Work With Us: IT Operations Position Available

Powell Valley National Bank is looking for someone to provide technology vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the PVNB information technology (IT) program. The position will plan and implement enterprise information systems to support PVNB business operations and to achieve more effective and cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT operations.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your information via the form at the bottom of the page.

Position Title: IT Operations
Department: IT/Item Processing
Reports to: IT Supervisor
Employment Status: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supports strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, and coordination of the information and technology systems for the PVNB network.
  • Facilitates communication between staff, management, vendors, and other technology resources within the organization.
  • Works with computer operations of the PVNB information systems, including local area networks and wide-area networks.
  • Responsible for the management of multiple information and communications systems and projects, including voice, data, imaging.
  • Implements and evaluates the systems that support end users in the productive use of computer hardware and software.
  • Supports system security and back up procedures.
  • Manage Windows server updates.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

Experience in Information Systems, Computer Science and/or Information Security.  Banking experience is preferred – not a requirement.

  • Familiarity with desktop, notebook, tablets, and server computer hardware and software.
  • Familiarity with local and wide area network design, implementation, and operation.
  • Familiarity with Windows operating systems.
  • Familiarity with routers and switches.
  • Knowledge of various software programs: Nessus, WSUS, PDQ, Landsweeper, Rapid recovery
  • Familiarity with various computer peripherals such as printers, monitors and other equipment.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, both logical and interpersonal.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills and effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and defuse conflict.
  • Self-motivator, independent, cooperative, flexible, creative.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds periodically.

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Note

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

PVNB Full-Service Office in Downtown Kingsport Now Open

Kingsport, Tennessee  Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce that its new Full-Service Office in Downtown Kingsport is officially open at 240 West Center Street. Led by Market Executive and Senior Vice President, Ted Fields, the new office features a full-service lobby, a drive thru, an ATM machine, and a fully staffed team of experienced banking professionals.

The Bank’s physical history in Kingsport dates back to 2014 when it opened a Loan Production Office on Broad Street. In 2017 when PVNB bought the building on Center St. with plans to open the Full-Service Office, Leton L. Harding, Jr., CEO of Powell Valley National Bank, said, “For 130 years Powell Valley National Bank has been supporting our region and our heritage. Choosing to invest in a permanent and convenient, full-service location affirms our dedication to the community in both Kingsport and the Greater Sullivan County and Hawkins County area.”

During the official Grand Opening week for the new Full-Service Office in Kingsport (September 24, 2018 – September 28, 2018), Powell Valley Bank is celebrating by giving out daily door prizes, and Kingsport’s Chamber of Commerce will host an After Hours and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Bank on Thursday, September 26th.

The Kingsport Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm.

Ted Fields Joins Powell Valley National Bank

Ted Fields picture

Jonesville, VirginiaPowell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the addition of Ted Fields to senior management staff of the Bank.  Fields joins PVNB as Market Executive and Senior Vice President, where he will be leading the Bank’s efforts with the opening of its new full-service office in Downtown Kingsport located at 240 West Center Street.

“We are delighted to have a professional community banker of Ted’s caliber join the officers and staff of Powell Valley National Bank”, said Leton L. Harding, Jr., CEO of PVNB.  “Ted will be a tremendous asset to our team, as together we chart the direction of our bank in serving the financial needs of the region with our expansion of a full-service office in Kingsport. Ted brings a wealth of leadership experience and community bank expertise with a strong reputation for community and customer service.”

Fields has over 30 years of banking experience in the Kingsport and Greater Tri-Cities region, where he served 10 of those years as an Executive Vice President for TriSummit Bank.  Ted has supported the community and the banking industry through numerous civic and professional appointments, volunteer hours, awards, and accomplishments during his career including March of Dimes, Red Cross, United Way of Greater Kingsport-Past President, and the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.  Fields currently serves as Vice-Chairman for the Ballad Health Foundation, Board Member for the United Way of Bristol, Past President of the Rotary Club of Kingsport, a commissioner on the Kingsport Neighborhood Commission, and the KOSBE Advisory Committee.

Ted is a native of Grundy, VA.  He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and the American Bankers Association’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking.  He and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Allison and Adam, and reside in Kingsport, TN.

Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Lee Houston

Lee Houston picture

Jonesville, VA, Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Lee Houston as Lead Credit Officer and Senior Vice President of the Bank.

