Title Clerk Job Description
Processes car deals. Handles the legal transfer of documents for the Department of Motor Vehicles.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Processes all new and used vehicles for registration in the state in which they will be titled. Prepares necessary tax and title documents.
Verifies that funds have been collected before processing title applications.
Checks for accuracy in the application and ensures that all information is complete.
Submits all legal transfer work to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Signs over titles for all wholesalers who have paid in full. Prepares a monthly report to management of any funds not collected from wholesalers due to missing or incomplete title work.
Directs title runner in daily routines.
Checks and distributes license tags that have been processed at courthouse. Verify that lien has been recorded.
Maintain used vehicle titles and certificate of origins (C of O).
Maintains a system to verify out-of-state titles.
Arranges for sheriff inspections on vehicles as needed.
Compiles and maintains a complete list of all outstanding title work. Reports to management on the status of any missing or problem titles and provides a current list of problems to the controller and office manager at the end of each month.