Credit Union:

Kitsap Credit Union


Bremerton, WA



Job Description:


Kitsap Credit Union is hiring a Financial Crimes Investigator to work out of our Harborside location. This position is responsible for the detection, investigation, prevention/mitigation, and resolution of financial crimes.


Quick Facts

Compensation: $22.03-$30.03 hourly- depending on experience

Working hours: Monday-Friday- Hybrid

Grade: 6

Seniority level: Individual Contributor

Reports to: Manager, Risk Management

Department: Risk Management

Industry: Banking

Job Functions: Investigations, Finance, Administration   


Typical Job Duties

  • Manage, track, investigate, and respond to member claims of fraud, ID Theft, Elder Abuse, and other financial crimes
  • Detect and investigate new account, loan, and deposit fraud committed against the credit union
  • Detect fraud trends and act regarding appropriate prevention/mitigation efforts to protect credit union and member assets
  • Process credit/debit card disputes within applicable Regulation E timeframes
  • Process refunds, returned deposited items, restitution payments, and account charge offs
  • Provide support regarding financial crimes to credit union members, staff, and management
  • Act as the credit union liaison to local/federal law enforcement in the prevention/prosecution of financial crimes
  • Assist with the development and presentation of fraud/loss prevention training to employees


This role may be right for you if you enjoy growing others and building a positive workplace.  You pride yourself on being detailed and communicating clear expectations. Your previous employers praise your ability to recommend products to help customers reach their goals, and your previous co-workers talk about your ability to create a lasting impact through improving and streamlining efficiencies. Your friends consider you approachable and tactful, and your family is proud of your passion to help the community and those around you.


Basic Qualifications

  •  High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years’ Financial Institution experience in lending and/or operations


What We Offer

Not only are we one of the largest credit unions in Washington State, and growing, but we are also a company that cares about its employees. We back that up for our employees by offering competitive pay and a benefits package that helps support you and your family’s lifestyle. We value our employees, and we strive to keep our benefits comprehensive and affordable. Some of our benefits include:

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  • Free onsite parking
  • Annual time off and sick time accrued
  • 10 Paid holidays
  • 2 Personal days
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Choose from a PPO medical plan or a High Deductible with a Health Savings Account
  • 3% KCU funded Safe Harbor Contribution to your 401K
  • KCU will match up to 2% of your 401K contributions
  • All 401K contributions are 100% vested
  • Potential annual incentive in all roles within Kitsap Credit Union
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 8 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • Discounts on KCU’s products and services
  • Paid membership including back up childcare reimbursement
  • Paid Rethink Care subscription, a personal wellness and professional resilience program

We believe in the power of belonging – it’s in our DNA as a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative. Our un-bank-like structure ensures that we remain all about people: our members, our employees, and the people in the communities where we live and work. We work hard to provide a collaborative and inclusive environment where you can grow and excel in your career.

We are dedicated to serving our members by providing personalized experiences, convenient access, and highly competitive products and services. But it goes much deeper than that. For more than 86 years, we have been relentless about making a positive difference in our communities. We understand that when our members and communities succeed, we all succeed, and that success can’t happen without great employees. If this is the kind of organization, you’re looking for.


****** Employment is contingent upon satisfactory credit, background, and reference checks.  Kitsap Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to sex, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status. ******