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    Why work for United Community?

    We strive to create connections, better our community, partner with our customers; it's what powers us every day to be the very best we can be. We're not just here to bank, we're here to make lives richer, places better and days brighter.

    Thank you for your interest.

    Since 1950, United Community has been known for excellent service. But, what I am most proud of is our employee culture which has won Best Banks to Work For by American Banker for five years in a row. Our people are capable, empowered, knowledgeable and honorable. Our teams bring together a diverse range of perspectives, backgrounds and experiences who work together to provide the right financial solutions for our customers.  

    Lynn Harton
    Chairman and CEO, United Community

    Together, for good.

    United Community is known for excellent services; it is part of our foundation and is one of our guiding principles. We call ourselves The Bank that SERVICE Built to remind us every day of our brand promise. Further, we believe in the power of coming Together, for Good

    We are inspired by stories of people coming together to make their communities and lives better. We want to participate in, and contribute to, that energy. A great bank makes lives richer and places better. That is our brand spirit and it's what we believe in.

    For the good of our customer, for the good of the community, for the good of each other, we're there for the long run, as a stable, trustworthy, caring partner - because we're in this together, for good. 

    United's Culture

    United Community is a place where teammates connect with and care for each other. We believe in the power of relationships, and the value of hard work. Whether it’s rolling up our sleeves up alongside each other to build a home for a deserving family in our community or taking part in a walk or run to support teammates who are going through challenging times – putting each other first is the foundation of everything we do.


    Belonging and Inclusion

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, United is proud to provide an open, supportive workplace where our employees can grow and achieve their potential. We believe employees are our greatest asset, and we strive to attract talent from the broadest pool to foster innovation, creativity and productivity.

    Employee Benefits

    We aspire to provide the best service to our customers, and we make the same commitment to each one of our team members. We believe in giving back to our team through competitive benefits and compensation that will meet their needs, promote health and wellness, and provide financial security.

    We are a Top Place to work.

    We’ve been providing customers with award-winning banking since 1950, and our teams have been consistently recognized for their outstanding service. A few of our recent awards include:
    • World’s Best Banks, Forbes2
    • America’s Most Trustworthy Companies, Newsweek3
    • America’s Best Banks, Forbes4
    • Top 50 Public Banks, S&P Global Market Intelligence5
    • #1 in Customer Satisfaction with Consumer Banking in the Southeast, J.D. Power6
    • Overall Satisfaction in Small Business Banking, Greenwich Excellence Awards7
    • America’s Best Midsize Employers, Forbes8
    • Best Banks to Work For, American Banker9

    Get on the Fast Track with the Commercial Credit Fellows Program

    At United Community, we are committed to helping our team members achieve at the highest levels. The Commercial Credit Fellows Program is a comprehensive program of professional development, mentorship, and on-the-job training that develops the skills participants need to advance in a Commercial Credit career.

    The program prepares participants for successful leadership opportunities in our growing institution. Applications for the 2023 program are now closed.

    Learn more about the program:

    United's Core Values


    We play to win together as a team.


    We see things as they are, not as we want them to be.


    We trust in people.


    Golden Rule of Banking

    1. This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data:
      World’s Best Banks published on April 11, 2023 by Forbes Media, LLC
       America’s Most Trustworthy Companies published on March 29, 2023 by Newsweek Magazine
      4  America's Best Banks published on February 14, 2023 by Forbes Media, LLC
      5  2022 Top 50 Public Banks published on March 22, 2023 by S&P Global Market Intelligence
      6  J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study
      ​7  2022 Greenwich Excellence Awards for U.S. Small Business Banking published February 15, 2023
      8  America’s Best Midsize Employers published on February 15, 2023 by Forbes Media, LLC
      9  American Banker 2022 "Best Banks to Work For" 


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