Abstractor Ix

State of Hawaii
HI SOH Dept. of Land & Natural Resources, 1151 Punchbowl St, Honolulu, HI 96813, United States


Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 24-0066

Salary: $5,099 to $6,455 per month (SR-21, Step C to I)

This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy, and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.

This continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.  The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the State of Hawaii's Civil Service Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.

Duties Summary

The Abstractor IX serves as head of a document review section in Land Court registration; examines conveyancing instruments and other documents, and issues Certificates of Title and memoranda of encumbrances; and performs other related duties as assigned.

A position at this level makes final independent judgment and decisions on the issuance of Certificates of Title and the making of memoranda of encumbrances which are conclusive as to all matters contained therein.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Legal Authorization to Work:

The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

General Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible work experience involving one or a combination of the following: a) preparing; b) reviewing; or c) extracting information from legal documents and/or records dealing with real property ownership or transactions.

Specialized Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience involved in the examining and analyzing of real property ownership records and documents to determine and evidence title to real property.

At least one year of Specialized Experience above must be comparable to the Abstractor VI level.  
The Abstractor VI examines land titles by searching public records, examining legal documents, and summarizing and recording pertinent information from these documents that are essential to determining ownership and condition of title to land subject to acquisition by the State; prepares worksheets showing the history of the title and all encumbrances, restrictions and covenants affecting the titles; reviews land transaction documents for purposes of indexing information reflecting changes in land ownership or land titles; and performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Experience: Two (2) years of supervisory work experience which included: 1) planning, organizing, scheduling, and directing the work of others, 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult work problems; 4) training and developing subordinates; and 5) evaluating their work performance.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply.

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