Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
1. Prepare title binders, policies and any related endorsements and correspondence. Interpret completed attorney opinions (where applicable), title searches/abstracts and related documentation necessary to produce binders, policies and endorsements.
2. Review and interpret surveys.
3. Determine and communicate with certifying attorneys those requirements and exceptions that are necessary to complete binders and policies in accordance with company underwriting procedures.
4. Prepare authorization to exceed forms on binders that exceed liability limitations.
5. Prepare bills for premium and title examination fees or other related expenses. Recognize title defects and seeks advice from Residential Underwriter III or Agency Counsel as to insurability, when necessary.
6. Correspond with clients to obtain missing documentation and/or clarify information. Forward binders and/or policies to appropriate parties.
7. Participate in business development/referral programs which contribute to the overall profitability of the company.
8. Participate in training and advising new and less experienced underwriting staff members of agency.
9. Apply underwriting ability to perform limited liability evaluations and approve or disapprove technical title risks within delegated authority.
10. Maintain knowledge of computer system, where applicable.
11. Develop and/or maintain good relationships with law office clients.