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
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
Part Time No
FirstBank is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.
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FirstBank will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with FirstBank’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)