TITLE SEARCH POSITION (METAIRIE AREA)Responsibilities:• Reads and interprets the search request to ascertain the type of title evidence required by the client. • Searches public records and chain of title to determine legal status of property title indicating liens, judgments, etc• Searches the real estate property records at the courthouse for documents affecting the title of a specific property and then summarizes the findings. • Utilizes various public records including but not limited to the Clerk of Court, Parish Assessor and Parish Sheriff to obtain information necessary for the client to have an accurate overall picture of the title of a property. • Compares the legal description of the property as provided with the legal description contained in the records for discrepancies. • Pulls and reviews maps and/or surveys available. • Makes preliminary decisions as to ownership, encumbrances and tax status. Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:• Good analytical and excellent computer skills, internet savvy and ability to think logically• Basic knowledge of mortgage loan service, real estate and title-related jargon/terminology• Understanding of chain of title; familiarity with deeds is a plus• Deadline-oriented, having common sense and the ability to learn quickly• Excellent reading, comprehension and good math skills• Strong online research and organizational skills• Excellent communication skills• Type 35+ wpm, with excellent spelling and grammar skillsAdditional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Able to work accurately and with a sense of urgency• Detail-oriented• Able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, hands-on environment• Able to work with highly confidential information• Comfortable working with all levels of employees and customers Ability to learn new company specific software programs Proficient with Microsoft Office Experience researching client issues and finding solutions Ability to multi-task and organize large workloadsCompensation:• Hourly rate plus overtime available• Quarterly performance reviews and bonuses• Nonsmoking office environmentHours M-F - 9-4Pay based upon experience -- Base $10.00Only qualified individuals need apply all others will not be considered Location: Metairie, La Compensation: Pay based upon experience -- Base $10.00Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.