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Careers at Level One Bank

Build a rewarding career with a local community bank. Explore employment opportunities and learn more about our culture below.   


Employment Opportunities 

View open positions and apply online. 

EXPLORE JOBS


Who we are

Level One Bank is a local community bank headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan with locations throughout Southeast Michigan, Ann Arbor, Jackson and Grand Rapids. We are a full-service bank that offers a wide variety of personal banking, mortgage lending, commercial and small business banking services. Level One Bank was founded in 2007 by local entrepreneurs and passionate bankers who believed in a better way to bank – with the sophisticated products of a big bank and the local decision making and personal service of a community bank. It is this unique combination that sets us apart from our competitors in the market. Click to learn more about our history and leadership.

What makes us different

Our mission statement is to “Champion the entrepreneurial spirit”. At the core of Level One Bank is an entrepreneurial spirit that drives the way we think, act and innovate. We take pride in our ability to think outside of the box and be nimble, often custom tailoring solutions to meet the needs of our clients and communities. Our team members are passionate about doing what’s best, they are empowered to make decisions quickly, and they have the liberty to be creative when it comes to problem solving. With an entrepreneurial mindset, team members take ownership of their work and are challenged to keep making our bank “better” – to keep improving processes, to develop new products and policies, to launch new systems and programs. Our team members are invested in the Bank’s success and have the unique opportunity to influence change.

Why work with us

There is a reason Level One Bank has been recognized as one of the ‘Best & Brightest Companies to Work For’ since 2013. We care about our team members’ success and wellbeing, both personally and professionally. We offer competitive pay and benefits, paid community outreach opportunities, we support professional development and ongoing learning, our Fun Committee plans engaging events and activities for team members, and so much more. We often hear from team members that one of the most desirable benefits is the ability make a real impact on the organization. At Level One Bank, we encourage new ideas, welcome different opinions, and we challenge team members to continue helping us “build a better way”. As one of the fastest growing companies in Metro Detroit, we believe a career with Level One Bank can be extremely rewarding. Scroll down to view our current job openings.


Benefits

Health

Variety of medical, dental, and vision plans to choose from, including Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

Employer-paid contribution for those who participate in an eligible HSA

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Health

Virtual Telemedicine/Teledoc services 24/7 and 365 days per year

Preventative Care Incentive Program and Non-Tobacco User Incentive Program

Life insurance, long-term and short-term disability, and AD&D insurance

Retirement & Wealth

401(k) plan with employer match

Employee stock options for eligible team members

 

 

 

 

 

Work-Life

Paid time off in addition to 11 paid bank holidays per year

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with 24/7 access to free counseling sessions for team members and their families

Paid volunteer hours through our Community Involvement Time Off Program (CITO)

Veterinary pet insurance

Employee Engagement

Quarterly and Annual all-team meetings that include recognition awards

Fun Committee events such as ice cream socials, virtual trivia, ping-pong tournaments and more

Opportunities to help in the community including reading to and mentoring children at local schools, teaching financial literacy, and more

Extra Perks

Training and career development available

Advancement opportunities within a growing organization

Fitness center available at corporate office

Employee discounts on select bank products 

Worldwide travel assistance and access to discounted travel


Awards and Recognition

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Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in Metro Detroit (2021)

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Crain's Fastest Growing Companies in Metro Detroit; Fast 50 (2021)

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Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation (2020)


Core Values

Passionate

Passionate team members are spirited and engaged, have opinions and share them, are enthusiastic about their job and the Bank, and they care about their coworkers.

The Hardest Job You’ll Ever Love

Working at a fast-growing entrepreneurial company isn’t always easy, but it’s very rewarding. Successful team members are able to adapt to changing demands, they are clear under pressure, they are fast and responsive, and they are up to the challenge.

Humble Yet Confident

We look for team members who are not only confident and competent, but also have humility. These individuals display strength under control, they are assured but able to listen to others, they seek no personal glory, and they share credit with their team members.

Do What’s Best

Doing what’s best means consistently finding the right balance between what’s best for the Bank and the client, having loyalty and taking ownership, representing the Bank well, and looking beyond your own job to do more.

Relationship Focused

As a community bank, relationships are essential. We need team members who can communicate directly, who work to build positive client and coworker relationships, who demonstrate respect and trust in their relationships, and have uncompromised integrity.

Results Matter

We are a competitive organization that keeps score and cares about results. Successful team members take ownership of their work, they are accountable for their commitments, they are driven to be successful and they don’t settle for mediocrity.


A Level Above: What Makes Us Special

Professional Development 

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Level One Bank offers a variety of professional development opportunities, including formal coaching programs for all team members, training for hard and soft skills, Relationship Banker development and certification programs, support for self-directed learning, paid webinars, seminars, conferences, LinkedIn Learning subscriptions, continuing education to maintain professional certifications, and more. We also offer paid volunteer time and opportunities to get involved with local community partners!

Community Involvement 

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As a community bank, Level One Bank is passionate about supporting our local communities. Team members have opportunities to get involved in local organizations through volunteering, teaching financial literacy, mentoring children, serving on non-profit Boards, and more. We even offer paid volunteer time through our CITO (Community Involvement Time Off) program so you can get involved in causes that matter to you.


Let’s hear from Employees!

Jennifer Villemure

“Coming from big banks and being a number, to joining Level One and the President of the Bank knowing my dog’s name, is unbelievable! Having your voice and opinions heard and they actually matter and make a difference to the big picture of the Bank is another great feature of working for a community bank. ”
-Jennifer Villemure, Manager - Portfolio Loan Officers​

Mike Abraham

“Level One is a great place to work for many reasons.  Senior management really recognizes talent, and they like to promote that talent.  At a larger institution, you may be overlooked because you could just be a number.  But here, that’s not the case.”
- Mike Abraham, Senior Vice President, Credit Officer

Brad Donnelly

“Level One has been my home since 2011. The Bank’s vision and transparent goals for growth and their willingness to listen to employees is a trait not found at many other places. Teamwork, relationships and our access to all of the decision makers is what sets us apart. We help make a difference in peoples’ lives and promote a work-life balance for everyone lucky enough to be part of our family. Level One is lean enough to maneuver quickly and adapt to economic conditions without a lot of red tape, but large enough to provide the support needed for growth and continued success for our customers, local communities and all of our employees.”
- Brad Donnelly, Vice President, Mortgage Banking Sales Manager

 

Level One Bank is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran, committed to workplace diversity.

How can we help?

Call and speak with a customer service representative or visit our Customer Support Center to submit a request for assistance, chat with our team, and view frequently asked questions. 

 

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