Job Opening 
Post Date:  08/31/2023
Deputy Register of Deeds
Nature of Work

This is very responsible administrative and technical work involving the receipting, recording, and filing of documents for the Register of Deeds office.   Job responsibilities include performing a variety of detailed and complex transactions pertaining to property ownership in Marshall County and collecting the appropriate fees charged for each of these transactions.  Additional activities include providing assistance to individuals needing information regarding property parcels, calculating fees for various property transactions, scanning documents into the computer database, and assisting with office cash transactions.  Job responsibilities require considerable experience working with the public, considerable knowledge of the state recording laws pertaining to the registration of deeds, strong organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills, dedicated attention to detail and the ability to effectively prioritize daily, weekly, and monthly activities.  Job performance is evaluated by the Register of Deeds through review of the knowledge of laws governing the registration of deeds, accuracy, and thoroughness of completed transactions, ability to interact effectively with co-workers, public officials and the public and adherence to established policies and procedures.  Job activities are also subject to annual state audits.
Illustrative Examples of Work
  • Receipts documents by entering the information into the computer system including origination of the document, where it is to be returned, type of document, value of property and/or amount of mortgage, names of individuals, number of pages and amount of payment required.
  • Validates documents by indicating the date and time it was recorded, the record book and page where it can be found, the amount of fees charged, name of the employee who receipted it and then numbering the pages of the document.
  • Assists with recording fees and determining the amount of overages and shortages by reviewing the daily deposit sheet, daily fee report and cash journal to ensure the books balance at the end of each day.
  • Assists with the preparation of daily bank deposits for all fees collected.

Necessary Requirements of Work
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year high school supplemented with additional course work and/or training in real estate, banking, office management, accounting, or related field Thorough knowledge of library science including the appropriate cataloging and storing of books, periodicals, reference materials, etc.

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance.  Several BCBSTN health plans are no-cost.
  • Paid sick leave, vacation leave (after 6 months), bereavement leave, and birthday leave.
  • Optional benefits available at reasonable rates.
  • TCRS benefit retirement plan

  • Application and Job Description may be picked up from the Marshall County Human Resources Office, 3309 Courthouse Annex, 3rd floor, Lewisburg, TN 37091 or obtained online at
  • Completed application and resume will be accepted until 4:00 pm on 9/13/23 , by the Marshall County Human Resources Office.
  • Full job description available in the HR Department
  • No phone calls please