Title Examiner

US-OH-Ashland
Job ID
2017-1183
Category
Title & Abstract
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Our Title Examiners search and analyze public records in order to find, review, and evaluate documents related to property and mineral rights ownership. They also produce accurate, detailed reports summarizing research establishing land and mineral right ownership.

Responsibilities

  • Research titles, deeds, wills and related documents to establish property ownership
  • Use courthouse computer systems to examine property and tax assessment records for compilation of information about a specific property
  • Copy or summarize recorded documents, such as leases, right of ways, and judgments affecting specific property
  • Examine liens, judgments, leases, plat books, maps, contracts, and agreements to verify legal description, ownership and restrictions
  • Create and review run sheets, deed plots, and flowcharts for abstracts and title opinions
  • Prepare detailed Ownership Reports
  • Research and abstract oil and gas leasehold interest ownership
  • Submit reports and results from researching liens, mortgages, right of ways, easements, back taxes, mineral, coal, oil and gas ownership, and verification of current surface ownership
  • Provide quality research and reports based on client needs and criteria

 

Qualifications

  • This is an Entry Level position, we will teach you most of what you need to know if:
    • You are willing and able to learn
    • You have an interest in reading and interpreting old documents dating back to the mid 1800s
    • You have ability to read and interpret maps
    • You have the ability to interpret complex legal documents to obtain and understand legal property descriptions
    • You have basic familiarity with standard Microsoft Office Software including Outlook, Word
    • You have intermediate Microsoft Excel skills to include such capabilities as using multiple worksheets, totaling columns, changing formats, and entering/using basic formulas.
    • You have the ability to type using a computer keyboard to enter information rapidly, accurately and proficiently
  • AAPL Membership preferred
  • Some positions require the ability to travel to courthouses to engage in document research, some overnight travel may be involved

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