups in leadership positions.

Key Contacts:

Internal

  • Has contact with management regarding strategic and tactical technology needs
  • Has contact with employees (end-users) regarding hardware or software needs and problems
  • Has contact with IT team to direct tasks, develop talent and manage staff performance

External

  • Will work with most of the bank’s technology vendors
  • Occasional customer contact (ex: Merchant Capture, website problems, etc)
  • Knowledge, Education and Experience:
  • Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT or network administration and advanced training and experience in network administration.
  • Previous experience of 5-6 years working in server and network administration in a financial institution required.
  • Previous management or supervisory experience a plus.
  • Must be innovative, well organized and analytical.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as evidenced by the ability to interact both face-to-face and over the telephone with customers and co-workers. Demonstrated ability to use discretion, tact, and diplomacy when dealing with management, customers and co-workers.
  • Good typing and written communications skills.
  • Able to deal with the day to day pressures associated with servicing customers in the financial service industry.

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

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Date: June 21, 2016
Job Title: Loan Processor I
Job Location: 1905 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI 54401
Status: Full-time, nonexempt (hourly)
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 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. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of and have the qualifications, apply today.

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing quality customer service by processing and completing consumer loan files including Home Equity Lines of Credit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Order verifications, flood certifications, title work, insurance and other items as needed.
  • Prepare loan documents for consumer loans.
  • Process consumer loan renewals.
  • Insure that proper documents have been signed and delivered per the policy of the bank after loan closing.
  • Disburse funds, pay bills associated with the loan.
  • Enter the loan to the core software.
  • Assemble files per procedures.
  • Review and process consumer loan denials and withdrawals.
  • HMDA reporting as needed.
  • Promptly forward UCC and lien requests to Register of Deeds and Secretary of State.
  • Satisfy liens and breakdown consumer paid files.
  • Assist in the development of manuals and supporting documentation to accomplish tasks/duties inherent in the loan support department.
  • Other loan servicing duties as required.
  • Work on projects as needed.
  • Maintain forms, equipment and office supplies inventory.
  • Recommendations of new methods and procedures to make daily operations in the area more efficient.
  • Filing and other loan servicing duties as required.

Key Contacts:

Internal

  • All employees having a connection with the lending process.

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 in responding to credit information on customers.

Desirable Education, Experience & Skills:

  • High School Diploma, 2-3 years in banking, Loan Processing experience preferred, Excel, Word, Outlook and strong math skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prepare time sensitive and accurate documents.
  • Good typing, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Good proof reading and editing skills.
  • Good organizational skills must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment and establish and meet deadlines as necessary.
  • Must be able to think critically.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of regulatory and compliance issues affecting all aspects of the lending area.
  • Ability to interact positively with internal and external customers.
  • Confidentiality is required in all phases of employment.

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

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