At Evergreen Home Loans, 97 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 327 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.88. It was published on May 17, 2016. 6217 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
97%
 
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
96%
 
People celebrate special events around here.
96%
 
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
96%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
96%
 

What They Do

We asked Evergreen Home Loans to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Evergreen Home Loans is a premier local mortgage lender. We originate, fund, and service loans for our direct mortgage customers and provide mortgage solutions for our business partners, banks and credit unions.

About this Company

Website: https://www.evergreenhomeloans.com/ Industry: Financial Services & Insurance
US Headquarters: Bellevue, Washington US Sites: 42
Major Locations: Seattle, Washington; Bellevue, Washington; Vancouver, Washington; Silverdale, Washington; Boise, Idaho; Gig Harbor, Washington; Las Vegas, Nevada; Federal Way, Washington; Tacoma, Washington; Yuba City, California US Employees: 541
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 1987

Home office staff had a blast hunting for eggs in every nook and cranny of the office.

Perks and Programs

We asked Evergreen Home Loans to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Matching Charitable Contribution: Evergreen Home Loans is committed to our communities. We empower our associates to give back to the causes they care most about and for qualifying organizations, we match the charitable giving up to $250 per year per associate.
  • Get Paid to Volunteer: The company is so passionate about social responsibility that we give every associate an 8-hour paid day per year to volunteer for whatever cause or organization is important to that associate.
  • Education Assistance Program: Professional growth is very important at Evergreen Home Loans . We offer support and assistance for our associates who pursue continuing education up to $500 per year.
  • Wellness Committee: Evergreen Home Loans values the health of our associate and our wellness program is designed to provide a healthful work environment. Our Wellness Committee combines representatives from the home office and several branched to plan programs that support and encourage healthier lifestyle choices. We want to make every day about living your best life; includes quarterly team challenges with wellness related rewards, up to $25 per person for the winning team. This builds great teamwork, instills our family conviction, and promotes excellent health!
  • Associate Discounts: Evergreen Home Loans provides discount to the Woodland Park Zoo to computers, electronics, tickets vacation packages and retail stores!
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program: Evergreen Home Loans provides an incentive award of up to $1,000 to a current employee in a full‐time equivalent position who brings new talent to Evergreen by referring applicants who are subsequently selected and successfully employed.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$32,454 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Administrative Assistant $106,239 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Loan Officer
50% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 6% of an employee's salary74% Company-paid health coverage for employees
63% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 74% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $500 College Tuition Reimbursement

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) plan
  • Pre-tax savings account

PERKS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

  • Free snacks during the day
  • On-site package/mailing service
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Free beverages during the day
  • Massage therapy
  • Convenience store
The breakfast was a thank you to the Silverdale branch, led by Branch Manager, Val Hawryluk, due to their generous donations to the Turkey Drive/White Center Food Bank Drive held over the holidays.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 17 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
6 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 4 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule
  • Compressed work weeks

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

60 days Job-protected maternity leave60 days Job-protected paternity leave
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

    HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

    • Medical care
    • Vision care
    • Mental health care
    • Dental care
    • Prescription drug subsidy
    • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

    ONSITE HEALTH BENEFITS

    • Flu shots
    • Complete biometric screening

    Community Involvement & Philanthropy

    8 hours Paid time off to volunteer $11,266 Philanthropic donations in last year
    $11,125 Total company-matched employee donations in last year

    Diversity

    • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
    • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

    Executive Diversity

     
    Santa and his little elves have been hard at work collecting donations from our local area branches to support foster children through Treehouse. At Evergreen, we believe in changing the world one relationship at a time.

    Demographics

     
    The Seattle branch had some adorable furry friends visit recently. BravePup.org is a non-profit group that partners with companies to help socialize puppies before they’re adopted. The puppies and the Seattle branch thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

    How to Get Hired

    We asked Evergreen Home Loans 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?

    Relationship driven, determination, competitiveness, entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to customer service and a great sense of humor! We look for individuals who take ownership of their success, but also appreciate the support of administrative support. If a prospective employee’s own core values are compatible with our Evergreen Convictions of Integrity, Family, Fun, Growth and Creativity they are a great fit!

    What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

    Have a track record of success. Have independent mortgage company experience and a great reputation within the mortgage community. Other things that we like to see are a well-rounded person involved in their community and believes in taking care of people who want to buy homes.

    Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

    We’re always seeking people who love their customers and want to inspire and grow within a fantastic company. Positions that are almost always available in various areas are loan originators, loan originator assistants, processors and various support roles in our markets.

    What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

    Visit our Evergreen Careers page on https://www.evergreenhomeloans.com/about-us/evergreen-careers/. View the open positions and apply online, or contact one of our amazing Talent Acquisition Managers via phone or email!

    hiring Outlook

    140 Job openings forecast for coming year 36% Job Growth
    4 Average applicants per opening 1,105 Applications received
    243 Positions filled in past year 12% New hires by employee referrals
    45 New positions created 95 Jobs filled by current employees
    17% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees 39% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
    * All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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