Business Loan Specialists, Loan Assistants, Attorneys, and Paralegals

U.S. Small Business Administration   Citrus Heights, CA   Temporary     Other
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Posted on October 8, 2020


The SBA Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA) is the Federal government’s primary source of money to help businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters recover from disasters. ODA makes Federal low-interest disaster loans to cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other sources.

Because of the magnitude of the Novel Coronavirus, SBA will be processing part of this workload at its facility in Citrus Heights.

• All positions are temporary and subject to workload requirements
• All positions must be available for immediate, full-time work
• Weekend work required for all positions and mandatory overtime could be substantial
• Overtime will be paid for hours in excess of 40-hours per week
• All Positions require competency with Microsoft Office
• Must pass Credit & Background Check
• Bilingual language skills a plus
• Must be a U S Citizen

Immediate need for Attorneys and Paralegals

Attorneys must be current and active members in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and eligible to practice law.

Attorneys will review loan authorizations & determine required documentation to affect the agency’s collateral position. Attorneys also conduct reviews of notes, guaranties, mortgages, tax forms, affidavits regarding property, deed of trust, attorney opinions, title reports, title commitments, title policies, etc. and determine compliance with the loan authorizations. Attorneys may also conduct loan closings, disburse funds and ensure
appropriate disbursements are made according to the loan authorization.

Paralegals  will perform legal reviews of residential and business loan documents for compliance with applicable agency policies and practices, regulations, and laws.  Paralegals also manage a portfolio of loans and perform all loan closing duties.

Education:  Must have a master’s or equivalent graduate degree in law, legal studies, criminal justice, finance, business administration or similar area. 

These positions will pay a base hourly rate: $27.63 - $33.43 (overtime rate of $41.45 - $45.63) for Attorneys and Paralegals.


Immediate Need for Business Loan Specialists and Loan Assistants


Credit Analysts, Loan Officers, Mortgage Underwriters are needed with experience evaluating financial information; determining creditworthiness and repayment ability; and making loan decisions (or recommendations) based on overall financial condition.

Recent college graduates with no prior lending experience are encouraged to apply. Additionally, individuals who have prior lending experience should have experience determining repayment ability using income related documents (tax returns, W-2, paystubs, etc.) and experience analyzing consumer credit reports. Automotive lending (Underwriting) experience is a plus!

Education: A degree in Business Administration is qualifying provided the major was in accounting, finance, or similar area.

Related / Relevant Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study - finance, business administration, economics, accounting, insurance, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, real estate operations, statistics, or other fields related to the position, such as agriculture, agricultural economics, farm, livestock or ranch management.

These positions will pay a base hourly rate: $18.23 - $22.59 (overtime rate of $27.35 - $33.89) for Loan Assistants and $27.63 - $33.43 (overtime rate of $41.45 - $45.63) for Loan Specialists.


Attorneys apply to Vacancy Number 10780285

Paralegals apply to Vacancy Number 10831401

Loan Specialists apply to Vacancy Number 10780420 or send resume to

Loan Assistants Apply to Vacancy Number 10811182

EOE/Veterans must submit DD-214