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Home Equity Specialist

Vibrant Credit Union Moline, IL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

In a Nutshell: The Home Equity Specialist actively works home equity and second mortgage opportunities by making outbound phone calls, taking inbound calls, and video banking opportunities as well as referrals from other team members. The Home Equity Specialist is highly organized in their process and possesses strong communication skills. They kick off the loan process with the application and finish the loan by closing with the members. The Equity Specialist will be responsible for carrying out lending policies as established and cross sells credit union products and services.

The Nitty Gritty

Loan Process: Assists in exceeding department sales goals by being constantly available to work with members during the equity loan process. Interviews members for applications via phone and video calls and offer suitable products and services that meet member's ongoing financial needs. Maintains a strong working knowledge of Equity and Mortgage products and services and has the ability to explain their features, terms, conditions, and benefits to successfully promote and cross sell all Vibrant products.

Outstanding Service: Provides excellent member service 100% of the time. Responds to member and staff questions via phone, email, or in person in an efficient, friendly, and accurate manner.

Provide Financial Counsel: Gather background information by interviewing loan applicants and obtaining credit reports. Advises or counsels members about their financial options. Educates and leads members through the mortgage process by providing expert advice.

Account and Loan Administration: Analyzes applicant financial status, credit history, and security offered as collateral in order to make an informed loan decision. Collects and verifies supportive documentation for loan files as required by underwriting guidelines.

Focus on Ongoing Professional Development: Actively learns Vibrant's mortgage process. Focuses on becoming an expert in the mortgage industry. Seeks out educational opportunities in the mortgage industry along with sales skills development. Maintain an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge on all policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.

What to expect when you're expecting…to get the job:

  1. Provide exceptional experience to help drive sales and service.

  2. Be quick to engage when there is an opportunity for interaction.

  3. Positively contribute to your individual Team dynamic and the organization as a whole.

  4. Dare to be different. Have fun doing it.

  5. Successfully meet individual goals and objectives.

It's in our CORE


We believe our job descriptions are truly just a jumping off point. A 'not my job' mentality just won't fly. We expect employees to dive in whenever they see a need. No job too big or small, no task too crazy, and most importantly, no person exempt. Going above and beyond is just...expected. We are actively on the hunt for new ways to surprise and delight. Vibrant employees are empowered to take action. In our line of business, we are able to have a huge impact on people's lives and we don't take that lightly. Going above & beyond and thinking outside of the box is what creates that unforgettable 'Vibrant Experience' for our Members & Communities!


Think insane, and settle for crazy. Our team runs at 'Vibrant Speed' on the road to greatness, and greatness, well, it sounds like a pretty great place to be! We take action, make decisions, and move forward with the best interest of our Members, Employees, Communities, and Company in mind. We understand taking big chances means taking big risks, but we never let the fear of failure hinder our path to greatness. Our 'all hands on deck' attitude is there to ensure that when issues arise they are fixed correctly and quickly. Good and great won't get the job done. We are looking for exceptional. Vibrant employees push the boundaries to go places most didn't think were possible.


Vibrant employees have an energy that people gravitate to. We are passionate about what we do and we aren't afraid to show it. Between our bold colors and even bolder personalities, you can see us coming from a mile away...and that's the way we like it! By starting our day off with high-energy Motivational Moments and passing out Hallway High-Fives to each other throughout the day, our Culture promotes real connections that transcend outside of working hours. We believe that when our employees truly care about one another, their positive energy is contagious! While 'fun' may be voluntary elsewhere, at Vibrant participation is a must! Vibrant's not just a job, it is a lifestyle.


At Vibrant, we are comfortable being...uncomfortable. We encourage employees to be honest, raw, and voice their thoughts. Employees at Vibrant won't settle for mediocre and aren't afraid to fight for what they think is right. We are transparent across the board, meaning no idea is too crazy, no process or decision is sacred and no opinion will go unheard. Vibrant employees seek to understand 'the why'. Clashing ideas & different opinions are welcome and Debate Club experience is a plus. We take criticism and make it constructive and we are willing to let the best idea win regardless of where or who it came from. We understand that each one of us is a part of a greater whole. We encourage employees to be their (best) self from the moment they walk through our doors. Our diverse knowledge and eclectic backgrounds are what really keeps Vibrant's wheels turning. Let's just say being 'unique' is not a lonely place at Vibrant!

Do you have what it takes?

  1. High School Diploma or GED required. Associates or Bachelors degree preferred.

  2. One to three years of related experience or training.

  3. Prior sales experience is desirable

These are the must haves aka minimum requirements for the job:

To be successful in this position, an individual must be sales driven, organized, dependable, detail-oriented, personable, and tactful. This individual should also possess excellent verbal communication skills and mathematical reasoning ability. They must understand all Vibrant Credit Union products and services. It is essential that this individual understand and abide by the strict confidentiality policies that are necessary in any financial institution.

Vibrant Credit Union


Moline, IL
61265 USA



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