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Why Work at Independence Bank?

We pride ourselves on our community involvement, whether it's sharing a cup of coffee and some local news with a customer at one of our branches, or reaching out to local school children to teach them about the importance of saving. We love making our communities better, one customer at a time.
     
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Benefits

As an employee, you'll be able to take advantage of benefits like:

  • Premium Health Insurance Plan
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with up to 25% employer funding, as well as a self-funding option to your 401(K)
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Health Insurance

Independence Bank provides a group medical insurance plan which is available to full time employees after sixty days of continuous employment. This is a premium policy covering a broad range of medical services.

Dental Insurance

After sixty days of continuous employment, Independence Bank provides a group dental insurance plan which is available to full time employees who are also enrolled in the IB Health Insurance Plan.

 

Vision Insurance

After sixty days of continuous employment, Independence Bank provides a group vision insurance plan which is available to full time employees who are also enrolled in the IB Health Insurance Plan. 

 

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Pre-tax savings accounts for unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent care.

Retirement

We offer a 401(K) company-funded retirement plan with up to 25% employer funding, with an employee self-funding option to contribute towards your retirement account.

Life Insurance

Full-time employees are enrolled in a $50,000 Life Insurance Policy and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance.  You will also have a choice to opt in on additional Life Insurance through our group policy. 

Perks

Check out these additional Perks!

In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer these banking perks to our employees:

  • Free online Bill Pay
  • Free Safety Deposit Box
  • No Origination Fee on Real Estate Loans
  • 1% Rate Discount on all Loans
  • Free Checks for employee account
 

Great opportunities at all our locations!

Havre Branch

435 3rd Street
Havre, MT 59501
406-265-1241

Malta Branch

137 South 3rd Street East
Malta, MT 59538
406-654-2700

Glasgow Branch

101 8th Street North
Glasgow, MT 59230
406-228-9361

Poplar Branch

214 2nd Avenue West
Poplar, MT 59255
406-768-3916

Scobey Branch

204 Main Street
Scobey, MT 59263
406-487-2282

Conrad Branch

23 5th Avenue SE
Conrad, MT 59425
406-271-2541

Our Culture

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We're a fun place to work, with lots of chances to get to know your coworkers. We offer fun team building events like quarterly Lunch and Learn speakers as well as casual jeans Friday. We give generously to our local communities, and are involved to improve the lives of our favorite customers: our neighbors!

 

Success Story

One success story we love to share is about an IB favorite, Luke Rech. Luke grew up on a cow/calf ranch in western South Dakota. In 2011, his family moved to Big Timber, MT where he proudly became a Sweet Grass Co. High Herder! After graduation, he moved to Havre to attend Montana State University-Northern in the fall of 2016 and redshirt for the Lights football team. Luke wanted to pursue work during his college career that related to his interest in the cattle industry, so he applied at Independence Bank and started as a part-time teller in the fall of 2017. In January of 2018, he transitioned to the lending side of the Bank as a Credit Analyst. Luke continued to work for IB throughout his college career and graduated in the spring of 2020 with bachelor degrees in Agriculture Operations Technology and Business Administration. In June of 2020, Luke became a full-time Loan Officer with the Bank.

Luke believes Independence Bank has been a blessing in his life. He truly appreciated the opportunity to work part-time while attending college and to apply what he was learning to real world situations. Luke credits the Ag team at IB for giving him a solid foundation and a fundamental understanding of the banking industry and the financial world, especially as it relates to his favorite industry…Agriculture. His favorite part of the job is working with customers, especially when it involves getting a chance to work side-by-side with them on their farm or ranch.

Luke is excited about the future and looks forward to welcoming other young bankers to Independence Bank!

Luke Rech

 

Success Story

Kay Mayer

One of our biggest success stories is Kay Mayer. Kay started in 1978, only a few years after the Bank was founded. She began her career as Executive Secretary/Loan Assistant and progressed through the positions of Assistant Cashier, Assistant Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Vice President of Human Resources. Kay also served as a member of our Board of Directors and the Corporate Secretary of both the Bank and our Holding Company, MSI from April 2004 to April 2021. After retiring in April of 2021, Kay continues to be active with IB managing Shareholder Relations for MSI. An amazing resource for our employees, she is always keeping an eye on our future, while having the greatest understanding of how far we have come in our 48 years. Kay has witnessed our growth firsthand from a single community bank to one that serves 12 counties with six branches and two LPO/DPOs in Northeastern and Central Montana.

Not only does Kay have more than 40 years of experience at the Bank, but she's also one of the company's biggest fans. And if Kay has anything to say about it... the remarkable growth and success of Independence Bank will only continue as we add the next generation of community bankers to our team!

Recruitment

Independence Bank is a great place to work and we want great people to work with us! We have multiple locations in north central and north eastern Montana, and we're always on the lookout for good candidates to fill key positions.

FAQs

Q: Can I apply for more than one position?

Yes, you can apply for more than one position if your skills and experience are a good fit.

Q: Can I submit a resume?

Yes, if you're interested in a position, you can also submit your resume for the position you are interested in. Please email your resume to Beckym@ibyourbank.com

Q: How long do you hold on to applications and resumes? Should I submit another if I see a job in the future I'd like to be considered for?

We keep employment applications and resumes for twelve months. If you see a position you are interested in after that time, please resubmit your resume.

 

Hiring Process

Our process is simple, just apply to an open position below using the online form. We'll be in touch to schedule an in-person interview if you meet our requirements.

Jobs

Apply today! Open positions are listed below. You can also send your resume and cover letter to have it considered for future positions. Your information will be saved for twelve months.  

 Disclaimer: Independence Bank is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

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