Temporary Real Estate Funder/Closer

Temporary Opportunity for a Real Estate Funder / Closer!

Have you considered taking on a temporary opportunity during your search for a permanent position? It’s a great way to earn some income and won’t interfere with your job search.

Due to the re-fi boom Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is currently seeking an experienced Real Estate Loan Closer / Funder for a temporary position that will last at least 60 days, possibly more depending upon need.  As a temporary employee, you will not be eligible for any benefits and your hourly rate of pay will be $24.00 per hour.  You will be responsible for creating and shipping closing document packages, signing in-house closings, balancing settlements with escrow, closing loans.  If you are interested, please submit your resume online at: www.smcu.com.

You will need to have flexible work hours and be willing to work evenings and weekends, when necessary. The applicant needs to be very organized, detailed, and computer literate, with multi-tasking skills.  We are looking for a “go getter.” The applicant must be positive, self motivated, and able to see what needs to be done on their own and take care of things that need to be accomplished.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares and ships closing document packages.
  • Signs borrowers for in-house closings.
  • Reviews closing document packages for required signatures and cleared conditions.
  • Work with escrow companies in reviewing of HUD1’s and balancing funding transactions.
  • Books loans on the host system.
  • Reconciles and pays vendor invoices monthly.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of mortgage lending programs, both portfolio and investor programs and the applicable documentation requirements.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of mortgage loan closing requirements and routines.
  • Contributes to maintaining the department’s Internal Service Survey satisfaction ratings in accordance with credit union goals by providing high quality service based on our service standards
  • For the purpose of maintaining Credit Union goals, it is the responsibility of each employee to strive for the continuous quality improvement of processes and quality of service to internal and external customers.

Other duties may be assigned.

Working Conditions

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment. 
  • Indirect exposure to robbery.



  • Knowledge of conventional and government mortgage loans in accordance with investor guidelines.
  • Knowledge of mortgage lending regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Education or job knowledge equivalent to high school education.
  • General knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Software:  Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, Outlooks, and Loan origination systems.


  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and filing skills.
  • Accurate 10-key skills.
  • Accurate keyboarding/typing skills.


  • Ability to perform basic math calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages).
  • Requires analytical ability to compile information and write business correspondence, and communicate (orally and written) using correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Ability to effectively present information in person or on the telephone.
  • Ability to communicate with tact, discretion, and courtesy within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to handle stress in a high volume and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Excellent attendance.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.


  • At least three years of mortgage closing experience.

To perform this temporary position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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