Opportunity

Here at San Francisco Fire Credit Union we serve those who serve our communities: the brave men, women and families of fire departments.

About Us

Here at San Francisco Fire Credit Union we serve those who serve our communities: the brave men, women and families of fire departments.

As an employee, your energy and commitment allows them to continue helping and saving others. Sure we have a competitive compensation and benefits package, but the true reward of working here can’t be spent in a day. It’s knowing you belong to an organization that watches out for you and cares about your professional and personal growth.

Open Positions:

Financial Services Consultant (Part Time,Mint Plaza Branch)

Financial Services Consultant (Full Time, Contact Center)

Project Manager

HR Generalist

Accountant


Financial Services Consultant (Part Time Position,Mint Plaza Branch)

Summary:

Financial Service Representatives are accountable for handling all in-person requests from our members including transaction processing, account updates, new account openings, new loan interviewing and processing, and cross-selling the appropriate credit union products and services, while consistently meeting the service standards established by SF Fire Credit Union.

Essential Responsibilities:

Level I

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all Credit Union products and services, and uses this knowledge to cross-sell appropriate products and services to members to maximize the member’s relationship
  • Creates “Elationships” with members by going the extra mile, completing tasks on or before assigned deadlines, and anticipating needs
  • Maintains the Credit Union’s tradition of excellence by taking ownership of member issues, being count-on-able, seeking solutions first, and through accurate transaction processing and dissemination of information
  • Contributes to a team environment by showing respect and support for each other, practicing positive and respectful workplace communication techniques, and by living up to your commitments
  • Completes training programs in accordance with your personal development plan
  • Performs accurate transactions on existing savings, checking, certificate, consumer loan, real estate loan and credit card accounts in accordance with standard operating procedures and regulations
  • Negotiates checks presented against an account and applies applicable holds on checks based on established guidelines
  • Operates assigned cash can and teller’s sub-vault within established guidelines
  • Processes new savings and certificate accounts
  • Assists members in completing most Credit Union supplied forms
  • Creates temporary checks for members as required
  • Assists members with debit card re-pinning and ATM usage
  • Processes authorized data changes on the membership and account level
  • Researches and resolves basic member inquiries related to all Credit Union accounts, products and services
  • Practices the Credit Union’s service standards
  • Completes assigned reports, tasks and projects within established guidelines and timeframes
  • Performs shared branch transactions for non-members
  • Performs other work as requested by the Branch Manager

Level II

  • Performs all the duties of a Financial Service Representative I without supervision
  • Meets established individual and team sales and service goals
  • Processes new membership applications including applicant interview, review and evaluation of application, decision recommendation to the Loan Office, and notification of loan decision to member
  • Processes new IRA, trust, UTTMA and business accounts
  • Researches and resolves complex member’s inquiries related to all Credit Union accounts, products and services
  • Acts as vault letter as required
  • Operates the branch greeter station as required
  • Performs “Thank You” calls to members based on established guidelines
  • Performs “Campaign” calls to members as directed

Level III

  • Performs all the duties of a Financial Service Representative II without supervision
  • Assists staff or members with difficult transactions and escalated “challenges”
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of IRA, trust, UTMA and business accounts products
  • Supports the administration of the Branch in absence of the Branch Manager

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Multi-tasking ability is a must.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; plus at least one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous cash handling experience in a financial institution is preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend verbal and written instructions. Ability to write basic business communications to members and employees.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Mathematic Skills:

Ability to work with member and general ledger accounts. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest, dividends and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Computer Skills:

Ability to operate a personal computer in a Windows environment. Experience with Ultradata/FSP and Microsoft Office applications preferred.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is required sit, stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employe encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Disciplinary action up to and including dismissal can result from “conduct that is not listed, but that is unprofessional, adversely affects, or is detrimental to the credit union, its employees, members or the public at large.”

