Pioneer Company

Culture & Careers

Pioneer Workforce Challenge 2022 Culture & Careers

Pioneer isn't just another financial institution, we're a group of local leaders and neighbors who actively pursue and promote the well-being of our community. We're here to provide guidance and encouragement while advocating for your best interests and offering the tools and knowledge you need to be successful.

Our Promise

To inspire progress one individual, one family, one business, and one community at a time.

To accomplish this, Pioneer understands that we need to work together to lift each other higher; we need to surround our customer with the products and services they need to be successful; and we, as an organization, need to continue to expand our offerings to better fit the needs of our community.

We're Pioneer, and we're moving All Together ForwardSM.

Giving Back

Making a difference in the communities we serve
Pioneer's Charitable Foundation provides financial support and encourages involvement in the communities we serve, with a focus on enhancing the lives of our youth. Our employees generously give their time to take a leadership role in setting the direction for our charitable giving and volunteer efforts.

Every year, our committee members, coworkers, family, and friends participate in fund-raising and charity events throughout the area, raising thousands of dollars to help local organizations. Through our Charitable Foundation, we are able to provide even more support to those in our community and fulfill our mission of "helping kids be kids."

Some of the causes that we have contributed to:
  • Food Pantries
  • Illness Fundraisers
  • Relief Agencies
  • Community Organizations
  • Youth Sports Teams


Do you have what it takes to be a Pioneer?
Pioneer offers a world-class work environment for people who are committed to working together to achieve goals, giving back to their community, and delivering the highest level of personal service.
In return for this commitment, Pioneer provides rewarding full and part-time employment opportunities with competitive pay and a positive team atmosphere. In fact, Pioneer has been named one of the Capital Region's Best Places to Work by the Albany Business Review for the tenth year in a row.

Our employees enjoy great benefits, including:

  • Full and Part-Time Schedules
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan with Employer Match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Recognition and Incentives
  • Companywide Events
  • Volunteer Outreach Within our Local Communities
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Access to our On-Site Fitness Center and Fitness Classes
  • One Signature Banking Account with no monthly charge
  • One or more Essential Banking Accounts with no monthly charge
  • One or more Savings Accounts with no monthly charge
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you need an accommodation, click here for Pioneer's Request for Accommodation Info.

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As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Pioneer Bank will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.