Ag Lender – Virden Branch

Sunrise Credit Union is recruiting the best and the brightest.

Positions Available: Agriculture Loans Officer in Virden, MB

Sunrise Credit Union is a rapidly growing financial institution that retains the values and traditions of the past while embracing a dynamic, progressive future.  We’re proud of our friendly, down-to-earth culture that fosters innovation, creativity and confidence among our staff.

Sunrise proudly boasts over 225 staff members in 20 branches and a rapidly growing asset base of over $ 1.6 Billion.  Currently we have $ 1.2 Billion in loans to our surrounding communities and over 30,000 members.  Virden currently has 23 employees with a loan portfolio of over $1.8 Million and deposits exceeding $2.5 million.

As Agricultural Lender you will report to the Manager of Lending,  and are responsible for the credit granting functions within the personal, agricultural, commercial, and mortgage areas, including interviewing clients, assessing credit worthiness and authorizing loans within limits and/or recommending or declining loans based on established lending granting criteria.  Analyzes financial statements, operating cycles, profit levels, cash flow projections and other factors or variables that affect loan viability and risk.  Promotes up-sells and cross-sells the full range of credit union products and services and actively participates in all branch campaigns to promote loan growth.  Maintain a high profile and image as the financial institution of choice in the branch trading area by establishing member client and non-member client relationships and business contacts.  Conducts a systematic collection procedure and initiates and/or recommends appropriate action to ensure safety of funds and delinquency ratio.

We believe in a philosophy of providing our members with the products and services that will best suit their needs and equipping our staff with the ability to recognize those needs.  We value relationship banking where the successful applicant will have a vision of mutually beneficial long-term relationships.  You will be a community minded individual, encouraged to be involved in community activities and initiatives.

Preference will be given to those with industry related education including CUIC Studies and a proven track record in a credit union or other financial institution management environment.

The Town of Virden is located at the junction of the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 83 and is conveniently located at the halfway point between the major cities of Winnipeg and Regina.

Virden is a regional hub serving a population over 13,000 and has more than 200 local businesses the prominent industries are agriculture, oil extraction and services.  There is a thriving sports and recreation community in Virden.  The hockey arena, outdoor swimming pool with waterslide, curling rink, racetrack, golf course and ball diamonds are kept busy by various recreation and sports organizations.  Virden has a strong service and education community.  Virden’s many churches and service groups work hard to make this community a great place to live.  Virden has four schools and many organizations who strive to bring education and literacy opportunities to the community.

If you are an enthusiastic team player, honest as the day is long and possessing a desire to serve Sunrise Credit Union members in this vibrant community, please visit our website ( for more information and to apply on-line by Oct 17, 2021.


Janice Demers

HR Manager

Sunrise Credit Union

2305 Victoria Avenue, Brandon R7B 4H7



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