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Recruiting FAQ’s:

BenefitsHow do I submit a resume?

Washington Trust utilizes an online application system. Simply choose a specific position to apply for, and complete the information requested. This system also allows candidates to conveniently attach their resume. If you meet the qualifications you will be contacted to progress in the recruiting process.

Is my information secure?
Our recruiting site is a secured website and the Bank takes great care to safeguard all applicant and employee information.

If I have difficulty submitting my resume online or need additional assistance is there another way to apply?
You may contact Washington Trust’s Human Resources department at (401)348-1523 for more assistance or email: recruiter@washtrust.com

Can I apply at my local branch?
We prefer that candidates apply online but we will accept hard-copy resumes for review at our various branch and office locations.

Can I apply for more than one position at a time?
You may apply for more than one position at a time.

What happens to my application once it is submitted?
Great question! All applications are reviewed and screened by a Human Resources representative. Candidates who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted for an interview. Some positions require applicant testing which may be sent via email prior to the interview or may take place in Human Resources.

Will a recruiter contact me by phone, mail or email?
A confirmation email will be sent to let you know that your information has been received. If you meet the qualifications you will be contacted by phone or email for more information or to set up an interview.

Where can I find information regarding benefits and company culture?
Our website is a great resource for information regarding our benefits and culture.

I’d like to learn more about Washington Trust. Where do I find that information?
Click here for more information on Washington Trust’s long history and financial performance.

After the interview, how long does the hiring process take?
Our goal at Washington Trust is to find the best fit for each position, so the process may take some time. We appreciate your patience! You may contact Human Resources to follow-up but in most cases you will be contacted directly (via telephone, email, or letter) once the hiring decision has been made.

What happens to my resume if I am not selected for the position?
Resumes are kept on file for 1 year but you may apply for different opportunities during that time. We recommend that you sign-up for our automated posting notification to receive alerts regarding new positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Washington Trust will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Washington Trust does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Washington Trust is committed to complying fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities or because of their relationship or association with a person with a disability.

The Washington Trust Company, and each of its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to cultivating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. We seek to provide an environment of equal employment opportunity and advancement to all employees and applicants. It is our policy to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities without regard to race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws. Click here to view "EEO is the law poster".
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