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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

Member Service Representative – Bangor
  • Bangor
  • 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.

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 offers internal growth opportunities, medical benefits and personal time policy, and an individual development program was put in place, with on-line educational classes that allow Team Members to become certified in different areas.

If you are a person who is interested in growing with us, then you might be an ideal candidate to belong to our caring and compassionate organization.

We’re searching for a Full-Time Member Service Representative for our Bangor Branch (please be advised that our Bangor Branch Team will be relocating to our new branch location on 460 Wilson Street, Brewer, ME – Summer 2022). The chosen candidate will become an advocate for our membership and will assist our team in accomplishing all objectives associated with the “People helping People” philosophy.

The preferred requirements are as follows:

  • 1-2 years Member Service experience preferred (Will provide training and education to the ideal candidate who is a great cultural fit, even though no experience in the financial industry)
  • A strong knowledge of internet and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate and cross service CU products
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized, detail oriented/multi-tasker
  • Kind, caring and passionate in helping others
  • Actively participating and contributing within your local community
  • High-School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification

This full-time position offers a generous base salary, benefits available upon date of hire are: 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, 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

Member Service Representative – P/T
  • Machias, Maine
  • part 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.

Commitment to our members is not the only thing growing at Downeast Credit Union, as we are making a commitment to all our Team Members as well. The credit union is currently developing its plans to expand internal growth opportunity with its pay for performance program, medical benefits and personal time policy, and just recently, an individual development program was put in place, with on-line educational classes that allow Team Members to become certified in different areas.

If you are a person who is interested in growing with us, then you are an ideal candidate to belong to our caring and compassionate organization. We’re searching for a part-time Member Service Representative for our Machias Branch location. The chosen candidate will become an advocate for our membership and will assist our team in accomplishing all objectives associated with the “People helping People” philosophy.

The preferred requirements are as follows:

  • The work schedule for this part-time position is 20 hours/week. The person hired would also be required to fill in for vacations (up to 40 hours/week), as well as filling in for someone who is out for their scheduled 8-hour workday.
  • 1-2 years Member Service experience preferred
    • Will provide training and education to the ideal candidate who is a great cultural fit, even though no experience in the financial industry
  • A strong knowledge of internet and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate and cross service CU products
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized, detail oriented/multi-tasker
  • Kind, caring and passionate in helping others
  • Actively participating and contributing within your local community
  • High-School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification

This part-time position offers a generous base salary, an average of twelve-paid holidays per year, as well as other miscellaneous benefits they may be eligible for that revolve around the average number of weekly hours worked per week.

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

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 are an ideal candidate to belong to our caring and compassionate organization. We are searching for a full time Mortgage Loan Originator, that can be housed at any one of our eight branch locations. 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

Loan Servicing Specialist
  • Baileyville
  • 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 are an ideal candidate to belong to our caring and compassionate organization. We are searching for a full-time Loan Servicing Specialist to be housed at our Baileyville Branch location (soon to be relocating to our brand new headquarter offices in Baring). The chosen candidate will become an advocate for our membership and will assist our team in accomplishing all objectives associated with the “People helping People” philosophy.

  • Accurately organize and file, manually or electronically, all member information to ensure up-to-date member files
  • Properly execute paid loan files and release title and UCC liens
  • Demonstrate knowledge of consumer lending products, services and processes
  • Execute quality control measures with respect to loan servicing, and validate file uploads to core
  • Obtain and provide copies of titles and other loan information as requested by branches
  • Responsible for ensuring liens are perfected on all Title and UCC collateral and reporting it to the Director of Mortgage Lending
  • Ensure that the archive records are properly stored and easily accessible
  • A strong knowledge of applications such as MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Explorer
  • Other duties such as cross training within other departments
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized, and measures self against standards of excellence
  • 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

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