Mortgage Loan Originator

Posted: 10/17/2021

Kohler Credit Union is looking to hire a full-time Mortgage Loan Originator to assist our members as they kick start their dreams of home ownership. Are you interested in progressing your career in the lending and mortgage industry? Do you love what credit unions stand for? This position pays a competitive wage and offers opportunities for professional growth and advancement. If this sounds like the next step in your mortgage-lending career that you have been looking for, apply today!




We are a $575 million not-for-profit credit union with full-service branches in the Wisconsin communities of Kohler, Sheboygan, Howards Grove, Plymouth, Saukville, West Bend, Grafton, Manitowoc, and Mequon. Passionate about community service, we support activities that benefit and enrich the communities around us. And, we serve our diverse membership by delivering a broad range of superior and affordable financial services.


We strive to be an employer of choice, placing a major emphasis on personal and professional development. We offer a full benefits package for full-time positions including medical insurance, a prescription plan, dental & vision plans, HSA & FSA programs, life insurance which includes dependents, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, a pension plan, a 401(k) plan, profit-sharing, bonuses, paid time off, a wellness program, an employee assistance program, educational reimbursement, employee recognition programs, and preferred credit card rates.




As a dedicated loan originator, you service the Wisconsin market by creating trusted relationships with members and the community alike. With your working knowledge of mortgage loan policies, credit granting criteria and interest rates, you are the "go-to" loan officer for our home-financing clients.

Your unique sales skills assist you as you discuss loan alternatives, credit criteria, interest rates and loan documentation in a way that borrowers understand and feel positive about. To those that do not qualify, you come from the point-of-view that it is not "no", bur rather, "not yet." You make sure that they know exactly what they need to do in order to achieve their goals. You stay abreast of loan products and trends as they relate to our market and customer base in order to maintain a sound loan portfolio. You eagerly attend appropriate local/regional educational seminars and work at outside events such as home shows, sales / trade shows, open houses, etc. to promote not only Kohler Credit Union, but to establish yourself as a dedicated and knowledgeable mortgage lending professional. Your sales ability assists in finding, securing and closing lending opportunities.

When handling loan request, you gather documents and review them to ensure that files are complete, accurate and in compliance. You also work with the processing and closing teams to resolve issues determined by the underwriting team. When each loan closes successfully, you have a wonderful feeling of accomplishment!


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Relevant education and experience in the mortgage lending industry
  • Ability to register as a loan originator on the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing and Registry (NMLS)
  • Secondary market mortgage experience that includes Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and government loan processing
  • Understanding how to comply with government and other regulations affecting the credit union industry including but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act, the S.A.F.E. Act and the USA Patriot Act
  • Willingness to become a notary
  • Sales ability
  • Customer service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Additional sales experience is a plus but not required. Do you have mortgage lending, processing or management experience? Are you organized, detail-oriented, efficient, good at prioritizing, consistent about double-checking for accuracy and conscientious about following through on tasks? Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills? Are you analytical and able to exercise sound judgment? If so, then you might just be perfect for this Mortgage Loan Originator position!


We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!


Type of Position: Full Time Position

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