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A 2013 recipient of the Peter Barron Stark Workplace Excellence Award

At American First Credit Union you play a vital role in serving the community all while enjoying a rewarding career. American First is looking for dynamic individuals who are team players and possess premier Member Service and sales skills. We want to help you achieve your career goals by giving you the opportunity to provide consultative service to our Members in the communities, cities, and Select Employee Groups we serve. We work hard to show our Members a different kind of financial services company. Our values and culture are what determine the success of our Associates as well as our Credit Union.

Values: Sincere Communication. People Make the Difference. Integrity. Resilience. Inclusion. Trust and Empowerment.

If you are interested in joining our team, print and complete an employment application and fax to our Human Resources department at 562.237.5138, or email your resume to hr@amerfirst.org

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An Equal Opportunity Employer and At-Will Employer
The Credit Union exercises responsible hiring practices, with a thorough background investigation including criminal, bondability, and credit, and once an offer of employment has been accepted, prerequisites to employment are completion of fingerprinting and a drug test.

All positions report to the La Habra Corporate Headquarters unless otherwise noted.

Current Open Positions

Administrative/Operational
Network Administrator
As a Network Administrator you can look forward to the shared responsibility for the network LAN/WAN systems, troubleshooting of the credit union's telecommunications systems and VoIP operations for multiple offices locations. You will assist in the maintenance of security systems and their corresponding or associated software. In addition responsible for monitoring and responding to Helpdesk requests in a timely manner and ensuring that tickets are completed or assigned to appropriate staff members.

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience with Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange, WinXP/7, configuration and protocols (TCP/IP)
  • Thorough knowledge of switches, routers, LAN/WAN connectivity, modems, firewalls and T-1
  • Knowledge of MS-Office, Citrix Metaframe, HP9000 host connectivity preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and able to professionally interface with technical vendors, and all levels of management and co-workers
  • Must have excellent knowledge of PCs, printers, servers and troubleshooting
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Consumer Indirect Loan Officer
As an Consumer Indirect Loan Officer you are responsible for underwriting direct and indirect consumer loan applications, making credit decisions, and cross selling other consumer loan products. This position will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing complex loan requests in addition to evaluating and interpreting credit reports and understanding member’s needs while keeping the safe and soundness of the credit union in mind. This position will focus on consumer loan products including automobiles, personal loans, credit cards, boats, RV’s, motorcycle and other secured products. In addition you can look forward to playing an integral part in building dealerships relationships.

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years experience in underwriting consumer loans in an indirect and direct lending environment
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of consumer credit laws and regulations
  • Ability to verify and calculate income by using paystubs
  • Ability to read and analyze personal and business tax returns
  • Ability to effectively communicate adverse loan decisions
  • Excellent Member Service skills and the ability to rehash deals with dealerships
  • Competent in problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Excel , Word and automated lending software
Member Service/Sales
No Positions currently available.
Management
No Positions currently available.
Volunteer Position
Supervisory Committee Volunteer
As a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members and guided by volunteers, we are always looking for dedicated volunteers from within our membership to serve in a variety of capacities. If you have a desire to share your skills and a willingness to take a leadership role in the development of the credit union, please let us know. You can submit your letter of intent along with your resume to the address provided in the Position Description stating why you would like to volunteer at American First Credit Union.  

American First Credit Union Benefits
American First Credit Union, an equal opportunity employer, offers a competitive benefit package that includes:
  • HMO or PPO Medical and Dental and Credit Union paid PPO Vision Plan for part-time and full-time associates (eligible first day of month following 30 days of continuous employment).
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and daycare expenses for children and elders.
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,000 annually.
  • Credit Union paid life insurance, long term disability, and AD&D insurance.
  • 401(k) with 1% employer contribution and up to 3% matching - up to 4% of total compensation. (AFCU pays all record keeping fees).
  • Credit Union paid Financial Advisory Service from a qualified financial planner.
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Floating Holidays for part-time and full-time associates.
  • Special Recognition Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health & Wellness Programs
  • Loan discounts, continuous learning environment, friendly/fun setting, and much more!

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