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Commercial Banker - Irvine CA

Commercial Lending
California Bank & Trust
058151 Requisition #

Associates at California Bank & Trust work in a relationship-centered culture where they are provided with the tools, training and opportunities to build the best possible relationships with our clients and with each other. Our workplace culture values each associate’s unique experiences, background and perspectives and provides a collaborative environment for all employees to grow and thrive.  

As a premier California-focused financial services company dedicated to serving its communities, families and businesses (small, mid-sized and large), CB&T has been active for 70 years and has more than 80 full-service branch offices across the state. This dedication has helped the bank earn recognition as a perennial powerhouse in yearly voting for “Best Bank” and “Best Commercial Bank” from the readers of San Diego Union-Tribune and Orange County Register. Additionally, as a division of Zions Bancorporation, the bank has collected multiple Greenwich Excellence Awards for “Overall Client Satisfaction” in Small Business & Middle Market Excellence Awards. 


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Acquires and services commercial loans, commercial real estate loans and bank services in accordance with individually established business development goals.
  • Achieves quarterly Managed Portfolio Growth goals.
  • Demonstrates clear understanding of risk management and covenant tracking procedures.
  • Responsible to make presentations regarding bank products and services to prospective clients and company principals, perform underwriting functions and continually monitor credit quality.
  • Higher level Commercial Bankers may oversee lower level associates.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Requires a Bachelors degree in business, finance or a related field and 8+ years commercial lending, loan management and bank sales experience. A combination of education and experience may meet requirements. loan management experience.
  • Expert knowledge for unique customer product segments of lending and credit analysis, preferably in a commercial lending environment.
  • Expert knowledge of bank products and commercial lending techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to expand loans, client relationships and cross sell bank products.
  • Familiarity of the sales, loan processing and closing processes.
  • Excellent underwriting skills. Ability to interview loan applicants and have a strong perceptive on character judgment.
  • Ability to structure loans and monitor credit performance.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of a software applications, including word processing and spreadsheets.
  • May train or lead lower level staff. May function as a project lead.

To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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California Bank and Trust a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. Member FDIC