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Title Abstractor I (Stewart Title Guaranty Company)
Ref No.: 16-07297
Location: Johnstown, New York
Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE-STC) is a global real estate services company, offering products and services through our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted ProvidersTM and family of companies. From residential and commercial title insurance and closing and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we offer the comprehensive service, deep expertise and solutions our customers need for any real estate transaction. At Stewart, we believe in building strong relationships – and these partnerships are the cornerstone of every closing, every transaction and every deal.

Job Summary:
Under direct supervision, abstracts documents on title orders within company guidelines. Performs basic title searches, verifying, reviewing and compiling information including but not limited to tract index information, property surveys and legal descriptions, title orders, customer information, ownership histories, physical address, etc. which involves the return of a set of documents reflecting the history of a property.

Job Roles:
• Abstracts documents on title orders within company guidelines to determine the condition of the title and insurability of the property.
• Performing basic title searches, verifying, reviewing and compiling information including but not limited to geographic information, property surveys and legal descriptions, title orders, customer information, ownership histories, physical address, etc. which involves the return of a set of documents reflecting the history of a property.
• Updates title and judgment searches and ensures timely processing of abstract documents.
• Answers questions and inquiries regarding process, procedures and transactions, as needed.
• Submits details for examination of the title and provide updates to appropriate parties.
• Utilizes various documents, files, websites, and title search software.
• Recommends and advises management on process improvement and impact of change and leads initiatives to improve processes and service/products.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Role Specific Knowledge:
• Computer skills including working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and database software packages, internet applications and/or company specific computer applications.
• General knowledge of practices and procedures of the industry, department or specialized function.
• Attention to detail and maintains confidentiality.
• Good organizational skills, communication and analytical skills.
• Ability to work within stringent deadlines and work in team-oriented environment.
• Self-motivated illustrates a commitment to customer service.
• Able to respond to inquiries promptly and accurately

Education, Licensure, and Experience:
• Completion of a High School diploma
• Minimum of 4 years of experience in general clerical and administrative support


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Job
: Title and Escrow
Primary Location
: New York-Johnstown-Johnstown-223 W Main St
Organization
: Stewart Title Insurance Co
Schedule
: Full-time
ControlID: 14.234.89 SHR