Careers

It begins with the people.

At First State Bank, we recognize that it's our team that make the difference, so we seek the brightest and most motivated people to deliver the outstanding and friendly service that we're known for.  

In addition to being the hometown bank that our customers can count on, we pride ourselves on taking care of our employees - whether it's to further excel in their profession, education or personal goals. A career at First State Bank delivers enrichment, opportunities for growth, and connecting with the community through a variety of activities with area service organizations and non-profits.

Think you might be a good fit for the First State Bank team? View our Current Openings for the position that might be right for you!

The Perks of Working at First State Bank

Professional Growth

  • Promotions from within
  • Competitive grad/undergrad tuition assistance program for full-time employees
  • Continuous learning and training
  • Industry and professional conferences
  • Recognition at annual employee appreciation event

Personal Wellbeing

  • Free employee assistance program
  • Health and fitness fun with wellness challenges throughout the year
  • Lunch and learns for physical and mental health
  • Annual on-site flu shots 

Culture

  • We’re family
  • Average tenure is 10+ years
  • Accessible Executives, including the CEO
  • Committed Board of Directors
  • Customer focused
  • You have a voice
  • Year round employee events: Tigers game, family picnics, surprise cookouts, ice-cream truck, holiday luncheons, recognition dinner

Community

  • Founded in 1917
  • Locally owned and operated for 100 years
  • Only bank headquartered in Macomb County
  • Support of local charities and foundations: Macomb Food Program, Toys for Tots, Families Against Narcotics, Vets Returning Home, Macomb Charitable Foundation, Friends of Foster Kids, Know Resolve, Local Kiwanis, Rotary Clubs, and many more
  • Provide scholarships funds  
  • Summer Movies / Concerts / Fireworks / Car Cruise sponsor all over Macomb County
  • Chambers of Commerce members

What Our People Say

Tonya Martin

Customer Service Representative
Employee Since: 9/26/94

Employees share why they love working at FSB:

  • I have been an employee of First State Bank for 22 years and I really enjoy working at First State Bank because of the family oriented atmosphere
  • The team that I work with is always there when we need each other
  • Being employed with First State Bank has had some changes, but despite all the changes and transitions we still continue to strive.  There is no other place that I would rather be

Kathy Herman

Customer Service Representative and Branch Ambassador
Employee Since: 11/27/2006

Employees share why they love working at FSB:

  • I appreciate that I am treated with respect as a person and as a professional

  • There are many opportunities for professional growth, and I am grateful that I can choose to take them or not

  • FSB participates in many community events and I am proud to be a representative for the bank

Dino Morelli

Branch Manager
Employee Since: 5/19/2014

Employees share why they love working at FSB:

  • It’s like family - A close knit unit that looks out for you

  • It’s wonderful to communicate with decision makers in minutes

  • A company that truly cares about the community they serve

  • A company that gives from their heart and pocketbook

  • Employees who truly look out for the best interest of the customer

Teresa West

Branch Manager
Employee Since: 4/16/1979

Employees share why they love working at FSB:

  • You become part of a very large family!

  • You make MANY friends at work and throughout the community

  • You receive support and encouragement to better your education

  • You have opportunities to help people, not only with their banking, but just by listening to someone who may be lonely

Lawerence Morris

Branch Manager
Employee Since: 3/9/92

Employees share why they love working at FSB:

  • My Team of Ten Mile Tornadoes!!

  • The family atmosphere

  • The trust the bank has in its employees

  • The customers I’ve been able to help over the years

  • The wonderful donations the bank takes in for Toys for Tots and the Food Bank

  • And finally the friends I have made working here over the years have been a great addition to my life

First State Bank is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - committed to workplace diversity.

First State Bank is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact us at 586-775-5000 for further assistance.

It is the policy of First State Bank to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, train and extend other privileges of employment without regard to an individual's gender, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, complaint of discrimination, participation in any investigation or proceeding regarding a complaint of discrimination or any other legally protected status. First State Bank will consider disability only to the extent that it affects an individual's ability to perform the essential functions of a job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.