Q. How do I apply for a position with Lake Shore Savings Bank if I have never submitted an application before?

You will need to go to the Employment Listings tab and click the 'Search Current Openings' link. Scroll down until you see the position you would like to apply for. Click on the link with the position name and scroll to the bottom. Click on 'New Resume'; you will then have three options to choose from. You may upload a resume, you may copy and paste a resume into the text box from a document, or you can proceed without a resume. You will need to provide some additional contact information. Enter this information into the correct fields and click on the 'Continue to Step 2' button at the bottom of the page. This next page is where you will be able to upload additional documents if necessary. Once these have been added, close out of the box and click the 'Continue to Step 3' button at the bottom of the page. You will then be asked to answer several pre-screening questions. These are required and must be entered prior to continuing to Step 4. You will then have the opportunity to review the contents of your resume and edit if necessary; after reviewing, click 'Continue to Step 5'. You will then need to answer some additional questions, but you have the option of selecting 'I choose to not self-identify' if you do not want to participate. After clicking the 'Continue to Step 6' button, you will then have one last opportunity to review your entire application. If all is correct, please click 'Continue'. You have now successfully completed the application process.

Q. How do I apply for a position if I already have a profile with Lake Shore Savings Bank?

You will need to go to the Employment Listings tab and click the 'Search Current Openings' link. Scroll down until you see the position you would like to apply for. Click on the link with the position name and scroll to the bottom. Click the 'Use Existing Resume/CV' button at the bottom of the page. Once you have clicked on that, you will be able to see previous positions you have applied for. Click on the 'Submit this Profile' link next to the resume/cv you would like to use. You will be asked to log back into your profile using the username/password you originally set up. Click the 'Check Records' button. You will then be asked to answer pre-screening questions. Click Submit and you should receive a confirmation message on the screen letting you know your submission was successful.

Q. Do I need a resume in order to apply for a position?

No. If you don't have a resume to upload, you will be able to create one through our system when applying for a position.

Q. How long does the hiring process take?

Each position is unique, so there is no standard amount of time. However, if you are selected, you will be contacted to complete the next steps in the hiring process.

Q. How can I check the status of my application?

You can review your completed application(s) and check your status by logging into your profile. Click the 'Update your Profile' tab on the left hand navigation under Employment Listings and enter your email and password. At the bottom of the page, you will be a list of all the positions you have applied for, and the status of the application will be listed to the right of the page.

Q. What should I do if I forgot my password?

Go to the login screen and click 'Forgot your password?' You will need to enter the email address you used when you first applied. Once you click submit, you should receive an email with your password contained inside.

Q. I'm experiencing technical issues while applying. Who should I contact?

If you are experiencing any issues while applying for any of our open positions, please contact Shannon Chmura, Human Resources HRIS/Staffing Specialist at (716) 366-4070 ext 1271.

Q. I'm having trouble uploading document. What should I do?

Please follow the steps listed below:

  • Once you have completed your application, log back into your profile by clicking the 'Update your profile' tab on the left hand side of the website and enter your email and password.
  •  Click the link that says 'view resume/cv' located next to the job you have applied for.
  •  Once you click this link, you should be taken to a summary of your profile.

If you go to step 6 of the application process, you can upload additional documents by clicking the link that reads 'upload file.'