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Employment Opportunities

  • 401(k) with Employer Match and Profit-sharing
  • Generous Paid Time Off Package
  • Group Health Insurance for Single and Family Coverage

In addition to these benefits, we foster a great work environment. Just ask our employees!

Lafayette Federal is not just a great place to bank--it's a great place to work, too! If you are interested in joining our team‚ please review our great benefits package and available positions below.

Employee Benefits

We offer outstanding benefits, including:

  • 401(k) with Employer Match and Profit-sharing
  • Generous Paid Time Off Package
  • Group Health Insurance for Single and Family Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account with Employer Funding
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Dental Reimbursement
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Educational Assistance
  • And More!

*We are an equal opportunity employer.

EOE/AA/VETERAN/DISABLED

Available Positions

We are currently seeking Member Service Representatives for our DC, MD, and VA branches.

More specifically, the Member Service Representative will:

  • Process all transactions for members, in person or via telephone including deposits, withdrawals, loan payments, cash advances and transfers.
  • Disburse cashier's checks.
  • Balance each day’s transactions and verify cash totals.
  • Receive checks and cash for deposit in savings and checking accounts, verify deposit amounts, examine checks for endorsement and negotiability, and receipt transactions via on-line teller terminal.
  • Give prompt, efficient and accurate service in the processing of all transactions such as opening of new checking/savings accounts, direct deposits, ATM cards, CD/IRA/Money Markets.
  • Open new member accounts and provide information to new and prospective members by explaining and cross-selling Credit Union products and services.
  • Interview loan applicants, gather required information for a credit application and explain loan options, rates, terms and collateral.
  • Present loan product options.


Qualified candidates will have:

  • A high school education or GED.
  • Six months to two years of similar or related experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong business development and/or sales skills.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Positive credit standing.


In order to be considered for the Member Service Representative position, you must take and pass LFCU’s Teller Test. To access the test, please click here. Please note that should you encounter any technical difficulty, you must click on the Contact Tech Support link displayed at the bottom of each page. Our Human Resources Department will contact you accordingly upon your successful completion of the test. Good luck!

Qualified candidates with positive credit standing should send their resume and salary requirements to: HR@lfcu.org

We are currently seeking a Branch Manager to join our winning team. Summarily, this position will be responsible for efficient and effective management of a full-service branch office, ensuring that established policies and procedures are followed, and delegating the day-to-day operations to the branch staff as appropriate. Conducts regular business development and generates business sufficient to meet established sales goals.

More specifically, the Branch Manager will:

  • Contribute to the successful achievement of branch sales goals as set by the VP of Operations.
  • Proactively develop a department culture where employees seek opportunities to cross-sell products and services for the betterment of our members.
  • Prepares branch reports and performs sufficient analyses on these reports to interpret data into meaningful and useful information as well as establishes trends and submits recommendations to VP Operations and/or Chief Operating Officer when appropriate.
  • Demonstrate sustained regulatory compliance as evidenced by no repeat citings on external or internal audits and be responsible for understanding and complying in an accurate and timely basis with all Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering/OFAC requirements that pertain to your position and as directed by management and/or the Compliance Officer.
  • Ensure a trained, motivated and professional staff capable of providing efficient and effective branch services to the Credit Union's members.
  • Exhibit a wide degree of creativity and latitude.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.


Qualified candidates will have:

  • Experience: Two years to five years of similar or related experience.
  • Education: A two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school.
  • Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.
  • Other Skills: Must have good verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and proficiency in Microsoft word, including Excel.

 

Qualified candidates with positive credit standing should send their resume and salary requirements to: HR@lfcu.org

We are currently seeking an Assistant Branch Manager to join our winning team. Summarily, this position will coach and mentor a qualified staff sufficiently to meet the needs of the membership while proactively seeking opportunities to cross-sell products and services for the betterment of our members.

More specifically, the Assistant Branch Manager will:

  • Contribute to the successful achievement of branch sales goals as set by the VP Sales and Service.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day operations of the branch in accordance with established policies & procedures while ensuring that quality service standards are maintained.
  • Perform all duties of a Member Service Representative as needed.
  • Act as a Branch Manager in his/her absence.
  • Respond to questions and/or provide information upon request from members (internal & external).
  • Process requests/transactions as appropriate.
  • Assist members and potential members in understanding and utilizing Credit Union products and services.


  • Qualified candidates will have:

    • Six months to two years of similar or related experience.
    • A two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Strong business development and/or sales skills.
    • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Positive credit standing.

