Abstract Clerk I - Register of Deed's Office

Abstract Clerk I - Register of Deed's Office
Full-Time Abstract Clerk I - Register of Deed's Office at Buffalo County Register of Deeds
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: July 12, 2024
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $17-18.50 depending on qualifications. Comprehensive benefit package including retirement.
Education Level: High School

- Must demonstrate legible handwriting skills. - Knowledge of legal descriptions, legal documents, and mapping desirable. - Must be detail oriented and have ability to multi-task. - Must possess excellent customer service. - Must have working knowledge of all basic office equipment and demonstrate 35 wmp typing ability. - Must have working knowledge of computers and Word, Excel, and Outlook programs. - Must be able to read cursive writing.


(Note: The following is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing of duties associated with this job. Additional duties may be added or deleted by the Register of Deeds or the Chief Deputy.) - Inspect all documents presented for recordation for legibility and to ensure proper signatures, legal descriptions, acknowledgements, online notarization and electronic signatures for all types of recordings. - Review and proof to verify that each document complies with the statutory requirements for recordation. - Collect proper recording fees based on statutes. - Collect proper Documentary tax or ensure exemption information per Nebraska Department of Revenue regulations - Pre-prep document - Barcode and affix recording data - Prep-Avid - Process- Avid - Avid Search process - Simplifile-e-recording & void process - I-Scan procedure and check notations - Use all functions of Laredo - Perform Functions of Sale of Product - Prepare Certified copies - Prepare coversheets when applicable. - Affix all appropriate stamps and information to each document - Check completed Form 521 for all information - Enter documents into computer, fees, documentary tax, Grantor-Grantee and whom delivered. - Index all documents accurately. - Return documents with rejection letter/do not meet record statute or errors. - Answer telephone inquiries from the information contained in the records - Draft metes and bounds legal description for indexing purposes - Update cadastral maps - Update index cards - Office filing procedures - Complete process of Subdivision Plats and vacations


Recording, Indexing, Mapping and proofing all real estate legal documents. Performing duties according to statutes and understanding legal documents and complex legal descriptions. Maintain the permanent public records with integrity. Present a positive professional image with excellent customer service.

Buffalo County Register of Deeds

1512 Central Avenue, Room 240
PO Box 1270
Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska 68847