PWSB Hours Alert

We will be closed December 24, 26, and January 2, to celebrate Christmas and New Year's. We will, however, be open until noon on New Year's Eve. If using Online or Mobile Banking on a holiday closure day, please note that deposits and loan payments we receive will be processed on the next business day following the holiday closing.

Where Work isn’t a Four-Letter Word

Port Washington State Bank is a Journal Sentinel Top Workplace Award Winner and a family owned community bank. We are the #1 community bank mortgage lender in Ozaukee County. We offer educational opportunities in banking for enthusiastic and willing learners.

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Port Washington State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. For questions on any open positions, contact Stella Terry, Vice President/Director of Human Resources at stella.terry@pwsb.bank

Are you looking for a place that gets work-life balance? Port Washington State Bank could be your answer. We’re a group of folks that truly define Midwestern nice. We love the Wisconsin way of life, and together we support our pastimes, traditions and other local favorites with our time and with over $500,000 in donations just this past year. As a 12-time Top Workplace Winner, we’ve slowly won our employee’s loyalty through listening and supporting their ideas to make us more efficient and better serve our customers. In order to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, we comb through market trends, benchmarking data and employee feedback to ensure we’re well above the average. We offer this and so much more. 

Port Washington State Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We support a work environment where employees are respected and given the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

If you are disabled Veteran – or if you have any form of disability – and need additional assistance with the application process, please contact us using the contact us form, or call 262-284-4416.

Port Washington State Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Port Washington State Bank is Pay Transparency compliant.
 

Branch Manager- Fredonia

We are currently looking for a Branch Manager to join our Fredonia team. The Branch Manager is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service, expanding existing relationships and growing new ones. The primary leadership role of the Branch Manager is to coach the team to exceed our customer service standards, to recommend appropriate solutions to our clients and provide direction to the staff to meet branch goals. The manager will perform an active role within the community, serving organizations, managing branch profitability, ensuring compliance with regulations and bank policies. 

Qualifications: 
3 or more years of consumer lending is required 
3 or more years of cash handling/teller experience is required 
3 or more years of management preferred

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Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officer- Grafton 

We are currently looking for an experienced BSA Officer to join our team. The Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officer is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation and administration of all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Compliance Program. This position monitors compliance with state and federal Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and OFAC laws and regulations. Hybrid options are available. 

Responsibilities:
•    Develop, revise, implement, and enforce the Bank’s BSA/AML/OFAC Compliance Program including OFAC, USA PATRIOT Act, and FinCEN regulations
•    Completing the annual BSA/AML OFAC risk assessment to identify and measure BSA/AML and OFAC risks associated with products and services offered by the financial. Advises management on the development of policy, procedures, systems, controls, and training to address those risks 
•    Provide a copy of the risk assessment to Senior Management for review and consideration by the Board 
•    Leads, trains and supervises the BSA/AML team. Administration of BSA/AML/OFAC-related training programs to Board, management, and employees
•    Develops and revises policies, procedures, and other documentation in support of the administration of the BSA program
•    Oversee, enhance, develop, implement, and administer the BSA/AML/OFAC monitoring systems to ensure that appropriate parameters are in place to identify suspicious and/or fraudulent activity
•    Analyze data and reports produced from the system, branches, and other departments to identify and risk rate customer accounts
•    Manages exempt person filings for CTR purposes 
•    Oversee comprehensive case investigations. Recommend SAR filing to BSA Committee 
•    Oversee the completion of the SAR form when a case investigation results in a SAR recommendation 
•    Recommending customer relationship closures, case escalations or case referrals as appropriate 
•    Development, scoping, and prioritization of the BSA Compliance monitoring calendar
•    Ensure all required regulatory reporting is conducted in a timely, accurate, and compliant manner, including the filing of Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs) and SARs to FinCen as well as 314(a) and 314(b) procedures and reporting
•    Oversee processes for collecting customer information and appropriately perform reviews of elevated customer relationships, SAR & CTR filings, and Money Service Businesses (MSB) for an effective Customer Due Diligence (CDD)/Enhanced 
•    Oversee and Conduct Due Diligence (EDD) risk and monitoring program
•    Monthly statistics reports for the Board of Directors (Board)
•    Act as primary liaison/contact for examinations and external independent audits in relation to the BSA/AML/OFAC Compliance programs. Prepare response to exam and audit concerns while overseeing corrective action of all BSA-related, compliance deficiencies or violations

Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of BSA/AML, banking compliance or audit related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
EDD/KYC/SARS/OFAC/CTR experienced required
Previous experience leading a BSA/AML team
Knowledge of current regulatory requirements and proven research skills
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation preferred 
Maintains proficient knowledge of the rules and regulations

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Client Service Representative III- Fredonia

Port Washington State Bank (PWSB) is a growing community bank that has been family owned since 1899. PWSB is a market leader in Ozaukee County dedicated to serving the community and our valued clients. Our company is a 12X winner of the Top Workplace Award! We are looking for a full-time, Client Service Representative III at our Fredonia branch.

The Client Service Representative plays an important role as the face of the bank, building relationships and providing excellent customer service. The CSR will have a good working knowledge of our products, including electronic banking to offer assistance to clients and suggest products that will be beneficial to them. Responsibilities will include processing transactions accurately, providing professional and friendly service. CSR's enjoy forming and building long-term relationships with our clients.

Previous cash-handling experience and/or customer service is required.

PWSB offers educational opportunities in banking, for enthusiastic and willing learners.

Scheduling will include rotating Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

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Client Service Representative III- Thiensville

Port Washington State Bank (PWSB) is a growing community bank that has been family owned since 1899. PWSB is a market leader in Ozaukee County dedicated to serving the community and our valued clients. Our company is a 12X winner of the Top Workplace Award! We are looking for a full-time, Client Service Representative III at our Thiensville branch.

The Client Service Representative plays an important role as the face of the bank, building relationships and providing excellent customer service. The CSR will have a good working knowledge of our products, including electronic banking to offer assistance to clients and suggest products that will be beneficial to them. Responsibilities will include processing transactions accurately, providing professional and friendly service. CSR's enjoy forming and building long-term relationships with our clients.

Previous cash-handling experience and/or customer service is required.

PWSB offers educational opportunities in banking, for enthusiastic and willing learners.

Scheduling will include rotating Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

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Teller/Client Service Representative I- Mequon

Port Washington State Bank (PWSB) is a growing community bank that has been family owned since 1899. PWSB is a market leader in Ozaukee County dedicated to serving the community and our valued clients. Our company is a 12X winner of the Top Workplace Award! We are looking for a part-time, Client Service Representative at our Mequon branch.

The Client Service Representative plays an important role as the face of the bank, building relationships and providing excellent customer service. The CSR will have a good working knowledge of our products, including electronic banking to offer assistance to clients and suggest products that will be beneficial to them. Responsibilities will include processing transactions accurately, providing professional and friendly service. CSR's enjoy forming and building long-term relationships with our clients.

Previous cash-handling experience and/or customer service is required.

PWSB offers educational opportunities in banking, for enthusiastic and willing learners.

Scheduling will include rotating Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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The Recruiting Process

Step 1: Apply Online

Please click on the application link beneath the open positions (above) to inquire about job openings with Port Washington State Bank.

Step 2: Are you a match?

We will contact you to discuss the position and your situation in more detail.

Step 3: In-Person Interview

If you’re selected for an in-person interview, it may be with an individual or a group. Interviews typically include the hiring manager, another manager and Human Resources. For some positions, you may come back more than once to interview with different team members or business partners. Typically, our interviewing selection process spans three to four weeks but could take longer, depending upon the type of position, how many interviews are warranted and how many candidates we have. Feel free to contact Human Resources if you have questions on the status.

Step 4: The Employment Application

Only candidates who interview for a position will receive a letter or email regarding the status of their applications.

Step 5: If You are Hired

Banks have regulatory requirements to complete a thorough background check that reviews your education, employment, salary and criminal history. You will also be asked to complete a pre-employment drug screening before starting your employment.