In this post, we will elaborate on IBPS RRB Job Profile and Career Growth opportunities for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant posts. Before you start your preparation, it is essential that you understand the nature of work that you will have to undergo after selection and what is the scope of career growth of the concerned profile. We hope the detailed Job profile and Career Growth of IBPS RRB posts discussed in this article will help you understand this better and eventually push you further to prepare for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I & Office Assistant exams with more vigour.
We have already discussed IBPS RRB Salary and Perks of Officer Scale I and Office Assistant posts. Make sure that you go through these posts as well.

Let us now have a look at the Job profile and career growth of IBPS RRB.

Job Profile & Career Growth in IBPS RRB 2017

IBPS RRB Job Profile & Career Growth for Officer Scale I 

Job Profile of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I

  • After selection as Scale I Officer in Regional rural banks (RRBs), candidates need to undergo a training period, i.e. Probation period. On completion of this period, candidates are placed as Assistant Manager in the respective bank.
  • IBPS RRB Officer Scale I need to perform several tasks of the branch. This ranges from day-to-day retail banking operations, loan disbursement, monitoring credit portfolio, NPA recovery, audit report preparation etc.
  • At times, candidates may also need to manage single window operations.
  • He/ She may also have to check cash receipts, cash payments/ verification etc.
  • IBPS RRB Officer Scale I need to focus mainly on the agricultural and allied fields, for the betterment of rural economy.
  • He/ She needs to keep check on regular loan repayment so that the agriculture loans of their branch don’t turn into NPA.
  • The candidates need to be very careful while performing these tasks, in order to avoid any irregularity or frauds.

Career growth of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I

  • As a part of IBPS RRBs, as Officer Scale I, a candidate has numerous opportunities for their career growth, both inside and outside their organisation.
  • The candidates have the opportunity to move up the career hierarchy, to become Officer Scale II and III through promotions.
  • Employees of Regional Rural Banks are often deputed to other government departments, where they get an opportunity to prove their mettle and share their proficiency.
  • Many of the CEOs and MDs of several government owned banks started their career as Scale I officers in those banks.
  • The Career growth opportunities for Scale I Officers in RRBs are restricted as compared to IBPS PO, owning to small scale existence of the rural banks.

IBPS RRB Job Profile & Career Growth for Office Assistant 

Job Profile of IBPS RRB Office Assistant

  • The hierarchy of lower level management starts with RRB Office Assistant post. This is mostly a desk job.
  • Office Assistants in IBPS RRBs have to take up various tasks like opening account, cash transactions, passbook printing, fund/ balance transfers, payment withdrawals, handle cash counters etc.
  • Office Assistant is usually the first point of contact in banks and thus the candidates are usually involved in a lot of customer interaction.
  • One of the major tasks of RRB Office Assistants is to cater the requirement of rural masses. This involves listening to the financial queries faced by farmers, who are usually the customers of these banks, and provide them with proper solutions for the same.

Career growth of IBPS RRB Office Assistant

The info-graphic below will perfectly sum up the career growth prospects of IBPS RRB Office Assistant-
After joining, Office Assistants undergo a training period of 6 months (upto 1 year). During this period, they acquire basic knowledge of day to day functioning of the bank. Being an entry level job, career growth opportunities of IBPS RRB Office Assistants are quite bright.

Why should you opt for IBPS RRB Office Assistant job?

Below we have presented some important reasons stating why should you go for IBPS RRB Office Assistant job.
  1. Scope for Career Growth – As mentioned above, Office Assistant is and entry level job, as a result, one has immense opportunities to be promoted to higher levels of the career hierarchy.
  2. Growth prospects with growing Economy – Economy of Indian is growing at a rapid pace and so are the banks of our country. Being a part of this industry will certainly help you to grow.
  3. RRBs provide good enough salaries to Assistants.
  4. Banking sector is an evolving sector and gives you a conducive environment to develop your skills.
  5. Being an Office Assistant, you will have ample opportunities to interact with a various people, as a result, it helps candidates evolve both socially and professionally.
  6. The job offers great job security, with negligible risks of being terminated.
  7. As an Office Assistant in IBPS RRBs, one can have a good work life balance, which is usually difficult with private banks due to the immense pressure.
We hope the above points helped you gain proper insight about the job profile and career growth prospects of IBPS RRB posts.

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