Grinnell State Bank is Passionate about People!

We are always looking for outstanding candidates to join our team of employees across our branches.  In order to be considered for employment with Grinnell State Bank each applicant must complete the following steps below, call in or stop into any of our branches for an application and submit all information to our Human Resources Department.

Marengo Job Openings

Full-Time | $18 – $20 per hour

Location | Marengo

Job Description | We are looking for a competitive insurance agent to generate new business by contacting potential customers. You will sell, solicit, differentiate and negotiate insurance plans that match the needs of your assigned or prospective customers’ portfolio. The goal is to build up strong positive relationships, to ensure growth attainment and increase our firm’s reputation. You will help maintain our current book of business as well.


  • Promote all types of new insurance contracts or suggest additions/changes to existing ones
  • Breed productive relationships to create a pool of prospective clients from various sources by networking, cold calling, using referrals etc
  • Evaluate business or individual customers’ needs and financial status and propose protection plans that meet their criteria
  • Work with clients to deliver risk management strategies that fit their risk profiles
  • Report the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to supervisor
  • Maintain bookkeeping systems, database and records
  • Monitor insurance claims to ensure mutual satisfaction
  • Achieve customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives
  • Constantly update job knowledge and learn about new products and services
  • Fulfill all policy requirements


  • Proven working experience as an Insurance agent or relevant experience
  • Familiarity with all types of insurance plans (automobile, fire, life, property, medical etc)
  • Basic computer knowledge and statistical analysis
  • Proven ability to work with goals
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present, influence and sell effectively
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions and in creating long-lasting relationships
  • High school or College Education
  • Stay current with insurance licenses and continuing education

Johnston & Polk City Job Openings

Part-Time | $16 – $18 per hour

Location | Johnston/Polk City

Job Description | Perform customer service such as processing transactions, assisting customers with inquires via the phone or face-to-face interaction, responsible for establishing new consumer and commercial relationships and maintain the existing relationships, cross-sell different products and services in other departments, provide support for online and mobile banking products and services, and opening new accounts.

Please note: an important skill we are looking for is the ability to answer phones and work with customers over the phone, because this is a common method of communication with many of our customers.

Step 1: Create cover letter and current resume

Step 2: Complete Background Documents

Background documents can be accessed here: Download Here

*Must Save Blank Document to Desktop prior to completing information.

Step 3: Email the documents to our human resources team or drop them off at any bank branch.

Send your cover letter and resume to our Human Resources team.

*You are advised to not include sensitive or confidential information (i.e. Social Security #, account #’s or pass code ID information etc.) within any “unencrypted” email communication.*

*Grinnell State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer!