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Recruitment Number 213137 - Downtown, Oahu Employment Only.

Duties Summary:

In general, these positions perform duties in support of or involved with the examining, determining and evidencing of title to real property or interests therein. The examination of a title involves making an investigation in the offices where the public records are kept, to ascertain the history and present condition of the title to land, and its status with reference to liens, encumbrances, "clouds," etc. This includes the technical process of searching the records; examining all conveyances of whatever kind or nature, which in any manner affect said land, or any estate or interest therein; summarizing (abstracting) the operative portions of these conveyances to record the history of the title; determining ownership and all existing liens and encumbrances, and noting all defects. The evidence of title is any document establishing the title to property. This includes the review of the history and determination of the title, or review of land court documents for registration, prior to the preparation and issuance of one of the following types of evidence: abstracts of title (issued by a licensed abstract maker); Certificates of Title (issued by Assistant Registrars of Land Court); Certificates or chains of Title (issued by a licensed abstract maker).

At the V level, conduct title examinations by searching public records and examining land titles, deeds, restrictions, encumbrances and other legal documents to determine rightful owner of land; review and summarize pertinent information affecting land from sources that are readily available and conditions of title that are relatively clear; prepare worksheets showing condition of titles; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

General Experience: Two years of progressively responsible work experience involving one or a combination of the following: a) preparing; b) reviewing; or c) extracting information from legal documents and/or records dealing with real property ownership or transactions.

Specialized Experience One year of progressively responsible work experience involved in the examining and analyzing of real property ownership records and documents to determine and evidence title to real property.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply (click link below).

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Other Information:

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

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