In order to be considered for the Assistant Branch Manager position, you must take and pass LFCU’s Teller Test. To access the test, please follow this link:
www.LafayetteFCUjobs.com. Please note that should you encounter any technical difficulty, you must click on the Contact Tech Support link displayed at the bottom of each page.
Qualified candidates with positive credit standing should send their resume and salary requirements to: HR@lfcu.org

We are currently seeking a Contractor Development Manager to join our winning team and assist in growing our current contractor database of partners. The perfect candidate for this position will have a strong working knowledge of the home improvement industry, understand the needs that contractors face when trying to find financing options for their customers and have contacts within the industry to help add new contractors to the credit unions program. An understanding of lending and/or finance would be complimentary but is not required. Your ability to grow the program through use of salespeople and business development efforts will greatly assist in your success. You should be comfortable interacting with home improvement contractors, determining the best loan products they can offer to help them increase their sales and maintain a close working relationship with each contractor to monitor the program’s success and the contractor’s level of satisfaction. As you grow the contractor relationships, you will be responsible for oversight of the loan programs and contractors relationships while you hire and supervise additional business development/sales officers to assume the role of growing the contractor database.

This is a management position with great potential for success as the Contractor Financing program grows. You will supervise all contractor-lending activities to include origination, processing, and funding as well as sales activity, program development and growth.

This position, based in Rockville, MD, is responsible for providing supervision of the credit union's Contractor Financing Program including but not limited to: (a) attracting new home improvement contractors to the program and (b) supervision of existing contractor relationships, loan production, staffing and new production of business development/sales officers.

More specifically, the Program Manager will:

  • Attract new home improvement contractors to participate in financing programs through referrals, direct sales and/or trade organizations, marketing outreach and hiring and supervision of business development/sales officers.
  • Be responsible for meeting production goals.
  • Provide information regarding financing options to current and new home improvement contracts and assistance as needed to ensure contractors understand how the options can best meet their needs.
  • Organize promotional events for new and existing home improvement contractors to capture additional sales. Act as liaison between contractors and credit union to build and maintain strong relationships through periodic phone calls, letters/e-mail and personal visits.
  • Provide appropriate program and training resources to home improvement contractors as needed.
  • Evaluate financing options within program and make pricing, term, staffing and/or design recommendations as needed to meet contractor and credit union needs.
  • Research, report and correct any quality issues with regard to service being provided to contractors and/or loan quality according to the organization's policies and procedures.as well as working with appropriate channels to ensure that steps are taken to correct unsatisfactory conditions.
  • Create, develop and monitor sales efforts of business development/sales officers.
  • Assist in establishing the department's annual business development plan including goals and budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the VP of Consumer Lending and/or SVP of Lending.


Qualified candidates will have:

  • Five or more years of experience with home improvement contractors
  • Equivalent to a college degree (BS or BA in a relevant field) is desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem-solving and self-direction.
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to function in financial institution environment and utilize standard office equipment.
  • A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required.
  • Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the organization for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.
  • Familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and self-direction.
  • Adequate knowledge of financial products and services.

Qualified candidates with positive credit standing should send their resume and salary requirements to: HR@lfcu.org

Are you a Mortgage professional who is ready to succeed in a conducive yet fast-paced work environment with a pool of leads at your fingertips? Looking for competitive compensation structures and endless sales opportunities? If you are and have the credentials we’re looking for, you may be our next Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO). This is a truly unique opportunity which comes with a guaranteed annual salary plus competitive commission plan and excellent healthcare benefits are included in this amazing offer. Come join our team and be part of a winning organization which truly cares about its employees

Lafayette Federal offers an array of mortgage loan products, including fixed and adjustable rate mortgages, FHA and VA loans, jumbo loans, refinancing options, renovation loans and relocation programs. What sets us apart as a lender of choice is our ability to offer dependable services that meet our members’ needs. With finance options designed to meet the financial needs of our borrowers such as products that do not require PMI and offer up to 95% financing, No Closing Costs options, Lender Credits, a First Time Homebuyer program offering up to 97% LTV and many more, our MLOs have all the tools they need to succeed. With our ability to lend anywhere in the United States and a no hassle membership field, your success can begin immediately. We also provide you with a full range of technology solutions and resources to get the job done. Come join the team!

As a member of the Lafayette Federal MLO team, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Proactively solicit new residential mortgage business and sell our mortgage products to meet established loan quality and ongoing production goals.
  • Develop and maintain a quality network of business relationships that serves as a recurring source of referrals for new mortgage lending opportunities.
  • Utilize our membership base to identify potential mortgage opportunities – no cold calls!
  • Conduct interviews with prospective borrowers in order to determine the appropriate lending product that meets their needs.
  • Review initial application submission, i.e. income assets and credit for accuracy and completeness.
  • Notify borrower of required documentation that will be collected such as tax returns, bank statements, purchase agreements, property descriptions, and other required documents to assist with the initiation of processing.
  • Work as liaison between borrower and our Lending Department and Title/Settlement Company and be responsible for resolving any issues within 24 hours of being informed of any problems/concerns.
  • Protect the credit union's image by keeping mortgage loan information strictly confidential.
  • Be responsible for understanding and complying in an accurate and timely basis with all Bank Secrecy Act/Anti Money Laundering/OFAC requirements that pertain to the MLO position and as directed by management and/or the Compliance Officer.
  • Provide outstanding service to both internal and external members by adhering fully to the provisions of our Service Standards Policy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the VP of Loan Origination, Senior Vice President of Lending, and/or Executive Management.


