General Detail

Location: Irvine, CA Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Lending and Loan Operations FLSA Status: nonexempt
Career Level: Experienced
Compensation: Commensurate with skills and experience.

Job Responsibilities

Pacific Premier Bank is a commercial bank headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.  We serve business throughout Southern California from our locations in Orange County and the Inland Empire, including depository branches in Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Seal Beach, and San Bernardino.  Pacific Premier Bank is a thriving institution named in the 2011 Sandler O’Neil + Partners Bank & Thrift SM – All Stars as one of the nation’s top 25 Banks in our category.  We offer a full complement of deposit and loan products and services for commercial business, non-profit organizations, and consumers. 

Recognized as an SBA preferred lender, we are currently looking to support our SBA loan production by adding to our sales force an SBA Loan underwriter to help develop new SBA loan business.  The SBA Loan Underwriter will be responsible for underwriting commercial business and SBA loans of all types including revolving and permanent facilities. 

Ensure all loans comply with regulatory requirements.

• Adhere to all Bank policies and regulatory requirements, including compliance with the "Bank Secrecy Act" (BSA).

• Maintain knowledge of company underwriting and lending guidelines and provide input to guidelines when requested.

• Review and sign off all underwriting conditions in a timely manner.

• Ensure proper pre-funding quality control steps are taken on all loans.  


Qualified candidates will have underwriting experience in a commercial bank environment.   Strong communication and organizational skills along with proven ability to effectively manage the process to ensure loan requests are being reviewed efficiently.  Excellent follow-up skills and relationship building will be fundamental to the success of the candidate.  The ability to market, analyze financial statements, structure loans according to Bank and SBA requirements, and adherence to Bank policies and procedures is essential.  Proficiency with various forms of technology including basic business software packages is a must. 

If you are ready for an opportunity to put your proven underwriting experience to work in a fast paced, challenging and gratifying work environment, apply today. 

Qualified Candidates please apply online or submit resume and salary history to  Fax:  714 433-3053. 

Education Level Required: High School or Equivalent
Pacific Premier Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the recruiter.
You may or may not receive a response to your inquiry by email, mail or fax depending on the number of job openings, volume of inquiries, and your qualifications.

Contact / Apply

Mailing Address: Pacific Premier Bank - Human Resources
17901 Von Karman Ave, Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 864-8000
(949) 864-8461
Email: ApplyOnline