Searcher

First American Financial Rochester, NY
Company SummaryJoin our team! As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American Title Insurance Company (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889. First American Title's Direct division provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for real estate purchases, refinances and equity loans.We believe that our people are the key to the company's continued success. Because our employees enable our future, we invest in theirs by supporting their careers and promoting their overall wellbeing. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® 2018 list for the third consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, visit www.firstam.com.

Job Summary

First American is seeking a Senior Searcher in the Rochester office.

Essential Functions

* Completes all types of abstract products including full title, subdivision work and some commercial work.

* Must be able to complete full title searches and be able to handle multiple chains of title.

* Maintain up to date records for subdivision masters and builder lists.

* Plotting difficult metes and bounds legal descriptions.

* Full understanding of surrogates work.

* Proofreading final typed product, when necessary and handling multiple tasks with accuracy and speed.

* Answering client's abstract related questions and resolving any outstanding issues quickly.

A successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

* Strong attention to detail and tenacity for solving difficult issues

* Strong MS skill set

* Strong investigative, research, and problem solving skills

* Verbal and written communication skills

* Knowledge of company terminology, search department procedures and tools.

* Able to navigate company operating systems

* High School diploma or equivalent; some college preferred

* 3+ years related experience

* Competence in mapping legal descriptions

First American invests in its employee's 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. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out firstam.com/careers.