Careers

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At Western State Bank, we’re all about connections. It’s who we are. From our customers to our team members, we make sure everyone has a place to belong and feels valued.

We work hard, do more than expected, have fun, and make an impact on our customers and communities. As employee-owners, we’re all invested in doing our best for the success of the company — and each other — every day.

You deserve more than a job. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, we invite you to consider Western.

Western State Bank at a glance

  • Growing community bank with close to $1.7 billion in assets
  • Three locations in North Dakota and seven in Arizona
  • Founded in 1902
  • 250 team members
  • Western Equipment Finance, a division of our bank, offers nationwide commercial financing and leasing

Committed to customers and each other

Western’s core values guide our company culture and direction. They ensure customers receive the hometown service they deserve, and they help team members continually advance in their careers. They guide how we interact, treat each other, and work together. Our team guidelines ensure everyone is treated with respect, integrity, and kindness.

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Woman smiling at a customer in a bank office setting

Focused on the future

We’ve been around a long time, but we’re more excited about our future. Western is expanding into new markets, offering new products and services, and adding team members to support our objectives.

Employee ownership pride

Western formed an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) more than 20 years ago so team members could share in the company’s growth. As part-owners, we’re motivated to give our best every day and look for ways to continuously improve. Every team member is valued and appreciated.

Opportunities to learn and grow

Team members are given opportunities to grow their industry and professional expertise:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Local leadership programs
  • Networking events
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Professional certifications

Dedicated to our communities

At Western, we strive to improve someone’s life every day. As a Western team member, you receive:

  • Annual paid time off to volunteer in your community
  • Company gift matching for your qualified contributions to causes, organizations, and activities
  • Opportunities to attend community events and networking functions
  • Additional volunteer opportunities throughout the year
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Benefits that support your well-being

Team members receive comprehensive benefits options.

Full-time team member benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid time off
  • Volunteer time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid extended sick time
  • Flexible benefits plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gift matching
  • Wellness program
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous HSA contribution (if eligibility requirements are met)
  • Pet insurance

Part-time team member benefits*

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid time off
  • Volunteer time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid extended sick time
  • Flexible benefits plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness program
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance

Ready to join the team?

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*Part-time team member benefits may vary depending on the number of hours worked.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Western State Bank is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants with disabilities in conformity with state and federal law. Western is also an Affirmative Action Employer. Member FDIC.