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Legal Staff Paralegal in West Chester, PA

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jan 11, 2021


USD 31420 Annually

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required


West Chester, PA, United States
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Document Recording Technician I
The candidate's duties include: Record and index documents in the Recorder of Deeds' database using a Windows-based recording system. Examine incoming documents for record ability, indexing information, image quality and correct UPI format. Generate daily reports verifying daily work and receipts. Reconcile monies with the day-end report generated by the recording system. Records are audited by state and county auditors and must be 100% accurate. Mail recorded documents to original submitters. Maintain positive and courteous relations with the public. Perform deed research to verify UPI accuracy using GIS software. Work with title companies and other counties to determine proper UPI numbers. Help the general public search and copy Recorder of Deeds' records, and resolve problems and issues. Work with the Assessment Department, Bureau of Land Records staff, and other taxing entities to solve problems. Handle customer requests for information regarding property owners, addresses, map products, etc. Maintain records using department procedures. Perform other duties, tasks and special projects, as required

Qualification and Experience

The candidate's must have High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Should have 1 to 3 years of job-related experience and/or training. Must have knowledge of general accounting to accept, balance and reconcile recording fees as well as state, local and school district real estate transfer taxes on a daily basis with 100% accuracy. Should have knowledge and familiarity with legal documents pertaining to real estate land transfers. Must have basic understanding of the taxing structure and rates for state, county, various municipalities and school districts. Should have basic knowledge of recording regulations as directed by law and basic knowledge and understanding of the County's townships, cities and boroughs. Should have ability to recognize a legal document's content, intent and the parties involved. Must have: Experience with or the ability to learn GIS software and Oracle-based systems. Experience with or the ability to learn BLR applications for UPI verification and map production. Experience with or the ability to learn Microfilm viewer/printer, large format scanner/printer, cash register; Experience with or the ability to learn Recorder of Deeds CRIS+ recording system, public printing system; Experience with or the ability to learn E-Recording software.

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