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Don’t just work — belong

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Do you want to belong to something greater than yourself? When you join the team at Clearwater Credit Union, you’re empowered to make a difference in the world.

Join the movement

At Clearwater Credit Union, we work every day to build thriving, sustainable communities as a catalyst for positive social, economic, and environmental change. Our employees are diverse, but we’re united on one thing: the commitment to solve problems, create opportunities, and be active in our communities.

If you’re looking for more than just a career, and you believe you have the skills to provide our members with exceptional service, we’d like to get to know you better.

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Competitive Pay

Our compensation programs are based on our mission, values, and vision. We don’t just talk about equal pay, competitiveness, profit sharing, and accountability — we deliver on it.

How do we know? Because we track the numbers. Learn how we’re building our team to build our future, below.

Compensation Philosophy

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We Measure It

  • Average compensation per job classification (quarterly)
  • Living wage for geographic areas (annually)
  • Disparity between highest- and lowest-paid team member (annually)
  • Average compensation ratio by gender per job classification (annually)

Measurement & Reporting

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Clearwater, diversity, equity, and inclusion inform our core values. We believe that welcoming a variety of perspectives is the best way to generate ideas, build inclusive economies, and respond to the complex problems facing the communities we serve.

To hold ourselves accountable to our core value of Together We Include,” we’re working to ensure that our policies and procedures support Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.

See Our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Plan

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Our Benefits

  • Low deductible health plan
  • Annual wellness screenings
  • Monthly gym membership reimbursement
  • Paid volunteer time – up to 24 hours a year
  • Matching 401(k) contributions, up to 6%
  • Ongoing training and development
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The culture difference

From finding ways to be more environmentally friendly to caring for our physical and mental wellbeing to working as a TEAM (Together Employees Achieve More), we strive to make our credit union a great place to work.

Our Green Team

Generating new ideas and implementing ways for Clearwater Credit Union can become more environmentally friendly.

Our Wellness Team

Promoting employee wellbeing with fun fitness challenges, health screenings, race sponsorships, and more.

Our TEAM

Running our staff recognition programs, coordinating volunteerism, planning events and supporting our philanthropic efforts.

Voted Best of Missoula

We are thrilled Clearwater Credit Union was voted Missoula’s Best for 23 years in a row. 

  • #1 Best Credit Union in Missoula 2023

We are proud of our Clearwater team and their continued commitment to serving our members, and we want to thank our members for trusting us to help them build their financial futures.

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Award Winner

Quarterly Service & Excellence

Chelsea VanderVos, Indirect Financial Services Officer & Joel Dalenberg, Contact Center Representative

The winners of our 4th Quarter Service Quality & Excellence Award, Chelsea & Joel provide understanding guidance to their coworkers and are always willing to help where needed. Chelsea & Joel were nominated by their peers for exceptional service, mentoring, leadership, initiative, & teamwork.

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Award Winners

Annual Service & Excellence

Cody Nygaard, Payments Services Representative Lead

The 2023 Annual Service Quality & Excellence Award winner, Cody, always shows initiative while going above and beyond for coworkers and members. His peers nominated Cody for exceptional internal and external service, initiative, & teamwork.

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Award Winner

Open positions

If you’re passionate about helping local businesses buy, build, or expand their operations and enjoy the impact of local underwriting and decision-making, then Clearwater Credit Union has an exciting opportunity for you as a full-time Business Loan Officer in the Butte, Bozeman, Great Falls, or Helena, Montana areas. You’ll enjoy excellent benefits, a fantastic work environment, and the pride of working for Montana’s largest Community Development Financial Institution with locations across picturesque Rocky Mountain communities.

The Business Loan Officer position is responsible for assisting business members with their commercial lending needs, being a resource of information for business members, and building stronger relationships in the business community.

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Salary depends on experience. Clearwater Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and offers over 25 benefits beyond salary, including health insurance, PTO, 401(k) match, paid volunteer time, and more! Position open until filled.

Are you passionate about making a difference, positively impacting your community, and lowering barriers to clean energy? Check out this new Clearwater Credit Union role: Clean Energy Program Coordinator.
The Clean Energy Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing a Clearwater Energy Efficiency Advisory Program. In this role, you will assist members in solving challenges and meeting their clean energy goals. You will also work with a network of contractors to provide energy-efficient updates, with the overall goal of building smart environments for the future. Interested? Apply today, we look forward to meeting you!

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Salary depends on experience. Clearwater Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and offers over 25 benefits beyond salary, including health insurance, PTO, 401(k) match, paid volunteer time, and more! Position open until filled.

Are you looking for a role where you help others and can have an impact on your local community? We’re hiring a full-time Universal Associate (UA). In this role, you will get to build positive relationships with members and assist with all aspects of their financial needs, from account options, service transactions, and self-service channels to high-level budgeting. As a UA, your contributions will directly impact the success of our Clearwater’s strategic goals by recognizing opportunities to build a deeper relationship with our members. If this sounds like you, we hope to hear from you soon.

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Clearwater Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and offers over 25 benefits beyond salary, including health insurance, PTO, 401(k) match, paid volunteer time, and more!

Are you a creative problem solver interested in a role that empowers you to help others and positively impact your local community? We’re hiring a full-time Contact Center Representative in Missoula, Montana. This position provides direct member support with Audio, Video, Chat, and other remote delivery channels by completing transactions and requests and being a source of information for members.

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Clearwater Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and offers over 25 benefits beyond salary, including health insurance, PTO, 401(k) match, paid volunteer time, and more!

Don’t just work — belong

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I love being a part of an organization that truly lives its values & allows me to serve my community

— Jen | Consumer Loan Officer
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