CoBank supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. As part of the Farm Credit System, CoBank helps fund food, energy, water, and communication infrastructure to enhance the vibrancy of communities throughout rural America.
How to Get Hired
We asked CoBank for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Associates who love working at CoBank are passionate about our mission and our customers. We are a unique financial services organizaiton, in that we are specifically chartered to support rural America. The work we do matters, and our associates are passionate about our brand. We Stand for Something at CoBank, and people who want to be part of a community that values excellence in everything they do in an environment that cherishes diversity, inclusion, collaboration, community, and service, will find their niche at CoBank.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Prospective employees should regularly review our career site so they are up to date on our current openings and happenings at the bank. We fill over 150 jobs per year, so the perfect opportunity could be posted at any time. Candidates that stand out understand who we are and who we serve. They've done their research, and they can articulate why their personal values, work ethic, and skills align with the needs of our customers.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Our goal is to attract and retain a group of diverse, talented, energetic individuals who will pull together to provide exceptional support and service to our customer-owners. We are always in the market for talented and service-oriented lenders and credit professionals who can support our mission to provide financial services to our business customers working in vital industries serving rural America. These jobs are located throughout the country, and in our Denver headquarters location. Most of our associates are based in Denver, where we have all of our core business functions located. These include finance and accounting, information technology, process and business analysis, operations and legal, audit and bank examination, human resources, and other core services.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Interested candidates should go to our careers site, careers.cobank.com, to learn about our awesome organization. Watch our careers video to get a great perspective of daily life at the bank. Our people are passionate about our mission and our purpose, and people who share that passion should review the jobs we have open and apply through the careers site. Many of our candidates also set up alerts on our job boards so they can receive immediate notification when jobs of interest become available.