NJ Employer Title Examiner in Hackensack, New Jersey
COMPANY SUMMARY First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. First American Title provides comprehensive title insurance coverage and professional services for purchases, construction, refinances, or equity loans. The company s thorough searches, title clearance, and insurance help to produce clear property titles and enable the efficient transfer of real estate. First American was named one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and 2017. For more information, visit www.firstam.comJOB SUMMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Performs title examination and examines the chain of title for a wide range of title orders, primarily residential * Abstracts and analyzes records, such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plat and map books, to determine ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property and completeness of records * 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 guidelinesJOB COMPLEXITIES * Assignments vary in complexity * Has some latitude for un-reviewed action or decisionSUPERVISION RECEIVED OR EXTENDED * No supervisory responsibilities * Works independently for most aspects of the job * Exercises judgment within defined policies and procedures * Escalates issues to more experienced Title ExaminersIMPACTKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS/TECHNOLOGY USED * Detail / quality orientation * Analytical review skills * Research skills * Strong problem solving skills * Communication skills, both verbal and written * Customer service orientation * Standard MS skill set * Proficient with company operating systems * Knowledge of legal terms helpfulTYPICAL EDUCATION * High School Diploma or equivalentTYPICAL RANGE OF EXPERIENCE * 2+ years directly related experienceLICENSE OR CERTIFICATION * State license(s) if requiredDISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. First American invests in its employee s development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out firstam.com/careers..