Legal Instrument Examiner I

  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Legal Services
  • Salary: $15.32 - $20.84 Hourly USD

Job Description


Must have excellent phone skills and communication skills in order to be able to work our main switchboard and transfer calls to the appropriate area; also performs checks on legal documents to ensure document information is complete and accurate, and indexes the information essential for searching data on the computer or the indexes.

This position requires a lot of standing and bending in order to separate and file documents.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $15.32 - $20.84

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on an ongoing basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include: checks assigned information placed on plats and plat labels for accuracy; receives daily legal documents, checks each balance to make sure totals match; ensures all legal information is complete and accurate; indexes and verifies data entered into the computer: assist customers with questions; be able to collect all documents from the recorders, (up to 6 recorders at one time) and sort the documents in reference order, spot checks for typographical errors, check for TMS # and Grantee's addresses on Deeds and verify the page counts all documents while answering a very busy phone line. Must balance the documents and separate them into each type group so that they will be ready for processing in the appropriate area the following day; file all of the clerks' cover letters, envelopes and will occasionally check Book and Page references for various instruments throughout the day if time permits. Must also be able to add monies to Copy Account Cards and keep track of all monies collected daily.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires: a High School Diploma (or GED), supplemented with one (1) or more years of customer service experience. Must have basic typing skills and manual dexterity to operate computer, copiers and readers for retrieval of documents. Ability to maintain a professional and courteous demeanor at all times when dealing with the general public, attorneys and paralegals, in person and by telephone. This position requires a lot of standing and bending in order to separate and file documents. Closing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map