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Title Officer

Riverside, California

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Job ID R043819 Date posted Mar. 21, 2024 Category Title Employment Type Full Time

Who We Are

Join a team that puts its People First! First American's Direct division provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for real estate purchases, refinances and equity loans. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for eight consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com.

What We Do

Leverage your love of history and research to help provide solid information to our teams and customers in the residential real estate space. We set the standard by leveraging the best technology and strongest escrow and underwriter partners in the industry as we are transforming the residential real estate experience one deed at a time. Come join our Riverside, CA branch of First American, where we recognize our true worth is our people.  We are looking to add a Title Officer to our growing team.  In this role you will work in a dynamic, fast-paced setting supporting our Title team in a variety of ways that could include performing title examinations, analyzing various data points, verifying key information, and collaborating with customers, attorneys, and lenders. This position plays a key role in making the dream of home ownership a reality.   In this role, you will exhibit analytical, strong problem-solving, communication, and organizational skills. The Title Officer is responsible for effectively accomplishing the real estate closing transaction and ensuring title insurability.

About the role: 

  • Collaborate with customers, attorneys, and lenders to resolve issues impacting title insurability prior to closing 

  • Perform title examination to examine the chain of title for a wide range of title orders, both residential and commercial 

  • Analyze various records, such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, plat and map books, and property surveys to determine ownership and legal restrictions  

  • Create and revise title commitment as necessary 

  • Verify that title insurance rates and coverage provided on the title commitment are given in accordance with instructions received by the insured parties of the transaction and in accordance with guidelines 

  • Review and approve a variety of documentation including deeds, operating agreements, trusts, wills, affidavits of heirships, corporate resolutions, partnership agreements, and state filed Articles of Incorporation and Articles of Organization 

What You’ll Bring:  

  • 3-5 years title related real estate experience with at least 2 years examining title 

  • Flexible with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment to handle all aspects of title support   

  • Passion for helping customers while maintaining a professional and positive attitude 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication with both our internal team and external customers; adapting styles as needed  

  • Problem solver with strong organizational skills, is detail oriented, and has a natural curiosity with an eagerness to learn and share 

  • Thrives in contributing to a team working together to deliver beyond customer expectations  

  • Comfortable guiding and supporting future talent learning the business 

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite and ability to quickly adapt to new software applications and technologies  

  • High School diploma or equivalent  

Pay Range: $24.32 - $33.32 Hourly

This hiring range is a reasonable estimate of the base pay range for this position at the time of posting.  Pay is based on a number of factors which may include job-related knowledge, skills, experience, business requirements and geographic location.

What We Offer

By choice, we don’t simply accept individuality – we embrace it, we support it, and we thrive on it! Our People First Culture celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion not simply because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s the key to our success. We are proud to foster an authentic and inclusive workplace For All. You are free and encouraged to bring your entire, unique self to work. First American is an equal opportunity employer in every sense of the term.

Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

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