REAL PROPERTY RECORDER II 0682
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under general supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for the entry and verification of property transaction documents. The work involves key-entering and verifying legal instruments submitted for recording and ensuring that entries are accurate and made in accordance with departmental policy. The incumbent may supervise the work of lower level Real Property Recorders. Work is reviewed for accuracy and technical competence by a higher-level Real Property Recorder. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Verifies numbers assigned to documents before recording;
Checks entries for computer acceptability;
Reviews legal documents and extracts information required for updating of files;
Prepares and checks map revisions;
Confirms and corrects computer printout errors;
Maintains unit files and parcel activity statistics;
Assists the public in obtaining property information;
Operates computers, printers, microfilm printer and bar code reader;
May assist in training of new personnel.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of legal instruments related to recorded real property transactions including such documents as deeds, mortgages, assignments, releases, satisfaction and powers of attorney; good knowledge of the legal vocabulary necessary to interpret real property transfer information; good knowledge of sources and methods used in filing of documents and mapping procedures; good knowledge of geographical and political subdivisions within Suffolk County; good knowledge of computers, printers, and microfilm readers; ability to interpret documents, extract relevant data and recognize inaccuracies; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to supervise in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of office experience in tax mapping, survey, title, property transfer, appraisal, assessment, real estate, real property, real estate law or real property law.
NOTE: Additional education from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State will be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of one (1) year.
One (1) year of permanent competitive status as Real Property Recorder I.