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

Collierville Customer Service Representative
Columbia Teller
Columbia Bank Branch Manager
Columbia Finance Office Manager
Columbia Bank Customer Service Representative
Columbia Head Teller
Dresden Part-time Teller
Dyersburg Part-time Teller
Franklin Consumer Credit Underwriter
Franklin/Williamson County Mortgage Loan Officer
Goodlettsville Commercial Loan Officer
Hendersonville Teller
Humboldt Part-time Teller
Jackson Credit Analyst
Knoxville Finance Customer Service Representative
Knoxville Mortgage Loan Officer

Martin Financial Services Representative

Maryville Commercial Loan Officer

Milan Finance Branch Manager

Murfreesboro Finance Regional Sales Representative

Murfreesboro Finance Branch Manager Trainee

Murfreesboro Finance Operations Specialist

Nashville/Bellevue Mortgage Loan Officer

Sumner County Mortgage Loan Officer

White House Teller


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Customer Service Representative - Collierville

First State Bank if seeking a full-time Customer Service Representative to work in Collierville, TN.

Candidates must be able to compute simple math and have excellent customer service skills. Candidates must have excellent organization and communication skills including written and oral. Candidates must also be able to work in a fast paced, team environment.

Minimum education requirements are a high school diploma. Five (5) years of banking experience is preferred.


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
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281

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Teller - Columbia

First State Bank is opening a full service banking office in Columbia, TN and is accepting resumes for a full-time teller.

Applicants must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Candidates must be skilled in simple math computation, and have excellent customer service skills. Candidates must be able to effectively work and serve in a fast paced, team environment.

This position requires a high school diploma with 0 to 1 years of 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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Branch Manager - Columbia

First State Bank is opening a full service banking office in Columbia, TN and is accepting resumes for a full-time Branch Manager.

Candidates must be able 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 exercise executive and administrative control over the functions of the office, including implementation of local policy and explanation of company programs, policies and objectives.

Candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Office Products and current banking software. Minimum education and experience requirements include a high school diploma and five years of bank operations experience, or a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one year retail banking operations experience. Basic business lending experience and knowledge as well as managerial experience is preferred.


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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Customer Service Representative - Columbia

First State Bank if seeking a full-time Customer Service Representative to work in Columbia, TN.

This position will be responsible for offering a wide variety of account related banking services to new and existing customers. This position may also assist loan officers in processing, administering and closing loans. Candidates must have excellent organization and communication skills including written and oral. Candidates must be proficient with a personal computer. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have at least one year of experience in the customer service or clerical field. Previous banking experience 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
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Head Teller - Columbia

First State Bank is opening a full service banking office in Columbia, TN and is accepting resumes for a full-time Head Teller.

Applicants must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, be skilled in simple math computation,and have excellent customer service skills. Multi- tasking is also essential to this position.

 This job requires a high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two years of related job experience, preferably teller experience. A minimum of one year experience in a supervisory or lead role is preferred.


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 Office Manager - Columbia

First State Finance, a division of First State Bank, is currently accepting resumes for an experienced, full-time office manager to work in Columbia, TN. At least two (2) years of 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. Minimum education requirements are a High School Diploma or equivalent.


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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Part-time Teller - Dresden

First State Bank is accepting resumes for a part-time Teller to work in Dresden, TN.

Candidates must be skilled in simple math computation, and have excellent customer service skills. Candidates must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Candidates must be able to effectively work and serve in a fast paced, team environment. The ability to multi task is essential to this position.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent with 0 to 1 years of 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
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281

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Part-time Teller - Dyersburg

First State Bank is accepting resumes for a part-time Teller to work in Dyersburg, TN.

Candidates must be skilled in simple math computation, and have excellent customer service skills. Candidates must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Candidates must be able to effectively work and serve in a fast paced, team environment. The ability to multi task is essential to this position.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent with 0 to 1 years of 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
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281

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Consumer Credit Underwriter - Franklin, TN

First State Bank, is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Consumer Credit Underwriter to work in Franklin, TN.

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., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Full Time Mortgage Loan Officer - Franklin/Williamson County

First State Mortgage has an opening for a full-time mortgage loan officer to work in Williamson County TN. 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 Williamson County, 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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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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Teller - Hendersonville

First State Bank is accepting resumes for a full time Teller to work in Hendersonville, TN.

Candidates must be skilled in simple math computation, and have excellent customer service skills. Candidates must be able to effectively work and serve in a fast paced, team environment.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma.

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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Part-time Teller - Humboldt

First State Bank is accepting resumes for a part-time Teller to work in Humboldt, TN.

Candidates must be skilled in simple math computation, and have excellent customer service skills. Candidates must be able to effectively work and serve in a fast paced, team environment.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma.

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
P.O. Box 527
Union City, TN 38281


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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. 
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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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Finance Customer Service Representative - Knoxville

First State Finance has an opening for a full-time Customer Service Representative to work in Knoxville. 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 as required. This position will also assist the office manager in processing, administering, and closing loans.

Candidates must have excellent organization and communication skills including written and oral. Candidates must be proficient with a personal computer. 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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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. 
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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 is accepting resumes for a full-time Branch Manager to work in Milan, TN.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the daily branch operations, loan approval, and collections. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Two (2) to Five (5) years management experience in a finance company is required. 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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Full Time Finance Regional Sales Representative - Murfreesboro

First State Finance has an opening for a full-time regional sales representative in Murfreesboro, TN. 

This position analyzes auto credit applications and makes sound loan decisions on applications from various dealerships; visits dealerships to discuss current policies with finance directors, and analyzes various dealer reports to determine application flow, approval and denial ratios, beacon scores, etc.

The successful candidate will need a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or other related field. Candidates must have excellent oral/written communications skills and excellent customer interaction skills, plus proficiency in MS Office products. Previous experience in lending, sales and credit 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
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Branch Manager Trainee - Murfreesboro

First State Finance is accepting resumes for a full-time Branch Manager Trainee to work in Murfreesboro, TN.

The primary purpose of this job is to learn all aspects of managing a finance branch office within the organization. This position will train under the supervision of a current branch manager and/or assistant manager for a period of up to one year. Once training is completed, manager assignments in other offices may be available. This position will be responsible for offering a variety of financing options to new and existing customers. This position will also assist the office manager in processing, administering and closing loans, as well as, working with collections of delinquent loans.

The successful candidate will need a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or other related field. Candidates must have excellent oral/written communications skills and excellent customer interaction skills, plus proficiency in MS Office products. Previous experience in lending, sales and credit 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
1720 West End Ave., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

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Operations Specialist - Murfreesboro

First State Finance is accepting resumes for a full-time Operations Specialist to work in Murfreesboro, TN.

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 two (2) years experience, preferably in consumer finance or accounts payable.

Minimum education requirements are a High School Diploma or equivalent. A 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. 
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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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

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Teller - White House

First State Bank is accepting resumes for a full time Teller to work in White House, TN.

Candidates must be skilled in simple math computation, and have excellent customer service skills. Candidates must be able to effectively work and serve in a fast paced, team environment.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma.

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