Job Detail

Organization: Lake County Forest Preserves
Title: Land Use Administrator
Location: Libertyville, IL USA

Posted: 2023-08-02
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

The Land Use Administrator supports the District’s land acquisition program, and performs technical tasks related to land use Permits, Licenses and Easements. Monitors terms of agreements to ensure compliance by all parties, and conducts research on various real estate issues, including the physical and legal status of property. Prepares documents including recommendations, ordinances and policy direction for committee and Board. Prepares maps relating to land use agreements and creates map data from legal descriptions using ArcGIS software. This position performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.

Associates’ Degree in real estate, general education, business, geography, environmental science, or related field. Working knowledge of real estate transactions and terminology. Two years’ professional experience with ESRI GIS software, including familiarity with Coordinate Geography (COGO) tools in GIS. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including the ability to prepare presentations, reports and exhibits. Ability to set priorities and function effectively in a fast-paced office environment. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality at the highest level in the organization. Possess valid driver’s license.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.
Interest in employment with the Forest Preserve can be expressed by submitting an application online at Positions are open until filled.

The Lake County Forest Preserves offers an excellent work environment as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, IMRF pension plan, and paid vacation, personal, and sick leave.
As principal guardian of Lake County’s open spaces and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 31,000 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 209 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan, and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.

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