How To Apply: Please apply for this position by sending your resume (attached as a Microsoft Word document or PDF) to Vicky Centeno at vcenteno@sffirecu.org. We also respectfully ask that those interested in this position to NOT CONTACT US BY PHONE, as the increased call volume has a negative impact on the level of service we are able to provide our members.
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Financial Services Consultant (Part Time Position, Contact Center )

Summary:

Financial Service Consultants are accountable for handling any remote communications from our members including telephone calls, postal mail, Internet mail and web chats. The handling of these communications will involve answering account and service inquiries, processing financial transactions, and cross-selling the appropriate credit union products and services, while consistently meeting the service standards established by the Credit Union.

Essential Responsibilities:

Level I

  • Handles member communications received via phone call, postal mail, Internet mail and web chat
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all Credit Union products and services, and uses this knowledge to cross-sell appropriate products and services to members to maximize the member’s relationship
  • Creates Elationships with members by going the extra mile, completing tasks on or before assigned deadlines, and anticipating needs
  • Maintains the Credit Union’s tradition of excellence by taking ownership of member issues, being count-on-able, seeking solutions first, and through accurate transaction processing and dissemination of information
  • Contributes to a team environment by showing respect and support for each other, practicing positive and respectful workplace communication techniques, and by living up to your commitments
  • Completes training programs in accordance with your personal development plan
  • Performs accurate transactions on existing savings, checking, certificate, consumer loan, real estate loan and credit card accounts in accordance with standard operating procedures and regulations
  • Processes new savings, checking and certificate accounts
  • Processes authorized data changes on the membership and account level
  • Researches and resolves basic member inquiries related to all Credit Union accounts, products and services
  • Practices the Credit Union’s service standards
  • Completes assigned reports, tasks and projects within established guidelines and timeframes
  • Performs other work as requested by the Contact Center Manager

Level II

  • Performs all the duties of a Financial Service Consultant I without supervision
  • Meets established individual and team sales and service goals
  • Processes new membership applications including the opening of associated accounts
  • Processes consumer loan applications including applicant interview, review and evaluation of application, decision recommendation to the Loan Office, and notification of loan decision to member
  • Processes new IRA, trust, UTMA and business accounts
  • Researches and resolves complex member’s inquiries related to all Credit Union accounts, products and services
  • Performs “Thank You” calls to members based on established guidelines
  • Performs “Campaign” calls to members as directed
  • Notifies Call Center Manager of any service concerns by being attentive to call volume and service levels in the Call Center

Level III

  • Performs all the duties of a Financial Service Consultant II without supervision
  • Assists staff or members with difficult transactions and escalated calls
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of IRA, trust, UTMA, and business account products
  • Assists the Call Center Manager with the administration of the Call Center. This includes keeping staff current on new procedures and policies, monitoring call volume and patterns, managing staff scheduling, and ensuring service standards are being met

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Multi-tasking ability is a must.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; plus at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous Call Center experience in a financial institution is preferred.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend verbal and written instructions. Ability to write business communications to members and employees.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to reconcile member and general ledger accounts. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest, dividends and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Computer Skills

Ability to operate a personal computer in a Windows environment. Experience with Ultradata/FSP and Microsoft Office applications preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Disciplinary action up to and including dismissal can result from “conduct that is not listed, but that is unprofessional, adversely affects, or is detrimental to the credit union, its employees, members or the public at large.”

How To Apply: Please apply for this position by sending your resume (attached as a Microsoft Word document or PDF) to Daniel Huang at dhuang@sffirecu.org. We also respectfully ask that those interested in this position to NOT CONTACT US BY PHONE, as the increased call volume has a negative impact on the level of service we are able to provide our members.
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Project Manager

Summary:

SF Fire Credit Union’s Project Manager is responsible for coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of all corporate projects consistent with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Essential Duties

