Responsible for all real property right transactions as needed. Specific duties include managing customer encroachment and release of easement requests; department support for customer co-location requests and engineering easement requests; construction and maintenance damage settlements; and distribution and transmission obstruction and clearance issues. Other duties include assignments and projects pertaining to real property right transactions paying particular attention to detail while meeting project deadlines, following established Land Management Policies and Processes and the appropriate record retention schedules. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.
Negotiates, coordinates, and prepares all necessary easement and/or contract documentation needed to establish appropriate legal rights for placement of distribution and/or transmission projects including surveys, exhibits, and real property legal descriptions using GIS/CAD and other comparable land base programs.
Identifies potential real property related damages due to placement of facilities for distribution related projects and communicates to appropriate staff.
Manages distribution and transmission related functions of the department including review of engineering design, public records of real property interest encumbrances, and other use restrictions impacting proposed projects.
Manages outreach efforts to resolve obstructions within established easement areas and prepare appropriate documentation necessary.
Manages outreach efforts for requested release of easement needs and prepare appropriate documentation necessary.
Reviews all filed building permits for potential obstructions or clearance violations.
Reviews real property land records for accuracy and coordinates with peer departments for appropriate entry into the land base.
Administers cellular communication tower license agreements by tracking income, certificate of insurance requirements, and renewals.
Coordinates efforts for real property related damages caused by construction and maintenance activities.
Provides staff support for appraisal review and negotiations on right-of-way acquisition and eminent domain process.
Maintains general awareness of elements and conditions effecting the local real estate market including future land use changes and trends.
Accountability – Seeking a candidate who holds self and others responsible for goals, outcomes, deadlines, and objectives and follows through on commitments. Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes and uses them as opportunities for learning and development.
Initiative – The individual in this position takes action on his/her own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others; does more than is expected or asked.
Customer Focus – The successful candidate puts customers, both internal and external, at the center of business decisions in order to identify and respond to current and future customer needs. Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.
Critical and Analytical Thinking – The ideal candidate in this role uses logical thought processes to analyze information and draw conclusions. Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations.
Job Technical Skills – Seeking a candidate who keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, and
Six years of real property appraisal or right-of-way experience, or
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver’s license
Certified general real property appraiser preferred