Houston joined PVNB in 2012 as Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in the Wise and Kingsport markets.  Lee is a well-respected banking industry veteran with over 20 years of experience.  Throughout his banking career, Lee has had the opportunity to work in several different capacities within the profession including credit analysis, commercial lending, and senior management.  Currently, Lee serves as a member of the Virginia Bankers Association’s Lending Executives Committee.  He is a graduate of the Wachovia Commercial Lending School, the Virginia Bankers Association’s School of Bank Management, and the Virginia Bankers Association’s Leadership Institute.

“Effective execution of the financial and managerial responsibilities of a Chief Credit Officer is essential to our Bank’s sustainable growth and success,” says Powell Valley National Bank CEO, Leton L. Harding, Jr.  “As our Bank continues to expand its footprint across our region, Lee’s dedication, experience, and integrity will play an integral role in the growth of our lending and credit initiatives.”

Houston is a native of Ridgeway, VA.  He is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mathematics.  He and his wife, Mandy, have three children, Alex, Sam, and Emma.   They are members of the Wise First Church of God and reside in Wise, VA.

 

Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Mary Beth Baker

Mary Beth Baker

Jonesville, VA–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mary Beth Baker as Senior Vice President, Mortgage Lending & Retail Loan Administrator.

Mary Beth has served as a community banker representing Powell Valley National Bank for over 20 years.  She is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers Association’s School of Bank Management.  Mary Beth has served as a member and representative of the Mortgage Executives Committee for the Virginia Bankers Association, the Mortgage Markets Committee for the American Bankers Association, and the Virginia Mortgage Lenders Association.

“Mary Beth is committed to serving individuals, families, and small businesses across our region.  Her character, reputation, and personality display her focus upon building business relationships and life-long friendships.  Her work ethic and professionalism promote and support the core values of our Bank, as well as, those individuals that we are privileged to call our customers.  As our Bank continues to expand its presence throughout the region, having Mary Beth’s experience and integrity will play a key role in the growth of our mortgage lending and credit initiatives,” says Powell Valley National Bank CEO, Leton L. Harding, Jr.

Mary Beth, a native of Lee County, holds a degree in Organizational Management from Tusculum College where she graduated with honors.  She and her husband, Grant, have two children, Olivia and Walker.  As a family they enjoy playing golf, supporting youth athletics, and are active members of Friendship Baptist Church in Jonesville.

Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Cory Dotson

Cory Dotson

Jonesville, VA–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Cory Dotson as Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer.

Cory joined PVNB in 2015 as Vice President and Business Development Officer in the Wise office, and holds over 15 years of financial industry experience.  Dotson is a graduate of the Tennessee Southeastern School of Banking and the Risk Management Association’s East Carolina University Commercial Lending School.  Cory is a strong advocate for economic development in our region and currently serves as a board member for the Wise County Chamber of Commerce, where he has twice occupied the office of President.

Cory serves on The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Foundation Board and People Incorporated’s Financial Services Loan Review Committee.  Dotson is a graduate of the Chamber’s Forward Wise County program and is a member of the Norton Kiwanis Club.

“Cory’s extensive professional banking background will continue to play a significant role in helping the Bank meet the loan, deposit, and financial services needs of our region.  In addition, he has a well-deserved reputation for superior and caring community and customer service and promoting the benefits of our Bank,” says Powell Valley National Bank CEO, Leton L. Harding, Jr.

Dotson, a native of Wise, VA, is a graduate of Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.  He and his wife, Ashley, have two children, Gavin and Eli, and reside in Wise, VA.

Powell Valley National Bank to Build New Office in Abingdon

Jonesville, VA—Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce plans to build a new full-service office in Abingdon, Virginia.

In 2017, PVNB opened a loan production office on West Main Street in Abingdon to serve customers in the Greater Washington County area.  After one year of business in the market, PVNB made a decision to expand its presence in the region with the construction of a new full service branch.  PVNB’s newest office will be located in the Walmart Development situated off Lee Highway at 16032 Fifteen Mile Boulevard in Abingdon (Exit 19, Interstate 81).  Construction will begin soon and is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of 2018. The new office will feature a full-service, state of the art facility including a drive thru, ATM, and fully staffed team of experienced banking professionals, with Senior Vice President and Market Executive, Sam Neese, leading the team.

“It is very exciting to build a new office that will combine innovative technology, the personal touch that represents the best service and experience for our customers, and reflects the historic charm and appeal of Abingdon and Southwest Virginia,” said Sam Neese.  “For 130 years Powell Valley National Bank has been supporting our region and our heritage.  Choosing to invest in a permanent and convenient, full-service location affirms our dedication to the community in both Abingdon and the Greater Washington County area.”

PVNB’s loan production office located at 988 West Main Street will continue to serve loan customers until the new office opens.

