Mortgage Loan Originator – Downeast Credit Union

Mortgage Loan Originator

Posted on May 13, 2022 |

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 candidate 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  You may also stop by any branch of Downeast Credit Union for an application, or
download an application here.

Equal Opportunity Employer