DEPARTMENT: Northern Arapaho Tribal Engineering Department
REPORTS TO: Jola Wallowingbull, NATED
JOB STATUS: Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Exempt
OPEN DATE: 10/10/2023
CLOSE DATE: Until Filled
The Right-of-Way Coordinator performs all tasks related to tribal trust and fee right-of-way activities for the Northern Arapaho Tribe. The job responsibilities include performing all duties relating to trust and fee right-of-way activities, which includes subjects of deeds, leases, acquisitions, easements, mapping, surveying, legal descriptions, data management, document recording, planning, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), land use, zoning, and project management.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work closely with Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Realty Department on ROW process.
Work closely with all tribal departments that are in need of ROW transactions needed for current and future projects.
Act in leadership role for the Right-of-Way Department as needed.
Conduct property searches, title searches, appraisal reviews and recordation of land rights.
Read, review, and interpret complex legal descriptions, civil plans, and right-of-way maps.
Plan, manage and perform administrative duties consisting of, but not limited to, accurate data entry, preparing professional letters and email communications, with proper grammar, punctuation, spelling, and format.
Assist with preparation of annual operating budgets.
Correspond verbally and in writing with the public and internal/external customers on right-of-way related needs and attend meetings as needed.,
Perform any related right-of-way work and support as needed.
Learn the Geographic Information System (GIS) computer system.
Other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the department.
High school diploma required.
Associates Degree with 2 years of experience with real estate and GIS required.
Knowledge and ability to interpret legal descriptions, survey plats, tract maps, and legal records required.
Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications such as Word and Excel.
Must possess a valid driver license and be eligible for coverage under WRFCHC’s auto insurance policy.
Must be eligible to legally be employed in the US.
Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen and motor vehicles record check.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).
Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work.
Tasks require some walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing, pushing, and pulling.
Tasks require some lifting, carrying, or pushing objects and materials of moderate weight (10-20 pounds)
Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, including work in adverse weather conditions.
Competitive wages (no state or local tax)
18 different medical insurance packages
Dental and vision insurance
Retirement plan with 4% match
IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA:
- Submit a complete application with supporting documents either online or to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY. Applicants must submit all supporting documents to be eligible for the position they are applying for.
- Supporting documents: Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.
- Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official Wind River Family and Community Health Care job application.
- Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must be attached to the letter of interest.
- Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.
- When the position qualifications require a driver’s license, education, or professional credentials, the applicant must submit copies of certificates, licenses, degrees, and other supporting documentation. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.
- WRFCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference will be given to a qualified tribal member, then a qualified tribal member of a federally recognized tribe and then other qualified candidates.
- Qualified Indian Preference applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment identification card or a Certificate of Indian Blood.
- Background investigation, drug and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.
For information or questions, please contact Human Resources at 307-856-9281 ext. 367.