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Saco Valley Credit Union is a full-service banking provider. Offering checking, savings, auto loans, mortgages, home equities, credit cards and more, SVCU puts people before profits with the following mission:
We care [about you]. We care [about your financial success]. We care.
Saco Valley Federal Credit Union was chartered as a Federal Credit Union on February 5, 1947. The Credit Union was founded by the employees of Saco-Lowell Shops for the benefit of their employees and members of their immediate families and organizations of such persons. Several small industrial groups were added to the Field of Membership over the next 48 years.
On December 8, 1997,
Saco Valley Credit Union was approved for the change from a federal to a state charter, and expanded its field of membership to include individuals living or working in the communities of Buxton, West Buxton, Dayton, Hollis, South Hollis, Lyman, Saco, Waterboro and North Waterboro, Maine; and members of the immediate families of such individuals. Then, on September 16, 1999, the State of Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation Bureau of Banking approved the addition of the communities of Biddeford and Old Orchard Beach, Maine into our field of membership.
On December 5, 1999
Saco Valley Credit Union merged with Nissen Employees Federal Credit Union. This merger added the employees and family members of Interstate Brands Corporation to our field of membership. On February 7, 2006, the Maine Bureau of Financial Institutions approved the expansion of Saco Valley Credit Union’s field of membership to include individuals who live, work, worship or attend school in York County or Cumberland County; and immediate family members, organizations, and associations of all such individuals.
Saco Valley Credit Union
has seen tremendous growth over the years in membership, assets and personnel. We have grown from a part time employee operation to a one hundred fifteen plus million dollar asset Credit Union with over twenty-five employees in a completely restored two story historical office building at 312 Main Street in Saco with branch offices located at 500 Main Street in Saco and 860 Main Street in Waterboro.
Field of Membership
Field of Membership
Membership at Saco Valley Credit Union is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in Cumberland or York County in Maine. SVCU Membership is also open to immediate family members of existing members (parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandchildren, or grandparents). Joining Saco Valley Credit Union is easy! Visit any of our convenient branch locations and become a member by opening a savings account with $25. This $25 reflects your ownership in Saco Valley Credit Union.
As a member-owner of SVCU and any credit union, you are entitled to an equal voice in the operation of the Credit Union. Credit Unions, unlike most large banks, are governed by an unpaid, volunteer boards of directors who are elected from and by the membership of the Credit Union. Because there are no stockholders to satisfy, Saco Valley Credit Union directs their income back to their members in the form of lower fees, higher rates of return and improved products and services.
Ready to join?
Visit us in-branch or give us a call at 207-282-6169.Contact & Locations
Saco Valley Credit Union takes pride in maintaining a positive work environment and is a 2019, 2020, and 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine. A testament to employee satisfaction is seen in the average tenure of SVCU employees. Even with recent retirements of long-serving employees, the average is still nearly 10 years. Employment and career opportunities are listed below:
Saco Valley Credit Union has an immediate opening for a Mortgage Loan Originator at their Saco branch. Our local credit union is currently looking for an experienced Loan Originator to join our team. The successful applicant will be responsible for accurately managing residential real estate loan documentation through our established systems and reviewing it to ensure it is completed in full and complies with current banking regulations and policies. We encourage all who are qualified and want to work with a dynamic and highly productive team to apply.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, positive, and a solid team player with the desire to offer superior service to our members. The CU is looking for a candidate who has a strong loan background with proven mortgage and consumer lending experience in a financial institution. A desire to provide extraordinary service will make you an ideal candidate. A combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, plus 1 to 2 years’ experience in mortgage lending industry or closely related field.
Saco Valley Credit Union offers an excellent compensation package as well as the opportunity to thrive in a challenging, fun, and exciting environment. The CU was one of the Best Places to Work in ME in 2021 and offers health, dental, 401K, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, life insurance, and other great benefits.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to HR-SVCU@sacovalley.org or mail to Saco Valley Credit Union, Human Resources, PO Box 740, Saco, ME 04072
Benefits of working at Saco Valley Credit Union:
- Health & Dental
- Short Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- 401(k) Plan
- Observation of 11 holidays
- Sick Time
- Vacation Time
- And more!