Accounts Services Technician-Public Service Representative 4

Department of Veterans Affairs
Full Time
Remote in Salem, OR
$3,520 - $5,338 a month
Posted 1 day ago
Job description
Initial Posting Date: 06/24/2022 Application Deadline: 07/11/2022 Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Salary Range: $3,520 - $5,338 Position Type: Employee Position Title: Accounts Services Technician-Public Service Representative 4 Job Description: The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) is a State of Oregon agency with a mission to serve and honor veterans through leadership, advocacy and strong partnerships. The Department is entrusted to assist veterans, their dependents and surviving family members in obtaining their earned Federal, State and local benefits. At the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs, we value a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We stand by our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization, and recognize and celebrate our unique backgrounds and diverse experiences. We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ community members. The strength of our agency lies in the diversity of our workforce and the perspectives our employees bring to their work at ODVA. The Department currently has an opening for one permanent full-time Accounts Services Technician-(Public Service Rep 4) within the Home Loan Services Division in Salem, Oregon. The successful candidate for the Accounts Services Technician position will be responsible for managing a varied, complex, and demanding caseload of files in various stages of the transfer process and ultimately ensuring the Department’s records accurately reflect all transfers of ownership, non-veteran assumptions, and transfer activities that include, but are not limited to, court orders, probate dispositions, deaths, and marriages. This position also ensures the accurate calculation of payoff quotes contained in payoff letters. This position initiates and completes the preparation and direction of the satisfaction documents and other pertinent papers on paid-in-full accounts. This position will assist in or processes the review of requests to add or cancel Loan Cancellation Life Insurance, add or delete insured’s and preparation to submit LCLI claims to the Insurance carrier. This position participates in a phone group that answers a statewide toll-free number. This requires the researching and analyzing of legal documents, loan records, financial statement (statement of account), while researching and reviewing interest rate changes and explains inquiries regarding the status of loan and contract accounts; completes loan calculations that include payment projections; and authorizes requests for second mortgage approval. Completes and verifies requests for certified copies of discharge/separation papers (DD214). This position analyzes and researches the Department’s records using knowledge and judgment to accurately assess and process information on active and inactive accounts. For the full list of specific duties and working conditions, see the Position Description by clicking here: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of experience performing public contact and/or customer service duties comparable to the work of a Public Service Representative.
At least two years of this experience must include dealing with the public in-person or by phone providing information about services and programs; explaining rules, programs, and procedures; and/or providing assistance, explaining requirements, and gaining compliance. REQUESTED SKILLS: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the requested skills below to determine whom to interview.
  • Notary public or the ability to become a Notary public
  • Experience with legal mortgage loan documents, to include Satisfaction of Mortgages and Request for Reconveyance.
  • Understanding of the components of a valid mortgage payoff statement.
  • Working knowledge of loan servicing and an ability to answer general questions from mortgage borrowers and third-party vendors, primarily title and escrow companies.
HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position, please follow the “Apply” link above and complete the online application. In addition, please provide a resume and cover letter demonstrating the above minimum qualifications, requested skills, and experience that represents your suitability for the position. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: As a Condition of Employment this position requires successful completion of a finger-print based criminal history background check through the Oregon (LEDS) and National (NCIC) law enforcement data systems. MORE DETAILS: Remote Work At this time, work for this position must be completed in the central workplace. Remote work is evaluated periodically to ensure business needs are being met and can be adjusted at any time. Please visit the state’s Work Reimagined website for more information. What’s in it for you? The opportunity to work with and learn from a great team that has a passion for serving veterans. We offer medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. If you are interested in becoming our next Accountant 4, don’t delay, apply today! Relocation assistance may be paid in some cases. Please contact Human Resources for further information. Veterans Preference
The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides veterans’ preference in employment to all eligible veterans. For more information, please go to the State website: https://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/Veterans.aspx Questions? The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce. Assistance will be provided in the recruitment, application and selection process to applicants with disabilities who request such assistance. Please call (503) 508-7673 as early as possible regarding any assistance you may require. HELPFUL LINKS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
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