Thank you for your interest in working for Highlands State Bank. We are currently accepting applications for the positions below.

Please review the listings below for more information about each opening. Highlands State Bank/Secure Lending Solutions is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Branch Manager - Vernon Branch

Candidate must possess a minimum of 2 year’s experience as an Assistant Branch Manager or 3 year’s experience as a bank customer service representative, with effective supervisory experience. A strong understanding of teller responsibilities with verifiable experiences as a teller or teller manager/supervisor. Candidate must be able to effectively manage the branch in the absence of the branch manager and possess strong customer service and sales skills with an ability to cross sell products and services. Computer skills necessary to run reports, timekeeping responsibilities, on-line training requirements and daily assistance of customers and branch staff.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to Carol Hults at

Commercial Lender - Passaic and Bergen Counties

This position is responsible for generating a loan portfolio (approximately $10m per year) that primarily includes commercial and industrial (C & I) loans, commercial mortgages, and commercial construction loans as well. This position’s primary focus is to be responsible for soliciting, negotiating, underwriting and coordinating the closing of all types of commercial loans including, C & I, equipment, mortgages and business loans in compliance with the Bank's lending policies and procedures; developing business checking and deposit relationships with customers; and promoting business for the Bank by maintaining good customer relations and referring customers to appropriate staff for new services.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to Carol Hults at

Commercial Loan Processor and Loan Closer

The candidate for this job should have a minimum of 3 years banking experience processing and preparing commercial loan documentation, should have a strong knowledge of federal and state lending regulations, and can multi-task and maintain a high level of accuracy. Prior experience using D & H’s LaserPro is a plus. Salary based on experience.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to Carol Hults at

Experienced Mortgage Loan Closer

Secure Lending Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Highlands State Bank, is an expanding Mortgage Banker located in Glen Rock, NJ. We presently have an immediate opening for a Full Time Loan Closer. The qualified candidate must have experience with Encompass LOS system, a minimum of two (2) years as a loan funder or closer with knowledge of TRID, Title Review and HMDA, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical/dental and 401K.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to Marion R. Gulli at