Requisition Number: CL Asst/6321/03/2019/1
Job Title: Country Living Mortgage Assistant
City: Cooperstown
State: NY

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Country Living Mortgage Assistant

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Description/Job Summary

Are you looking for a career with a strong and reputable company? Country Living from Farm Credit East is hiring a full-time mortgage assistant in Cooperstown, NY. Country Living specializes in mortgage loans to rural home and small farm owners and is part of Farm Credit East, the leading provider of loans and financial accounting services to over 15,000 farmers, foresters, fishermen, agricultural business owners, and rural property owners across the northeast. We hold nearly $7 billion in loan volume and generate over $25 million in financial accounting services revenue annually. When you pursue a career with Farm Credit East, you have the opportunity to positively impact the families and businesses that drive the Northeast economy.

As a Mortgage Assistant you will be responsible for working as a member of a cross-functional team focused on coordinating with vendors, attorneys and co-workers, monitoring systems and managing multiple deadlines. Specific responsibilities include performing credit investigations and verifications on applicants which may include public records searches, credit bureau reports, employment and income verification and asset and liability information. You will also accurately key and adjust verified customer information and prepare loan packages for review and action by Mortgage Specialists or Loan Underwriters.
The Cooperstown, NY branch is located in a rural area with urban amenities conveniently located nearby.


Credit Support: Gather customer information, perform credit verifications, prepare documents, monitor consumer compliance, enter data and organize files. Employee will work as a member of a cross-functional team, focused on providing loans of high quality and value to customers. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Will train, experience in the residential mortgage industry preferred
Teamwork:  Assist Country Living team and Farm Credit East in meeting its goals and objectives through effective teamwork and cooperation. Promote open and constructive communications and the attitude of “What can I do to help you?"

Preferred Education

College Degree

Required Qualifications

Must be team oriented, customer-focused, and have strong interpersonal skills. Must be organized and creative.

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Farm Credit East is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. It is our goal to make employment decisions that further the principle of equal employment opportunity by utilizing objective standards based upon an individual's qualifications for a specific job opening.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), if you have a disability and would like a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position with Farm Credit East, please call 1-800-562-2235 or e-mail