Work With Us

We want to be an accessible, responsive and innovative bank for our customers. That means we strive to work with the greatest people, create the greatest culture, and aspire to be the bank of choice.

Our mission

Our mission is to empower fellow visionaries and change the world. We value our relationships first, with integrity, fairness, accountability and responsiveness. 

Fortress Bank customers experience three unique advantages:

  1. Accessibility to banking experts 
  2. Quick lending decisions and on-time closings
  3. Innovative products and financial solutions 

Our culture

What’s it like to work at Fortress Bank? You’re surrounded by people who are innovative, creative and empowered to do what’s right for our customers – and they have fun doing it. 

Employee perks

As a Fortress Bank employee, you’ll receive benefits that reflect our unique culture and commitment to a topnotch work environment.

Current openings

You have a passion for customers and a community mindset. You embrace the unexpected and are always ready to take a step beyond. Sound like you? Please consider applying for one of these positions:

  • Full-Time Customer Service Representative – Carthage, IL

Fortress Bank is seeking a full time CSR for its Hamilton, Carthage, and Macomb location.  This position’s duties are directly related to financial transactions and retail services.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Candidate must be friendly, reliable, self-motivated, and willing to work as scheduled including Saturdays.
  • Excellent customer service and math skills are required.
  • Candidate must be able to perform in a highly interruptive environment.
  • Full-Time Treasury Management Specialist Des Moines, IA

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver above-and-beyond service from the perspective of a business owner or key decision maker.
  • Expand upon while actively managing relationships within an existing client portfolio related to Treasury Management Services.
  • Actively seek out new opportunities and be involved in the marketplace.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, providing tailored solutions to meet their financial needs.
  • Collaborate with the existing Treasury Management Specialists and local commercial team to ensure consistency and excellence in service delivery.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of treasury management services and financial solutions preferred; the right candidate will receive training on bank-specific products, services, and processes.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in banking and/or related fields with transferable skills (business development, financial analysis, etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Outgoing and proactive in seeking new business opportunities.
  • Understanding the basic daily financial management needs of a business.
  • Established level of comfort with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word.

Work Environment:

This role will be “in-office and in-the-market,” providing hands-on support and building strong community connections. The office here is a collaborative and dynamic team environment focused on delivering exceptional service.

Application Process:

If you are passionate about delivering exceptional service, building strong client relationships, and seeking new opportunities, we invite you to apply. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter giving us some insight into who you are and why you believe we would be a great fit to grow together.

Fortress Bank offers a competitive salary based on previous experience and benefits with this position. Candidates may apply at any of our branch locations or submit resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 507, LaHarpe, IL  61450 or email:  moc.ssertrofknab@nospmohtd.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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