About Powell Valley National Bank

Powell Valley National Bank, the 7th oldest bank in the Commonwealth, is a locally owned community bank headquartered in Jonesville, VA with full service offices throughout the region. The Bank, established in 1888, offers a wide range of loan, deposit, and electronic banking and investment services.

Powell Valley National Bank Purchases Kingsport Facility

JONESVILLE, VA—Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce its recent purchase with plans to pursue opening a new full service office in Kingsport, Tennessee pending regulatory approval.

In 2014, PVNB opened a loan production office in Downtown Kingsport on Broad Street to service loan customers in the Greater Kingsport, Sullivan County, and Hawkins County areas. After 3 years of business in the market, Powell Valley National Bank decided to expand its presence with the purchase of a former bank building located at 240 West Center Street. The building, constructed in 1959, is a landmark in Downtown Kingsport. While preserving the exterior of this institution, the Bank contracted GRC Construction and Cain Rash West Architects to renovate the historic building, and construction and improvements are currently underway. PVNB anticipates the office opening in the summer of 2018. The new office will feature a full-service, state of the art facility including a drive thru and ATM machine, and fully staffed team of experienced banking professionals.

“With this new office, we are pleased to expand our presence in the Greater Kingsport area to provide a full range of consumer and commercial banking services for individuals and businesses in the area while integrating innovative technology with a personal touch,” said Leton L. Harding, Jr., CEO of Powell Valley National Bank. “For 130 years Powell Valley National Bank has been supporting our region and our heritage. Choosing to invest in a permanent and convenient, full-service location affirms our dedication to the community in both Kingsport and the Greater Sullivan County and Hawkins County area.”

PVNB’s loan production office located at 217 Broad Street Suite 102 will continue to serve loan customers until the new office opens.

About Powell Valley National Bank
Powell Valley National Bank, established in 1888, is a locally owned community bank headquartered in Jonesville, VA with full service offices throughout the region. The Bank, offers a wide range of loan, deposit, and electronic banking and investment services.

Aaron Hicks Joins Powell Valley National Bank

Aaron Hicks Headshot

Jonesville, VA, Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce that Aaron Hicks has joined the Bank as Chief Financial Officer.

“We are extremely pleased to have Aaron join the officers and staff of PVNB”, said Leton L. Harding, Jr., CEO of PVNB.  “Aaron’s community bank accounting experience will be invaluable as we continue to expand our presence in the region.  His core values, integrity, and dedicated service to customers and community supports the vision of our team. ”

Aaron is a native of Washington County, VA.  He has nearly 20 years of accounting experience, and over 12 years of experience in the banking industry, most recently as Vice President and Controller for Highlands Union Bank in Abingdon, Virginia.  He is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers Association’s School of Bank Management.

Aaron is an advocate for his community.  He currently serves as a director on the Town of Abingdon’s recreation committee and is a volunteer Hunter’s Safety Instructor for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.  Aaron has served on the Alumni Board at UVA Wise, and held leadership positions such as President and Challenge Coordinator for the Highlands Soccer Club.  He is an active member of the Appalachian Highlands Chapter of The Ruffed Grouse Society.

Hicks is a graduate of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise with a B.S. in Accounting.  He and his wife, Nikki, along with their son, Tristan, attend Macedonia Church of Christ.  They reside in Abingdon, VA.

 

Powell Valley National Bank is a locally owned community bank headquartered in Jonesville, VA with full service offices throughout the region. The Bank, established in 1888, offers a wide range of loan, deposit, electronic banking, and investment services.

Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Karen Wright

Karen Wright

Jonesville, VA- Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Karen Wright as Chief Auditor of the Bank.

Karen holds over 20 years of financial industry experience and joined PVNB in 2016.  She carries the title of Certified Information Systems Auditor from the ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance, and she is a Certified Community Bank Internal Auditor through the Independent Community Bankers of America.

“Karen is a dedicated and hard worker who has the best interests of the Bank in mind, and as our Bank continues to expand its presence throughout the region, having Karen’s experience and integrity will play a key role in maintaining the security and soundness of our Bank while meeting the credit, deposit, and financial services needs of our customers,” says Powell Valley National Bank CEO, Leton L. Harding, Jr.

Karen is a native of Washington County, VA.  She is a graduate of Virginia Intermont College with a degree in Organizational Management.  She and her husband, Larry, have two children, Lauren and Justin, along with two twin granddaughters, Eliza and Isabel.   They reside in Bristol, VA.

 

Powell Valley National Bank is a locally owned community bank headquartered in Jonesville, VA with full service offices throughout the region. The Bank, established in 1888, offers a wide range of loan, deposit, electronic banking and investment services.