The Realty Specialist provides specialized expertise to assist the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Energy Service Center (BIA-IESC) in reviewing trust documents. This position consults and provides advisory services regarding mineral leasing on tribal and allotted trust lands.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Serves as technical specialist and liaison between Indian tribes, agencies and commercial contractors on complex project issues, processes or methods.
Consults beneficiaries, lessees, other land owners and other interested parties about general contacting process and acquisition of mineral right-of-ways.
Assists BIA Agency and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field offices in determining if right-of-way permits are in the best interest of the Indian Surface and Mineral Owners.
Research’s specific problems and issues, provides findings and recommendations on issues with communitization agreements, change of operators, change of title and processing of APD’s.
Performs search and examination of contracts, leases, deeds, classification and description of property, titles and appraisals sufficient to perform simple real estate valuations, negotiations and coordination services.
Stays abreast of laws, rules and regulations governing acquisitions, exchanges, and leasing sufficient to make recommendations to landowners and exchange partners.
Uses appraisal methodology and techniques, and the effects of social, economic, political and physical forces on real estate evaluations sufficient to determine an appropriate value for property.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledge of Bureau and Regional Office procedures and guidelines for trust and knowledge of laws, regulations, and Federal or Departmental policies for land management
Knowledge of title documents, legal land descriptions, Title system (automated system of record), Title Research Skills, Customer Service, Information Management/technology skills of different automated systems of record
Excellent research and analytical skills with ability to identify problems, determine accuracy / relevance of information, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations
Exceptional customer service skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work effectively with others to achieve goals
Ability to work from a project plan as well as to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems and satisfy expectations
Ability to organize work, set priorities, handle multiple projects and complete assignments within the established timelines
Skilled proficiency using Adobe and Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
Ability to work independently or in a team environment
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree and a minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Experience associated with real estate and mineral leases.
Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. is a Federally Chartered Tribal Business Corporation created for the purpose of promoting the economic development of the Chickasaw Nation.
The Mission of CNI is to enhance the overall quality of life of the Chickasaw people by assisting the Chickasaw Nation in achieving economic self-sufficiency by embracing growth.
CNI has a deep, personal responsibility to ou...r employees. We strive to create and maintain an environment that allows for individual differences, encourages initiative, and provides opportunities for personal growth, advancement, and quality of life.
Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. has many career opportunities throughout the United States for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the customer comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers' trust every day by providing the highest quality of services in a professional way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our mission statement:
"Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. is a Federally Chartered Tribal Business Corporation created for the purpose of promoting the economic development of the Chickasaw Nation."
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Native American Preference
Drug Free Workplace