Career Opportunities

First New York FCU offers an excellent working environment, salary and comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays
  • Employer matched 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Incentives

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Positions Currently Available


ACCOUNTING

Accounting Specialist
We are seeking an Accounting Specialist to become an integral part of our team!
Responsibilities include Accounts Payable ensuring timely payment of invoices including encoding, receiving approval of invoices and maintaining accurate files. Will process Accounts Receivable deposits and corresponding journal entries, validate and process weekly expense reimbursements, balance the credit union daily, process corporate Visa card expenses, monitor and replenish postage meter, process annual 1099 Misc to vendors and other duties related to the Accounting department.
A two-year degree or related financial institution experience, along with courses in Principals of Accounting I and II required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong math, computer skills and data entry preferred. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines required.

 


BRANCH

Full and Part Time and Floating Tellers
First New York FCU is seeking entry-level candidates for Teller positions. We offer competitive starting rates. Position includes benefits. Schedule requires half day on Saturday. We are looking for individuals with great communication and customer service skills. A Teller is expected to efficiently and accurately process financial transactions with minimum to no error. Duties include cross-selling products and services. Tellers are expected to provide quality member service to credit union members. Recent background must include cash handling experience.

Member Expert Part Time - Halfmoon Branch
First New FCU is seeking a part-time candidate for a Branch Member Expert position at our newest branch location in Halfmoon. Previous financial credit union/bank branch experience required. Must demonstrate a highly motivated, positive and outgoing personality to ensure unsurpassed level of customer service.  Duties will include opening new accounts, cross-selling products and services to benefit member needs, referring consumer and real estate loans and promoting e-services.  A thorough knowledge of all products and services will be expected.  Will assist credit union members at service desk and interactive teller machines.  Must maintain Notary Public designation.  Excellent communication skills and professional demeanor expected. Schedule will include Saturday and evening hours. Member Experts are expected to provide quality member service to credit union members.


COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT

Collector
First New York FCU is currently seeking to fill the position of Collector. This is a full time, permanent position that will include evening and Saturday hours. The Collector has a direct impact on the mitigation and recovery of credit union losses on delinquent, negative or charged off accounts. Daily outbound collection calls and sending collection letters is required as well as reviewing reports, handling restraining notices, levies and filing disability and life insurance claims. Collection activities will be performed for multiple loan products utilizing various systems and methods. The Collector will be expected to participate in all stages of the collection process to include loss mitigation, foreclosures, skip tracing, insurance claims, repossessions, charge offs, recovery, bankruptcy and collection agency liaison. Superior verbal, written and telephone communication skills expected. Successful negotiations for payment arrangements will require persistence and excellent customer service. Other responsibilities include routine correspondence with members and agencies, assisting with account preparations for collection agencies, attorneys and preparing for charge offs, completing information subpoenas and restraining notices. Duties will also include maintaining member files, records and assisting with various department processes. It is preferred that the candidate have a 2-year degree and must have at least 1 year of Collection related experience. Must have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary to be successful in this position.


CONTACT CENTER

Member Service Specialist - Contact Center, Colonie, NY
First New York FCU is seeking a candidate for a Member Service Specialist (MSS) position in our Contact Center located in Colonie, NY. Previous financial branch experience in a credit union/bank is preferred. Candidate provides credit union services to members via telephone, internet, and mail. This is a full-time position for an individual with outstanding customer service, writing and communication skills. Job responsibilities would include account servicing, referring consumer and real estate loans to the Loan Sales team, cross-selling products/services to benefit the member’s needs, promoting e-banking and meeting Contact Center goals. Must demonstrate a highly motivated, positive, outgoing personality to meet and exceed expectations with every interaction.


FACILITIES

Facilities Maintenance
First New York FCU is seeking a candidate to fill a Facilities Maintenance position. Will be responsible for general upkeep, repair, maintenance and improvements of First New York FCU facilities, grounds, furniture and equipment to include eight locations. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry and grounds care work will be required.  Will perform custodial duties as assigned.  This position requires adherence to security policies and practices.  Candidate will assist with maintaining a safe and secure environment.  Personal vehicle may be used as transportation to assigned work duties. Traveling to branch locations for deliveries and running supply errands as assigned will be required.  Must be open to flexible hours when necessary to include evenings and weekends.  Must have essential physical capabilities to include lifting heavy objects, climbing ladders, operating equipment, moving objects, etc. A minimum of two years’ experience in facilities maintenance or building trades necessary and must possess a valid/clean driver’s license.  This position requires working independently as well as a team.

Full-Time Custodian
First New York FCU is seeking a Custodian to clean multiple branch offices per night Monday – Friday after hours. All Branches are within easy driving distance within the capital district. Must have clean driver’s license and will use personal vehicle with mileage reimbursed. Will be responsible for routine cleaning, appearance of facilities and maintaining a clean working environment for all staff and visitors. Must be familiar with all aspects of cleaning, cleaning solutions, tools, etc. Duties will include maintaining restrooms, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, emptying trash, windows/glass, supply inventory, etc. Must be sensitive to safety and security and will be responsible for reporting issues and concerns to management and authorities.  Must be able to work independently. Excellent Benefit Package!


LENDING

Real Estate Loan Expert
First New York Federal Credit Union’s Lending department is currently seeking a Real Estate Loan Expert. Individual must demonstrate a highly motivated, positive, outgoing personality. Emphasis will be on sales and results to ensure the maximization of lending and sales opportunities. Must exhibit the ability to think independently by effectively responding to each individual lending situation. The Loan Expert will be expected to possess a thorough knowledge of the lend Eing process from application to closing. Responsibilities include consistently achieving loan sales goals and presenting appropriate solutions to fit lending needs while recommending products and services. The Loan Expert must become familiar with underwriting philosophies, lending decisions, approval stipulations, credit bureau reports and scores, extended warranties, GAP insurance, Credit Life and Disability insurance, loan rates and lending policies and procedures. Requirements include 2+ years of consumer lending experience and 1 year of sales experience, minimum of 1+ years experience in Real Estate Lending with NMLS credentials, a proficiency with MS Excel and Word, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.


For more information contact:

First New York FCU - Human Resources Dept.
Attention: Terri Clasen
2 Wall Street, Albany, NY 12205
e-mail: terri.clasen@firstnewyork.org
Phone (518) 393-1326
Fax (518) 690-4180

First New York Federal Credit Union's goal is to hire and retain diverse, talented, and engaged employees. We provide an atmosphere that enables each individual to contribute to the overall success of the credit union through their unique strengths, skills, and talents. First New York FCU is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities, while complying with all relevant federal and state non-discrimination regulations to include the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. If you need an accommodation to navigate our site or apply for a position, please send an email to terri.clasen@firstnewyork.org with the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis.

First New York Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religious creed, sex, transgender status, gender identity, gender dysphoria, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital and familial status, domestic violence victim status, military status, protected Veteran status, known relationship or association with any member of a protected class, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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