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Neighbors and friends helping neighbors and friends

First State Bank is a hometown bank staffed with your neighbors and friends. We are committed to providing every customer with quality, professional, hometown service. We’re proud of the communities we serve and committed to supporting and being involved with them.

We believe that a company’s culture is seen in the behavior of its people. While its leaders set the cultural direction and can help guide it in many important ways, the culture of First State Bank is defined by how our people behave both on the job and in the community. Because of this philosophy, we embrace the unique set of standards listed below that not only define our personal ethics and behavior, but are also the foundation that makes us “the best place to work – the best place to bank.”


The First State Bank Culture

  1. Acceptance of change
  2. Commitment
  3. Values
  4. Celebrations to Support Values
  5. Concern for People
  6. Open and Honest Communication
  7. Conflict Resolution
  8. Outstanding Customer Service
  9. Pride
  10. Teamwork

Perks of Working with Us

At First State Bank, our people are our most valuable asset. We seek qualified employees who enjoy people, are innovative and who are eager to learn. We, in return, provide opportunities for personal advancement and professional growth.

Community Outreach

Giving back to our community is something that First State Bank and its employees have always kept in its core values. We believe in giving back to make our neighborhoods the very best places to live and work, and are proud to serve area non-profit organizations.

Our preferred method for receiving employment applications is via our online application platform, and will acknowledge receipt of your application. Candidates may be subject to a pre-employment background and credit check.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), applicants who require reasonable accommodation or other assistance with an application for employment should call 406-758-7448 or e-mail at We will acknowledge receipt of your application, and will evaluate your skills and experience to the position qualifications
Our team works hard and enjoys top benefits. (Availability dependent on employment status and eligibility.)

Health and Insurance

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage - Eligibility begins the first day of the month following the 60th day of employment
  • Medical coverage program: Special Beginnings (pregnancy support program)
  • Health savings, flexible spending, and dependent care accounts
  • Optional cancer and additional health insurance


  • Wellness Program for employees and their family members
  • Health Rewards Program - earn incentives for completing Wellness Program activities
  • Work-life balance Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gym and athletic equipment discounts (depending on location)

Financial Well Being

  • 401(k) - Up to 3% employer match, 3% automatic employer contribution, and profit sharing based on company profitability. 100% vesting as of the time of the contribution.
  • Free and discounted banking products and services (employee loan rates & upgraded employee checking account)
  • Tuition assistance for eligible tuition expenses (college courses and certification exams)
  • Financial Foundations (financial wellness training & guidance) 

Community Involvement

  • Participate in community events and charitable outreach

 Time Away

  • Paid time off (sick time, floating personal day, and 2+ weeks vacation)
  • Paid holidays (up to 6 major holidays and 5 secondary holidays)

Qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.