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Clark County Public Works Real Property Agent III in Vancouver, Washington

Job Summary As a Real Property Agent, your primary function will be to acquire property for capital projects. This position is a specialist in right-of-way appraisal, appraisal review, acquisition and negotiations, relocation, and property management. You will communicate with property owners the scope of capital projects, impacts to property, and advise them of their rights under federal and state laws. We are currently looking to fill this position as a Real Property Agent III; however, this position could be under filled as a Real Property Agent II or Real Property Agent I. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Qualifications: The successful candidate will be hired as a Real Property Agent I, II, or III depending on their qualifications. Any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. Education and Experience: Real Property Agent I level: *Two years of experience in right of way related work such as appraisals, property sales, acquisition, property management, title examination, and condemnation procedures; or, *One-year college level or equivalent course work in real estate and one year of experience; or *Any combination of education and experience that would demonstrate the ability to perform this work. *Possession of valid motor vehicle operator’s license, or ability to obtain one prior to start date. *Possession of Notary Public status in State of Washington, or ability to obtain within three months of hire. Real Property Agent II level: *In addition to the requirements for a Real Property Agent I a Real Property Agent II will have: *Two years of experience equivalent to a Real Property Agent I with duties including analyzing property appraisals and appraisal reviews, negotiating with property owners for the acquisition of right of way and examining titles. *In depth knowledge of negotiation principles, procedure, and techniques. Real Property Agent III level: *In addition to the requirements for a Real Property Agent II a Real Property Agent III will have: *One year of experience at a level equivalent to a Real Property Agent II and at least three total years of experience acquiring right of way. *Senior Right-of-Way Agent designation of the International Right-of-Way Association or commenced structured program for obtaining it. *Completed International Right-of-Way Association Course 101 or the equivalent. *Professional designation by a major appraisal society. *Supervisory experience. An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: Salary Grade: Local 17 Engineers.210 ($31.73 - $40.50) per hour