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Commercial Title Officer

Company: First American Financial Corporation
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary 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 seven 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 . Job Summary Essential Functions

  • Responsible for performing complete title searches primarily for commercial transactions from patent in section land
  • Familiar with all aspects of title work
  • Properly prices commitments, endorsements, policies and guarantees using appropriate schedule of fees and charges
  • Utilizes technical bulletins in order to evaluate and resolve problems
  • Selects appropriate write-ups for commitments and policies both standard and extended coverage and writes error-free instructions to production typist for same
  • Participates in business development activities to maintain existing clients and acquire new clientsKnowledge and Skills/Technology Used
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Familiarity with company operating systems and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, strongly desired
    • Must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to research independently as needed
    • Must be able to keep up in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Ability to manage and balance multiple projects
    • Detail / quality orientation
    • Analytical review skills
    • Research skills
    • Strong problem-solving skillsTypical Education
      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Some college preferredTypical Range of Experience
        • 3-5 years title/related real estate experience First American invests in its employees' 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.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.

Keywords: First American Financial Corporation, Elmhurst , Commercial Title Officer, Other , Elmhurst, Illinois

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