  • Facilitates the definition of each project’s scope, goals and deliverables
  • Develops full-scale project plans
  • Defines project tasks and milestones
  • Proposes and tracks project resource allocation and project timeline schedules
  • Identifies project dependencies and resource constraints, proposing solutions to deliver on-time, on-budget project launches of the highest quality
  • Participates in regular meetings with project teams and tracks project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Monitors and reports on project progress and risks to all stakeholders, implementing and managing project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Tracks and reports hours and expenses of project teams
  • Acts as test developer on projects, creating test scripts and managing user acceptance testing, ensuring projects are launched to specifications created at project outsets
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school; and four years project management experience in an IT environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. PMP certification preferred (but not required). Advanced proficiency with MS Project and Visio required. Familiarity with quality practices such as Six Sigma preferred (but not required). Must have in-depth knowledge of the products, services, and procedures of a financial institution – as well as the ability to review and analyze operational processes.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical & operational procedures, governmental regulations, general business periodicals, and professional journals. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to effectively present information to executives, managers, employees, and members. Must be able to effectively lead meetings with wide range of stakeholders in diverse technical and business roles.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

Personal Computer Skills

Competency with personal computer; proficiency in Microsoft Project and Visio software.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit most of the time, but occasionally moves to filing cabinets or other offices. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel objects or documents, to operate a telephone and a PC, and to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this join include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

How To Apply: Please apply for this position by sending your resume (attached as a Microsoft Word document or PDF) to Adam Jones at ajones@sffirecu.org. We also respectfully ask that those interested in this position to NOT CONTACT US BY PHONE, as the increased call volume has a negative impact on the level of service we are able to provide our members.
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HR Generalist

Summary:
Reporting to the VP of HR, and collaborating with our Training & Development partners, the HR Generalist executes a broad range of HR functions, including responsibilities in the areas of on-boarding/off-boarding, recruiting & hiring, HRIS/systems & file management, benefits administration, payroll processing, employee relations (i.e. LOA/Workers Comp/EDD), 401k administration, training coordination, company event logistics and project support. Assists in the development and implementation of HR policies & procedures, supports audits, and helps ensure compliance.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Provides HR guidance when appropriate, working closely employees to foster, cultivate and build upon our high-service culture.
  • Partners with VP of HR to provide SF Fire CU policy guidance and interpretation related to day-to-day management of employees, ensuring consistency in the application of policies, procedures and practices. Ensures that the company remains compliant with applicable employment laws.
  • Maintains an awareness and currency of Human Resources principles, practices and the related regulatory environment. This may involve attending training sessions or meetings in which information is imparted and discussed. This may also entail participation with and maintenance of memberships with professional work groups and attending trainings, seminars, and other business-related conferences.
  • Plans, evaluates, researches and/or recommends process improvements for the Human Resource function; offers VP of HR recommendations for improvement or issue resolution. Streamlines and owns processes like benefit implementation, payroll processing, etc.
  • Coordinates the completion and timely processing of employee paperwork for new hires, including initiating payroll paperwork and obtaining managerial approval for authorization. In addition, processes employee change requests, and termination paperwork utilizing standard Company forms and Human Resources information systems.
  • Continually facilitates a positive employee relations climate focusing on high commitment, teamwork, and effective communication.
  • With a proactive approach and acting as a company advocate for best practices, provides support, counsel and direction to maintain constant and effective involvement in employee relations activities.
  • Understands company and/or departmental strategies and provides value-added ideas and solutions.
  • Maintains employee records in a manner that is compliant with regulatory bodies as well as consistent with organizational standards. This includes maintaining employee personnel files and/or I-9 files.
  • Assists in coordinating bi-weekly New Employee Orientation, as well as any training sessions as necessary.
  • Assists with Companywide events and recognition celebrations.
  • Collaborates on special projects as requested or apparent.

