COVID-19 Update - 06/25/20 - WE'RE REOPENING OUR LOBBY! - As of Mon, June 29, 2020, HCU will be reopening the Holyoke and Feeding Hills lobbies to limited traffic (Holyoke - 5 members & Feeding Hills - 3 members at any time). Masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced. HCU's hours will remain the same, M - F 9am - 4pm, Sat. 9am - 12pm. The West Springfield branch will remain closed until further notice. If you wish to meet with a Member Service Representative, please call for an appointment. For Holyoke, call Sharon Carter at 413-341-0133. For Feeding Hills, call either Marjorie Letasz or Beth Cook at 413-278-6840. We thank you for your understanding while we implement this "new normal"!

Career Opportunities

Since 1911, the mission of Holyoke Credit Union has been to provide members with high-quality, affordable financial products and services in a socially responsible manner. By adhering to our mission, we have grown by leaps and bounds to become one of the leading financial institutions in western Massachusetts. We are now looking for hardworking, talented, and dedicated individuals to help us continue to grow. If you have these attributes and would like to join an organization dedicated to its members, employees, and communities, please contact Holyoke Credit Union.     

A future you can bank on!

Holyoke Credit Union offers a competitive salary, excellent advancement opportunities, an outstanding benefit package, and the nicest co-workers you’ll find anywhere!

Loan Originator/Loan Officer Position

Overview

The Loan Originator (LO) is expected to source new business by developing professional industry contacts and/or working their social network.  The LO connects with prospective borrowers via internet, phone or face-to-face, and must provide a high level of service throughout the transaction.  The LO must be skilled in all facets of the application process:  be a quality and thorough application taker, possess extensive product knowledge to best counsel borrowers, and be well versed with respect to income calculations, asset review, and credit scoring.  The LO should display integrity, eagerness to learn, be customer centric, and be a self-starter.  The LO will spend significant time out of the office conducting sales calls, meeting with borrowers/referral partners, and attending closings.  The LO has a flexible work schedule however it is critical that they remain available after hours to respond to inquiries and questions from both customers and referral partners.  Candidates should have a minimum of three years mortgage related experience.  

 Holyoke Credit Union (HCU) is looking for candidates in Western MA.

Responsibilities

  • Principal duty is the origination of mortgage loans.
  • Generates referral business, leads and relationships with individuals.
  • Conducts sales calls, attends realtor sales meeting, functions and trainings.
  • Takes thorough and complete loan applications; analyzes and prequalifies applicant information to determine viability of the client’s desired loan program.
  • Pulls credit, analyzes credit, and compares for accuracy with the mortgage borrower’s statements
  • Corrects inaccuracies and determines correct loan options for the borrower based upon the applicant’s present situation, future plans and preferred loan product.
  • Provides guidance and information relevant to the risks and benefits of each program the applicant is qualified for.
  • Effectively explains and communicates the terms of each product and ensures all documents necessary are signed by the borrower.
  • Gathers all initial documentation required based upon the applicant’s selected loan program including disclosure requirements.
  • Provides loan package to the loan processor for review, stacking and pre-submission audit.
  • Works with the loan processor to provide any letters of explanation, or additional documentation as necessary and required by underwriting to clear all conditions and close each loan.
  • Maintains a working file for the office as required for compliance.
  • Acts as a liaison for all parties to the transaction, i.e. buyer, seller, realtor, builder, title company, appraiser, credit vendors, etc.

 Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of mortgage products, pricing and guidelines.
  • Up to date understanding of all regulatory compliance and participate in various required trainings Holyoke Credit Union provides.
  • Ability to take accurate and thorough loan applications
  • Possess a working knowledge of credit reports, DTI, LTV, and CLTV ratios
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and outstanding member service is critical to success
  • Ability to create, implement and adapt a market penetration strategy for lead development, prospect to client conversion, and client to close conversion.
  • Ability to self-source business through sales activities including cold calling, appointment setting, and group presentations.
  • Ability to create marketing systems to source new business as well as keep in touch with existing clients, realtors, builders, etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and other similar software preferred.

 EDUCATION:

  • NMLS Licensed Loan Originators that meet state licensing requirements in each state they plan to do business in.
  • A minimum 3 years of Mortgage Origination experience is required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to effectively communicate verbally. The employee must be able to effectively operate a keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with arms and hands and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-15 pounds. Vision abilities is required by this job include close vision.

The requirements outlined above are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill and ability of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Send or fax resume to:

Barbara Baran
Holyoke Credit Union
490 Westfield Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
Fax:  (413) 533-3810

Or email your resume to careers@holyokecu.com

Member Associate Position

Holyoke Credit Union seeks a Member Associate with the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with retail and business members and who supports the achievement of sales growth in a team-focused environment. The Member Associate must also have strong interpersonal skills, accuracy, efficiency and attention to details.

The Member Associate must possess the talents of both a Member Service Representative and a Teller.

At HCU exceptional member service is our goal therefore this is an excellent opportunity for the candidate who is energetic, confident, personable and goal-oriented.

 At HCU all products and services are sold in a consultative manner. Communication and Member Service skills are a must as he/she will be required to sell and cross-sell our full-range of financial products to members and prospective members.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Consult and inform current and prospective members on the benefits of our wide range of products and services.
  • Sell and refer all credit union products to support sales goals.
  • Responsible for daily cash balancing with a minimum of errors and within time guidelines.
  • Process various member financial transactions.
  • Act as a representative of the credit union through courteous and professional member service.

 Experience necessary:

Two to three years of Financial Service Sales experience/Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred.

 This is a full-time position, which includes late afternoons, early evenings and weekends. We offer career growth potential and an extensive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401K and pension, ability to earn additional incentive based compensation.

Send or fax resume to:

Barbara Baran
Holyoke Credit Union
490 Westfield Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
Fax:  (413) 533-3810

Or email your resume to careers@holyokecu.com

Loan Servicer

REPORTS TO:         SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT CONSUMER LENDING

POSITION SUMMARY:

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be computer literate with Microsoft Excel and Word applications. 2 years of lending experience preferred.

Status: Full time


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety tasks related to the servicing of booked mortgages, consumer and commercial loans.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the residential, consumer and commercial loan servicing group. Duties may include reconciling additions and disbursements of escrow accounts, processing payoffs, and reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Performs post booking reviews to confirm data integrity between source documents and HCU’s INSIGHT system.
  • Ensures that HCU’s loans are fully protected by collateral and insurance at all times.
  • Reviews post-closing loans and maintains the organization of vaults and filing.
  • Provide an excellent customer/member experience for borrowers.
  • Drive enhanced financial performance for HCU.
  • Reviews daily and monthly tracking reports for ongoing maintenance and servicing efficiency.
  • Borrower’s primary contact for questions regarding all active loans.

Send or fax resume to:

Barbara Baran
Holyoke Credit Union
490 Westfield Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
Fax:  (413) 533-3810

Or email your resume to careers@holyokecu.com