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Employment At First Dakota

At First Dakota we seek qualified and committed individuals who want to grow with us.  We recognize the vital contribution of our employees and pledge to create an atmosphere that enables employees to maximize their potential for the mutual benefit of themselves, customers, shareholders and communities.

First Dakota presently is comprised of 16 banking facilities in 12 cities, in addition to 6 loan production offices. 

To Obtain information about career opportunities or have an application mailed to you, please contact First Dakota’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-486-4712 or 605-995-7908 or 605-665-4929 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.  You can also email us at: hresource@firstdakota.com.

Current Openings:




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IT Analyst II

This full-time position will support the network and communication infrastructure. Technical knowledge of LAN/WAN, WLAN, VPN, TCP/IP, MPLS, VOIP, Windows Operating Systems, VMWare VSphere, Terminal Services, Exchange, Office Suite, and SQL. Equipment experience includes Cisco routers, switches, ASA, wireless controllers, access points, servers/PCs, and iPhones/iPads. Applicant must have excellent communication skills, self motivated, project management experience, and proficient with data communication principles including TCP/IP protocol models, network security, operations, performance monitoring and good analytical and problem solving skills. Provide excellent customer service and work well with outside vendors. Position will provide on-call support approximately every fifth Saturday morning and some duties will be completed during non-banking hours. Associate’s Degree in computer science or technical field is preferred and two+ years experience in a related position.




Yankton, Sioux Falls or Mitchell

Branch Manager    

Position summary includes: generate new customer relationships with emphasis on Agri-Business profiles while providing support and assistance to Business Banking customers, provide leadership and coaching to all staff, plan and manage branches total activities, compile loan package including applicant required documentation; negotiate loan structure including rates, fees and repayment options, ensure loan documents are complete and accurate according to policy, and assume leadership roles in business and service related organizations. This position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training.



Open until filled


Agri-Business Loan Officer

Bachelor of Arts or Science degree or equivalent and a minimum of three years of experience in all facets of agricultural lending; Strong analytical skills in addition to competency with Microsoft computer applications; demonstrated experience in business development; strong sense of community involvement; and providing responsive high quality service.



Open until filled


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First Dakota National Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law. Click here for more information.