Escrow Assistant- Greenbrae, CA 9/20/2017

First American Greenbrae, CA

Company
First American
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R001098
Location
Greenbrae, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED
AJE Ref #
579564387

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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.com

JOB SUMMARY

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Opens orders, inputs closing statements from a worksheet prepared by Escrow Officer

* Prepares documents for closing and handles the complete disbursement and follow up of all escrow transactions

* Communicates requirements and other information to clients including Title exceptions

* Interprets earnest money agreements as they relate to closing and prepare all documents require for transactions

JOB COMPLEXITIES

SUPERVISION RECEIVED OR EXTENDED

* Limited supervision

IMPACT

* While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear.

* The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

* The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS/TECHNOLOGY USED

* Strong customer service orientation

* Detail orientation

* Excellent verbal communication

* Problem solving skills

* Strong organizational skills

TYPICAL EDUCATION

* High School diploma or equivalent

TYPICAL RANGE OF EXPERIENCE

* 1- 2 years experience as an Escrow Asst I or a minimum of 3 years experience in a related real estate or title field.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION

DISCLAIMER
The 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..