First American Financial

Multi-State Commercial Title Examiner (Remote)


PayCompetitive
LocationRemote
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R044796

      Who We Are

      Join a team that puts its People First! First American's National Production Services division provides global title and escrow production support across all channels within First American Title including the Mortgage Services, Commercial, Direct, and Agency divisions. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for nine consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com.

      What We Do

      Search public records and examine complex titles to determine legal condition of primarily commercial or industrial property title. Copy or summarize recorded documents which affect the condition of title to the property. Works independently and uses experience to examine title to real property, ranging in complexity, to determine status and establish chain of title. Builds base of experience with different types of property. Projects undertaken can range from simple parcels requiring a few hours of production time to commercial properties that may take days or even weeks to complete. This is a remote opportunity. Senior level Examiner positions available if qualified.

      **Seeking an Applicant With Experience in the Following States: GA, KY, KS, MO and/or MS**

      What You’ll Do

      • Performs title examination and examines the chain of title for a wide range of title orders, primarily commercial transactions in multiple states.
      • Abstracts and analyzes records, such as mortgages, leases, subleases, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plat and map books. Determines ownership and legal restrictions to verify legal description of property and completeness of records that may cross county lines.
      • Resolves most issues such as missing information, incomplete, inaccurate, or contradictory information contained in the title documentation.
      • Prepares initial title commitment documentation based on the application of procedural guidelines.
      • Prepares and reviews reports for accuracy.
      • May provide underwriting interpretation within established guidelines.
      • Preparing various types of title reports following preestablished First American search and exam guidelines.
      • Perform online research, obtain document copies from county website and other approved imaging systems and be familiar with all aspects of title work.


      What You’ll Bring

      • 3-5+ years Commercial title exam experience in multiple states.
      • Senior level Examiner positions available if qualified.
      • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary internal and external customer service.
      • Must be able to keep up in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
      • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of all documents shown in the public records, knowledge of legal descriptions and the ability to read a legal description and plot it on a map.
      • Self-motivated with ability to work independently, manage and balance multiple projects and to conduct assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
      • Analytical review skills
      • Detail / quality orientation
      • Proficient in researching title records, searching through multiple title plants and various resources needed to search complex properties and compile records.
      • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
      • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
      • Customer service orientation
      • Standard Microsoft office skill set
      • Proficient with company operating systems
      • Knowledge of legal terms helpful

      Salary Range: $23.80 - $39.70 Hourly

      This hiring range is a reasonable estimate of the base pay range for this position at the time of posting. Pay is based on a number of factors which may include job-related knowledge, skills, experience, business requirements and geographic location.

      What We Offer

      By choice, we don’t simply accept individuality – we embrace it, we support it, and we thrive on it! Our People First Culture celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion not simply because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s the key to our success. We are proud to foster an authentic and inclusive workplace For All. You are free and encouraged to bring your entire, unique self to work. First American is an equal opportunity employer in every sense of the term.

      Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.
  • About the company

      In June 2010, First American Financial Corporation was established when First American split its businesses to create First American Financial Corporation which provides title and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industry, and CoreLo...