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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

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

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.


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

Healthiest Company

Our credit union was named one of the Healthiest Companies in America by Interactive Health, Inc.

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Employer of Choice

We earned the Employer of Choice Award from the Missoula Job Service Employers’ Council.

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Quarterly Service & Excellence

Miranda Schmid, Assistant Branch Manager

“Miranda is one of the most helpful and selfless coworkers I have ever worked with. She is that coworker that you can trust to put her all into something that needs to get done and to also do it correctly! Her innate warmth and humor have been so valuable during these stressful times. We are so lucky to have her as part of the Clearwater family.”

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Annual Service & Excellence

Laura Johson, Universal Associate

Laura is consistently giving not only one of the brightest smiles in the company to members and coworkers alike, but she is always willing to go above and beyond for both. She takes initiative to learn new things, even if not directly related to her role, especially if it will help assist her co-workers in some way. She also is a gifted mentor and her approachability makes it easy for her peers to learn from her. Laura truly represents and lives our values of together we matter, empower, include, and own, and Laura’s members and her coworkers truly feel that from her. She is a great example for the rest of us! Thank you for all that you do for our members and coworkers, Laura!

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Open positions

We are accepting applications for a full-time Financial Services Representative in Missoula, MT.

Financial Service Representatives act as the front-line service providers to our members and we’re looking for service-oriented individuals to join our team. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to: processing cash and non-cash transactions, maintaining member accounts, and educating members on products and services. Applicants must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and be a team player. Previous cash handling and customer service experience are preferred.

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Do you want to work for Montana’s largest CDFI? In one of the most interesting, historic, and picturesque communities in the Rocky Mountains? If yes, then Clearwater Credit Union has an exciting, high impact opportunity for you, complete with awesome benefits and a great work environment. We are pleased to be accepting applications for a Business Loan Officer in Butte, Montana.

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.


  • Interviewing the member, determining what their needs are, and obtaining all applicable financial and other relevant documentation to make an informed credit decision.
  • Providing excellent member service by managing member expectations through good communication and timely loan closings.
  • A strong understanding of financial analysis, cash flow analysis, and collateral evaluation.
  • Structures and negotiates terms, underwrites, and closes loans.
  • Manages a loan portfolio of commercial members that includes monitoring the credit quality by analyzing updated financial information and ensuring that the loan file is updated with all necessary documentation.
  • Performs collections and workouts of troubled loans, as necessary.
  • Familiarity with credit and other internal policies.
  • Serves on local boards and volunteers for various community events.


  • Minimum 1-3 years of business lending experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Strong organizational time management skills and problem-solving skills.

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.

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