Careers with Centra

When you work for Centra, you aren’t just working for a great financial institution. You’re working for the benefit of all of our members. As a Centra employee, you have the opportunity to be part of an awesome team and to make a difference in somebody’s life!

Who We’re Looking For

You might be a good fit for our culture if you are:

  • Friendly and helpful
  • Service oriented
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive, passionate and accountable


Centra offers competitive compensation and benefits. When you work with us, you’ll enjoy a professional environment with a family-focused culture, commitment to work-life balance, and opportunities to develop.

Benefits for Full-Time Employees Benefits for Full-Time and Part-Time Employees
Comprehensive Medical/Prescription (3 plans) Paid Holidays (9 full & 2 half)
Comprehensive Dental Paid Vacation
Vision 401-K (with company matching)
Paid Personal Time Incentives
Paid Bereavement Internal Promotions
Employer Paid Life Insurance & ADD Recruiting Referral Bonus
Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability Compassion Care
Flex Spending Paid Parental Time Off
Employee Assistance Program Paid Elder Care Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement Civic Service – Time Off
Professional Image Loans
Reward & Recognition Program


Available Positions

Individuals often begin their career with Centra as a Member Service Associate; this is because our Member Service positions comprise the majority of positions within the organization. The MSA is a member-facing position committed to providing exceptional service and product education/referrals to our members at each transaction or interaction. In the industry, similar positions are most often called Tellers. The successful candidate for a MSA position must have a high school diploma or GED, cash handling experience, and a strong commitment to exceptional member service (typically gained through customer service experience, which is preferred but not required.)

Member Service Associate (Full-Time) – Columbus
Member Service Associate (Part-Time) – Columbus
Member Service Associate (Full-Time) – Scottsburg Wal-Mart
Member Service Associate (Part-Time) – Scottsburg Wal-Mart
Member Service Associate (Full-Time) – New Albany
Member Service Associate (Part-Time) – New Albany
Member Service Associate (Part-Time)  Shelbyville 

Member Service Representative (Full-time) – Columbus (Union Street): The Member Service Representative is responsible for meeting and servicing the financial needs of all members through promoting and selling Credit Union products and services based upon member needs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: performing all aspects of the lending processes including but not limited to full application processing, collateral valuation, document preparation, loan closing, and file maintenance, loan underwriting within set limitations, lien perfection and document retention practices. Perform account openings, respond to member inquiries, perform maintenance functions, assist with teller transactions as needed and ensure a positive member experience. The requirements for this position include: Two or more years of sales experience in lending or banking strongly preferred, minimum of High School diploma or GED required, demonstrated aptitude and desire for sales achievement, ability to work under minimal supervision is required, and a valid driver’s license.

Human Resource Specialist (Full-Time) – The Human Resource Specialist is responsible for generalist human resource activities including the recruitment and onboarding of employees, employee relations, various human resources related projects and administrative support.  The HR Specialist position requirements include

  • Associate’s Degree in Human Resource Management or related field and minimum of three years as a human resource professional dedicated to recruiting, on boarding, and generalist work.
  • In lieu of an Associate’s degree a minimum of five years of experience as a human resource professional dedicated to recruiting, on boarding, and human resource generalist work.
  • Adept with HRIS, Microsoft, & networking/ recruitment websites. 
  • Experience in applicant sourcing and relationship building.
  • General knowledge of employment law.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to fostering a positive environment consistent with Centra’s values and policies.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strength in time management

Mortgage Specialist (Underwriter) (Full-Time) – The Mortgage Specialist (Underwriter) is responsible for underwriting mortgage loans in compliance with the secondary market guidelines as well as Centra Credit Union loan policies.  Responsible for recommendations and approvals to be within compliance of policies and regulations.  Promotes the credit union in the business community.  Assists members with questions regarding Centra Credit Union products, services, or problems.  Looks for opportunities to pre-approve other loan products to offer the member(s).  The loan officer exercises discretion and independent judgment in their decision making.  The Mortgage Specialist requirements include:

  • Minimum of two years of mortgage underwriting experience and associates degree or minimum of 4 years underwriting experience and high school graduate or equivalent. 
  • Must have or achieve NMLS registration
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong analytical, organization, computer and communication skills.

Interested Applicants are encouraged to send their resume, including salary requirements, to HR@Centra.org.

Centra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.