At First State, we strive to Exceed the Expectations of our customers, employees, and owners every day. This means, we strive to work with exceptional people and create an exceptional work and service environment. Join us!

Our culture
What's it like to work at First State? We strive to create a work and service atmosphere that will provide you the tools and resources matched with your own innovative and service - driven spirit to do what's right for the customer and what's right for the company each and every day _ and have fun doing it.

Our benefits
As a member of the First State Team, you'll receive access to a well rounded benefits package. We strive to provide our staff with various options for health, dental and vision insurance. We honor our staff's commitment to our company, in part, by providing a competitive paid time off plan, which is based on years of service. We have many staff who participate in our flex-spending plan, allowing them to take advantage of pre-tax payroll deductions used to pay for federally approved medical expenses, as well as childcare expenses. These are just a few of the benefits options offered to the First State team.

Current Openings
If you have a passion for providing exceptional service to customers and investing back into the communities we serve …

If you embrace taking personal accountability for your knowledge, understanding, and performance …Search through our Career Opportunities. One of them might be a good opportunity for you and you might be a good addition for First State.


First State is an equal opportunity employer EOE M/F/D/V


Current Job Opportunities

Brownsville Finance Financial Service Representative
Cleveland Finance Branch Manager
Columbia Personal Banker
Columbia Finance Financial Service Representative
Franklin Mortgage Loan Processor
Franklin Consumer Credit Underwriter
Franklin Consumer Lending Specialist
Goodlettsville Commercial Loan Officer
Jackson Credit Analyst
Knoxville Mortgage Loan Officer

Martin Financial Services Representative

Maryville Commercial Loan Officer

Milan Finance Branch Manager

Murfreesboro Branch Manager Trainee

Murfreesboro Finance Operations Specialist

Nashville/Bellevue Mortgage Loan Officer

Sumner County Mortgage Loan Officer



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Financial Service Representative - Brownsville

First State Finance, a division of First State Bank, is seeking a full time Financial Service Representative for Brownsville, TN. 

This position will be responsible for offering a variety of financing options to new and existing customers. This position will be required to perform clerical duties and other office duties. This position will also assist office manager in processing, administering, and closing loans.

 Candidates must have excellent organization and communication skills including written and oral. Candidate must be proficient with a personal computer. Minimal education requirements are High School Diploma or equivalent. 

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281

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Finance Branch Manager - Cleveland

First State Finance is currently accepting resumes for an experienced, full-time Branch Manager in the Cleveland, TN office. 2 to 5 years management experience in a finance company is required.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the daily branch operations, loan approvals, and collections.

Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Minimal education requirements are a High School diploma or equivalent.

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203


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Personal Banker - Columbia

First State Bank is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Personal Banker to work in Columbia, TN. Our Personal Bankers provide a full range of banking products and services to individual and business customers, with emphasis on consumer lending, deposit products, customer service, and superior knowledge of all service products. 

This job requires a bachelor’s degree; or a high school diploma with two years’ experience in banking or a similar field in the areas of operations, lending, sales, and credit. 

Candidates must have excellent customer interaction skills,including strong oral and written communication skills along with a thorough knowledge of all bank products and services. Candidates should also be proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word. 

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Financial Service Representative - Brownsville

First State Finance, a division of First State Bank, is seeking a full time Financial Service Representative for Columbia, TN. 

This position will be responsible for offering a variety of financing options to new and existing customers. This position will be required to perform clerical duties and other office duties. This position will also assist office manager in processing, administering, and closing loans.

 Candidates must have excellent organization and communication skills including written and oral. Candidate must be proficient with a personal computer. Minimal education requirements are High School Diploma or equivalent. 

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281

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Full Time Mortgage Loan Processor - Franklin

First State Mortgage is seeking a full-time Mortgage Loan Processor for the Franklin, TN location. 

Applicants must have strong oral, written and interpersonal skills. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Word. The applicant must be able to compute simple math and have excellent customer service skills. The ability to multi task is also essential to this position.

This job requires a high school diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the secondary market mortgage lending.

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 527
Nashville, TN 37203

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Consumer Credit Underwriter - Franklin

First State Bank, is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Consumer Credit Underwriter in our Franklin office located at 500 Corporate Centre Drive.

In this job you will evaluate consumer loan applications and income and financial statement data, following industry and business unit standards. You will use automated scoring systems and traditional underwriting to process consumer loan requests. You will work with the lender to restructure credit requests.

Candidates should have a Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, business or other related discipline or at least 2-3 years experience in analyzing and interpreting basic financial statements and tax returns, performing diverse analysis, and preparing supporting documentation for management review. Must be proficient in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of credit risk analysis/underwriting principles, methods,practices and regulatory requirements and consumer and small business loan products required.

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
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Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Ste 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Consumer Lending Specialist - Franklin

First State has an opening for a Consumer Lending Specialist in Franklin, TN.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of four years of specifically related job experience, and an understanding of consumer loan documentation, including consumer compliance regulations and documentation requirements. A high school diploma or equivalent is required; a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Must have excellent customer interaction skills, and strong oral and written communication skills. 

