The Division of Administration/Office of State Lands has a vacancy. This job title has an assigned pay grade of AS-623.
This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee.
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Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.
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Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources
A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level experience in land title research, property records management, public documents administration, lands administration, land surveying, land abstracting, land appraisal, or real estate experience, two years of which must have been at the supervisory level or above.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To direct the statewide public lands and water bottoms program including the identification, administration and management of titles and boundaries and the determination of maximum public use and highest economic returns generated from these lands and water bottoms.
Level of Work:
Administrative direction from an Assistant Commissioner of Administration.
Line over managers of State Land Office program sections.
Location of Work:
Division of Administration, State Land Office.
Differs from State Land program managers by having final administrative responsibility for all programs of the State Land Office.
Examples of Work
Directs and supervises the statewide programs and activities of the state land office.
Recommends, implements and enforces polices and regulations governing the public interest management and maximum utilization of state owned property such as water bottoms, state lands, state facilities (owned or leased), schools and tax adjudicated properties.
Evaluates staff assessments and makes recommendations regarding requests for the sale, lease and use of public lands, the sale, lease and use of property lost to the state for taxes, title questions and disputes.
Directs and coordinates the revision of rules, regulations, practices and procedures for state lands and water bottoms.
Directs, reviews and evaluates work of subordinates and gives guidance when needed.
Conducts staff meetings and conferences with subordinates to discuss operating problems, organization, budgetary matters, personnel matters, technical problems, the status of programs and other administrative concerns.
Selects and assigns staff, identifies staff development needs and assures that training is obtained.
Establishes office goals and monitors performance against these goals.
Maintains records, prepares reports and conducts correspondence relative to state public lands and water bottoms.
Meets with state administrative officials, legislators, local officials, land owners, lease holders and other private individuals and business interests on matters relating to state public lands and water bottoms.
Coordinates and compiles budget recommendations for personnel, equipment and materials for the office.
Prepares and evaluates legislative proposals, offering advice and testimony to state administrators, agency officials and legislative committees regarding impact on state land and water bottom management practices.