Planet Home Lending

Mortgage Loan Officer (MLO)

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa | US-NY-Melville
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/27/2017 11:57 AM)
# of Openings


The Mortgage Loan Officer (MLO) is responsible for taking applications for all types of mortgage loans offered by the Company. This position answers customer mortgage inquiries, analyzes the financial needs, educates, and advises the customer on product alternatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responds to all leads and customer inquiries in a professional and timely manner. Interviews applicants and requests specified information for loan applications. Enters application information into system.
  • Analyzes applicant’s financial status, credit, and property evaluation to determine available mortgage products that best fits the needs of the applicant.
  • Obtains required information deemed necessary to submit the loan for processing. Keeps the applicant up to date on loan status as well as communicating pricing and rate lock options.
  • Develops new business through a variety of means including personal and professional referrals, telemarketing, direct mail prospects, and other sources that derive from special marketing campaigns.
  • Observes and stays abreast of developing trends in the industry and remains knowledgeable of changing guidelines, regulations and business practices.
  • Attends training and seminars required to obtain appropriate state licenses and maintain those licenses.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid NMLS number required
  • Minimum of one year of experience in the mortgage industry
  • Working knowledge of various mortgage products and underwriting guidelines
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to mortgage lending
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality customer service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Well organized with the ability to multi-task
  • Works well with others
  • Moderate PC skills (MS Office products) and experience with mortgage origination systems
  • Ability to work flexible and varying work schedules to meet the needs of the business


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