Washington State Department of Transportation Leasing Specialist - Property & Acquisition Specialist 3 in Tumwater, Washington

*The salary listed for this position includes the Legislative approved general wage increase of 2% effective January 1, 2019* The Opportunity: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is seeking a talented and responsible real estate professional to serve as the Leasing Specialist within the Real Estate Services office in Tumwater . This position will assist with leasing and disposal questions, advise customers regarding leasing and disposal transactions, route necessary reviews and develop leases. These tasks will involve working with region staff in multiple disciplines, HQ Real Estate Services (HQ RES), the Attorney General's Office (AGO) and Federal Highways Administration (FHWA). It is crucial the selected candidate understand laws and federal regulations related to leasing and disposal. At WSDOT, we value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT ? This position will perform the following work: Initiate, review, and perform property management functions related to leasing and disposal. Develop leases and all terms and conditions. Inspect leased properties throughout the Region and document the status of each property prior and during the lease. Determine current fair market rent for non-complex properties. Serve as a liaison between the potential lessee, FHWA, the Attorney General's Office, and HQ personnel. Conduct negotiations with the potential lessee on behalf of the department and finalize transactions. Update the Parcel Inventory Tracking System. Record legal documents as appropriate for use of state-owned property by lessee. Analyze complex issues, assess risk, and determine leasing issue solutions. Utilize computer software in order to perform complex word processing, data entry, prepare spreadsheets that will be used to track progress or perform analysis. Prepare legal descriptions & exhibits for lease of real property. Other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have: Six (6) years of experience in real estate related fields or property management activities. Years of experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. Knowledge Federal Regulations; the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act; the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington State Administrative Code (WAC) relating to leasing and disposal; and the WSDOT Right of Way Manual. Understanding of highway access control requirements and appropriate lease language. The ability to read, understand, and interpret technical and highly specialized written material and convey that information to technical and non-technical staff and the public. A valid driver's license with the ability to travel statewide for extended periods of time. The ability to obtain a Washington Notary Public. How to Apply: Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please click on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2287166/leasing-specialist-property-acquisition-specialist-3 . If you have not done so previously, you will need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this posit