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Paralegal Project Specialist

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Company Arizona State Land Department Location Phoenix, AZ, United States

Public Interest

Legal Staff

Min 2 yrs required



Nov 07, 2022

Feb 20, 2023

Sep 05, 2022


Paralegal Project Specialist
The candidate will have accurate and timely preparation of a variety of documentation, including commercial lease instruments, certificate of purchase contracts, patent deeds, and other related documents. Accurate and timely maintenance of Division records and files. Assists in the screening/handling of Division calls and visitors. Processes low to mid-level complex files related to land sales and commercial leases; make recommendations relative to land disposition alternatives and specific elements of each disposition; and coordinates and attends meetings with lessees/applicants, State Land Department staff, and other agencies and organizations. Responds to all phone, e-mail, and written inquiries regarding policies and procedures for land sale and commercial lease applications. Applies the principles, theories, and concepts of the Arizona Management System by actively participating in group huddles and electronic huddle board updates; continually identifying areas for process and quality improvement; and adhering to established standard work and procedures. All other relevant duties as assigned. Principles and practices of commercial real estate analysis and disposition; land use planning and management; and associated laws, rules, and regulations. Practices and procedures used in property management. Methodology and documentation associated with the acquisition of property, including thorough knowledge of negotiation proceedings. Principles of project management and coordination. Purchase contracts; evaluation and execution of commercial leases; and commercial and residential construction. Financial analysis and discounted cash flow. Basic knowledge of American Land Title Association (ALTA) surveys, Environmental Site Assessment reports, property appraisals, rights of way easements, and the interpretation of engineering and/or delineation drawings. Advanced verbal and written communication. Location and selection of the most appropriate guidelines for frequent and variable circumstances. Advanced organizational proficiency in coordinating the activities and efforts of land disposition agents. Negotiation techniques to obtain support, cooperation, and timely action or change from involved parties. Establishing and assessing program objectives and performance goals. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with various levels of government, business officials, and the general public. Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Should have established performance goals and assess progress toward their achievement. Write detailed reports, maintain records, and manage multiple tasks concurrently. Determine the effects of multi-disciplined uses and damage to State Trust land real property values. Read and interpret legal descriptions and map orientation, on hard copy and electronic documentation, as well as in the field. Exercise appropriate personal judgment within the guidelines of recognized laws, rules, procedures, and policies affecting the overall management of State Trust lands. Should have 2 years of progressively responsible exp. w/commercial lease contracts, agency rules/regulations, legal descriptions, and natural resources disciplines. A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Real Estate, Business Admin, Urban Planning, Public Admin, or related field; experience in commercial RE transactions, real estate mgmt, and/or comparable. AZ RE license and Paralegal Certification preferred. Should have prior to or after interviews, candidates may be subject to a pre-employment skills assessment. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arizona State Land Department
1616 West Adams
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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