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Stockman Bank of Montana COMMERCIAL LOAN OFFICER in Billings, Montana


Our people, philosophy and the way we do business have positioned Stockman Bank as Montana’s premier financial center for business leaders, agriculture operators, commercial developers and real estate owners. We are a Montana-born company, built on western values, focused on creating long-standing relationships through integrity, expertise and results. Our offices are locally managed and community-oriented, allowing us to best serve our customers. Our workforce is well trained and competent and our work environment encourages productivity, personal growth and job satisfaction.

Position General Responsibilities:

Process and approved commercial, agricultural and some consumer loan requests. Inspections and verification of collateral and evaluation of operations through field inspections. Development of new business by expanding existing relationships and calling on potential customers. Cross sell Bank products. Represent the Bank in various community activities.

Employees Supervised:


Education, Experience and Certification Requirements

Note: Only minimum responsibilities are listed. Other responsibilities may be required as requested by management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

  • 3-5 years previous commercial lending experience.

  • Strong knowledge of analyzing credit requests, collateral analysis, proper structuring and pricing of loans and collections.

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Access.

  • Proven ability for business development.

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide information in concise verbal and written formats.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years previous commercial lending experience

Dimension of Job:

This position will be responsible for analyzing, processing and servicing existing and future commercial and some consumer loans. This professional will work within the community to expand business relationships with existing customers and develop new business referral sources through a strong community involvement.

Position Specific Responsibilities, Duties and Competencies

Commercial and Agriculture Loan Functions:

  • Ability to analyze credit requests and make sound credit decisions in a timely manner.

  • Detailed knowledge of commercial, consumer, residential (secondary market), student loan and credit card loan programs. Adhere to Bank policies and procedures.

  • Servicing of commercial, consumer, residential and credit card customers.

  • Collection of past due accounts; management of OREO, etc.

  • Keep informed of SBA, FMHA, and MBOI loan programs.

  • Ability to properly structure and price loan relationships.

  • Jointly responsible with other officers to train all junior lenders and loan processors.

  • Perform field and/or business inspections of existing and potential loan customers to verify the adequacy of collateral securing the credit, as well as to evaluate the general management and condition of the operation.

Non-Credit Product Functions:

Cross-selling of other Bank products to existing and prospective customers including Stockman Investment Services, Crop Insurance, credit cards, deferred payment contracts and other fee income services.

Sales/Public Relations:

  • Promote the improvement of Stockman Bank through quality customer service, promotion of products, professionalism in conduct and a diligent work ethic.

  • Greet all customers pleasantly and make them feel welcome and comfortable.

  • Handle transactions quickly and professionally.

  • Effectively handle customer questions and problems.

  • Generate profitable new business for the Bank (borrower and depositor relationships).

  • Expand business relationships with existing customers and develop new business referral sources within the community and in outlying areas.

  • Participate in community events and organizations.

Federal Regulations

Maintain a working knowledge of Bank's written policies and procedures that apply to and concern this position’s area of responsibility, including general regulations such as the Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security and various other Federal and State regulations as they apply.

Physical and Mental Demands (The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Occasionally = 0-33% of shift Frequently = 34-66% of shift Constantly = 67-100% of shift

Constant lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs. with frequent lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs. Constantly required to hear, talk, write, read, keyboard/computer entry, reach, stretch, work under time constraints with needed ability for task management flexibility and to perform routine duties with attention for details. Constant abilities used/required on the job are mathematics, memory, reasoning, estimating, problem-solving and exercising judgment.

Constantly stand, walk or sit, while requiring oral and written communications with co-workers, customers and transactions with guidance available.

Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Infrequently climb (up ladders, etc.), balance (to reach items) or drive a car.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Constantly works with others, around others, with co-workers in other departments or branches and with customers and the general public in person and via telephone. Constantly works indoors, in confined areas and is exposed to the risk of electrical shock.

Frequently works around noise (moderate level). The employee must have the ability to focus on tasks and customers while hearing machines, conversations of others, music, phones etc., in a confined area.

Infrequently the employee works alone and also works near moving objects. The employee is also infrequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

Company Functions and Expectations:

Technical Knowledge

Has the technical knowledge and analytical skills to fulfill job duties in a positive manner. Keeps abreast of new and changing developments in industry/field especially as it pertains to the individual’s position. Has the ability to analyze situation and react accordingly.


Expresses information/thoughts clearly and concisely in both written and verbal form. Keeps communication channels open with subordinates and supervisors. Responds promptly to calls or inquiries in a courteous and professional manner. Communication is effective and efficient.


Establishes priorities, sets goals and meets deadlines in an accurate and efficient manner. Organizes overall workflow and working area. Quickly identifies problems, makes timely decisions and notifies affected personnel. Plans effectively to ensure timely completion of duties.

Team Work/Professionalism

Is willing to assist others to ensure deadlines are met. Provides assistance to less experienced personnel when needed. Informs appropriate personnel of significant issues in a timely manner. Works well in group environment and with supervisor.

Models professionalism by addressing others with appropriate actions and appearance within professional boundaries.

Customer Service Culture

Employees will strive for outstanding, professional and courteous service to our customers and anyone who visits our facility.