Work in Ames

Universal Banker

Company Name:
TS Bank
Company Description:

The TS Banking Group is a joint venture between Treynor Bancshares, Inc., the bank holding company of TS Bank, and the newly formed bank holding company, TS Contrarian Bancshares, Inc. The TS Banking Group and two affiliated bank holding companies are headquartered in Treynor, Iowa, near the Omaha, Nebraska MSA.

The Bank of Tioga was chartered in 1951 and was acquired by TS Banking Group in 2014, with $334 million in assets.The Bank of Tioga is a community bank that values citizenship, exceptional client service, serving as a business leader in its community. Committed to supporting local organizations, the bank reinvests 10% of their net income back to the community. Branch locations Tioga and Crosby, North Dakota. For more information visit

First National Bank and Trust Company was chartered in 1872 under the name DeWitt County National Bank and changed to First National Bank and Trust Company in 1974. With $177 million in banking assets, FNBT was acquired by TS Banking Group in 2017. First National Bank and Trust Company is a community bank that values citizenship, exceptional client service, serving as a business leader in its community. Committed to supporting local organizations, the bank reinvests 10% of their net income back to the community. Located in Clinton, IL, learn more by visiting

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
April 30, 2024
Deadline Date:
July 31, 2024
Job Categories:
Banking & Finance, Customer Service
Home Base Iowa Company:
Job Description:

TS Bank is seeking to hire a Universal Banker for our location in Ames, Iowa. This position is responsible for contributing to sales targets by identifying and fulfilling simple sales opportunities and promoting Bank products. This includes greeting customers, opening day-to-day accounts and working closely with team members to ensure an optimal customer's experience.

Preferred education and experience: Possess a high school diploma or GED certification required. Additional post high school education and/or training is preferred. One year of work experience in a financial institution. Cash handling experience is a plus. Possess or obtain Notary Certification within three months of appointment. Prior sales experience a plus.

Position location: Ames, IA

Starting Pay: $18.00/hr.

Experience and Skills:

  • Assist with daily operating activities such as ABM servicing and opening and closing procedures.
  • Contribute to sales goals by identifying and fulfilling simple sales opportunities to increase sales and revenue.
  • Cross-sell bank products to new and existing customers.
  • Direct sales opportunities to the appropriate sales officer.
  • Ensure all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Foster a relationship of mutual trust and confidence with clients and other team members.
  • Greet and interact with the customer when they enter the branch.
  • Meet clients' day-to-day transactional needs and resolve their service and maintenance related inquires.
  • Promote bank products.
  • Open day-to-day accounts, fulfill pre-approved credit opportunities and work closely with team members to ensure the optimal experience for clients.
  • Interact with the local market to gain new clients and expand relationships with existing clients
  • Provide WoW client service through quality conversations, efficient and accurate processing of client transactions and adhering to the Branch Service Level Agreement
  • Sell, open, and maintain all personal banking products and services to new and existing clients, by highlighting features and benefits of bank products and cross sell/referrals to other TS Banking Group areas including commercial and small business lending and wealth management and trust
  • Meet or exceed all established sales goals and contribute to branch deposit growth; track and log all interactions in the bank’s CRM system; provide feedback at weekly sales huddles; completion of 2.2.2 follow-up; Personal Banking Incentive Program participation allowed after 90-day onboarding
  • Maintain a system of follow-up mail and telephone communication several times during the year with new and existing clients to generate additional business
  • Answer client questions and handle objections during the sales process; diplomatically handle dissatisfied clients by providing exceptional client service
  • Perform both account opening and transactional processes in the delivery of efficient, accurate and professional service that defines exceptional client service and reputation
  • Proficient in personal account opening, maintenance, closing including checking, savings, and safe deposit boxes. Adheres to lean account opening process
  • Check ordering; check cashing procedures; issue cashier’s checks; process wire transfers; account maintenance; transfer/sweeps; online banking and mobile banking maintenance; stop payments; process holds and ACH/debit card disputes
  • Approve overdrafts and returns (with lending authority)
  • Proficient in BSA requirements including CTR transactions, monetary instrument log, and detecting/reporting suspicious/unusual activity
  • Provide awareness of all banking products and services via outbound communication and interaction with current and prospective clients. Make appropriate referrals and possesses a thorough knowledge of TS Banking Group products and services. Gathers and organize client information based on referrals; answer questions regarding same; make follow-up calls; use CRM system to prepare and proceed with the next steps in referral process (current and prospective clientele); provide feedback to supervisor and affected bank personnel.
  • Participate in branch and bank business development activities including community events to promote the bank’s favorable image
  • Proactive aisle prospecting required for in-store bankers
  • Protect TS Banking Group financial interests and reputation by complying with internal and external policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Proficient in deposit compliance disclosures. Comply with all banking regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all banking and company regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees of company and the general public. Must possess good communication skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to operate the following: telephone, personal computer, printer, copy machine, fax machine. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software programs. Advanced PC knowledge beneficial.
  • To effectively perform the job, must have reliable transportation to travel to and from work and other work-related events, meetings, interactions with clients, etc.
  • Position may require the ability to work before or after normal business hours, including weekends and overnight travel, to meet required deadlines and attend meetings and/or training programs.


Competitive benefits package:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life insurance package
  • Generous PTO and holiday package
  • 401K contribution and match
  • Professional development expense allowance
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid volunteer time off (VTO)
  • Wellness program 
Resume Required:
402 Lincoln Way
Contact Person:
Coryn Garrison
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