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Loan Officer - Mortgage, Loan Originator

Loan Officer - Mortgage, Loan Originator

Job Description

Sierra Pacific is currently hiring Loan Officers / Loan Originators in the Chicagoland area

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Loan Officer / Loan Originator Summary:

In this position, Employee shall devote more than 50% of their working time outside the office managing relationships, sourcing applications, originating conventional and government residential mortgage loans, performing sales-generating activities, servicing and maintaining current clients. Is responsible for the cultivation of own external lead sources to generate origination loan volume.

Works under minimal supervision. Has no supervisory responsibilities.

Loan Officer / Loan Originator Responsibilities:

1.      Identify and establish new referral sources through a variety of sales efforts including but not limited to: visiting the offices of real estate brokers, developers, builders and financial planners, to solicit referrals for mortgage loans

2.      Regularly participate in business development activities with professional organizations to maintain a network of quality business relationships that serve as a recurring source of referrals for new mortgage lending opportunities

3.      Attract new borrowers through the creation of information mailings, advertisements, seminars focused on home buyers and participation in community efforts to promote homeownership

4.      Cultivate repeat business from existing base of borrowers

5.      Consult with borrower to identify their loan needs, assess/analyze their financial situation, determine the correct loan options and provide information relevant to the risks and benefits of each program for which the borrower is qualified

6.      Guide customers through the loan process by obtaining all borrower required documents, providing borrowers with regulatory disclosures and assist with the submitting to underwriters

7.      Coordinate all aspects of the mortgage application process with appropriate parties

8.      Resolve outstanding issues in order to clear conditions and facilitate the closing of the loan

9.      Other duties and/or mortgage related tasks as assigned

Loan Officer / Loan Originator Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations and/or training may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loan Officer / Loan Originator Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree plus two years of customer service/sales experience or equivalent combination
  • Two years of mortgage industry experience; mortgage sales experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of current mortgage laws, guidelines and loan programs
  • Solid knowledge of residential mortgage processing and procedures
  • Familiarity with real estate market in local area
  • Proficiency with Calyx Point a plus
  • NMLS License
  • Training and on-going certification required by the state the loan officer is currently employed and/or originating in


Loan Officer / Loan Originator *Preferred Requirements:

  • NMLS License
  • 5+ years of experience as Loan Officer / Loan Originator



Sierra Pacific currently operates 12 Regional Fulfillment Centers and is licensed in 47 states. We are a nationwide direct lender for HUD (United States Department of Housing and Urban Development), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and an approved Seller with FHA, VA and USDA. We originate loans through our Retail, Wholesale and Correspondent business channels.


Our Retail group is experiencing tremendous growth and we strive to be the Premier Lender of Choice in the Nation.

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Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Banking, Finance, Sales
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Mortgage, Banking - Financial Services, Credit - Loan - Collections
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 14166
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Loan Officer - Mortgage, Loan Originator

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