Mortgage Loan Underwriter
First Interstate Bank - Sheridan, WY

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SUMMARY
Underwrite and evaluate residential mortgage loan applications to provide quality loans for First Interstate Bank and its secondary market investors. Experience preferred in all types of underwriting including conventional, FHA, VA, RD and state housing programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Examine residential mortgage loan applications for accuracy and completeness.
Insure that investor guidelines and private and/or governmental insurer’s requirements and documentation standards are strictly enforced.
Review automated underwriting findings and loan files for adherence to requirements.
Insure compliance with government regulations and bank policies.
Approve or reject loans based on analysis.
Maintain underwriting information for investors, government agencies and private mortgage insurers.
SECONDARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILILTIES
Actively support the goals of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in the development and implementation of new lending programs.
Assist in development of consistent underwriting, quality control and compliance testing procedures throughout the banks’ mortgage lending operations.
Perform other banking duties as assigned.
Train real estate staff.

Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or three years Real Estate underwriting experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Accurate keyboarding and 10-key skills required. Computer experience required with Windows software experience preferred. Ability to set priorities and work in an organized manner, Ability to perform multiple tasks with great attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure with limited supervision. Ability to meet and deal with the public and co-workers in a friendly, professional manner. Accurate typing skills, computer experience and good telephone voice. Professional grooming and adherence to FIB dress code is required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
FHA DE status, VA LAPP approval preferred.
COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS
As a condition of employment, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment screening against the Limited Denial of Participation (LDP), GSA Excluded Party List System (EPLS) and Freddie Mac Exclusionary List.
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and small group situations to customers and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume in all units of measure. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and/or oral form. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations. Ability to interpret documents to ensure they are correct.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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First Interstate Bank is a multi-state, $7.1 billion banking organization headquartered in Billings, Montana. First Interstate has evolved...