Career Opportunities

As a community bank, Leighton State Bank is always looking for people who will build relationships with our customers to help them grow financially strong. We work hard to retain current employees and to attract new employees.


Chief Lending Officer

Pella, IA

Leighton State Bank is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join our team as a Chief Lending Officer. This role has responsibility for providing the strategic leadership, management, and vision necessary for the loan function of the bank to generate and maintain quality loans that contribute to bank growth objectives and profitability benchmarks within the established regulatory framework. Leighton State Bank is focused on extending credit back into the local community, consistently maintaining a loan to deposit ratio in excess of 90%. The current loan portfolio is comprised of 40% agricultural, 35% commercial and 25% residential and consumer related credit.

This candidate will possess a high level of experience and knowledge to decisively lead the loan department and demonstrate effective credit management of a quality loan portfolio. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate and motivate staff enabling a high quality and productive work culture.

Candidates must demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, organizational skills, a can-do attitude, and have the desire to integrate and actively participate into the Pella community by representing Leighton State Bank in various community, civic, and professional organizations.  

Leighton State Bank offers a competitive wage and strong benefit package.


Submit your resume in person, by mail or electronically at:

Leighton State Bank

Attn: HR Dept.

900 Washington Street

Pella, IA 50219

Leighton State Bank is an equal opportunity employer.


Why work at LSB?   

  1. The opportunity to work with great people in an engaging environment.
  2. Professional challenges and opportunities for growth. 
  3. Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits
    • PTO (paid time off) - available upon start date
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Flex Spending Plan
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Paid Holidays  


How to apply:

To apply for an open position, please fill out an application form or feel free to stop by one of our bank locations and ask for an application.  Resumés, cover letters and general inquiries can be emailed to or mailed to Leighton State Bank  |   Attn: Human Resources  |  900 Washington Street  |  Pella, Iowa 50219.

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