Lands Administrator & Records Coordinator – Vermont Lands Administrative Division (Montpelier, VT)

The Lands Administration Division in the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is seeking a person with strong lands administration, records management, and computer skills to assist the Division in administration of state lands programs. The Division provides Agency-wide lands administration services for all three ANR Departments (Forests, Parks and Recreation; Fish and Wildlife; and Environmental Conservation) including property records management, property survey services, administration of leases and licenses for uses of state lands, land acquisition coordination and implementation, coordination of state lands management planning, and state lands policy development. This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic program that provides key support across the Agency of Natural Resources for administration and management of existing state lands as well as for acquisition of new state properties. Key position responsibilities include administration and management of the Agency’s Payment in lieu of Taxes (PILOT) for ANR lands, coordination and day to day administration of leases and licenses for use of state lands, assisting with developing and administering various RFPs and contracts for needed services for state lands (e.g., survey, archeological, appraisal), providing technical assistance and advice to department staff on records management, managing ANR land records and related files, assisting with land acquisitions and other ANR land transactions, maintaining and coordinating needed updates to the Division’s webpages, and assisting with development of policies and procedures for ANR lands. The position also serves as the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation’s Records Officer and is responsible for developing related procedures and advising and assisting staff as needed.

This position, Lands Administrator and Records Coordinator (Job Opening # 619514), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

Hourly rates within the Classified Bargaining Unit Pay Plan changed effective July 10, 2016.  At that time, the starting rate (Step 1) for this job opening increased to $20.15 per hour.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Mike Fraysier at mike.fraysier@vermont.gov.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

General Job Description

Performs a full range of work for key ANR lands administration functions. Duties include administration of State’s record management program for ANR land records and other FPR records, administration of leases and licenses for uses of ANR lands, assisting with ANR land transactions, managing the Agency’s Payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) program for ANR lands, coordinating development of information management systems and associated databases for ANR lands, management of contracts and grants, and other duties. The position functions under the general supervision of the ANR Lands Director.

To read the entire job specification for this position, please visit DHR Job Specifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants that have a strong interest and working knowledge of state lands (e.g., state parks, state forests, wildlife management areas), have experience in records management (particularly property records including deeds, easements, rights of way), have strong computer skills and are comfortable using spreadsheets, databases, scanning equipment, and have experience with website development and maintenance. Interest in public lands management is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in computer science, IT technology, business administration, library or information science OR records or archival management.

OR

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year of work experience that has included AT LEAST ONE of the following: (a) electronic records management, (b) database administration; OR (c) use of Excel spreadsheets.

OR

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university AND three (3) or more years work experience that has included AT LEAST ONE of the following: (a) electronic records management, (b) database administration; OR (c) use of Excel spreadsheets.

Preferred:

Work experience with land records such as deeds, easements and right of way documents.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

 

 

 

 

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