PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
This position is responsible for processing acquisitions of private lands or easements and performing other duties related to the acquisition process for the Legacy Land Conservation Program, working with Legacy Land Conservation Commission, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, state and county planning, non-profit groups, private environment groups, conservation agencies; and other government agencies; and performing other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Excess work experience as described below, or other progressively responsible professional or analytical work experience which provided knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities. The education or experience must also demonstrate the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve complex problems logically and systematically.
Four (4) years of progressively responsible administrative, professional, technical or other responsible work; experience in exercising judgment regarding real property values; paraprofessional or clerical experience in support of real property appraisers all of which demonstrated a high degree of analytical skill, knowledge of arithmetic and narrative report writing and the ability to meet and deal effectively with others.
Legal instruments affecting sale, lease, rent or exchange of public lands; Hawaiian land system; public land management principles and practices; State laws pertaining to public lands and real estate transactions; methods of determining ownership and clearance of title; land valuation; sources of information by which to determine best and highest use; physical characteristics of land, and land economics; basic principles and practices of public relations; general data processing systems and procedures.
Two and one-half (2-1/2) years progressively responsible experience which demonstrates knowledge of Hawaii land laws, real estate laws and terminology, real property appraisal process, various types of land titles and legal instruments affecting land transactions; and the ability to gather and analyze land transaction data, to prepare reports of findings, including conclusions and recommendations, and to meet and deal effectively with others.
Salary to commensurate with qualifications.