Description of Work
This position is responsible for acquiring real property for Highway Construction. Responsibilities include contacting property owners of real property to be acquired, explaining plans, describing real property to be acquired, making monetary offers based on appraisal and damages, and explaining how the appraisal offer amount was determined.
It will be the responsibility of the Real Property Agent to prepare deeds and easement agreements for the acquisition of right of way on highway projects and secondary roads. This position will handle relocation assistance of a highway project by assisting displaced residential and business displacees in moving and relocating off the proposed right of way. The employee will assist in moving personal property including signs, billboards, and other items that are associated with the clearing of the project. The position will assist individuals in locating, purchasing and/or renting replacement property.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:
Experience in composing written communication effectively with different audiences
Experience in managing multiple priorities within specified time requirements
Experience performing work-related task/duties independently or with limited supervision
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Experience reading and interpreting design documents, legal documents, business documents or construction plans
The chosen applicant must be able to advise property owners/tenants of their rights and how they will be affected by the project; must be able to interpret highway right of way and construction plans, including cross-sections, typical sections of profiles and prepare legal instruments of conveyance describing areas of right of way to be acquired. The chosen applicant must also be able to interpret and convey to the public the requirements of federal & state regulations regarding the Uniform Relocation Act.
Night and weekend work may be necessary. The chosen applicant must obtain a North Carolina Notary Certification within 3 months of employment.
Must be able to obtain a valid NC Driver License. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Real Estate or related field (i.e., Civil or Structural Engineering, Architecture) from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in the general real estate field; or high school graduation and seven years of experience in the general real estate field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept "See Attached" or "See Resume" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted. For additional information, contact Susan Chappell at 828-250-3000.
State Of North Carolina