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Ste 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Commercial Loan Officer - Goodlettsville

First State is accepting resumes for a Commercial Loan Officer for our banking office in Goodlettsville, TN . Candidates must have a proven track record to develop, manage and sustain a variety of individual and commercial banking relationships by prospecting, cross-selling, relationship managing, and providing customer service. Candidates must have excellent customer interaction skills, including strong oral and written communication skills. Must have a good working knowledge of credit analysis. Must be highly motivated. Candidates must also be proficient in Microsoft Office Products.

This position requires a Bachelors degree and three years of experience with commercial lending, sales, credit support, financial analysis, or portfolio management, or equivalent experience.


First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Credit Analyst - Jackson


First State is a multi-location financial services organization located throughout the State of Tennessee. We are currently accepting resumes for a full-time credit analyst. The position will be centrally located in Jackson, TN but may travel to other locations.

 

Candidates must know and be able to apply the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of commercial credit. Candidates must have strong analytical,organizational and communication skills. Candidates must also be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and knowledge of Moody’s Financial Analysis and personal spreading models. Minimal education requirements are Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job related experience. A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, or related field is preferred. Completion of a formalized Credit Training Program is preferred.

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281

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Full Time Mortgage Loan Officer - Knoxville

First State Mortgage has an opening for a full-time mortgage loan officer in the Knoxville, TN area. The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of two years experience with mortgage origination.

If you know of any potential candidates for the Knoxville area, please forward their name to Jeff Devereaux with First State Mortgage or Angie Ferguson in the HR Department.

If you have any questions regarding this job, please feel free to contact the HR Department or Jeff Devereaux (615-224-7032).

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Financial Services Representative -Martin

First State Investments is seeking a full-time Financial Services Representative for the West Tennessee area.

Candidates must have excellent organization and communication skills including written and oral. Candidate must have thorough knowledge of bank and investment products and services. Candidates must also be able to work in a fast paced, team environment. This job requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a BS/BA degree is preferred. Successful candidate will have a minimum of 6 months experience in sales/customer service capacity or comparable work experience. Candidate must have life,accident & health (LA&H) license, or willingness to obtain within 6 months. Candidate must have series 6 an 63 registration or willingness to obtain within 6 months. 


First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281


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Commercial Loan Officer - Maryville

First State Bank is accepting resumes for a Commercial Loan Officer to work in our soon to open office located at 2217 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville, TN (Chilhowee).

Candidates must have a proven track record to develop, manage, and sustain a variety of individual and commercial banking relationships by prospecting, cross-selling, relationship managing, and providing excellent customer service. Candidates may also have responsibility to manage a group of bank associates.

Candidates must have excellent customer interaction skills, including strong oral and written communication skills and must have a good working knowledge of credit analysis. Candidates must be highly self-motivated and proficient in Microsoft Office products.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience in commercial lending, sales, credit support, financial analysis, or portfolio management _ or equivalent experience.

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
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Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Finance Branch Manager - Milan

First State Finance, a division of First State Bank, is currently accepting resumes for an experienced, full-time branch manager in the Milan, TN office. 2 to 5 years management experience in a finance company is required. 

This position will be responsible for overseeing the daily branch operations, loan approvals, and collections. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Minimal education requirements are a High School Diploma or equivalent.

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281

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Finance Branch Manager Trainee - Murfreesboro

First State Finance, a division of First State Bank, is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Branch Manager Trainee in our Murfreesboro,TN office.

The primary purpose of this job is to learn all aspects of managing a branch office within the organization. You will train under the supervision of a current branch manager and/or assistant manager for a period of up to one year,when transfer opportunities to other branches may become available. You will be responsible for offering a variety of financing options to new and existing customers. You will also assist the office manager in processing, administering and closing loans, and collections of delinquent loans. You may also perform clerical duties and other office duties as required. You must have excellent organization and written and oral communication skills, and be proficient with a personal computer. This job requires a Bachelor’s degree. Previous experience in the areas of lending,sales and credit is a plus.

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Finance Operations Specialist - Murfreesboro

First State Finance, a division of First State Bank, is currently accepting resumes for a full time Operations Specialist in our Murfreesboro, TN office.

This position provides corporate and branch operations support to the consumer finance company. Pays company bills, sweeps bank accounts,makes general ledger entries, compiles reports, assists with marketing efforts and backs up other areas of the company as needed.

Candidates must have 2 years of job experience – preferably in consumer finance or accounts payable.

Minimum education requirements are a High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, or related field is preferable. Candidates must have excellent oral/ written communication skills, and proficiency in MS Office products. 

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203


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Full Time Mortgage Loan Officer - Nashville/Bellevue

First State Mortgage has an opening for a full-time mortgage loan officer to work in the Nashville/Bellevue TN area. The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of two years experience with mortgage origination.

If you know of any potential candidates for the Nashville/Bellevue TN area, please forward their name to Jeff Devereaux with First State Mortgage or Angie Ferguson with First State's Human Resources Department.

If you have any questions regarding this job, please feel free to contact First State Human Resources Department or Jeff Devereaux (615-224-7032).

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Mortgage Loan Officer - Sumner County

First State Mortgage, a division of First State Bank, has a full-time opening for a mortgage loan officer to serve in the Sumner County, Tennessee area. 

Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years experience in mortgage origination. Minimal educational requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Must have excellent customer interaction skills, including strong oral and written communication skills.

First State offers an exceptional benefits plan and a highly competitive compensation package. 

First State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 
EOE M/F/D/V

Please send resumes with cover letter to:
First State Bank
Attn: Human Resources
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203