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Realty Services Officer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Category Community Development  
Description

Realty Services Officer

EOE STATEMENT

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CATEGORY

 Realty Services Officer for Tribal Government

WORK LOCATION: Lower Elwha Reservation, Port Angeles, WA

SUPERVISED BY:  Community Development Director

POSITION STATUS: Full Time (40 hours per week)

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

SALARY LEVEL: _$28+/ hour Dependent Upon Qualifications

OPENING DATE:  December 19, 2022

Duties and Responsibilities

LAND SERVICES to TRIBAL MEMBERS

Receive Land Assignment applications from community members; write lot descriptions; issue public notice of applications; and write resolutions for legal/policy review and approval.

Receive and review Residential Lease applications from community members; complete Residential Lease (LEKT Res. 42-04), including legal description appropriate for Leasehold Mortgage (LEKT Res. 43-04); prepare resolutions for legal/ policy review and approval;  file approved leases with US Department of the Interior, Land Title Records Office (LTRO); and reply to requests for information from lenders issuing Leasehold Mortgages.

EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY

Provide right of way agent services to secure, record and track utility easements, service agreements and road rights of way served by the Tribe’s Public Works Department including water and waste water lines, public roads, and broad band fiber.

Track utility easements, service agreements, and rights of way and record with LTRO as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE:

Complete environmental permit compliance, as required for leases, rights of way, and other functions of this position.  For example, prepare Housing and Urban Development (HUD) NEPA Documented Categorical Exclusion for Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program.

LEGAL RECORDS

Preform duties of Legal Records Clerk as described in LEKT Res 27-05.

Maintain governmental archiving system to include recording Leasehold Mortgages and such other governmental documents as the Tribe may designate by law or resolution including, but not limited to, land records.

Record real estate documents in tribal, county, and federal audit systems as appropriate to the document

Provide land records research assistance and reports to the Tribal Council, Tribe Departments, and community members.

Other duties as required.

Specific Education/Experience: 

Bachelor’s Degree preferred in public administration, legal studies, engineering, real property management, land planning,  or related field; or

Associate’s Degree in Administration, legal studies/ paralegal, technical engineering, public administration or closely related field and documented work experience in a combination of the fields such as title examiner, paralegal, engineering technician or real estate.

Progressive job history with land title examination, real estate, public administration may be considered in lieu of some formal education requirements.

Ability to store, organize, and maintain multiple formats (including automated systems of record) or data in a usable condition; assures information is readily available; disseminates information effectively and securely.

Desired Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of legal descriptions of various types to monitor where the land is located, acreage of tracts, etc.

Documented experience with Indian land law and /or work history with a Tribal government.

Proficiency in primary computer applications (WORD, Excel) and basic knowledge of computer mapping.

Ability to self-direct effective attention to detail

Ability to apply Tribal, Federal and State rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Ability to relate well to community members, other staff members, and agency representatives.

Possess well-developed verbal and written communication skills and abilities.

Conditions of Employment:

This position is subject to the Tribe's Drug and Alcohol Free Work Place Policy including pre-employment screening.

Employees must have a valid Washington State Driver's License and be insurable under the LEKT policy.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires standing, sitting, stooping and bending intermittently

Requires ability to lift 30 lbs.

Requires ability to see/understand colors, alpha numerical chart systems and visual acuity.

Requires ability to hear and understand verbal instructions.

As with all positions of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe this position is Indian Preference in hiring.

Contact:

Human Resources Department

2851 Lower Elwha Road

Port Angeles, WA 98363

(360) 452.8471 EXT.7430

Applications available at

https://www.elwha.org/departments/employment-opportunities/

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is a sovereign, federally recognized Indian Nation, with its own constitution and government. Not only does the Tribe govern itself, but many Tribal administrative departments oversee the everyday function of the reservation and provide for Tribal members.

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe resides in the Lower Elwha River Valley and adjacent bluffs on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula just west of Port Angeles, Washington. As recognized by the United States in 1855’s Treaty of Point No Point, the Tribe has lived in this area since time immemorial.

The Tribe’s current land base was initially acquired by the United States in trust for the Tribe in 1935-36 and these lands were proclaimed as the Lower Elwha Reservation in 1968. Today tribal lands include about 1,000 acres on and near the Elwha River.

Vision:  To ensure that the Lower Elwha Klallam people can pass on their way of life to their children.

Mission:  To build a strong and healthy sovereign nation where Tribal members live their values and culture.

This means enhancing the lives of our people both physically and spiritually through social well-being and economic independence while preserving and enhancing our natural resources and cultural heritage.

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

 

 
Position Requirements

 

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 12/5/2022  
Location Public Works  
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