Escrow Assistant I

Full Time
Posted 2 years ago


Pickford Escrow, one of the largest full-service escrow companies in California, is looking for an Escrow Assistant I to join our team at our Carlsbad branch in San Diego to help drive our our thriving escrow business. The successful candidate will be someone highly motivated to grow with the business, while delivering the highest level of professional customer service and integrity to our clients. If you are a strong team player and able to multi-task as you work to solve problems and promote efficiencies between you, your escrow officer and your clients, this may be a great opportunity for you!

The Escrow Assistant I provides general office support to the assigned escrow office. May serve as a backup office staff and assist with special projects, as needed.


  • Perform miscellaneous opening procedures: prepare start card, proofread instructions prior to disbursing.
  • Send certified escrow instructions to lender.
  • Provide all information required to open a refinance or a resale escrow in general information.
  • Obtain “Legal and Vesting” (L&V) for title.
  • Open title search for a refinance and resale escrow.
  • Prepare and package loan escrow instructions and all documents required in borrower’s opening package.
  • Package preprinted sale escrow instructions and all preprinted documents required in Seller/Buyer package.
  • Properly order demands, beneficiary statements, and homeowner association statements.
  • Accurately prepare receipts.
  • Accurately disseminate information from a given file to the appropriate party (i.e. Buyer/Seller/Buyers Agent/Sellers Agent/Lender/Title etc.)
  • Print closing statement and HUD-1.
  • Reconcile bank statements, trial balances and subsidiary A/R ledgers. Assist manager in locating errors, filling out manual reports.
  • Print checks.
  • Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of one year of previous escrow receptionist experience.
  • Knowledge of escrow, real estate, title and/or mortgage business helpful.
  • Ability to handle multiple line telephone console.
  • Strong personal computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a focus on details to ensure accuracy.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
  • Will require approval from the Department of Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI).


Actual wage is based upon education and experience.

Benefits package may include: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, EAP, 401K with employer match, Flexible Spending Account, PTO.


Carlsbad, CA 92008

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