EASEMENT CLERK (PART TIME)

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SALARY RANGE: $20.69 - 25.87 PER HOUR

LOCATION: FOUR LAKES OFFICE - 10110 W HALLETT RD., SPOKANE, WA 99224

HOURS: PART TIME - APPROXIMATELY 20 HOURS PER WEEK

REPORTS TO: ENGINEERING MANAGER

FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

UNION STATUS: NON-UNION

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

PURPOSE OF POSITION

This position provides support to the real estate specialist in maintaining and filing easements for Inland Power. Inland Power & Light Co. has acquired thousands of right-of-way easements over the course of its 80-year history.  The organization and recording of these easements has become a priority. This position will provide administrative support to the operations department for completing the easement project.

CORE COMPETENCIES

1. Quality Work: Produce thorough, high-quality work with minimal errors. Seek feedback, make corrections as needed. Identify problems and solve them. Strive to improve processes. Work collaboratively with all departments and co-workers to implement systematic changes.

2. Productivity: Complete assigned work in a timely fashion. Utilize slow periods productively. Produce amount and volume at expected speed.

3. Technical Skills/Job Knowledge: Demonstrate high level of understanding of technical skills in area of expertise, technology, products and/or processes involved. Duly perform assigned duties. Keep current on changes and be competent with all technology necessary to perform job.

4. Communication: Clearly convey oral and written communication. Keep others informed of activities and problems in timely manner. Listen well; respond appropriately and respectfully.

5. Teamwork/Ability to Work with Others: Demonstrate ability to work in a positive manner with co-workers and/or members with differing backgrounds, opinions, capabilities, etc. Willingly share skills, competencies, and knowledge with others. Establish and maintain strong, effective working relationships. Contribute effectively to group efforts. Promote harmony; agree to disagree without damaging relationships.

6. Accountability: Maintain excellent attendance and provide additional assistance after normal working hours when needed. Be reliable, prepared and accept responsibility for work and actions.

7. Integrity: Demonstrate honesty, high ethical standards, and respect for all co-workers, board of trustees and membership.

8. Professionalism: Address internal and external members with courtesy and respect. Dress in work attire appropriate to the position. Communicate business information in a timely fashion, using means of communication appropriate to the situation.

9. Support of Cooperative Goals: Support cooperative goals and adhere to all policies and procedures. Contribute effectively in support of the cooperative.

10. Problem-Solving: Use sound logic and methodology to solve problems. Explore multiple sources for answers, as required. Be able to identify hidden problems and propose solutions.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the real estate specialist with right-of-way easement organization.
     

  2. Maintain a filing system in various degrees of completion. This includes digital and hard copies.
     

  3. Digitally scan easements and correct as required within the scanning database.
     

  4. Become proficient within the cooperative’s mapping system.
     

  5. Keep progress records on status of easement project.
     

  6. Learn the fundamentals of electric utility easements and property legal descriptions. 
     

  7. Other job duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or equivalent required.

  2. Competency in Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Outlook) and the ability to learn other software applications.

  3. Excellent oral and writing skills required.

  4. Detail oriented.

  5. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
     

Preferred Job Qualifications

  1. Previous utility experience.

  2. Knowledge of rural electrification and cooperative programs.

  3. Must be able to work and communicate effectively with the operations and engineering departments’ personnel to ensure the efficiency of the duties required by all personnel in the departments

  4. Must be flexible, organized, creative, and a self-starter, with the ability to assess and solve problems.
     

Occupational/Technical Skills

  1. Proficient computer skills including Word processing and Excel spreadsheets.

  2. Knowledge of real estate or land services.

Administrative Skills

  1. Ability to analyze and resolve situations and problems.

  2. Ability to organize work, set priorities and meet critical deadlines with a minimum amount of direction.

  3. Ability to use techniques of effective time management.

  4. Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects.

  5. Ability to process paperwork effectively.

  6. Ability to use a computer terminal to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data.

 

Work Environment

  1. Most work shall be performed in an office setting, with some field work required when obtaining necessary information from outside firms and agencies. Some work may be performed outdoors under various conditions of weather and terrain.

  2. Job requires climbing stairs to mezzanine.

  3. Occasionally bending, squatting and lifting boxes to 20 lbs.

  4. Use of office machines, including computer monitor, keyboard, mouse and related peripheral devices.

The easement clerk shall have full authority to carry out these duties and responsibilities in conformity with established policies and procedures and shall utilize time in such a way as to fulfill the objectives of this position and the cooperative.

APPLICATION PROCESS

If your credentials and interest match this job, please submit your application packet to: hr@inlandpower.com or mail it to: Inland Power & Light Company, 10110 W. Hallett Rd., Spokane WA 99224-7435, Attn: Human Resources.

Your completed packet should include:

  • Completed application 

  • Cover letter

  • Résumé 

  • Writing sample of your work 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMITMENT

Inland Power and Light is committed to equal employment opportunity for all. Just as our commitment to quality motivates us to go the extra mile, we cooperate with the civil rights agencies in government in an effort to ensure equal opportunity in employment through an Affirmative Action Plan. To assure full implementation of this equal employment policy, we will take steps to assure that persons are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age, disability or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

Inland Power will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified person with a disability in the job application, interview process and to perform the essential functions of the job whenever possible. Please contact the HR department at Inland Power if you would like assistance.

CONTACT

509-747-7151

800-747-7151 Toll Free

ADDRESS

10110 W. Hallett Road
Spokane, WA 99224

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HOURS

M - Th: 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
F - S: Closed

BILLING

Inland Power & Light
PO Box B
Spokane WA 99219

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