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You can make a positive difference as a member of the Bank Independent team!

Whether you are looking for the bank of choice or the employer of choice, we're glad you're considering Bank Independent!  

Why Become a BI Banker?

Bank Independent exists to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers, neighbors and team members by:

  • Combining the bend-over-backwards customer service we've provided since 1947 with cutting-edge banking technology and services that are unexpected in a community bank. 
  • Reinvesting in economic development; committing hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to scholarships, local sponsorships and donations; and through community events, quarterly collection drives and our employees' paid volunteer time. 
  • Hiring and taking great care of our 500+ team members though market-leading benefits, a highly-respected and comfortable culture and plenty of promotion and growth opportunities.


Our highly competitive compensation and benefits package is one of the best in our market. In fact, our leadership team has made protecting our employee benefits package one of our organization's highest priorities.

Bank Independent team members enjoy:

  • Health & dental coverage
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Retirement/pension plan
  • Employee savings plan with employer match
  • Long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid holidays, sick, vacation and personal days
  • Competitive pay
  • Wellness & employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules
  • Complimentary banking services and products

Growing & Giving Back

Bank Independent provides our team members the resources, training and tools they need to grow personally and professionally plus opportunities to make a positive difference in the world through:

  • Ongoing professional growth & development
  • Extensive training opportunities
  • Promotions from within our team
  • Opportunities to serve on committees & task forces
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Personal recognition & one-on-one time with management
  • Paid volunteer opportunities for community involvement
  • Values-driven customer service
  • Early access to cutting-edge banking technologies
  • Collaboration and inclusiveness
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Our Story

Learn what makes Bank Independent radically original.

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Helping Hands

Learn more about how Bank Independent makes a positive difference in the community.

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Make a positive difference

Our Helping Hands initiative includes our volunteer initiative, scholarship program, donations and sponsorships, quarterly community collections and much more.

Qualities of a Great Team Member

We've spent a lot of time studying what it takes to become a great BI Banker, and we've found that folks who live our values and possess certain core qualities usually find the greatest success. Before applying to become a member of the Bank Independent family, you might ask yourself the following questions:

Do I value...
  • Playing by the rules?
  • Respecting others’ differences?
  • Treating others the way you want to be treated?
  • Acting with integrity; being open, honest and forthright?
  • Doing the right thing for all parties involved?
  • Honoring your commitments?
These values guide everything we do at Bank Independent.

Am I...
  • Adaptable?
  • Customer-centric?
  • Dependable?
  • Personally credible?
  • A relationship-builder?
  • A believer in self-development?
These are the core competencies necessary to be a successful Bank Independent team member.

Find out what current and former team members have to say about working at Bank Independent on Indeed or Glassdoor!

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