Cancellations Clerk

Covington, LA

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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 *


  • 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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