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Employer: Reno County
Division: County Register of Deeds Office
Job Title: Real Estate Associate Full-Time - Register of Deeds
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Employer:     Reno County                                                                                                    

Department:  Register of Deeds

Job Title: Real Estate Associate Full-Time 

Salary:  $11.44 - $13.52/D.O.Q.

Job Number:  1179RN – Position Open Until Filled

Position Opened:  10/3/2017

Job Objectives:

Maintain accurate documentation records of all land descriptions and legal documents concerning the land ownership of Reno County manually and by computer.  Assist public with inquiries and provide copies if requested.  Assist the Deputy Registrar and the Registrar as needed.

Essential Job Functions:

Handwrite information of recorded documents into corresponding land record books.  Enter information of recorded documents into multiple records management computer software’s.  Check all documents to ensure they are properly indexed, notarized, signed and contain proper land descriptions.  Proof read the information of recorded documents that was entered by staff in the land record books and computer for accuracy.  Scan documents into records imaging software.  Prepare documents by the county clerk.  Fulfill copy requests in a timely manner.  Complete accurate cash drawer transactions with customers.  Affix Register of Deed seal to original documents.  Prepare each document to be mailed out to its recipient.  Answer telephone inquiries regarding recorded documents, recording requirements, status of ownership of land according to the current tax roll and other related questions in a friendly and courteous manner.  Prepare copies upon request.  Maintain an organized work environment an d tidy desk space.  Abide by all rules and regulations of the Open Records Act and Kansas statute laws.  Turn public computers on at the start of every day and off at the end of every day.  Update land record books with additional indexing pages and replace index tabs if needed.  Fulfill copy request of plat maps on a large format copy machine.

Job Standards:

Minimum high school diploma or G.E.D.  Minimum of 2 years working in an office seting, with computers and general office equipment and working with the general public.  Experience working with real estate documents is preferred but not required.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Must pass a pre-employment Physical Capacity Profile and Drug Screen.


Operate all job related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary, or needed in the performance of these job functions.

Work Environment:

100% indoors.  Duties are performed in a climate-controlled environment.  Surroundings may be noisy due to proximity of general public.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.  Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees.  Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.  Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities.  If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Renee Harris, Reno County Human Resources by phone at (620-694-2988) or by email at renee.harris@renogov.org.  Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com.  You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member.  Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others.  Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.

Vacancy Number: 1179RN

Open Date: 10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: