FT Licensed Universal Branch Associate - Chester - $1,000 Sign-On Bonus

Job Locations US-NY-Chester
FTR - Full Time Regular
Work Schedule
40 Hour Flex


Hudson Valley Credit Union is currently recruiting for the position of Licensed Universal Branch Associate. Primary Function: provide highest level member service through efficient, accurate transaction processing and applying a consultative needs-based sales approach, focused on establishing new member relationships, and deepening and retaining existing relationships, to cross sell HVCU products and services.


We are currently offering a $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS!!


  • Accurately process transactions. Educate members about the most convenient way to complete transaction processing in the branch and through other channels such as Internet Banking, the mobile app, audio response, the Contact Center, etc. Resolve member complaints and concerns quickly and efficiently and involve other functional areas as needed.
  • Responsible for engaging members both in person and through member care calls. Responsible for providing guidance to members to help meet their financial goals and needs. Actively sell and promote the Credit Union’s full line of traditional financial services and licensed branch employee product offerings. Refer members and clients to HVCU Financial Services Financial Consultant for products in excess of individually assigned limits.
  • Responsible for handling large volumes of cash and negotiable items. Assists management with daily operational tasks including operator, ATM, TellerInfinity and branch proof.
  • Act as a resource and/or peer mentor for staff for operational/procedural questions and the HVCU Sales and Service Model. Assist Financial Services Consultant with informational meetings, and communicate information about financial service options.
  • Open new memberships, new accounts, new loans and process loan and account transactions. Refer members to branch business partners for consultation on Financial Services, Insurance Services, Real Estate and Business products as appropriate to meet member needs.
  • Consistently follow all applicable policies and procedures. Utilize required programs and systems to assist with cross selling HVCU products and services.
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of credit union products and services through ongoing training and education. Train new Universal Branch Associates as needed.
  • Meet or exceed established individual and team goals through the consistent application of the HVCU Sales and Service model in all member interactions. Support the successful implementation of marketing programs and promotions by creating member awareness.
  • Adhere to all Credit Union policies, procedures, and regulatory agency requirements. Participate in all required and recommended training and development including, but not limited to, Bank Secrecy Act training (BSA) and demonstrate attained knowledge. Participate on Credit Union teams, projects and strategic initiatives when the opportunity arises. Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Embrace and apply HVCU’s guiding principles to all activities and responsibilities. This includes the Credit Union’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, Employee and Member Value Propositions, Sales and Service Model, and commitment to Lean Six Sigma practices. Support the Credit Union’s initiatives by demonstrating teamwork and professionalism.
  • Responsible for regular and predictable attendance including punctuality.


  • High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) certificate, or state authorized high school equivalent certificate; or a current high school senior in possession of a certificate of satisfactory academic standing required
  • NYS Notary Public license achieved within 12 months of obtaining position required
  • Series 6 and 63 preferred or ability to pass within 120 days of employment required
  • Minimum 2 Years Financial Services industry experience, preferably within a banking or credit union environment experience required
  • Minimum 1 Year Customer service and sales experience in a financial institution or retail environment experience required


If you are interested in a rewarding career in financial services, HVCU is looking to hire motivated, high-performers to work for a socially-conscious company with an award-winning benefits package.  Consistently named one of the Best Companies to work for in New York, Hudson Valley Credit Union is a community chartered financial institution serving members in 12 counties along the Hudson River from the Lower Hudson River Valley north to the Capital Region.

We offer care for our employee family and are deeply rooted within our local communities.  With our co-workers’ support, valued benefits, continuous training, professional development and growth, we are motivated, high performers who excel and grow here every day. We are passionate about improving our member’s financial well-being and thrive on delivering exceptional member service.  Come join us in our mission to create successful futures for members, employees, and communities, one relationship at a time. 

As an employee, you will be eligible for

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 401(k) with employer match and non-elective employer contribution
  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account (medical & dependent care)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Activity Reimbursements
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Discounted Loan Rates & Fees

Hudson Valley Credit Union is proud to be a CEO Gold Standard Designation award winning tobacco-free workplace.


All candidates are subject to a pre-employment background check including bondability, credit report and past employment references. All checks must be favorable for an applicant to be considered for employment. 


Hudson Valley Credit Union is an AA/EEO employer committed to equal opportunity and employee diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, the status of being transgender, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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