Born to Bank 


Dear future Denali State Banker, 

At Denali State Bank, our employees are our greatest asset. We are proud to hire local talent who understand our community and our customers better than anywhere else. Our employees steer the path in our mission to become the bank of choice for interior Alaskans. Locally owned and operated since 1986, our community bank provides customers with local banking options, expertise, and personalized service. Simply put, it's "banking that matters." What does that mean? Along with investing time and funds into the community, we employ over 70 professionals with 5 branches in total located in Fairbanks and Tok. We also live, work, and play locally! All of which gives back to the community and supports the local economy.

Interested in joining our banking family? We look for "born bankers." This means passion for customer service and volunteering in the community. It means working smarter, not harder. It means tireless dedication to learning and growing. Most importantly, it means creating value for our customers, the organization and our community.

If you consider yourself a "born banker," please view our available Career Opportunities below. If you don't see an available opportunity, don't be discouraged! Like we mentioned, we're a family and we don't leave home often. But, if and when there's an opportunity, be sure to check back frequently. We look forward to meeting you.


Denali State Bank

Career Opportunities 

 Please view our career opportunities as listed below.  



Status:                        Full-time, Exempt                                           

Reports to:                 Chief Lending Officer, EVP

Schedule:                  Monday – Friday, 8am - 5pm (hours may be flexible)  

Job Overview

The Commercial Loan Portfolio Officer (CLPO) is responsible for managing and growing profitability for the bank’s third party commercial loan participation portfolio ($30 million).   Primary responsibilities include working with third party lending partners.  This position is not customer facing.  


The CLPO requires a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance/accounting, or related field and must possess strong accounting, credit analysis and underwriting skills.  Additional qualifications are as follows: 


Previous experience working in a bank, sales department, accounting/finance, and/or relationship management preferred but not required.  Pay Range:   $69,545 – $100,841 per year DOE


At least one year of experience as a Commercial Loan Officer or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform the job requirements.  Pay Range:   $76,500 - $110,273 per year DOE


At least three years of experience as a Commercial Loan Officer or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform the job requirements.  Pay Range:   $84,150 - $121,065 per year DOE



Status:                        Full-time, Non-Exempt                                            

Schedule:                  Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Location:                    Van Horn Branch

Compensation:          $31,200 - $37,440 per year DOE

Job Overview

Denali State Bank offers excellent training and career development in a wide range of job functions. Many bankers begin their career as a Teller and work in a challenging and rewarding environment.  As a Teller at Denali State Bank, you'll learn about banking regulations, become knowledgeable about our banking products and services, and build relationships with our customers to help them reach their financial goals.  More importantly, you'll have the opportunity to represent the bank within the community by volunteering to participate in a wide variety of events and activities that support local organizations, our customers and the community.  


The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 6 months of experience with cash handling, customer service, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • Strong work ethic, initiative, and the ability to interact well with others.
  • Interest in volunteerism and participating in community/bank sponsored events. 

Denali State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to achieve diversity in race, national origin, religion, disability, pregnancy, age, military status, marital status, sex, parenthood and color. By creating an inclusive culture that values diversity, we better serve our employees, customers, communities, suppliers and markets.

Member FDIC and Equal Opportunity Employer