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Our employees are our most valuable asset

When we make a decision to offer you a position, it isn't just for the job that you are being offered. We make an offer to include you in the growth of the bank, the communities and the team!

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Training and Development

We invest in our employees' growth and development. Sessions on leadership, health and wellness as well as inclusion and diversity. We also value continued education and support you with our Tuition Reimbursement Program. Eligible part time employees could receive $2000 per year to pay for undergraduate and/or graduate courses, full time employees are eligible for up to $4000 per year.

Health Benefits

We offer comprehensive healthcare plans, as well as Dental, Vision, Life and Disability benefits. There are four competitive plans designed to provide you with options to choose the plan that best meets your needs. Full time and part time employees are also eligible to have Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care expenses.

Retirement Savings and Investments

We offer a number of ways for you to save for you or your family's future. We encourage full time and part time employees to enroll in our 401k retirement plan. Upon enrolling, Mercantile will match 100% of the first 5% of your pay and you are vested immediately! You can also purchase Mercantile Bank Stock through a payroll deduction and participate in 529 College Savings Plans.

Paid Time Off

We know that spending time away from work to do something you enjoy is good for our employees. That's why we provide generous paid time off benefits. Paid vacation and sick time is provided through a tiered system and based on your employment status. We also offer paid Holiday time for days when the bank closes due to an observed Holiday.


Being active and living a healthy lifestyle is important to us. We encourage and motivate each other by participating in fitness challenges throughout the year. There are also a number of educational opportunities available on physical and mental health. If you like to participate in running, cycling or triathlon events, we will support you by reimbursing you for three events per year!

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