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Sr. Title Examiner (First American Financial Corporation)
Ref No.: 16-08408
Location: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
Search public records and examine titles to determine legal condition of primarily residential property title. Copy or summarize recorded documents which affect the condition of title to the property. Works on assignments that are varied and complex requiring breadth and depth of experience. Acts as a resource to less experienced team members. Has increased knowledge of state requirements.
• Examines chain of title primarily for residential properties but may expand into commercial and/or industrial
• Performs title examination of complex title orders requiring a high level of title expertise
• Abstracts and analyzes records, such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plat and map books, to determine ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property and completeness of records
• Writes title products based on the interpretation and application of procedural guidelines
• Provides underwriting interpretation within established guidelines
• May have customer contact
• Assignments are complex and varied in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity
• Uses experience to interpret documents and situations with some latitude for un-reviewed action or decision
• Works independently for most aspects of the job
• Typically exercises judgment within defined policies and procedures over a broad area
• Resolves escalated issues from team members; may escalate issues to more experienced Title Examiners/manager

• High School diploma or equivalent
• Multiple state licenses (as required by state) in order to do business in a broad geographic area
• 5+ years directly related experience
• Strong detail / quality orientation
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong problem solving skills
• Customer service orientation
• Strong MS skill set
• Knowledge of legal terms used in title documents
• Able to read and decipher legal descriptions relating to title orders

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