With over 120 employees at branches located throughout southeast Alaska, First Bank offers a variety of job opportunities. These jobs require varying levels of education and specific skills, to be demonstrated by the successful applicant. Compensation is dependent upon the applicant's job skills and experience. See current job offerings below.


Some of the benefits afforded First Bank employees are:

  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision care for employees and their dependents
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • 401(k) retirement and employee stock ownership plans
  • Educational opportunities, including on the job training and tuition reimbursement for pre-approved courses
  • Bank sponsored employee events, paid holidays, and other incentives

How to Apply

To apply directly to First Bank please complete an Employment Application


Apply by mail by sending your resume to:

First Bank

Human Resources Department

2030 Sea Level Drive, Suite 300

Ketchikan, AK 99901

For additional information please contact our Human Resource Department at 907-228-4257.

First Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Job Openings.

Click the city to see a specific branch's needs.


Position: Merchant Services Specialist

Branch: Electronic Banking

Description: Requirements include excellent communication & organizational skills, basic office skills, proficient computer skills in Windows, MS Word & Excel, and the ability to learn and use many web-based resources. Prior customer service experience a plus.

Salary: D.O.E.

Contact: To apply, e-mail your resume or a job application to Applications can be downloaded on this website or are available at any First Bank location.

Position: Customer Service Representative

Branch: Totem Branch

Description: We are seeking a full-time Customer Service Representative. Requirements include cash handling experience, strong customer service skills, reliability, and the ability to work well with people.

Salary: D.O.E.

Contact: To apply, pick up an application from any First Bank location and return your completed application to Phaedra Painter at the Totem Branch, 2530 Tongass Avenue.

Position: Accounting Specialist

Location: Administration

Description: Responsibilities are mainly but not limited to general accounting duties, clerical and office support to the CEO, CFO and Controller. Basic job functions include maintaining accounting records of the bank as well as assisting in preparation of reports for regulators, examiners and external auditors.

The position requires the ability to maintain strict confidentiality, excellent analytical and organizational skills, the ability to keep strict deadlines, accuracy and attention to details, good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and an excellent work ethic.

A bachelor's degree in accounting or related curriculum is preferred, although an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Salary: D.O.E.

Contact: To apply, pick up an application at any First Bank location or from this website and submit your application to Human Resources, First Bank Financial Center, 2030 Sea Level Drive, Suite 300, Ketchikan AK 99901.

Position: Operations Specialist II

Branch: Operations Department

Description: This job includes a variety of tasks and special assignments. Good organizational skills, strong communication skills, and reliability are required. Other requirements include computer experience with Word and Excel. The working hours for this position may vary. Accounting or reconcilement experience preferred but not required.

Salary: D.O.E

Contact: Call Cindy Balzer at (907)228-4206 or e-mail


Position: Mortgage Administrative Assistant

Branch: Mendenhall Mortgage Office

Description: We are seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time position as a Mortgage Administrative Assistant. This position provides administrative support to the Mortgage Sales team, reviewing mortgage files for adherence to underwriting standards and ensuring completeness of submission, and collecting necessary loan documentation from customers. Requirements include high school diploma or equivalent, excellent attendance record, strong communication and organizational skills, and computer skills including proficiency with internet searches, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Sales experience is preferred.

Salary: D.O.E.

Contact: Applications are available on this website or at any First Bank branch. Please submit your completed application and resume to First Bank, Attn: Rocky Elerding, 2030 Sea Level Drive, Suite 100, Ketchikan, AK 99901 or by email to

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