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Join our Fabulous Team

Career Opportunities

Join our Fabulous Team
Members 1st Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution serving Northern California with financial services since 1936. Member service is paramount to the success of our credit union. If you're an ambitious and spirited individual who is passionate about improving the lives of others and their community, you've come to the right place. Successful Members 1st employees are service-oriented people with integrity, pride, and a commitment toward a common goal of excellence in every area of their personal and business lives. Read on to discover how to pursue employment opportunities with us. Members 1st Credit Union offers great jobs, great pay, great benefits, and a great place to work. Come join our team.

Current Positions Available

Full-Time Branch Manager - Chico

Responsible for the daily operations of the Branch. Ensures that the branch office staff is providing quality service to members in the areas of account transactions, loan applications, new accounts, and problem solving within established policies and guidelines. 

Salary Range: $32 and up DOE - Health, GAP, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, PTO, Paid Holidays plus other perks!

Essential Functions
  • Display leadership skills and be a role model for the branch staff.
  • Attend Chamber of Commerce functions.
  • Be the ‘face of the credit union’ for community events as assigned.
  • Develop Marketing strategies for growth in the PEP groups.
  • Ensures the branch is in compliance with regulated state and federal laws and all regulations set forth by such agencies.
  • Maintain a highly motivated, well-trained staff.
  • Maintain effective employee relations.
  • Schedule staff, give performance reviews, and recommend salary adjustments.
  • Ensure adequate staffing for efficient branch operation.
  • Determines that all credit union policies are being followed and initiates corrective action as needed and directed by supervisor.
  • Resolves operational problems with staff and other branch personnel for solutions or modifications to operations.
  • Prepare, implement, and supervise the budget for the branch that is consistent with the overall strategic plan and budget of the credit union.
  • Develop, apply and evaluate policies and procedures for the branch.
  • Manage and recommend the purchase of equipment and supplies.
  • Work with internal auditor to ensure compliance with internal controls.
  • Monitor office activity, including number of transactions, volume, teller errors, loan volume, teller and loan personal sales, new accounts, and offer recommendations for improvement to AVP Regional AVP Manager.
  • Monitor key products/sales within branch to ensure profitable and sound business practices for the credit union, a high quality of service for members, and employees are maximizing opportunities to sell products.
  • Encourage, coach, train staff to meet individual goals and branch goals.
  • Provide follow up training to staff when individual staff goals are not met.
  • Manage the security and safety of the branch, with responsibility to analyze security and safety policies and procedures, and to alert staff to any changes.
  • Ensure staff receives on-going training on security and robbery procedures.
  • Operates as loan officer to process and disburse incoming loan applications in accordance with credit union loan policies.
  • Recommends and develops marketing programs within the branch.
  • Orders/monitors weekly cash supply and balances cash, including:
    • Vault & TCR
    • Teller drawers
    • Branch deposits
    • ATM
  • Resolves member account problems and provides information to members.
  • Prepares “End of Month” checklist and submits them to the supervisor by the 10th of each month.
  • Is the liaison between the branch and administration office.
  • Maintains regular attendance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with other team members.
  • Communicates effectively with AVP Regional Manager and Corporate office.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications
  1. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business or Finance and/or an equivalent level of knowledge such as would be gained with five to ten years of experience in a credit union or similar financial institution.
  2. If applicable, successful completion of the credit union’s manager training program.
  3. Thorough knowledge of operational activities and financial products relative to credit unions as would normally be obtained with 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience leading to a managerial position within a financial institution.
  4. Organizational, analytical, public relations and project management skills; ability to coordinate a variety of projects.
  5. Knowledge of credit union products and services, consumer loans, credit granting criteria, and day-to-day branch operations.
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Word and general use of computers.
  7. Advanced communication skills (written and verbal).
  8. Must pass pre-employment drug testing and background screens which include a credit report. 

Don’t see an available position to fit your talent? Upload your resume below, and if a position becomes available that fits your talent we may contact you. Your resume will be kept on file for a period of 60 days. In the meantime, check back periodically for open positions that are of interest to you and complete the application at that time.


  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401k deferred compensation plan (with an employer match)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • PTO leave (Paid Time Off)
  • Holidays (10 recognized holidays annually)
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Clothing allowance
  • Employee loan discount
  • Turtle Bay Exploration Park membership discount
  • Costco membership
  • Theme park discounts
  • Cellular network discount

Some benefits subject to full-time and/or manager positions.


  • Voted Best of the North State, 2016-2021
  • Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions (Deposit Accounts), 2015-2016
  • Five Star Rated (Bauer Financial), 2015
  • Best Place to Work in Shasta County, 2012
  • Best of the North State Nominee, 2012-2015
  • Best of Chico Top 3, 2021

Members 1st Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and selects employees on the basis of qualifications. We consider all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors or any other legally protected status.

If you are unable to submit your application through our application process, please fill out the fillable pdf version and email to Please click here for application.

Eligible to all Butte, Glenn, Shasta, and Tehama County residents. Join Now

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