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Title Examiner II (Stewart Title Guaranty Company)
Ref No.: 16-07682
Location: Belleville, Illinois
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.

The Title Examiner II is responsible to provide accurate and professional title commitments, maintain high level of productivity and products, assess risk and liabilities in accordance with policy provisions, and provide title opinions based on the facts and documentation.

Job Roles:
  • Examine title orders within company guidelines to determine the conditions of the title and insurability by considering
  • the effect of documents such as deeds, deeds of trust, mechanics liens, tax liens, judgments, assessments, probates
  • and other matters of record
  • Research respective title plant software, analyze and evaluate pertinent record documents for determination of
  • ownership, legal descriptions, and any conjunction to title
  • Explain chain of title, exceptions, and requirements to customers and managers
  • Recognize title defects and formulate curative equipments
  • Assess risks and liabilities that may jeopardize the company, and bring these matters to the attention of the local title
  • manager, state title manager or underwriter, as appropriate
  • Maintain proper production levels and delivery standards on a daily basis
  • Review surveys prepared on properties, if applicable
  • Work closely with the customer and escrow staff to meet time requirements for options, and assist with answering
  • questions
  • Prepare an accurate and compressive title commitment in accordance with company examining and policy
  • procedures
  • Perform other duties assigned by manager

Job Requirements
Role Specific Knowledge
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Access, SureClose, Title Workplace, Internet software, and Contact Management
  • systems
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Basic understanding of risks and liabilities of titles
  • Good written communication and presentation skills
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected

Education, Licensure, and Experience:
  • Completion of a High School diploma
  • Possession of a Valid State Producer's License, if applicable.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in the title industry which includes experience in understanding title orders.
ControlID: 14.234.89 SHR