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First South Bancorp (NC) Overview

Washington, NC
201 to 500 employees
1902
Company - Public (FSBK)
Finance
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
First South Bancorp (not to be confused with the South Carolina company of the same name) is the holding company for First South Bank. Founded in 1902, the bank has about 30 offices throughout the eastern half of North Carolina. Its deposit products include checking, savings ... Read more

Mission: To be a high performing, independent community bank in eastern and central North Carolina that rewards and is valued by its shareholders, customers, employees and communities.

First South Bancorp (NC) – Why Work For Us?


Our History

Founded in 1902, First South Bank has served the eastern and central North Carolina market for over 100 years. We have grown to thirty-one (31) full-service branch offices from Durham to Buxton and Elizabeth City to Wilmington. Banking products and services have evolved, however, the Bank’s commitment to its community has never wavered.

Our Story

WELCOME TO YOU FIRST BANKING
Here, we put you first, and we have for more than 100 years. “You First” banking means community bank values. Modern conveniences. Listening before talking. Understanding before solving. Building relationships. Earning trust. And doing rather than intending. It stretches across everything we say and do. We’re a true community bank – the kind of bank you’ve been waiting for, the one that puts you first.

Our Mission

To be a high performing, independent community bank in eastern and central North Carolina that rewards and is valued by its shareholders, customers, employees and communities.

 

Our Vision

To be the community bank of choice by consistently offering “You First” experiences.

                              

Our Values

YOU CREATE THE EXPERIENCE.

OWN OUR VISION.

UNDERSTAND BY LISTENING.

FORM MEANINGFUL AND LASTING RELATIONSHIPS.

INSPIRE AND BE ACCOUNTABLE.

RESPECT AND SUPPORT OTHERS.

SERVE OUR COMMUNITY.

TAILOR THE BEST SOLUTION.

Join our team!

Join for the opportunities; stay for the personal rewards.

If you are ready to learn, earn and contribute to an organization that believes in the value of investing in, educating and caring for their employees, consider a career with First South Bank.

Our culture is team-oriented and built on integrity, hard work and respect for each other. We value open communication, innovation and leadership. We offer competitive benefits, and a wide variety of opportunities that will allow you to grow professionally.

Come see what it’s like to work for a company that puts you first!

First South Bank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V

First South Bank Participates in E-Verify

Employee Benefits

Let’s face it, employee benefits are an important part of a job opportunity. At First South, we understand that, which is why we work hard to provide competitive benefits and extra advantages, such as employee discounts.

Financial Security

We think your present and future financial security is important because financial security is our business, after all.

  • 401(k) Plans offer employees an employer match on their investments. Specifically, on a monthly basis the bank will contribute $1.00 for every $1.00 on the employee’s first 3% contribution and $0.50 for every dollar on the next 2% contribution. Employees are eligible after 6 months of employment.
  • Group Term Life Insurance is provided to qualified employees.

Supplemental Insurance, such as Cancer Insurance, Heart/Stroke, Intensive Care Plan, Personal Accident and Short Term Disability, is offered through Allstate, as well as supplemental Life Insurance through Cincinnati Life.

Additional Benefits

  • Paid Vacations are available, based on length of services.
  • Paid Bank Holidays are based on the Federal Reserve Calendar schedule.
  • Employee Checking Account features include a free interest-bearing employee/spouse checking account, no charge for printing a standard 200 order of checks, a no-fee Visa® Debit Rewards Card, and more!


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    I have been working at First South Bancorp (NC) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Community Bank which encourages building customer relationships. Great coworkers, and customers.

    Cons

    Short staffing which results in stressed employees who are underpaid. Benefits are not great.

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees more and care more about employees. Give better training like in the past.

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