Ag Banker 3
Bismarck, ND 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Ag Banker 3
Job ID
Bismarck, ND
Full/Part Time
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Bremer Financial Corporation

Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately held, $13 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by the Otto Bremer Trust and Bremer employees. Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and provides a comprehensive range of banking, wealth management, investment, trust and insurance products and services throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Clients include individuals and families, mid-sized corporations, small businesses, agribusinesses, nonprofits, and public and government entities.

Job Description

Bremer Bank is seeking an Ag Banker in the Bismarck community. This position requires the candidate to have significant years of Ag Banking experience, managing an ag portfolio while ensuring the delivery of exceptional client service and the achievement of benchmark standards and individual performance objectives, while minimizing credit risk exposure.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Be a leading referral source to other business lines and partner with other business lines to deliver premier service to all clients.
  • Perform outbound sales calling, new business development and retention activities which include conducting sales calls, utilizing sales management systems and tools, attending sales meetings, maintaining an appropriate pipeline, and identifying and pursuing referral opportunities.
  • Analyze financial information to design loan structures and credit pricing, recommend and/or authorize loan approval and execute loan transactions.
  • Business development and retention, credit analysis, loan structure design, risk management, community involvement, and ensuring the assigned portfolio is in compliance with all applicable standards, policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor and maintain an individual portfolio between $20MM and $50MM, and its credit quality to ensure compliance with all applicable standards, policies, procedures and regulatory requirements to minimize risk: assign risk ratings, maintain pricing strategies, enforce fee schedules, monitor past due notes and execute the charge off and work out processes as required.
  • Perform onsite inspections of Ag operations to monitor collateral and to serve as an ad hoc consultant in capital purchases, credit management, and economic trends affecting business operations
  • Significant experience with all government farm programs. Strong working knowledge of bank products and services and non-bank offerings such as investments and insurance.
  • Work closely with and mentor other Ag Bankers.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university at least 7 years of related experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in the credit administration and lending functions; background in agriculture; and experience with business development activities.
  • Not required for this job, however Ag Bankers that sell multi-peril and/or crop/hail insurance must obtain and maintain the appropriate licensure.
  • Ability to demonstrate and consistently model Bremer values, Bremer Leadership Competencies and foster an inclusive work environment.
Shared Expectations

Personal Leadership: Model Bremer values in all interactions; communicate clearly, honestly and with authenticity; identify and respect style differences in others and be willing to adapt; read and respond appropriately to individuals and/or situations; enhance and maintain robust relationships within and outside the organization; be accountable and demonstrate credibility and follow through on commitments; and build self-awareness by continually seeking feedback from others.

Thought Leadership: Use holistic approach when problem solving and decision making; proactively seek diverse perspectives to develop synergetic solutions; promote engagement and empowerment; translate complex concepts and challenges into tasks and activities that are quick and easy to achieve; use authority appropriately and acknowledge the contributions of others.

Team Leadership: Lead strategically with rigor around communicating the what and why behind decisions; demonstrate transparency, honesty and courage to earn a reputation as an authentic leader; communicate a vision and engage team in achieving that vision; drive dedication to serve and promote the client intimacy model; clearly communicate and hold employees to performance expectations providing clear and timely feedback and holding all employees accountable; build high performing teams through engagement and accountability; delegate and draw on others knowledge and expertise; commit to coaching and developing team and next generation of leaders by taking an enterprise point of view.

Results Leadership: Prioritize strategically by organizing resources, time and people to achieve key goals and objectives; act with a sense of urgency, proactively address critical concerns, work quickly to get things done; lead change effectively; demonstrate knowledge skill and abilities while demonstrating operational excellence; deliver consistent results.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Bremer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Notice to Third Party Recruiters

Bremer Bank, National Association, including its affiliates, does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed agreement for recruiting or placement services, Bremer will have no obligation and will not agree to pay any referral or recruiting fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a candidate for consideration, Bremer explicitly reserves the right to pursue and/or hire any such candidate(s) without any financial or other obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, will be deemed to be the property of Bremer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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