Qualified candidates will have:

  • Three to five years of experience or currently employed in the mortgage industry.
  • Active relationships with referral partners and an existing customer database.
  • Proven track record of success as a Mortgage Loan Originator.
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Must be bilingual and fluent in both English and Spanish.
  • Ability to motivate or influence other is a material part of the job requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust.
  • Ability to meet our high standards of member care and origination conversion.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Qualified candidates with positive credit standing should send their resume and salary requirements to: HR@lfcu.org

We are currently seeking a conscientious, process-oriented individual to play an integral part in our Finance and Accounting team. The Financial Accounting Specialist will assist in the maintenance of the credit union's accounting records and reports, ensuring that they comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and credit union accounting practices as well as perform general ledger posting and reconciliation and prepares analysis of operations for management. This position will also be cross-trained and will perform duties related to the daily processing and posting of share drafts, wire transfers and ACH.

More specifically, the Financial Accounting Specialist will:

  • Process, post and reconcile accounts to the general ledger for accounts receivable, cash receipts, accounts payable, reimbursements, cash disbursements and payroll.
  • Manage the vendor database and performs the daily accounts payable function.
  • Process and reconcile daily official check settlement, stop payments and requests for check copies and reconcile the corresponding GL account.
  • Maintain all assigned accounts such that they are always in balance and current within 30 days.
  • Review open invoice reports; follow-up with a schedule of payments or adjustments.
  • Serve as backup support in processing ACH activity and an in reviewing all ACH debits and credits for proper posting and reconciliation.
  • Perform daily Federal Reserve and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Assist the Wire Department in verifying and reconciling fund transfers. Assists in the IRA back office function.
  • Calculate the Allowance for Loan Losses including the Troubled Debt Restructuring (TDRs) analysis.
  • Process tax levies and garnishments to include communication with members and legal counsel.
  • Be responsible for understanding and complying in an accurate and timely basis with all Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering/OFAC requirements that pertain to your position at LFCU and as directed by management and/or the SVP of Risk Management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager, SVP Finance & Accounting and/or the EVP/CFO


Qualified candidates will have:

  • One to three years of similar or related experience.
  • Equivalent to a college degree (BS or BA in a relevant field).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to function in financial institution environment and utilize standard office equipment.
  • Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work normally involves contacts with persons beyond immediate associates generally regarding routine matters for purposes of giving or obtaining information, which may require some discussion. Outside contacts take the form of service to the public (members or vendors) requiring ordinary courtesy in providing assistance and information. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job.
  • In depth knowledge of Credit Union regulations, legislation and financial reporting and data processing.
  • Fluency with advanced features of various software applications including proficiency with spreadsheet and database software/applications.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skills, people skills and self-direction.
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with Senior Management and/or outside regulators, investors and business partners.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word required.

Qualified candidates with positive credit standing should send their resume and salary requirements to: HR@lfcu.org

We are currently seeking a Help Desk Specialist to join our Information Technology Department. Summarily, this position will provide assistance in ensuring the stable operation of the in-house computer network to include planning, designing, installing, configuring and maintaining network hardware, software and communication links while providing help desk support to both LFCU staff and members.

More specifically, the Help Desk Specialist will:

  • Provide HelpDesk services to credit union staff.
  • Troubleshoot PC hardware and software problems in a timely manner.
  • Install appropriate hardware or software within the specified time frames.
  • Provide friendly, professional and accurate service and support to all members and associates.
  • Maintain and add to technical knowledge of computer hardware and software to ensure credit union has the ability to achieve its goals as outlined in the current operating plan.
  • Respond quickly to all service requests and insure problem resolution as quickly as possible.
  • Prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.


Qualified candidates will have:

  • Two to five years of similar or related experience.
  • A college degree or certification in networking or a relevant area in computer science. Preferably a degree from a four-year college with a major in computer science.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of PC operating systems.
  • Excellent application support experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job.
  • Experience in PC implementation and trouble-shooting.
  • Experience in a virtual desktop environment is preferred but not required.
Qualified candidates with positive credit standing should send their resume and salary requirements to: HR@lfcu.org
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