Job Description

About BrightStar Credit Union, we are committed to creating a diverse work environment where everyone can succeed and feel a sense of belonging. We are dedicated to empowering the careers of our employees and helping them reach their full potential. Our work environment is fun, fast-paced, and service-oriented. We offer a collaborative and engaging atmosphere.

What we offer:

            • Medical, Dental, and Vision
            • 401K Plan with Matching
            • Tuition Reimbursement Program
            • Supplemental Benefits
            • Engagement Area
            • Wellness Studio & Gym
            • Company Paid Life Insurance
            • Health Savings Account with Company Contributions

This role is responsible for resolving overdue bills and collecting payments for the individuals or businesses accountable for the debt. Identifying accounts with overdue payments and keeping records of the amount owed and the length of the delinquency. In addition, performs in conformance with policies, procedures, and departmental goals; communicates and makes arrangements with members to facilitate the repayment of delinquent loans and credit cards.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Contact members by telephone and mail to identify and resolve repayment deficiencies and establish proper loan and credit card repayment.
  • Provide outstanding service to each internal and external member as defined by our Service Standards and Promises.
  • Process post-charge-off in-house collection activities.
  • Investigate misapplied payments and payroll deduction allocations.
  • To maintain accurate and complete collection and recovery activity records.
  • To ensure that collection activity is within credit union policy and all relevant regulations.
  • To identify and inform management of potential underwriting problems.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Expectations of Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: One year to three years of similar or related experience.

Education: A high school education or GED.

Interpersonal Skills: Work involves personal contact with others inside and outside the organization for first-level conflict resolution, building relationships, and soliciting cooperation. Discussions involve more confidentiality and discretion, requiring diplomacy and tact in communication.

Compliance Training

Maintain knowledge with compliance training: BSA Compliance – every employee must uphold the credit union’s compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering policies and procedures. Specific functions with BSCU will consider the awareness of unusual or suspicious activity relevant to the department. In addition to any other assigned training courses, online BSA and OFAC courses must be completed at least annually, as made available by the Training and Compliance Department. Maintains comprehensive knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act, Customer Identification Program, USA Patriot Act, OFAC, Fair Lending and Credit Card Act.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

BrightStar Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BrightStar Credit Union is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Application Instructions

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