Careers at GFCU

Careers @ GFCU

If you’re passionate, flexible and care deeply about people and making our community a better place, then we should talk.

From our start as a very small credit union to an organization with more than 40 incredible team members, we believe our greatest asset is our people and we work hard to support and empower them.

Here you have the ability to bring your ideas and express your opinions in an industry where change is a constant. As an employer, GFCU is large enough to deliver the progressive human resources policies and benefits you expect and to provide the resources you need to build your career.

GFCU is committed to fostering a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. We welcomes applications from persons with disabilities and accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

If you're a team player, goal-oriented and looking to build a career in the financial services industry, we'd like to hear from you.

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Grand Forks Credit Union Living Wage

Current Openings

VP Operations Expand/Collapse


Full-time, Permanent

Grand Forks Credit Union (GFCU) is a member owned financial institution in Grand Forks, BC, serving over 8,000 members since 1949. Our assets exceed $275 million and we offer our members full service financial needs including chequing accounts, demand and term deposits, personal mortgage and business loans, and many other services offered by banks and brokers. We are owned and controlled by the very people who use our services – our members. At GFCU, we have a values-based banking approach. That means we operate with integrity, we celebrate innovation, and we work to make a meaningful difference for our members and our community – every day.

Grand Forks is the perfect backdrop for families and retirees, with a strong commitment to healthy living, affordability, and great quality of life. Located between the Okanagan Valley and the Kootenays, our community is surrounded by fresh, pristine water from the Granby and Kettle Rivers and is nestled in a breathtaking and unique east/west running Valley. Grand Forks offers it all – to learn more, please visit: https://www.grandforks.ca/about-grand-forks/

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking to hire a Vice President Operations – as a member of the executive team, you’ll play a key role in achieving strategic goals, promoting our corporate vision, and being an advocate within our community. To be our ideal candidate, you are strongly aligned to the values and integrity of the credit union system and have:

  • A post-secondary degree in Commerce, Business Administration or related field, or completion of CUIC‘s Management Studies Program, plus 8+ years recent, related experience in a senior management role in financial services. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • A wealth of operational experience that includes a background in sales and credit, as well as have excellent problem solving, project management, time management skills.
  • Previous branch manager experience in a unionized workplace with a solid background in employee and labour relations is required.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead people and create a motivating and engaging work environment
  • Skilled communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with staff, members, colleagues, and external partners
  • Passion, flexibility and care deeply about people and making a difference in the community you live
  • A strong understanding of Canadian credit union industry trends and knowledge of all Provincial and Federal regulatory requirements, such as PCMLFTA, PIPA, LTA, etc.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the effective delivery of day to day operations, including the achievement of quality of work standards, internal and external audit standards, regulatory compliance, and commercial and retail credit functions.
  • Ensure a coordinated and balanced approach to the creation and execution of operational planning and budgeting, human resources development, and enterprise risk management.
  • Create an alignment of innovative operational strategies that support the credit union’s strategic goals and objectives for growth and profitability.
  • Provide leadership, clarity of purpose, management, and coaching support essential to the achievement of the Credit Union’s day to day operational objectives.
  • Lead in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner, acting as role model in a culture driven by operational efficiency and member advocacy.
  • Emphasize professional development and team building while staying current on new developments in the financial services industry.
  • Provide support to the Board of Directors and committees of the Board on an as needed basis.
  • Act on behalf of the CEO in their absence and assume selected duties of other managers as needed.

REWARDS

At GFCU you have the ability to bring your ideas and express your opinions in an industry where change and innovation is constant. As an employer, GFCU provides challenging and innovative work, competitive salary and benefits, and the opportunity for professional career growth.

We believe our greatest asset is our people and we work hard to support and empower them. If you are a team player, goal-oriented and looking to build a career in the financial services industry, we would like to hear from you!

Grand Forks Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer. Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada can be considered for employment. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Applications must be submitted online here >

Account Manager Expand/Collapse

Full-time, Permanent

Grand Forks Credit Union (GFCU) is a member owned financial institution in Grand Forks, BC, serving over 8,000 members since 1949. Our assets exceed $275 million and we offer our members full service financial needs including chequing accounts, demand and term deposits, personal mortgage and business loans, and many other services offered by banks and brokers. We are owned and controlled by the very people who use our services – our members. At GFCU, we have a values-based banking approach. That means we operate with integrity, we celebrate innovation, and we work to make a meaningful difference for our members and our community – every day.

Grand Forks is the perfect backdrop for families and retirees, with a strong commitment to healthy living, affordability, and great quality of life. Located between the Okanagan Valley and the Kootenays, our community is surrounded by fresh, pristine water from the Granby and Kettle Rivers and is nestled in a breathtaking and unique east/west running Valley. Grand Forks offers it all – to learn more, please visit: https://www.grandforks.ca/about-grand-forks/

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking to hire an Account Manager – as a member of the Sales and Service team, you’ll play an important role in GFCU achieving the organization’s strategic goals and promoting our corporate vision. To be our ideal candidate, you are strongly aligned to the values and integrity of the financial services environment and have:

  • A post-secondary degree with a minimum of 2-4 years’ recent related experience, preferably in a Credit Union setting. This includes financial experience with 1-2 years’ lending experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with the sales and service of consumer financial products.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in technology and financial related software programs
  • Demonstrated proficiency in providing professional, friendly, and knowledgeable service to members
  • Proven success in growing business through establishing community and member relationships
  • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Establish, develop, and maintain member relationships, serving both their lending and investment needs, ensuring their financial well-being is a top priority.
  • Advise and deliver on a full suite of deposit, investment and lending products and related services to meet the members’ needs.
  • Within an assigned portfolio, deepen member relationships through the course of financial reviews, by understanding member needs through various stages of financial needs life stages
  • Provide information and service related to the administration of estate accounts.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and achievement of department goals, sales targets, and performance measurements.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth to ensure skills and knowledge are up to date to meet position requirements.
  • Other related duties as requested.

REWARDS

At GFCU you have the ability to bring your ideas and express your opinions in an industry where change and innovation is constant. As an employer, GFCU provides challenging and innovative work, competitive salary and benefits, and the opportunity for professional career growth.

We believe our greatest asset is our people and we work hard to support and empower them. If you are a team player, goal-oriented and looking to build a career in the financial services industry, we'd like to hear from you!

Grand Forks Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer. Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada can be considered for employment. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Applications must be submitted online here >