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Associate Counsel, Underwriting Bridge Program

Company: Jobleads
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition Number: R022933 Work Location: Kansas City , MO Secondary Location: San Jose, CA, US; Chicago, IL, US; Minneapolis, MN, US; Clayton, MO, US; Employment Category: Full Time - Regular Join our team! First American's National Commercial Services division provides single-point service for simple to multi-property/multi-state national commercial real estate transactions. As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American (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. We believe that our people are the key to the company's continued success, and we invest in diverse talents and backgrounds and empower our teams to achieve more than they could anywhere else. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the sixth consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, please visit Job Summary Underwriting Bridge Program Associates are in a two-year, applied learning and career development program where participants gain exposure to the field of title insurance and receive specific training in underwriting while providing underwriting support to company employees, agents, and customer(s) related to the issuance of real estate title issuance commitments and policies. Essential Functions Participate in training and structured career development activities in: Fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process Federal and state regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services Fundamental skills and knowledge for underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies Work under direct supervision of a Bridge Program Mentor for program accountabilities: Review of all provided materials, participation in learning calls, online courses, program travel, program assessments (including case studies and program related transactions), and evaluations Work under supervision of local management for day-to-day operational expectations: Provide underwriting support to company employees, agents, and customers Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used Demonstrated ability to collaborate and engage with colleagues Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a timely manner Demonstrated customer service orientation and sense of responsibility Typical Education Bachelor's Degree required License or Certification Bar license preferred or anticipated Typical Range of Experience 0-3 years professional experience in a legal or real estate related context First American invests in its employees' 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. Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan. Returning users, access your profile or edit/update your resume. First American Title Insurance Company makes no express or implied warranty respecting the information presented and assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. First American, the eagle logo, , and First American Title are registered trademarks or trademarks of First American Financial Corporation and/or its affiliates.

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