Cancellations Clerk

Covington, LA

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Description

Seeking an Cancellations Clerk that will be responsible for accurately cancelling mortgage encumbrances (mortgages, liens, and judgments) in the public records. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

* Must Be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish *

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Help assist opening the mail in the morning.
  • Assist walk-in customers with canceling mortgages, liens, and judgments.
  • Answering telephone calls to assist with canceling documents and/or research on canceling a document.
  • Accuracy in properly guiding a customer with the different options to cancel a document.
  • Reading the documents thoroughly to understand the proper processing of the request.
  • Reviewing your work properly before canceling to assure accuracy.
  • Help review and cancel from the daily Instrument Search Result sheets.
  • The ability to be able to multi-task.
  • Strong ability to stay organized and orderly. 
  • Willingness to cross-train in various departmental jobs.
  • Willingness to work on election dates whether it is a Tuesday or Saturday (4 per year).

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of legal and real estate terms and documents.
  • Ability to read and comprehend correspondence and training materials.
  • Dependability, available for work as scheduled.
  • Skill to work independently as well as on a team.
  • Typing/indexing skill of 45 words per minute with no errors.
  • Proficiency in word processing programs.
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to remain focused on work assignments.
  • Be able to accept constructive feedback on work with corrections.
  • Must be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish 
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