Branch Manager - Lancaster, CA

Lancaster, California
Jan 01, 2024
Jan 01, 2025

Associates at California Bank & Trust work in a relationship-centered culture where they are provided with the tools, training, and opportunities to build the best possible relationships with our clients and with each other. Our workplace culture values each associate's unique experiences, background and perspectives and provides a collaborative environment for all employees to grow and thrive.       

As a premier California-focused financial services company dedicated to serving its communities, families, and businesses (small, mid-sized and large), CB&T has been active for 70 years and has more than 80 full-service branch offices across the state. This dedication has helped the bank earn recognition as a perennial powerhouse in yearly voting for "Best Bank" and "Best Commercial Bank" from the readers of San Diego Union-Tribune and Orange County Register. Additionally, as a division of Zions Bancorporation, the bank has collected multiple Greenwich Excellence Awards for "Overall Client Satisfaction" in Small Business & Middle Market Excellence Awards.   



We are looking for a seasoned Branch Manager in Lancaster, CA



Essential Functions 

  • Responsible for the overall performance and operations of the branch. This includes loans, deposits, other referral products, and service quality while managing a complement of exempt and non-exempt personnel.  

  • As the primary business development officer, is responsible for the expansion of existing business relationships, the development of new business and calling on both prospective and existing clients.  

  • Primarily responsible for providing sales leadership for the branch, which includes overseeing both the inside and outside sales efforts of the employees.  

  • Directs branch activities, maintaining appropriate operational, and credit risk management and security oversight in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  

  • Extends credit to businesses and/or individuals through a wide variety of commercial, consumer, real estate, and agricultural loans.  

  • Responsible for community development and relations.  

  • May be responsible for processing cash transactions and other customer service duties within the branch.  

  • Other duties as assigned. 




  • Requires a college degree and 2+ years' experience in branch banking, other banking or retail management experience or other directly related experience.  A combination of education and experience may meet requirements. 

  • Knowledge of banking industry, including lending and banking products.  

  • Must have excellent customer service and management skills.   

  • Must have Commercial Lending experience.
  • Ability to make sound decisions, build relationships and work with a variety of clients, employees and management.  

  • Ability to set and maintain high quality work standards.  

  • Ability to lead a group.  

  • Ability to deal effectively with people in various job capacities. 

  •  Excellent problem solving and communication skills. 




  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!   

  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance  

  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts 

  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays, and any applicable state holidays 

  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience  

  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions 

  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees enrolled in an accredited degree program related to the needs of the business, maximum of $5,250 per calendar year, employees are eligible for the program upon hire 

  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products  

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!   



This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $64,480 - $73,603 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience and location. 

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