Searcher 8/10/2016

First American Quakertown, PA

Company
First American
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
34596BR
AJE Ref #
575834815
Location
Quakertown, PA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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First American is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. Tracing our heritage back to 1889, First American was named one of FORTUNE s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016. More information about the company can be found at www.firstam.com.

Job Description

Assembles title packages, searches for tax documentation or performs other research related to escrow and title closings. Works independently and uses experience to compile search packages ranging in complexity that require research and investigation. Builds knowledge base of state practices and requirements.
* Conducts title research to compile search packages ranging in complexity
* Processes departmental documents requiring specific knowledge of functional operations, type correspondence and reports from rough drafts.
* Researches, investigates, and creates title files; documents all research; and prepares endorsements and supplemental documents
* Compiles, investigates and interprets tax records in order to determine tax liability.
* Assignments vary in complexity
* Using established procedures performs assignments.
* Work under general supervision applying well established techniques, procedures or specific standards.
* Exercises judgment within defined policies and procedures
* Escalates issues to more experienced team members

Job Qualifications

* High School diploma or equivalent
* 1+ years related experience
* Internet savvy
* Data entry/typing skills
* Standard MS skill set
* Investigative / research skills
* Verbal and written communication skills
* Knowledge of company terminology, search department procedures and tools.
* Proficient with company operating systems