Education & Knowledge

  • Bachelors Degree and/or other evidence of exceptional ability; PHR or SHRM certification a plus
  • Significant knowledge of HR/personnel practices and principles is required
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statutes, etc. which govern employment policies and practices

Work Experience & Skills:

  • 5+ years of generalist experience including benefits administration, payroll processing, HRIS, employee relations, terminations, compliance, and policy creation
  • Experience with HR programs such on-boarding, employee relations, recruiting, benefits, performance management, and policy interpretation/administration
  • Experience with HR systems and MS Office

Competencies

  • The ability to build trust, maximize relationships, and interact with all levels, from hourly employees to senior management, is essential.
  • Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skill are key; an articulate and persuasive communicator
  • You care deeply about taking care of people and approach the role with a proactive, service-oriented mentality as well as with utmost discretion
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently, but know when to ask questions or seek advice/opinion
  • Team player with a “Jump in and help” mentality
  • Strong service orientation but with the ability to say “no”, “not now”, or “here’s an alternative”
  • Dedication to the role with a “get it done” attitude; drive for results
  • Very strong planning, prioritization, organizational and time management skills, orientation to detail and a high commitment to customer satisfaction are required. The ability to multi-task and handle competing priorities with deadlines are required.
  • The ability to handle and maintain a high level of confidentiality and common sense regarding sensitive employee information is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze situations, make an accurate assessment, and resolve simple to complex issues with easy-to-understand results. The ability to recognize opportunities and assess risks before they become trends is necessary.

How To Apply: Please apply for this position by sending your resume (attached as a Microsoft Word document or PDF) to Dawn Chute at dchute@sffirecu.org. We also respectfully ask that those interested in this position to NOT CONTACT US BY PHONE, as the increased call volume has a negative impact on the level of service we are able to provide our members.
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Accountant

Summary
The Accounting Department is responsible for overseeing all processes and procedures related to SF Fire Credit Union’s accounting and financial reporting functions.

Department Wide Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of credit union accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of tax and other regulatory mandates ensuring all aspects of our financial reporting are in compliance, including property tax, income tax, withholding tax and unemployment tax reporting.
  • Maintains competency with accounting-related software and applications including but not limited to Microsoft Excel and Word, Ultradata FSP, NCUA Online, Federal Reserve Bank and Catalyst internet applications.
    Evaluates current operating environment and provides suggestions to streamline and innovate processes and procedures.
  • Creates elationships with other Credit Union staff by going the extra mile and completing tasks on or before assigned deadlines.
  • Maintains the Credit Union’s tradition of excellence by taking ownership of member and department issues, being accountable, seeking solutions first, and providing accurate processing and dissemination of information.
  • Contributes to a team environment by showing respect and support for each other, practicing positive and respectful workplace communication techniques, and by living up to commitments.
    Supports other departments in our mission to provide Exceptional Member Service.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Executes the Accounts Payable function, including validating all invoices received are properly authorized for payment. Verifies that the invoice charges are accurate and enter, coded to the correct expense account and entered into FSP. Generates weekly check run and related reports. Ensures all invoices are paid in a timely manner and posted to the appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Process monthly corporate card expense reports and produces related board reporting.
  • Processes foreign currency transactions with the Federal Reserve Bank.
  • Completes the weekly FR2900 report for submission to the Federal Reserve Bank.
  • Monitors the outstanding cashiers’ checks for proactive follow-up with vendors for uncashed checks and subsequent escheat reporting.
  • Assists with completing the quarterly NCUA 5300 filings, along with assisting in the completion of other monthly, quarterly, or annual reporting requirements.
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts daily and monthly as assigned.
  • Assists with budget variance research.
  • Researches and responds to inquiries from federal and state examiners, as well as internal and external auditors in written and verbal form.
  • Serves as backup to other Accounting Department staff as needed.
  • Works on departmental and organizational projects and other departmental duties as assigned.

How To Apply: Please apply for this position by sending your resume (attached as a Microsoft Word document or PDF) to Dawn Chute at jebert@sffirecu.org. We also respectfully ask that those interested in this position to NOT CONTACT US BY PHONE, as the increased call volume has a negative impact on the level of service we are able to provide our members.
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