STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B15

Class No. 2082

RIGHT OF WAY AGENT II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine (journey-level) land acquisition work. Work involves performing right-of-way acquisition and functional activities; performing appraisal reviews; and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws regulating highway, rail, or airport construction, improvement, or disposal of right-of-way assets. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Negotiates and explains the acquisition, lease, disposal, and/or relocation processes.

Implements and interprets departmental policies and procedures, and ensures compliance with applicable state and federal laws as they relate to right-of-way functional activities.

Prepares, processes, and maintains records, logs, and files.

Prepares progress and special reports.

Reviews utility adjustments, canal relocation agreements, and supporting materials; and makes recommendations.

Reviews final bills as submitted by utility companies, counties, and cities; and measures, calculates; and coordinates payment requests.

Determines ratio or percentage of adjustments eligible for state reimbursement based on property interests.

Monitors the removal, adjustment, or relocation of utilities.

Assists with clarifying, coding, and posting of property values and incidental charges.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in land acquisition, map reading, and planning work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in real estate, business administration, accounting, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of real estate laws, methods, principles, procedures, and terminology; of departmental policies and procedures; of state and federal laws pertaining to zoning, appraisal, ownership, transfer, and lease of real property; and of utility industry rules, regulations, and adjustment procedures.

Skill in the use of computers and related applications, and in analyzing data.

Ability to interpret maps, plans, and schematics; to maintain records; to disseminate technical information; to use estimates to determine feasibility of plans; to categorize adjustments and determine eligible costs; and to communicate effectively.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-17