Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:07 AM
Company SummaryFirst 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(R) in 2016 and 2017. For more information, visit www.firstam.comJob SummarySearch public records and examine 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 on assignments that are varied and complex requiring breadth and depth of experience with different types of properties. Acts as a resource to less experienced team members. Has increased knowledge of state requirements. Projects undertaken can be multi-million dollar commercial properties that may take days or even weeks to complete.Essential FunctionsExamines chain of title primarily for commercial/industrial properties but may expand into commercial and/or industrialPerforms title examination of complex title orders requiring a high level of title expertiseAbstracts and analyzes records, such as leases, subleases, acreage, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plot and map books. Determines ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property and completeness of records for examinations, including multi-site properties.Writes title products based on the interpretation and application of procedural guidelinesProvides underwriting interpretation within established guidelinesMay have customer contactJob ComplexitiesAssignments are complex and varied in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.Uses experience to interpret documents and situations with some latitude for un-reviewed action or decision.Supervision Received or ExtendedNo formal supervisory responsibility but is resource to less experienced team membersWorks independently for most aspects of the jobTypically exercises judgment within defined policies and procedures over a broad areaResolves escalated issues from team members; may escalate issues to more experienced Title Examiners/managerImpactKnowledge and Skills/Technology UsedStrong detail / quality orientationStrong analytical skillsStrong problem solving skillsCustomer service orientationStrong MS skill setKnowledge of legal terms used in title documentsAble to read and decipher legal descriptions relating to title ordersTypical EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalentTypical Range of Experience6+ years directly related experienceLicense or CertificationMultiple state licenses (as required by state) in order to do business in a broad geographic areaDisclaimerThe 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.
• Location: Gainesville
• Post ID: 21776382 gainesville