Mortgage Loan Originator – Community Lender – To $75K + Bonus – New Orleans, LA – Job # 2944

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our community bank client is seeking to fill a Mortgage Loan Originator – Community Lender role in the New Orleans, LA area.  The candidate will build a client base for generating residential mortgage loans from individual borrowers and referral sources.

This position offers a competitive salary of up to $75K plus bonus and a full benefits package. (This is not a remote position).

Mortgage Loan Originator – Community Lender responsibilities include:

  • Originating mortgage loans to first-time, low to moderate-income, as well as minority homebuyers.
  • Monitoring loan process by following loan status in the system and ensuring conformity with terms.
  • Assisting in collecting additional documents prior to closing and communicating loan status to all parties, when requested, on escalation by the processor.
  • Establishing relationships with local government agencies and non-profit organizations that support affordable housing, volunteering, and serving on boards of non-profit organizations.
  • Identifying down payment and closing cost assistance programs for low and moderate-income home buyers.
  • Collecting all fees as per bank policy, keeping exceptions to a minimum.
  • Routinely look for cross-sell opportunities and refer mortgage customers to the retail and commercial departments.
  • Creating a positive experience for clients obtaining mortgage loans, by obtaining all necessary support documents along with appropriate fee and lock-in information in compliance with requirements at the time of application.
  • Counseling and prequalifying potential homebuyers.
  • Serving as the primary but not sole contact in the origination of the loan, introducing the customer to the processor, and explaining the processor’s role as a key facilitator in assembling the required loan documentation package.
  • Actively and frequently participate in various community outreach projects.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); and a minimum of six months of mortgage experience.
  • Two or more years of experience in a loan production environment, high volume conventional and government mortgage experience, and knowledge of conventional and/or government guidelines and regulations.
  • Maintain comprehensive current knowledge of mortgage products, underwriting guidelines, and industry regulations.
  • Strong sales aptitude.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and able to learn loan/bank-specific software.

The next step is yours. Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to: