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As a locally owned, independent, community-minded federal institution, Bank of the James employs talented and qualified individuals who strive for excellence and understand the importance of delivering high quality service at every opportunity.
All job openings are posted on the Virginia Employment Commission website as well as here.  If there is no position shown,  it means that we have no openings at the present time and cannot accept resumes. 

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Customer Service Representative

An internal promotion presents an opening for a Customer Service Representative in our Altavista Branch Office.  If you have two years of bank experience and excel at providing exemplary customer service and building strong customer relationships, you may be the successful candidate for this position.  Your days will be spent opening new accounts, maintaining existing accounts, and cross selling bank products and services.

For consideration, please email for a full position description and application package by April 29, 2015.

Retail Support Specialist

Headquartered in our Church Street office in Lynchburg, you will be responsible for teller or customer service coverage, as well as training in our branch offices, account review work and special project assignments.  Your varied responsibilities will provide exposure to twelve locations including occasional assignments in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg.  Strong interpersonal skills required.  Two years of banking experience preferred.  

For consideration, please email for a full position description and application package by April 29, 2015.

Audit Manager

Due to a pending retirement, we are seeking an Audit Manager.  The position oversees all internal audits related to financial, technological and operational activities of the Bank.  Performs the internal audit function with the support of internal audit staff and Senior Management; directs the audit assessment process, and plans, schedules and executes internal audits.  Facilitates the corporate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program and completes required SOX testing.  Reports weaknesses and other findings to appropriate levels of management and the Board of Directors and makes recommendations for improvements in controls. 

Together with the corporate Compliance Specialist, works with management and the corporate Compliance Committee to develop and continuously enhance the company’s compliance program; supervises the Compliance Officer’s activities, including periodic reviews of the Bank’s compliance with regulatory requirements.

Interacts with all levels of management and outside parties.  Works with the various bank departments to strengthen existing controls, procedures, and systems to minimize financial, regulatory, technology, strategic, credit, legal, market, reputational and operational risks. 

Position reports directly to the Audit Committee, and administratively to the CEO.

Submissions of resume are encouraged no later than May 31 and will be accepted until the position is filled. For consideration, please email All submissions will be acknowledged.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

If you need reasonable accommodation to submit a resume, please contact Shirley Deen at 434-455-7576. 

Bank of the James, Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc., BOTJ Investment Services, and BOTJ Insurance, Inc., are Equal Opportunity Employers.  All matters regarding recruitment, hire, training, compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  Bank of the James is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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