Title: Government Legal Specialist (Non- LO – No Consumer Contact)

Job Status: Full Time/Hourly Reports to: Government Legal Supervisor

Department: Government Servicing Work Schedule: Flexible

Amount of Travel Required: No travel required

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. was established in 1974 and currently services over 200,000 loans. Our strength as an organization is rooted in the quality of our people and products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. Furthermore, we're financially strong, with a reputation for leading the industry with unsurpassed products, a broad range of services and a coast-to-coast presence. And we're professionally strong, from entry level to more experienced positions, we're actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. As a member of our team, we will equip you for success, you'll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth and an encouraging culture that supports work/life balance.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Government Legal Specialists exist to facilitate the legal process on defaulted GSE loans, including FHA Title II, Fannie Mae, VA and USDA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assigns loans to attorneys for legal action and follows up to ensure required timeframes are in compliance for commencement and completion of legal action while also being mindful of situations where foreclosure can be avoided through entering into loss mitigation options.

  • Works with external parties; such as, title companies and local attorneys as well as internal departments, as the accounts move through the process of default, loss mitigation, foreclosure and conveyance.

  • Corresponds with inside and outside team members, supervisors and managers with a high degree of written and verbal skills.

  • Cross trains on all job duties within the department.

  • Self-motivates with good time management and communication skills as well as being a team player.

  • Works efficiently in Word, Excel and other computer software.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Must have a clear understanding of collection and repossession procedures.

  • Great attention to detail with accuracy.

  • Willingness and ability to complete assigned work efficiently.

  • Willing to learn, hard-working, determined and assertive.

  • Punctual with an excellent attendance record.

  • Working knowledge of the AS400 system a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time.

  • Constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a telephone, calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.

  • 90% communication methods completed over the phone. Must be able to exchange accurate information at all times.

  • Ability to identify and assess account status and determine appropriate process.

  • Constantly works in an indoor temperature controlled, sealed window office environment.

    BENEFITS:

  • 401(K) includes 100% company match of the first 4%

  • Medical and Dental Plan with Prescription Coverage and Vision

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) days and holidays

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Wellness Programs and On-site workout facility

  • On-site restaurant

  • BONUSES!!!