Real Estate Services Supervisor

City of Mesa
March 7, 2019
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Salary:  $63,772.29 - $92,976.00 Annually

Application Period:  3/8/2019 - Continuous

First review of applications will be Monday, March 18, 2019.

A Real Estate Services Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Real Estate Services Administrator in managing the property acquisition and property management functions of the Real Estate Services Group, including performing highly specialized, sensitive and high dollar real property acquisition work.  This position is a highly skilled technical and professional classification in which the incumbent directly supervises Real Estate Services Specialists.  Duties include:  supervising, planning, assigning, prioritizing, and evaluating the work of assigned staff; resolving concerns; and ensuring staff maintains project budgets and schedules, legal documents, and technical competencies in addition to keeping databases up-to-date for project reporting.  Develops and implements procedural and policy manuals as well as in-house training.  Analyzes the operational efficiency of the property acquisition function and determines training needs and procedural changes in consultation with the Real Estate Services Administrator.  Duties also include:  performing property acquisitions and management work whether by purchase, dedication, lease, or legal process; requesting and reviewing property appraisals, title reports, and other documents; negotiating acceptable compensations and agreements with property owners and potential lessees of City property, works directly with real estate staff and City Attorney staff on legal documents.  This class performs related duties as required.

This class is distinguished from the Real Estate Services Specialist II class by having full supervisory responsibility of the latter class and assisting the Real Estate Services Administrator in performing highly specialized, sensitive and high dollar real property acquisition work.  This class is supervised by the Real Estate Services Administrator and will serve as the Real Estate Service Administrator in their absence.  This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.

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Qualifications & Requirements:

  Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field.  Five or more years technical experience (preferably in public sector) in right-of-way acquisition and property acquisition, including escrow or title work, real estate or eminent domain law, legal descriptions, construction plans, and real property appraisal experience.  Some federal acquisition or relocation experience.

Special Requirement.  Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  Certification as a Senior Right-of-Way Agent by the International Right-of-Way Association (IRWA) is desirable.  Two years of supervisory experience is also preferred.  

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