Careers at Pacific West Bank

A message from our CEO:

At Pacific West Bank, we believe the most important investment we can make is in our people. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, including a full range of health, dental, vision, life, disability, retirement, and work/life balance benefits.

We are a fast-growing Portland Metro based business bank and are looking for like-minded banking professionals who can help us build our Bank. We work hard and have fun and seek personal and professional growth in an energetic and collaborative environment. All teammates work with and around our Executive and Senior Managers and everyone has a voice. We are advocates for our clients as well as our colleagues. If you are a younger banker, we will teach you the business of banking. If you are a seasoned banking professional, you can help us build our culture and our future. Regardless of where you are in your career development, you will have a voice in how we grow our banking company.

Regardless of whether a specific job is posted on this website, if you are committed to developing your banking career, please feel free to call me.

My direct phone number is: 503-905-2217.   All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

Best Regards,
Terry Peterson
Chief Executive Officer


Senior Commercial Lending Officer
Develops a commercial loan book of business from a comprehensive network of professional referral sources as well as having a “following” in the markets that we serve. Examines, evaluates, and recommends for approval a myriad of banking products, including C&I and CRE loans. Will work closely with Deposit Officers (Relationship Banking Officers) and will have deposit referral goals. While Credit Analyst support is provided, the ability to underwrite a comprehensive credit authorization is required. Proficient in UCA cash flow analysis is also required. The ideal candidate will likely have the title of Senior Vice President which would be carried forward to Pacific West Bank.
A detailed job description is available upon request however, the candidate will have the opportunity to help customize their job responsibilities.
Location: Downtown Portland office
Please e-mail resume to

Commercial Lending Officer
Will likely have evolved from a Credit Analyst or Portfolio Manager job family and/or has less than five years of Commercial Lending Officer experience. A Commercial Lending Officer will aspire to progress to a Senior Commercial Lending Officer, and therefore may be developing a referral network. The ideal candidate is proficient in UCA cash flow analysis and will be involved in comprehensive credit authorization underwriting. The candidate will likely have a title of Assistant Vice President or Vice President, which would be carried forward to Pacific West Bank.
Location: Downtown Portland office
A detailed job description is available upon request.
Please e-mail resume to

Relationship Banking Officer
Identifies new deposit and lending opportunities while developing a deposit book of business from a comprehensive network of professional referral sources, as well as having a “following” in the markets that we serve. Works closely with Commercial Lending Officers to win the comprehensive loan and deposit relationship. Deep working knowledge of Cash Management and Treasury products required and performs with the highest level of care and integrity.
Location: Downtown Portland office
Relationship Banking Officer Job Description
Please e-mail resume to

Personal Banker
An individual that has cash-handling and balancing experience, knowledge of basic banking regulations, and is highly skilled in customer service. The ideal candidate feels comfortable with the new account opening process for both business and consumer accounts.
Location: West Linn office
Personal Banker Job Description
Please e-mail resume to

Pacific West Bank is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.

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