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Farm Credit Culture

Those who join the staff team of Farm Credit Illinois will be offered opportunities to grow professionally and be rewarded for achievement. Farm Credit employees share a commitment of being a positive contribution to the farmers and communities we serve. Farm Credit recognizes people (both employees and customers) as the Association's most valuable assets and the most important reason for experiencing business success. And because of that, Farm Credit puts a priority on developing long-term relationships -- both with the customers we serve and with the employees who serve them. Careers with Farm Credit can be professionally and personally rewarding to individuals who share a passion for serving agriculture.

Farm Credit puts a priority on recruiting prospective employees who are bright, personable, and motivated -- people who enjoy rolling up their sleeves and putting their business skills and talents to work to meet the increasing challenges in the agriculture industry. Farm Credit does not settle for average; we seek excellence! The Farm Credit culture is to balance working hard together with time for playing hard too and having fun doing both.

Field Office Positions

Loan Officers

Loan Officers provide agricultural and financial expertise to customers. They combine their agricultural and business knowledge with an in-depth understanding of each customer's current financial position in order to provide innovative and workable alternatives to solve problems the customer faces in their business. The Loan Officers market financial credit and other related services.

Sales & Service Specialists

This position markets and delivers credit and crop insurance to customers and provides discretionary service, which exceeds customer expectations. This position works closely with the Loan Officer or Crop Insurance Specialist to service all aspects of customer relationships. They also provide administrative support for the regional office.


Appraisers conduct on-site appraisals and valuations of real estate and chattel properties.

Crop Insurance Specialists

CIS positions work with field team members in selling and servicing crop insurance to customers.

Central Office Department Positions


This department provides accounting services for the association, including loan accounting, accounts payable, general ledger and support.


The Audit Department monitors the Association's quality control programs and conducts reviews related to credit risks, credit administration and financial operations.


This department includes the lending and leasing operations, risk management, credit analysis, and credit procedures. The credit analysis group analyzes and processes loan and lease requests obtained by the field staff.

Human Resources

HR provides benefits administration, training and development, and recruiting support for the association.

Marketplace Engagement

Marketing develops and manages the association’s marketing, advertising, communications, and public and media relations programs to effectively support the association’s marketing strategies and business goals.

Systems and Technology

This department provides technology development, installation, instruction and support.​