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ProfileAssociate Underwriting Counsel Duties: Provides underwriting support and expertise to company personnel, agents, and customer(s), related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies. Utilizes underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits, to underwrite the issuance of title insurance and provide guidance in the performance of real estate settlement services. Essential Functions Provides underwriting support, counsel, and authorization to company personnel, agents, and customer(s), related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies. Utilizes underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits, to underwrite the issuance of title insurance. Provides guidance to company personnel in the performance of real estate settlement services. Issues underwriting standards and guidelines in accordance with established company processes. Supervision Received or Extended Works under general supervision setting own priorities and objectives. Ability to independently make decisions up to an authorized amount. Requests or issues that are above scope of responsibility and approval limits are referred next level underwriter. Generally no supervision of others, however, may supervise administrative personnel.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Law Degree required. Admitted to practice in state of employment. 1-4 years' title underwriting experience. Must be familiar with real estate law. General understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process. General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services. General understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies. Ability to collaborate and act decisively Detail oriented. Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and timely follow up. Strong negotiation skills.
Requisition Number: R003127
First American Financial Corporation
1737 N 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95112-4522