Employer of Choice

Valley First Credit Union provides quality financial services to growing and diverse communities in Calaveras, Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Tuolumne counties.

We offer a friendly work environment, competitive compensation, and opportunity for professional growth. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Tuition Reimbursement. A Matching 401(k) is also available for all employees. Valley First is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V.

How to Apply
If you are interested in becoming part of an ever-changing, rapidly growing financial institution, you can submit your resume in one of the following ways:
  Fax (209) 524-1741
Attn: Human Resources
Email careers@valleyfirstcu.org
Mail Valley First Credit Union
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 1411
Modesto CA 95353-1411

Available Positions

Title Branch Supervisor
Location Stockton, CA
Department Member Service
Type Full Time (Exempt)
Position Summary Support the branch manager with branch operations and staff development. Ensures that the branch operates in an efficient and effective manner using appropriate controls to remain in compliance and meet organizational goals.

Must have a thorough working knowledge of Credit Union policies and procedures, regulations, organizational structure and communications network.  Additional requirements include general knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to Credit Union operations and practices.  Must comply with all Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and other Anti Money Laundering (AML) Laws and Regulations, as they pertain to federal guidelines and internal policies and procedures.

Must have five or more years of experience in branch operations at a financial institution, prior experience in a supervisor role preferred.
Date Posted Monday, September 22, 2014

Title Cross Teller
Location Tracy, CA
Department Member Service
Type Part Time
Position Summary Perform member transactions with a high level of accuracy, including but not limited to, receiving and disbursing cash, checks and money orders selling stamps and discount tickets, processing deposits and loan payments according to the members’ request and credit union procedures. Identify cross sales opportunities and use Account Cross Sell software for tracking. The goal is to assist members in meeting their financial needs while providing a superior level of member service.
  • Employee must be professional, dependable, and flexible
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with members as well as co-workers
  • Maintain enthusiasm towards job functions and duties
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of all Credit Union products and services
  • Ability to evaluate each member’s situation and cross-sell beneficial products and services
  • Employee must possess basic problem resolution skills
  • Maintain knowledge of Rules and Regulations that govern credit unions including but not limited to, BSA, OFAC and Reg. CC.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Date Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

Title Help Desk Technician
Location Modesto, CA
Department Information Services
Type Full Time (30-34 hours per week)
Position Summary Analyze and support complex networked systems and peripheral equipment installed and running in a Novell and Windows environment. Responsible for the maintenance of all network nodes, and other devices as needed.

Additionally responsible for support of user issues related to all software in use at credit union facilities. Resolve problems to preserve operations across all platforms, including but not limited to email, Internet access, and financial. Configure systems for end user environments and support their acquisition of hardware and software.

Act with a high level of sympathy, understanding and support for less knowledgeable coworkers. Maintain an attitude of leadership and compassion.
Position Qualifications Must have demonstrated extensive knowledge of PC hardware and windows operating systems, basic knowledge of network protocols and a working knowledge of security policies.
  • Associate Degree in Computer Science or a minimum of 2 years enterprise network experience preferred
  • Strong working technical knowledge of pc and peripheral hardware
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows operating systems and associated technologies
  • Working knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including TCP/IP, routing, switching, VLAN and security protocols
  • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience
  • Must possess well-developed communication skills using courtesy and discretion
  • Perform after hours/on-call support and work weekends as necessary
  • Possess the ability to lift up to 60 lbs
The above statements reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in this job.
Date Posted Thursday, August 7, 2014

Title Marketing Communications Specialist
Location Modesto, CA
Department Marketing
Type Full Time (35-40 hours per week)
Position Summary Accurately translate marketing communications into clear, cohesive, concise and effective communication pieces for campaigns, promotions and various media. Manage all credit union correspondence and marketing materials. Ensure the credit union’s brand is incorporated throughout all credit union communications.

Primary responsibilities will include creating and coordinating all collateral pieces and campaigns for direct mail. Coordinate, facilitate and schedule all mailings. Copy-writing for credit union correspondence.
  • Must have BS/BA degree in Business, marketing or related field and/or college classes, specialized training or equivalent experience
  • Graphic design experience preferred but not required
  • Proficiency preferred in PC based InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe illustrator and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Proficient copy writing skills required
  • Energetic, creative self-starter with a positive attitude and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be professional, dependable, and flexible
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Maintain enthusiasm towards job functions and duties
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Date Posted Thursday, July 31, 2014

The following position is for Valley First Mortgage Services powered by Scenic Oaks Funding:
Title Mortgage Loan Originator
Location Clovis, CA
Department Valley First Mortgage Services powered by Scenic Oaks Funding
Type Full Time
Position Summary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Collect and analyze customer financial information to assess customer’s qualifications for different loan alternatives that are “most advantageous” to borrower(s)
  • Provide information to customer on risks and benefits of selected loan alternatives based on customer’s individual financial circumstances
  • Pre-qualify and pre-approve prospective loan applications using Scenic Oaks Funding approved forms, subject to all Federal and State laws and regulations
  • Utilize Automated Underwriting, independent judgment, SRP calc, and discretion on all eligible programs to help determine a customer’s eligibility for different loan programs
  • Review purchase contracts and addendums for conflicts or concerns
  • Comply with all Lending Regulations to include; Reg B ECOA, Reg X RESPA, Reg Z TIL, FCRA, Reg C HMDA, HOPEA, Privacy Act, Security Act, US Patriot Act, OFAC and the Flood Disaster Act, and State Laws of California
Seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated, team player to assist members in meeting their financial needs while providing the highest level of service. Must be professional, dependable, extremely flexible and capable of working with little or no supervision.
Date Posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014