Job Opportunities


Commerical Lending Officer - Kanawha County/Charleston, WV (04/15/14)

First Century Bank is seeking a Commercial Lending Officer experienced in commercial lending services.  Responsibilities include developing both new and existing relationships by promoting a full range of commercial lending services primarily focusing in the Charleston, West Virginia region, but also assisting within the full company footprint. Strong communication, leadership skills and community involvement are required. The bank offers a full and competitive salary and benefit package.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and service assigned portfolios and appropriately cross sell other bank products.
  • Maintain close customer contact to ensure continued satisfaction and to follow or anticipate additional financing needs.
  • Monitor and report changes in credit quality.
  • Negotiate to properly structured and priced credit facilities consistent with the bank's credit policies and lending practices.
  • Prepare effective packages for credit approval circulation and to present packages to the required level of credit authority.
  • Attend loan closings to ensure loans are properly closed.
  • Oversee proper handling of customer transactions such as advances, payments, wire transfers, etc.
  • Ensure the bank is in possession of current financial information and that the information has been properly analyzed and on file.
  • Maintain and follow a list of prospective customers.
  • Develop and maintain new business sources.
  • Solicit new business opportunities.


  • Knowledge of credit underwriting, basic accounting and loan documentation.
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Good level of interpersonal and social skills needed to interact with customers or prospective clients.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Good mathematical skills.
  • Ability to sell, negotiate and meet sales goals.
  • Good credit and administrative skills.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Finance related field or equivalent education/experience
  • Minimum 5  years of lending experience
  • NMLS License required

Successful candidates will be required to reside in the surrounding footprint area of Kanawha County. Interested applicants should send resume and a completed application to the address listed below.

First Century Bank is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Investment Broker – (08/15/14)

First Century Bank is accepting applications for the position of Investment Broker. Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with 3-5 years experience in financial services and additional specialized training or post graduate education.  Requirements also include holding Series 7 and 63 securities licenses as well as a West Virginia life and health insurance license.


First Century Bank is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Apply for a position at First Century Bank today!

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Please mail applications to:
First Century Bank
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 1559
Bluefield, WV 24701



In issuing this Affirmative Action Program, First Century Bank, affirms its commitment and pledges its full support to equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, creed, or veteran status.

Recognizing that equal opportunity can only be achieved through demonstrated leadership and aggressive implementation of a viable Affirmative Action Program, our AAP sets forth specific affirmative action and equal employment opportunity responsibilities for all managers and supervisors.  All employees are expected to make every reasonable effort to carry out their AAP responsibilities in spirit as well as in letter to assure that equal opportunity is available to all.  We expect all of our employees, managers, supervisors and employees alike to demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for all other employees and to demonstrate commitment to the Company’s equal opportunity and affirmative action objectives.



FIRST CENTURY BANK has been and will continue to be an equal employment opportunity employer. To ensure full implementation of this policy we will adhere to the following standards:

-- persons will be recruited, hired, and promoted for all jobs without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age

--placement decisions will be based solely on individual qualifications

--other personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations and Company sponsored programs and activities will be administered without regard to race religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

First Century Bank provides equal employment opportunity for disabled workers, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. Harassment of any individual because of a disability will not be tolerated. Employees and applicants will not be subject to harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion, or discrimination because they have filed a complaint, assisted in any activity related to the administration of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended or exercised any other right protected by the Act.

First Century Bank also has had a long standing commitment to provide a work environment free from all forms of sexual harassment. Any substantiated incidents of sexual harassment by a management of supervisory employee or co-worker will result in immediate disciplinary action. It is the responsibility of every employee to bring to the Company's attention any evidence of sexual harassment so that the matter can be promptly investigated and appropriate action taken.

Each manager of the Company is responsible for ensuring compliance with this policy. The President will work to ensure that the equal employment opportunity policy is being implemented at all levels. If you have a question about First Century Bank's policy or if you feel that you have been a victim of discrimination or harassment, you should contact your immediate supervisor or Michael Johnson, Director of Human Resources, who is designated EEO compliance officer at 304-324-3351.

Frank W. Wilkinson