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Contact Information:
  • PO Box 189
  • Centreville MI, 49032

  • 125 W. Main St.
  • Centreville MI, 49032
  • Historic Courthouse - Third Floor
  • Phone: (269) 467-5500
  • Fax: (269) 467-5624

Employment Opportunities


Position: Deputy Register of Deeds - Part Time

Salary & Hours: Starting Wages $16.87 per hour, 29 hours a week. Pay grade 4.

Posting Date: 06/21/2018

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the County Clerk/Register of Deeds, provides first-line assistance to ensure compliance with state statutes, county policies and procedures, and office policies and procedures. Performs a wide range of administrative support functions; receives, examines, indexes, and files records and documents pertaining to the ownership and location of real estate in St. Joseph County. Is responsible for accounts receivable and payable and prepares various monthly reports. Processing of documents, materials and information requires customer service, skill in reading legal descriptions and use of a computer data base management program. Emphasis in this classification is on ensuring compliance with the Uniform Commercial Code. Additionally, in the absence of the County Clerk/Register of Deeds, represents the department following well defined policies and procedures.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma supplemented by vocational training in office management, bookkeeping and similar functions.
  • Experience: Two years of progressively more responsible experience in real estate, title insurance, or prior experience in Register of Deeds operations.
  • Other Requirements: Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications. Commissioned by the Michigan Secretary of State as a Notary Public.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties of the job.

St. Joseph County, Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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