Deputy Registrar

  • Type:

    Full Time
  • Announcement Date:

  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position performs administrative, clerical and supervisory duties in recording and maintaining public real estate records and documents and in assisting the public with locating information.

Major Duties:

  • Reviews real estate documents submitted for filing for accuracy and completeness.
  • Assist in coordinating & conducting training.
  • Interprets, applies, and ensures department compliance with all applicable laws.
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with real estate professionals.
  • Coordinates technical support and service, as necessary. Determines filing fees; collects fees.
  • Records documents; records date, time of day, book and page number.
  • Indexes documents by name, property description and other information.
  • Scans recorded documents.
  • Assists the general public and legal professionals with locating documents and obtaining copies of mortgages, deeds, tax liens, etc; directs customers to appropriate personnel.
  • Mails incorrect documents back to submitters for corrections.
  • Validates documents.
  • Prepares recorded documents for mailing.
  • Prepares deed reports for auditor’s and assessor’s office.
  • Prepares plat reports for assessor’s office.
  • Prepares and mails invoices for public copy requests.
  • Supervises, directs & evaluates assigned personnel (subordinates).
  • Maintains office equipment and supplies.
  • In absence of Registrar, provides leadership and supervises daily operations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of state laws and regulations governing the Register of Deeds office.
  • Knowledge of county and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of real estate principles, practices, and terminology.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting methods.
  • Skill in operating standard office equipment.
  • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Physical Demands:

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts heavy objects.


Office Environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in legal field associated with paralegal or assistant.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties relating to the laws and regulations of real estate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or 4 years of similar experience

Application Procedure:

Only applicants submitting an application, resume and 3 letters of references (professional references only, please) to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC  29936 will be considered.  Applications are available on line at or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government Building, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC  29936.  APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.   APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office.  




Open Until Filled

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office.