Realty Specialist - Probate
Company: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Salary: $67,089.00 - $92,250.00 Annually Closing: 9/28/2022
11:59 PM Arizona Definition *THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION* Under
general supervision of the Real Property Manager, provides
specialized assistance to landowners and compiles information
regarding heirship findings, probates and last wills and testament.
Ensures that information provided and transactions handled are in
accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 25 Indians;
Land Titles and Records (TSRs), Administrative Law Judge orders and
Tribal Enrollment Records. This position requires that the
candidate/employee have United States Department of the Interior
Security Clearance or be pre-screened for clearance. This job class
is treated as FLSA Non-Exempt. Essential Functions: (Essential
functions may vary among positions, but may include the following
tasks, knowledge, abilities, skills, and other characteristics.
This list of tasks ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a
comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions in this
classification). Examples of Tasks 1. Thoroughly researches
inheritance data and family records, and conducts interviews with
family members to obtain the necessary information for Heirship
Finding Data to be included in the probate package. 2. Compiles
"Data for Heirship Finding" documents and inventories of trust
property to be used as basic data by an Administrative Law Judge to
probate estates of Salt River decedents, and decedents from other
reservations if requested to do so. 3. Prepares and maintains
permanent records of pending and completed heirship cases. 4.
Assembles and prepares such information, documents, records and
other appropriate correspondence as required by the Administrative
Law Judge to make a final decision in a probate case and to the
Field Solicitor for approval as to the Last Will and Testament. 5.
Assists at landowner family meetings held to resolve issues dealing
with home sites, partitionments and other land matters by providing
and/or clarifying previously researched and compiled information.
6. Attends probate hearings in order to assist the senior, more
experienced Realty Specialist with providing follow up instructions
or with the disposition of a case. Prepares annual and periodic
reports of the probate caseload, as required by supervisor. 7.
Works closely with the Enrollment Section and IIM in resolving
heirship identification problems. Knowledge, Abilities, Skills and
- Knowledge of the history, culture, laws, rules, customs and
traditions of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
- Knowledge of the purpose, current issues, projects,
organization, and employee responsibilities of the division to
- Knowledge of land description, realty terms, and land
- Knowledge of legal description, applicable Code of Federal
Regulations (Titles 25 and 43), administrative law judge orders,
Land Titles and Records (TSRs), enrollment records, and other
applicable laws, rules or policies.
- Skill in using a personal computer and job-related software
- Skill in organizing and prioritizing work.
- Skill in project management including design, implementation
planning, and documentation.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships with SRPMIC staff and officials, community members,
and the staff of federal, state and local governments.
- Skill in resolving landowner issues and explaining real
property issues in meetings with landowners.
- Ability to gain and maintain federal security clearance for the
United States Department of the Interior data systems.
- Ability to apply guidelines contained in the Code of Federal
Regulations (Title 25 Indians), Land Titles and Records (TSRs)
- Ability to read and apply Administrative Law Judge orders, land
title and records guidelines, and Tribal ordinances.
- Ability to make mathematical computations, including use of
mathematical formulas and calculations pertaining to real
- Ability to prepare (including typing) and record appropriate
legal documents, such as Last Will and Testament, Quit Claim Deeds,
Land Inventories, and other documents as assigned.
- Ability to use initiative and judgment in working independently
while recognizing matters which require the supervisors
- Ability to determine fractions accurately for landowner
interest portion. Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience:
High school diploma or GED and post-high school training reading
legal descriptions. Also requires one (1) to three (3) years of
experience researching, preparing and recording real estate
Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of experience and education
that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties
of the job may be considered when filling the position.
Underfill Eligibility: An enrolled Community Member who closely
qualifies for the minimum qualifications for a position may be
considered for employment under SRPMIC Policy 2-19, Underfill
Certification: The employee must have United States Department of
the Interior Security Clearance or pre-clearance for federal
information system access and use. Special Requirements
- May be required to work outside normal business hours including
nights, weekends and holidays.
- May be required to travel within the United States on occasion
to attend conferences, consultations, training, etc.
Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug
and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment
background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug
and alcohol testing.
"SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer"
Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a
qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.
In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native
American preference, applicant must submit a copy of Tribal
Enrollment card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally
Recognized Native American Tribe by one of the following
1) attach to application
2) fax (480) 362-5860
3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.
Documentation must be received by position closing date.
The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted.
Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two
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