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Title Officer (NORTH IDAHO TITLE)
Ref No.: 16-07235
Location: Sandpoint, Idaho
This is a key position and requires attention to detail in a fast paced work environment. A Title Officer is responsible to search public records and examine documents to determine record status of property title. Prepare write-ups for preliminary reports, title policies, guarantees and endorsements in accordance with company examining procedures and established policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Examines records such as deeds, deeds of trust, liens, judgments, easements, and plot and map books to determine ownership, encumbrances and verifies legal description of property. Communicates with escrow staff and/or customers concerning any discrepancies
  • Analyzes chain of title and prepares preliminary report outlining matters affecting title and actions required to clear title
  • Assists escrow staff and customers with questions regarding the insurability of title orders
  • Reviews collateral documents such as trusts and powers of attorney, and court documents as necessary
Supervisory Responsibilities:
No supervisory responsibilities in this position.
Qualification Standards/Required Knowledge:
  • Superior reading skills with the ability to interpret documents and procedure manuals
  • Ability to be proactive to problem solving and consult with escrow staff and/or customers to resolve discrepancies
  • Has knowledge of title insurance products and understands the coverage afforded by different products such as; standard policies, extended coverage policies, limited coverage policies, other guarantees, various endorsements, and can identify extra hazardous risks and refers same to designated management
Experience:
This position requires a minimum of five years' experience in examining title.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit at a desk for long periods of time, twist to reach equipment that surrounds desk, use telephone, and operate office equipment.The company will make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities as required by applicable law. All employees are required to observe the procedures contained in the Company Handbook, devote their full time energy to the company during work hours and to be loyal to the company at all times during their employment.
Job Type: Full-time
Required experience:
  • Examining Title: 5 years
ControlID: 14.234.89 SHR