Careers at First Western

This is not only a great place to bank – it’s a wonderful place to work! In fact, First Western is actually owned by our employees.

We’re an established, independent financial institution that’s been serving Arkansas since 1910. Today, we’re a “one-stop shop” for financial services:

  • Personal banking
  • Small business banking
  • Personal and business insurance
  • Investments and retirement planning
  • Mortgages

We’re looking for people who are a lot like First Western: friendly, skilled, positive and proud of our community. Benefits of working at First Western include:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Life, accidental death and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays off
  • Employee stock ownership trust
  • 401(K) retirement plan


Loan Operations Assistant

First Western Bank is seeking a Loan Operations Assistant. This position will be based out of the Northwest Arkansas area and will be responsible for maintain collateral and note vaults, scanning loan files and financial documents. Position will also manage returned mail and the processing of customer communication in regards to loan payments, rate changes, etc. Qualified candidates need to possess good communication skills, have an eye for detail and be able to meet deadlines regularly.  Two years banking experience required , familiarity with lending documents preferred.