FirstBank Specialist, Title Review in Lakewood, Colorado

Requisition Number 18-0642

Post Date 6/1/2018

Title Loan Operations Staff

Title Detail Specialist, Title Review

City Lakewood

Location Headquarters

State CO


We are Colorado’s largest locally owned bank and are still growing! We are seeking a well-rounded individual with an interest in lending and loan functions who possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills to join our expanding Loan Servicing area.

As a Denver Post Top Workplaces award winner seven years in a row (2012-2018), FirstBank provides many great benefits for being a part of our family. From employer-contributed retirement and health plans, some reduced fee banking services, paid time off, employer paid basic life insurance, short-term and long term disability policies, to holiday parties and more, you will be appreciated and made to feel at home at FirstBank.

Title Review Specialists help mitigate risk to the bank by assisting in perfection of real estate collateral. They work within specified timeframes to review initial and final title policies for every real-estate secured loan; provide excellent customer service to our branch Officers, Loan Coordinators, and third-party vendors; and work with title companies and Officers to resolve issues as they arise. This role handles more complex title reviews and issues with minimal assistance from their senior team members, and is a resource to other staff members based upon their expanded experience and knowledge.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform detailed pre-close review of various types of title work as needed

  • Perform required follow-up with Loan Officers, title companies, and other third-parties related to releases, quit claim deeds, statements of authority, etc.

  • Communicate with title companies to research and resolve questions/issues both pre and post-close

  • Manage your daily workflow as directed by your supervisor, utilizing our loan management system to do so effectively and efficiently

  • Order final title policies within an established timeframe, and follow-up on outstanding final title orders to ensure that we receive the policy within the parameters outlined in FirstBank’s Loan Policy

  • Review final title policies within a specified timeframe, ensuring accuracy and minimizing errors

  • Answer questions and communicate professionally with a wide range of individuals

  • Assist with training new members to the Title team and other individuals as needed

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

  • Understand and comply with all provisions of the Safety in the Workplace policy

Salary commensurate with experience.


Minimum Qualifications of Position

  • Two to five years of prior title experience

  • Knowledge of title requirements and exceptions

Preferred Qualifications of Position

  • Prior loan experience

  • Previous experience in the title industry

  • Previous coursework completed through LTAC (Land Title Association of Colorado) or ALTA (American Land Title Association)

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience with and the ability to use Microsoft Word

  • Strong problem solving skills, and the ability to use logic and reasoning

  • The desire and ability to provide strong customer service

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work is performed in an office environment with moderate noise levels and light to heavy traffic. An individual in this position:

  • Frequently remains stationary throughout a typical business day

  • Frequently operates a computer and other office machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer

  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, and other rooms

  • Occasionally positions self to access drawers and shelves of various heights

  • Frequently reaches for and handles paperwork and files

  • Constantly communicates with customers, coworkers, and management in-person and on the phone

  • Must be able to exchange accurate information

Work Hours Monday through Friday

Salary $16.65

Part Time No

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