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Approval Specialist

Employment Type: Full Time


2231 E Camelback Rd
Ste 205
Phoenix, AZ 85016


  • Professional appearance and attitude are a must
  • Must have knowledge of credit analysis, credit policy/procedures, real estate (business/personal) lending, problem loan administration, and financial budgeting and planning
  • Computer knowledge and the ability to learn various software programs is a must.
  • Learn functionality of Encompass
  • Attention to detail while preparing and proofing loan documents, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines is required
  • Must be able to multi-task and work under stress and pressure
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy and maintain confidentiality
  • Will be required to register with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS).
  • Prepare and facilitate mortgage presentations to prospective customers and management when necessary.


  • Work closely and build relationships with Mortgage Loan Officers and their teams from banks/broker/correspondent partners
  • Provide services on the Help Desk to answer any preliminary questions and scenarios prior to a preapproval
  • Provide a loan preapproval to our clients
  • Help train new hires in Full Service, Broker or Correspondent Lending
  • Ongoing training as procedures and guidelines change
  • Run Theme Days provide by the Approval Specialist Team Lead
  • Maintain knowledge of loan guidelines to include, but not limited to, FHA streamline and VA IRRLS, Conventional, FHA, VA and USDA mortgage loans.
  • Keep informed of short and long term regional and national market conditions

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Plains Commerce Bank is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, religion, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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