STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B23

Class No. 2090

RIGHT OF WAY AGENT VI

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) land acquisition work. Work involves planning and directing right-of-way acquisition and functional activities; overseeing appraisal reviews; and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws regulating highway, rail, or airport construction, improvement, or disposal of right-of-way assets. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Directs the acquisition, leasing, disposal, abandonment, and/or exchange of property.

Directs the preparation, processing, maintenance, and auditing of contracts, plans, specifications, and billing requests.

Oversees the disposal of surplus real property, acquisition of building sites, and maintenance of records.

Oversees the review and analysis of legal or technical documents.

Oversees work activities between state and federal agencies, utility and title companies, and other entities having an interest in the property.

Develops, implements, and interprets policies and procedures, and ensures compliance with applicable state and federal laws.

Consults with planning, design, project management, surveying, and environmental personnel to identify and resolve right-of-way impacts.

Monitors the removal, adjustment, or relocation of utilities.

Researches problems and coordinates solutions.

May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in land acquisition 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 right-of-way negotiations, relocations, appraisals, acquisitions, and utility industry rules, regulations, and adjustment procedures; of real estate laws, methods, principles, procedures, and terminology; and of zoning, appraisal, ownership, transfer, and lease of real property.

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

Ability to research problems; to understand legal terminology; to negotiate and coordinate solutions; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.


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Revised 9-1-17