Land Records Specialist

Department Of The Interior Phoenix, AZ
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

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Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary with some walking and bending. Makes visits to field offices and other offices for conferences, training, and meetings.

Work Environment: The work is performed in a typical office setting with adequate facilities, light, heat, and ventilation.

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Reviews and develops relevant portions of Statewide implementation plans, data plans, records transition plans, user guides, and training guides related to land status records and use of land records databases. Manages records notation requests and determines suitability for notation to the BLM's Public Land Tenure Record System. Authorizes and manages the access and permissions to various data systems; maintains user access and permissions; assures all required training for respective programs has been completed. Provides state-wide user support and technical assistance on Legacy Rehost System (LR2000) and all databases. Provides direction to users regarding policy and procedures on serialization, case type/commodity selection by regulation, customer selection, land verification and entry, action code sequence to ensure proper notation of actions and case disposition, and other data quality assurance measures. Coordinates all land status record notation requests from State or Field Office personnel. Prioritizes Master Title Plat (MTP), Use Plats, and Historical Index (HI) notations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May be required to travel to meetings and trainings.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to… All current BLM internal employees with competitive eligibility and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area.

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

* Job family (Series)

0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship is required.

* Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections.

* You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can you

* Have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.

* Direct Deposit Required.

* Background Investigation Required.

For the GS-11: one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in Federal service; or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or LL.M., if directly related; or a combination of education and experience.


In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the the One (1) Year specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-09) of the position to be filled.

Specialized Experience Examples: interpreting land status records to determine federal land status; maintaining official land records; training users on a land management database or system; managing access and permissions on an extensive complex automated system.

Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.