Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 3:59 PM
Company SummaryFirst 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(R) in 2016 and 2017. For more information, visit www.firstam.comJob SummaryDo you have a knack for helping others and strong attention to detail? First American is embarking on an exciting Seasonal hiring journey! We are looking for individuals that share our passion to help others on a seasonal basis during April through September to accommodate our peak season.Seasonal employees work up to 6 months out of a year in a rewarding and supportive environment and have 6 months off to recharge for the next season!Whether you are semi-retired, a stay at home parent, have time off from your other job or would just enjoy having flexibility to enjoy life AND want a fulfilling career with a company that values YOU First American is the place for you! When you complete your first season, we will be anxious to see you again for the next! Don't miss out on being part of one of Fortune's 10 Best Workplaces in Insurance Essential FunctionsCompletes real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements; clearing titles; assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents; disbursing fundsDetermines escrow requirements by studying and clarifying buyer, seller, and lender instructionsObtains clear title by ordering title reports; resolving title defects; satisfying existing liens and encumbrances against property or principalsEstablishes escrow account by depositing funds; maintaining recordsPrepares transaction documents by completing forms and statements; collecting and reviewing existing documentsCompletes calculations by prorating taxes and interestCompletes closing transaction documents by assembling documents; reviewing papers with parties; explaining provisions and procedures; answering questions; checking documents for completeness and accuracy; obtaining signaturesCompletes closing by recording and filing documents; preparing and distributing final closing statements and titlePrepares HUD by utilizing lender instructionsCloses escrow account by balancing and disbursing fundsComplies with regulatory requirements by adhering, and enforcing adherence, to requirements.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizationsEnhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishmentsJob ComplexitiesAssignments are moderately complex in nature. Has latitude for un-reviewed action or decisionActs in advisory capacity, making recommendations which may have an important bearing on the conduct of the organization's businessSupervision Received or ExtendedWorks under general supervision setting own priorities and objectives. Work reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall accuracy No responsibility for supervision of othersKnowledge and Skills/Technology UsedFamiliar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry fieldKnowledge of Microsoft Office applicationsGood client relations and organizational skillsAbility to write routine reports and correspondenceAbility to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizationAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volumeDetail-oriented and professional; able to handle confidential informationAbility to deal with multiple types of roles such as real estate sellers, buyers, agents and brokersTypical EducationHigh School diploma or equivalentTypical Range of Experience2- 4 years related experience with 3+ years experience directly handling escrow transactions as an escrow assistant.License or CertificationEscrow Officer certification from the Escrow Association or completion of escrow officer training program by a title company or bank.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.
• Location: Las Vegas
• Post ID: 40791112 lasvegas