LAND RECORDS SUPERVISOR

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$76,252.80 - $116,438.40 Annually
Posted
Jan 05, 2021
Closes
Jan 16, 2021
Ref
0971-21A-CCT-HQ
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Position Information

NOTE: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you have already applied for this position, there is no need to re-apply unless you wish to update your application.

The Circuit Court of Arlington County is seeking a Land Records Supervisor to manage, assign and review the work of a team of four (4) employees in the Land Records Section. Additionally, this employee ensures that accurate recordation taxes and fees for each document are assessed and collected and that courteous, timely services are being delivered in accordance with the Legal Code of Virginia and the Rules of the Supreme Court.

The Land Records Section is responsible for recording and maintaining the record of documents affecting the title to real property located in Arlington County and the City of Falls Church, for more information please click here .

Specific duties include:
  • Maintaining expert knowledge of existing and new laws pertaining to land use, deeds and judgments and ensuring the policies comply with the Legal Code of Virginia and the Rules of the Supreme Court;
  • Ensuring that accurate recordation taxes and fees for each document are assessed and collected;
  • Ensuring that judgements and financing statements are recorded in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Verifying that indexing information for each document is accurate and complete;
  • Identifying and implementing improvements in operations to most effectively utilize staff and technology resources;
  • Working with land records system vendors, eRecording partners and the Department of Technology Services to identify and troubleshoot system, report or payment issues;
  • Assigning daily tasks such as front desk coverage, phone coverage and recording responsibility to ensure timely and efficient workflow within the office;
  • Providing ongoing feedback to the team and preparing annual evaluations;
  • Assisting the public and attorneys with general questions regarding public records, deeds and judgments;
  • Assisting users in operation of the public kiosks, microfilm and historical paper records;
  • Submitting grant applications for the restoration of historical deed books.


Selection Criteria

Minimums: Bachelor's Degree in related field plus considerable experience in land use law or banking, and experience supervising individuals and interacting with customers.

Desirables:Preference will be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
  • Law Degree;
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, terminology and legal statutes related to land use, deeds and judgments;
  • Proficiency performing and verifying complex fee calculations and attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and confidence utilizing technology daily to perform critical tasks; and/or
  • Considerable knowledge of the Legal Code of Virginia and the Rules of the Supreme Court.


Additional Information

Work Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Some nights/weekends hours necessary.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: www.arlingtonva.us/pers.

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.

01

What is your highest level of education?
  • High School/equivalent
  • Associate Degree in related field
  • Bachelor Degree in related field
  • Master's Degree in related field
  • Law Degree


02

How many years of experience in land use law or banking do you have?
  • None
  • Less than a year
  • 1 but less than 2 years
  • 2 but less than 3 years
  • 3 years or more


03

Please check ALL boxes which describe your experience as it relates to the desirable qualifications.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, terminology and legal statutes related to land use, deeds and judgments
  • Proficiency performing and verifying complex fee calculations and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and confidence utilizing technology daily to perform critical tasks
  • Higher education, preferably in Law
  • Considerable knowledge of the Legal Code of Virginia and the Rules of the Supreme Court
  • None of the above


04

Please use the space below to describe your experience in the following (if you do not have this experience, type N/A):
  • Working in legal record keeping and court procedures;
  • Working in direct contact with the public; and
  • Supervising the work of others.


Required Question

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