Land Law Examiner

Reno, NV (I)Reno, NV (I)
Reno, NV (II)Reno, NV (II)

Nevada State Office

Start Date: June 3, 2018

End Date: August 18, 2018

Related Degrees: Business, Real Estate, Paralegal, Law, Pre-Law

Position Description: In the 11 weeks, the incumbent will learn complex legal land status determinations, decision writing using plain language, and how to handle answering administrative protests, appeals, contests, and hearing actions. The incumbent will have experience in explaining the mechanics of IBLA appeals process, adjudicating federal bonds according to current laws and regulations, issuing Federal Oil and Gas and Geothermal Competitive and Noncompetitive Leases and handling both pre and post lease actions(terminations, assignments, reinstatements, etc.).

The goal of this project is to expose the incumbent to the mining law program. The incumbent will assist the team in the heavy workload associated within the solid minerals program. Also the incumbent will gain exposure to the BLM mission by assisting team members with requests from the public.

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Nevada State Office

Start Date: June 3, 2018

End Date: August 18, 2018

Related DegreesBusiness, Real Estate, Paralegal, Law, Pre-Law, GIS, Natural Sciences, Physical Science, Engineering, Geology

Position Description: The incumbent will be assisting the staff of geologists, Petroleum Engineer, PET, and land law examiners to help create units for new geothermal leases and plants and issue new leases. The incumbent will assist the geologists and engineer in updating the AMFSS and GRASS database. Also the incumbent will assist the team of land law examiners in verifying that lands are available for leasing for the upcoming oil, gas and geothermal lease sales. Nevada has one of most active geothermal program in the Bureau.

In the 11 weeks, the incumbent will learn complex legal land status determinations, decision writing using plain language, and how to handle answering administrative protests, appeals, contests, and hearing actions. The incumbent will have experience in explaining the mechanics of IBLA appeals process, adjudicating federal bonds according to current laws and regulations, issuing Federal Oil and Gas and Geothermal Competitive and Noncompetitive Leases and handling both pre and post lease actions(terminations, assignments, reinstatements, etc).

The candidate chosen to work in this position will exude a professional demeanor, display initiative, play close attention to detail, and be able to work independently during the less busy workloads. The 11-week time frame will allow the candidate to determine if the skills and scope of work required for the position is aligned with their career goals. As well, Nevada will have the opportunity to determine if the candidate has the necessary skill set and enthusiasm to continue in the position, leading to a career path of a Land Law Examiner/Land Law Assistant/Legal Instrument Examiner.

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