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Washington Federal Senior Credit Officer in Salt Lake City, Utah

##Job Description This position is primarily responsible for assisting the Chief Credit Officer with the primary oversight of the Bank's loan portfolio, including long-term strategic development of lending practices, policies, and objectives. * Review and approve complex loan requests in a manner that protects the capital of the Bank * Identify and address potential risk in the loan portfolio as assigned by the Chief Credit Officer * Assist in the formulation and review of lending policies, standards and procedures; * Serves as a member of the Senior Loan Committee * Provide guidance to lenders as appropriate. Works with lenders toward structuring credit solutions that meet client needs and fit within the risk appetite of the Company. * May act in the absence of the Chief Credit Officer by assuming the senior role and duties associated with the executive position. * Follow the Bank's Information Security policies, ensuring that the processing and handling of all customer information and confidential bank information is done in a secure manner; * Ability to travel to the Company's regions for joint calling with relationship managers is required. Overnight travel is usually necessary. * Completes any other job related duties as assigned by Management Committee. ##Requirements Position requires a minimum of 5 years experience in a Credit Officer role or as a senior lender with demonstrated skills in analysis and approval of C&I, CRE, Builder Banking and other commercial related loans. Other requirements include college graduate and demonstrated experience in Credit Administration with good organization and analytical skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and an ability to work independently and with little supervision and as a team. Must also demonstrate solid credit knowledge, financial analysis skills and knowledge of commercial loan structures and workout strategies. ALL ADDRESSES: Salt Lake City, UT FUNCTIONAL GROUP: Credit Administration Weekly Hours: 40