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Columbia Bank

You Invest in Us, so We Invest in You

Columbia Bank’s extensive benefit package is designed to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and to ensure that Columbia is a great place to work.

Health Benefits

Health Benefits1: Our employees’ health is one of our top priorities. Our medical coverage offers three plans to choose from:

  • An in network only plan
  • A plan with both in and out of network benefits 
  • A high deductible health plan

Included with all three medical plans is a prescription plan. We also offer pre-tax flexible spending accounts for out of pocket medical expenses and dependent care costs. Preventive care visits for all plans are covered at 100% and in certain cases you can attend use our telemedicine feature for virtual appointments.

Dental Care

Dental: Your preventative dental care is covered at 100% after the deductible. You may also qualify for orthodontic coverage.


Vision: Routine vision appointments are covered at 100%. Plus, you’ll get an annual allowance for glasses and contacts.


Employee Assistance Program (EAP): To help employees and their household identify and secure resources to solve your personal matters.

Retirement Benefits

Retirement Benefits: We’re committed to helping our employees work toward a bright, comfortable future. Currently, Columbia offers a competitive 401k employer match. As a public company, employees are eligible to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) at no cost to our employees.

Education Benefits

Education Benefits: We recognize that education is expensive and want to support you and your family’s educational goals. Columbia offers tuition reimbursement and discounts from accredited colleges for full-time and part-time employees. Already have student loans? With our student loan pay down plan, employer contributions are made directly to your student loans for a limited time.

For our employee’s college enrolled dependents, we offer cash rewards for good grades and making the Dean’s List.

We also offer a payroll deduction College 529 Plan to help employees save for their children’s college expenses.

Future At Columbia

Your Future At Columbia: We want to attract and retain the best employees and provide them with the tools they need to succeed. We have a range of programs that aid in the development of college graduates, emerging leaders and senior management. These programs encourage the collaboration and diversity and create well-versed, problem-solving leaders.

Each year our employees are offered core curriculum classes on time management, satisfying customers, change management, and other useful skills such as administering performance appraisals. All of our classes are designed around building stronger skill sets, for a better career.

As a financial institution, we ask each employee to remain up to date with the latest compliance and regulations and offer various certifications through the American Bankers Association, Bank Administration Institute and Center for Financial Training.

We understand the needs of our diverse workforce. That is why we offer flexible learning options like in-person classes, webinars, and online, self-paced courses.

Paid Time Off

Paid Time Off: All employees are eligible for paid vacation days, and sick days. We also observe several federal holidays.

Leave Time

Leave Time: Parents are eligible for leave. If you’re welcoming a new addition to the family, you’re eligible for maternity and family leave so you can prepare for and spend time with your new little one. While you’re out of office, Columbia Bank provides Supplemental Pay for disability and maternity leaves based on years of service.

Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility: As a true community bank, giving back is part of our mission and volunteering is engrained in our company culture. That’s why our volunteer teams are also known as Team Columbia. From the top down employees are encouraged to volunteer at least once throughout the year. Even better? Columbia allows you to use company time to attend approved events.

We sponsor local events and provide donations within the communities we serve. The Bank has also launched an Employee Sponsored Giving Program that allows employees to nominate organizations for grants.

In 2019, Columbia Bank and the Columbia Bank Foundation won Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s “Champion of Good Works” award.

Other Company Perks:

Wellness Program

Our Wellness Program:
Columbia Bank works hard to promote a healthy lifestyle, both physically and mentally. All employees receive paid incentives for completing wellness-related activities and challenges such as our bank-wide walking challenge. 

Newly Designed Work Spaces

Newly Designed Work Spaces: Throughout the company we aim to provide modern offices, quiet rooms and collaborative workspaces to make your day more comfortable. Our new office design at headquarters provides workplace flexibility equipped with standing desks, a new office lounge and a new employee café.

Team Building And Company Events

Team Building And Company Events: Each year we hold a variety of events like the company picnic, holiday breakfast and Bring Your Child to Work Day. We know the importance of face time with different offices and bringing people together. Plus, our employees have a chance to reap the benefits of their hard work, step away from their desk, and have a little fun!



Rewards and Recognition Programs

Employee Referral Bonuses

Buying a home or starting a DIY project? As an employee of Columbia Bank you may be eligible to receive a discounted rate on loan products.

A wide variety of work/life services & discounts available 24 hours a day!

Equal Opportunities
Columbia Bank and its affiliates invite all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by emailing [email protected]. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.


Columbia Bank and its affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Affirmative Action Employer/Males/Females/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disabilities

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