The Assistant Branch Manager supports the branch manager by overseeing the efficient operation of the branch to ensure all operational functions are completely and properly performed by the staff while conveying a feeling of trust, service, security and satisfaction to customers and staff. The duties of the Assistant Branch Manager are contingent on the scope of the services that are offered at the facility. The assistant branch manager must have a familiarity with residential mortgages, IRA services and personal banking products and services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor and/or Trustco Bank"s Board of Directors.
Manages branch in the absence of branch manager.
Supervises head teller and tellers in the manager"s absence.
Build and promote branch identity, drive sales and promote overall ownership and accountability for improving customer service and branch success.
Provides quality customer service through personal contact with customers and prospects in adherence with company policy.
Handles customer issues in person or over the phone with their bank product or service by assisting in researching and solving the issue.
Reviews and approves requests to include approval to cash large checks, authorizing bank checks or general ledger tickets, and the approval of various reports, paperwork and cash counts.
Works to meet existing branch performance standards in areas such as operating control loss, tellers" level of experience, bank secrecy, and compliance with established policies and procedures.
Continues to building proficiency of banking principles and sales techniques by attending internal training, external training, and completion of continuing education courses.
High School Diploma or equivalent education or experience.
Customer service experience.
Cash handling experience.
Effective verbal communication skills.
Well organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
Ability to work well in small groups.
Previous banking experience.
Travel using personal vehicle, occasional overnight travel. Valid driver"s license required.
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace; bilingual skills a plus. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business information, including but not limited to company policies and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to lift 10 to 20 lbs.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Must have dexterity to handle money.
Must use hands to operate office machines.
Ability to communicate both in person and/or by telephone.