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Realty Specialist

Job Title

Realty Specialist

Department

Department of the Interior

Agency

Bureau of Land Management

Description

A Bureau Realty Specialist is responsible for the acquisition, disposal, and/or management of real property assets, and in the investigation and resolution of the most complex and involved problems having possible economic, social, or political impact upon the Bureau, the Agency, other agencies, the community and/or the environment.

Do you ever wonder why telephone lines and power lines cross where they do, or why some lands are owned by private individuals and others by the public? If so, you might like to become a realty specialist. A BLM realty specialist helps to provide use of public land through rights-of-way, leases, easements and permits. Lands are also patented (ownership is transferred) through sales and exchanges. A realty specialist gathers information about many uses of the public lands, such as wildlife, range, recreation, minerals, etc., and evaluates how these uses would be affected by a proposed action such as granting a right-of-way or exchanging lands. As part of his or her job, a realty specialist may work with the public, members of Congress, commercial land users, and others on issues related to public land use or disposal, land ownership, access, property boundary surveys, and public land titles and records. A college degree is not required to become a realty specialist; however, college courses in business, real estate, English, and natural resources are recommended. High school courses in English, speech, math, and earth sciences are also helpful to anyone considering a career as a realty specialist. (Information Courtesy BLM)

Qualifications/Education

Previous experience in Real Estate is pretty much required. Experience in commercial real estate, ie office space, warehouses, etc., will put you at an advantage over other candidates.

Pay

For the 2010 Fiscal Year this is projected to be between $72,465.00 and $ 94,200.00. Congress is still debating the pay increase. The salary may vary based on the locality of the position.

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    smooothie64

    almost 5 years ago

    4 comments

    Stanley S. Gilbert
    287 Woodcrest Drive
    East Hartford, CT 06118 (860) 978-0373
    Email: stanleygilbert@att.net

    Objective Sales/Marketing/Management Position in growing company seeking financial success
    Education

    Awards & Training Army National Guard-1997-2003
    United States Navy-Seamanship Specialist
    City College of Chicago- English- Associates Degree

    • Total Quality Award - Air touch Paging
    • Core Selling Skills-Certified Sales Training
    • Sales Top Performer
    Work Experience
    Merchants Solutions L.L.C (Tele Phone Rep)
    Rocky Hill, CT
    5/4/2009 – Current
    Calling small business and offering solutions

    Oak leaf Waste Management L.L.C /The Home Depot
    Telesales Rep (A Inbound Call Center)
    06/29/07-10/2008, East Hartford, CT
    • Selling environmental goods to contractors and national
    homeowners
    • Providing a good customer service and great Home Depot
    Experience

    FJB Associates (Field Marketing Manager)
    6/05-6/07 , Middletown, CT
    State of Connecticut Field Marketing Operations
    • Manages Field Promoters In BJS Wholesale Clubs
    • Train and hire new employees
    • Directs and empowers employees to achieve company goal utilizing marketing strategies.

    Verizon Wireless (Continuity Marketing Operations)
    1/90-11/05, Meriden, CT
    • Expanded sales to include mass markets accounts
    • Provided technical assistance to existing customers utilizing equipment and services
    • Trained employees in the Sales Department

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    betch5

    almost 6 years ago

    10 comments

    I would like to see more jobs for Retired Military and the skills they learn while in. I am a Retired Boatswainsmate and I have not see any jobs with my skills.

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    Socorrob6e

    about 5 years ago

    14 comments

    I would love to be able to apply for this job. Does anyone have any hints as to where I would go to do so?

    Socorroc@rocketmail.com

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    Hal_Nelson

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    excellent writing and verbal skills
    ability to absorb information quickly and accurately
    excellent relationships with co-workers
    honesty and intergrity

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    rrmartinez

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I am interested in this position. I held a real estate license from 1982 to 1985. I would like to post a resume and the site i am viewing will not allow me to. my email address is rrmartinez.56@gmail.com please contact me so I may submit a resume.

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