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LRRP10-12159-Lands Coordinator-Cheyenne

SALARY:$4,839.86 - $6,236.95 Monthly

Open Until Filled 


Review all appraisals and appraisal waivers, and real estate agreements, to assure that the acquisition, disposition, and administration of real property rights achieve the biological and access objectives for the benefit of wildlife, wildlife habitat and the public while insuring compliance with State, Federal, Game and Fish Commission, Fiscal, and Department constraints.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
  • Gathers property rights data, including comparable sales, improvement costs and income details to make value determinations.
  • Analyzes appraisal reports to determine validity of contract appraiser's methods and value opinions.
  • Hire and supervise contractors for third party appraisals and other services such as property title research and property inspections.
  • Insure appraisals and reviews meet standards required by Internal Revenue Service, Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice, Uniform Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, and others.
  • Maintain an electronic spatial system and permanent record system for the purpose of sharing Commission-owned property right's information with the Department, OSLI, USFWS, and other agencies. Review the records to insure completeness, accuracy and adequacy to defend ownership.
  • Negotiates contracts with landowners for the acquisition of property or property rights, coordinate meetings with landowners, agency personnel, personnel from other agencies, and with non-governmental organizations; compile property value data and property title information for meetings; complete legal documents and maps for discussions.
  • Write purchase/sale agreements, leases, warranty deeds, quitclaim deeds, special use permits, easements, and other legal documents.
  • Inspect property under consideration for property rights acquisition and establish baselines for acquisition evaluation and future monitoring.
  • Monitor property rights for compliance with easement or deed terms, IRS and other funding partner requirements, and for unauthorized uses and encroachments.
  • Communicate details of property rights projects with landowners, agency personnel, other agencies, non-governmental organizations, and others.
  • Coordinate meetings and prepare information packets for distribution.
  • Perform training within the Department and the Lands Branch
  • In areas of expertise including new appraisers, eminent domain law, water right law, real estate law, and the use of the land inventory system.
  • Identify grant sources and write grant proposals for property right acquisition; contract appraisers/inspectors and review appraisals/inspections required for grants; provide grant reports to granting agency administrators; coordinate partner grant requests with agency personnel.
  • Respond to inquiries for property rights information from the public and others; present property rights projects and general proposal at various meetings and other group settings.


Preference will be given to individuals with work experience in fish and wildlife management, as well as work experience in land acquisition, disposal and management of real property rights.

**Agency requires that the successful candidate have a valid driver's license.


  • Knowledge of subject matter related to farm loan and land management procedure and administration, including an in-depth knowledge of applicable rules and regulations and State statutes.
  • Knowledge of mapping and spatial technologies.
  • Knowledge related to appraisals, deed documents, title work, credit analysis, foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings, loan servicing and lending protocol.
  • Knowledge of Eminent Domain Law, Water Right Law, Real Estate Law, agricultural and business practices, reading engineering plans, mapping, zoning regulations, building codes, subdivision laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of method, techniques, principles and practices of real estate and property and mineral products appraisal.


Bachelor's Degree

1-2 years of progressive work experience in (typically in Appraisal) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Appraiser Supervisor

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified General Appraiser license required

Education & Experience Substitution:
4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Appraisal) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Appraiser Supervisor

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified General Appraiser license required


  • Statewide travel is required.


  • FLSA: Exempt
  • Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment.

040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Services Division

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Dept. of Admin. & Information-Human Resource Div.
2001 Capitol Ave. Emerson Bldg. Rm 127
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Fax: (307) 777-6562

Class Code #LRRP10
Job # 12159

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.