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Downeast Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Downeast Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative created in 1941 for the purpose of providing additional value and financial options to its membership. We partner with our members and tailor our products and services to meet their specific individual needs. Our credit union is much different than a bank, with our sole purpose to continually improve the financial well-being of all members collectively – not just a few stockholders. Our credit union promotes a “People helping People” philosophy and culture; a culture where we serve people, not profit.

Commitment to our members is not the only thing growing at Downeast Credit Union, as we are making a commitment to all of our Team Members as well. The credit union has been recognized as a Best Place to Work in Maine in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

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Benefits Begin DAY OF HIRE for Full-Time Team Members:

  • Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Training, Education and Certifications
  • 3-day weekends each month
  • Health Club Reimbursement
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Extended Exercise Breaks
  • Loan Discounts
  • Other items offered, employee paid:
    - Colonial Life Accident, Critical Illness, Cancer, and Life Insurances and Income Protection
    - Anthem Vision
    - Patriot Auto Insurance
    - Patriot Life Insurance

Current DECU Job Postings

Mortgage Loan Originator
  • TBD
  • full time

Downeast Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative created in 1941 for the purpose of providing additional value and financial options to its membership. We partner with our members and tailor our products and services to meet their specific individual needs. Our credit union is much different than a bank, with our sole purpose to continually improve the financial well-being of all members collectively – not just a few stockholders. Our credit union promotes a “People helping People” philosophy and culture; a culture where we serve people, not profit.

If you are a person who is interested in growing with us, then you may be an ideal candidate to belong to our caring and compassionate organization. We are searching for a full time Mortgage Loan Originator, that may be housed at any one of our eight branch locations, headquarters, or the possibility of working remote. The chosen candidates will become an advocate for our membership and will assist our team in accomplishing all objectives associated with the “People helping People” philosophy.

  • 3-5 years of Mortgage Lending experience preferred
  • A strong knowledge of applications such as MS Office or related software
  • Acquire strong written, verbal, interpersonal and customer service skills, providing timely and accurate information, responses, and decisions to internal and external members
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and measures self against standards of excellence
  • Thorough understanding of Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Veterans Affairs (VA), Federal National Mortgage (Fannie Mae), and other types of construction and conventional loans
  • Kind, caring and passionate in helping others, and keenly aware of personal, team, departmental and company-wide goals and able to prioritize work to achieve goals, as well as support the loan sales team
  • Actively participating and contributing within your local community
  • High-School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification

This full-time position offers a generous base salary, an 80% employer-paid medical plan, as well as a 100% employer-paid dental and life insurance plans (immediate upon hire); a 401k retirement program where the employer provides a 4% match (immediate upon hire), an average of twelve-paid holidays, and up-to five weeks paid vacation per year.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  Donna Cochran, VP – HR, Downeast CU, 23 Third Avenue, Baileyville, ME 04694 or email dcochran@downeastcu.com.  You may also stop by any branch of Downeast Credit Union for an application, or
download an application here.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Licensed Insurance Agent
  • TBD
  • full time

Downeast Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative created in 1941 for the purpose of providing additional value and financial options to its membership including being 100% owner of Downeast Insurance. We partner with our members and tailor our products and services to meet their specific individual needs. Our credit union is much different than a bank, with our sole purpose to continually improve the financial well-being of all members collectively – not just a few stockholders. Our credit union and insurance agency promote a “People helping People” philosophy and culture; a culture where we serve people, not profit.

If you are a person who is interested in growing professionally, working for one of the Best Places to Work in Maine, and love helping people, then you are an ideal candidate to belong to our caring and compassionate organization. We are looking for a licensed insurance agent to join our team. The chosen candidate will become an advocate for our clients and will assist our team in accomplishing all objectives associated with the “People helping People” philosophy. This position would be housed in one of our eight branch locations, with the possibility of a work from home option.

The preferred requirements are as follows:

    3-5 years of experience in the insurance industry
    Knowledge of Applied Epic software is preferred
    A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
    Ability to communicate and cross sell insurance products
    Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
    Team player who is self-motivated, organized and detail oriented
    Kind, caring and passionate in helping others
    Actively participating and contributing within your local community
    High-School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification
    Maine State Property & Casualty Insurance License

This full-time position offers a generous base salary, benefits available upon date of hire include an 80% employer-paid medical plan, 100% employer-paid dental and life insurance plans, a 401k retirement program where the employer provides a 4% match, an average of twelve-paid holidays, up-to five weeks paid vacation per year, and educational opportunities.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  Donna Cochran, VP – HR, Downeast CU, 23 Third Avenue, Baileyville, ME 04694 or email dcochran@downeastcu.com.  You may also stop by any branch of Downeast Credit Union for an application, or
download an application here.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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