2104-9 Mortgage Loan Originator/Apprentice

Apex Bank – Mortgage Loan Originator/Apprentice

General Job Description:
We are looking for bright, exceptional people-oriented individuals. We invest in our team members to develop their talents and earning capacity.  Apex Bank has earned both national and local recognitions including: Tennessee’s Top Performing Bank, The Institute for Extraordinary Banking’s Thought Leader Banky™ Award, and Peoples’ Choice Awards for Best Place to Work, Best Financial Institution and Most Community Involved Business.  

This position is responsible for soliciting residential mortgages for the secondary market program and following through with referrals from other Loan Officers and third party sources. Successful candidate will be responsible for helping clients obtain a mortgage, and oversee the process from application until the loan closing. 


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Solicits residential mortgages from potential clients
  • Maintains referral relationships and approaches leads
  • Oversees loan from application through funding
  • Maintains working knowledge of available mortgage products to accurately respond to clients, potential clients, and referral sources
  • Provides support to new applicants and existing borrowers, and assists in resolving loan related issues
  • Ensures timely mortgage closings and an overall positive client experience
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Successful experience in secondary market mortgage lending and previous experience in structuring mortgage loans.
  • Language: English required; Preferred Bilingual English and Spanish a plus yet not a requirement
  • The responsibilities listed above although representative of the job position may not be all-inclusive and may change from time to time.
  • Proven Sales Background
  • 3-5 Years Mortgage Lending Experience



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


Schedule: Full-Time

Supplemental Pay: Uncapped Production Incentives

Experience: Sales: 2 years

Education: High School, Bachelor's preferred

Location: Knoxville, TN (Required)

Paid Training: Yes


This Job is ideal for someone who is:
Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail, understands that setbacks are only temporary and learning / growth opportunities come from trying new things
Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction.  Yet we have a great support network and team environment to support you
Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity



  • Open Initiatives, Receptive Management
  • People oriented, supportive and fairness focused
  • Team oriented, cooperative and collaborative
  • Innovative, value and encourage team members to find new ways to do things
  • Environment where we enjoy each other and what we do for clients


Work Remotely:

  • Yes for qualified applicant. Must be Knoxville TN based


Interested parties may send their resumes to Lance.mckinney@apexbank.com and Jerome.julian@apexbank.com.

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