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Key Bank

Float Teller - Vernon, CT

Banking, Mortgage, Investment



Vernon, Connecticut, United States

Location: 348 Hartford Turnpike - Vernon, Connecticut 06066 Job Summary Be a problem solver, trusted advisor, and partner to the people and businesses in our Key Bank communities. As a Teller, you provide excellent client service by welcoming both new and existing clients to the Bank and assisting them with their account transactions and servicing needs, including identifying and resolving client servicing issues. Tellers, through conversations with clients, listen to uncover financial needs and transition clients to a banker to have a deeper financial wellness conversation. At KeyBank, we believe it's our opportunity and our privilege to help our clients move forward in their financial journey. We take pride in serving our clients and making them feel that no bank will fight harder for them. Responsibilities Embodies a strong client experience culture, being present with every client and teammate and realizing the impact we can have on their day, personally, professionally, and financially. Assumes responsibility for the efficient, effective, and accurate performance of teller functions. Proactively work to identify and resolve client servicing issues, escalating as needed Listen for clues for financial wellness opportunities during client conversations, and then appropriately transition the client(s) to a Banker Assist clients in achieving their financial goals and objectives through the use of financial wellness tools Participate in morning huddles and end of day debriefs Follows compliance, audit and security procedures, balances cash drawer within balancing guidelines. Review and maintain knowledge of product guides, fees, and policies to stay current on offerings Performs other duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities and/or activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice Complies with all KeyBank policies and procedures, including without limitation, acting professionally at all times, conducting business ethically, avoiding conflicts of interest, and acting in the best interests of Key’s clients and Key. Education Qualifications High School Diploma , GED, or equivalent experience (required) Experience Qualifications Experienced in a client service role (required) Experienced in cash handling (required) General understanding of PC with Windows based applications and calculator (required) Tactical Skills Is knowledgeable about the client’s accounts and business with the bank and uses sound judgment with customers and transactions Exhibits strong sales and service skills, presenting products and services while proactively educating clients on utilizing available access channels (ex: ATM, Online and Telephone Banking) Strong work ethic and high level of integrity Excellent Time management skills Personal Skills Adaptability: Understands that change is inevitable and seeks value in new ways of doing things while coping with day-to-day frustrations, adversities and uncertainties related to change Collaboration: Demonstrates a basic understanding of collaborative processes and provides examples of how collaboration has or can help the organizational reach its goals Critical Thinking: The ability to identify issues, communicate them, and explain the characteristics and steps in effective decision-making Decision Making: The ability to follow directions while identifying a defensible course of action among alternatives Emotional Intelligence: Describes the concepts and underlying tenets of emotional intelligence (EI) as a skill and cites examples as to the impact of EI on business results Practical Skills Business Acumen: Works to understand the business priorities of internal and external clients and can describe relevant profitability drivers and considerations Oral & Written Communication: Demonstrates the ability to speak, write, and present in a way that effectively conveys the intended message to an audience Risk Management: Describes key issues and benefits of risk management practices and makes use of organizational resources for risk avoidance and management Storytelling: Describes storytelling techniques, concepts, and potential benefits Change Navigation: Demonstrates the ability to modify work as directed and applies the concept of continuous improvement to develop new skills during change initiatives Core Competencies All KeyBank employees are expected to demonstrate Key’s Values and sustain proficiency in identified Leadership Competencies. Physical Demands Consumer Retail - Prolonged Standing (5-8 hours per day), frequent use of hands to manipulate/grasp objects, ability to communicate face to face and on the phone with clients, occasional bending and lifting from floor height, frequent forward reach, frequent lifting of 1 – 10 lbs., occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs. Driving Requirements May need to drive to multiple locations in a single day; ability to operate a motor vehicle with a valid driver's license required. KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected category. 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