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FirstBank Southwest has a full-time opening for a Mortgage Loan Originator at our Mortgage Center in Amarillo, TX.  This is an exempt position.

 Job Summary:  The Mortgage Loan Originator will originate real estate mortgage loans by obtaining applications as well as coordinating and assisting in the processing and closing of the loans.

Education:     A high school diploma/GED or equivalent experience required.

Experience:    A minimum of 2 years of loan origination or loan processing as well as 1-2 years of business development experience.

Job Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Register with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) and maintain the unique identifying number necessary as a mortgage Loan originator (MLO)
  • Originate self-generated residential mortgages
  • Develop and maintain relationships with real estate agents, individual borrowers and builders
  • Obtain and compile copies of loan applicant’s credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information
  • Meet with applicants to obtain information for loan applications and answer questions about the process
  • Adhere to legal regulatory and company policies and procedures
  • Perform business development activities to increase recurring production
  • Analyze potential loan markets to develop prospects for new loans
  • Assist in defining existing loan products and developing new loan products
  • Resolve customer complaints with appropriate action
  • Complete other duties as assigned

  Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Excellent customer service
  • Strong integrity and ethics
  • Strong desire to achieve excellence
  • Holds oneself accountable
  • Works well within a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Excellent time management
  • Able to prioritize effectively
  • Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, specifically Word and Excel

Supervisory Responsibilities:   None

Amount of Travel:   None

Physical Requirements:

  • May need to sit for long periods of time
  • Sustained visual concentration while working at the computer
  • Typing on a keyboard for long periods of time
  • Able to handle high levels of stress for long periods of time

 

Benefits:  This position is eligible for full benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance; vacation, sick, and holiday pay, 401k, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, voluntary benefits, and many other employee benefits.

It is the policy of FirstBank Southwest to provide equal opportunity employment (EOE) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, FirstBank Southwest will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  FirstBank Southwest is an affirmative action employer.

 

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It is the policy of FirstBank Southwest to provide equal opportunity employment (EOE) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, FirstBank Southwest will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. FirstBank Southwest is an affirmative action employer.

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