Right of Way Agent

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Posted 1 year ago
  • Contact the owners of interests in land regarding the acquisition of real property rights, amendments of rights, notifications of entry, settlement of claims and other matters.
  • Responsible for purchasing property by negotiating with the property owners, analyzing property appraisals and making recommendations to the client using real estate practices, legal concepts, governmental standards and regulations.
  • Represent the client in complex negotiations with property owners and attorneys.
  • Responsible for recommending to the client whether a reasonable compromise is likely and further negotiations should be pursued or whether to pursue condemnation litigation.
  • Responsible for recommending payment increases to the client if the property owner has a legitimate basis for seeking a substantially higher amount.
  • Responsible for estimating areas of potential damage in advance of construction and accumulate information as to damages occurring during construction.
  • Responsible for preparing lawsuit packages for condemnation proceedings, assisting the client’s attorney and serving as an expert witness in mediation or trial if the negotiation process fails.
  • Capable of working unsupervised in a variety of roles.
  • Well qualified in a specialized area such as land title, legal descriptions, regulatory matters or acquisition that they are selected to work only in this area of special expertise.
  • May be responsible for Right of Way operations and maintenance.

ACCOUNTABILITY: This position is responsible for working with all office staff, ensuring a healthy work environment and the satisfaction of all staff. Must be able to work effectively and professionally with office staff, the client and landowners

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have 3 years of land acquisition experience.
  • Must have 2 years of full due diligence and title experience.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 3 years of Right of Way acquisition experience.
  • Experience in interpretation of documents and in the use of all of the tools required in the Right of Way field.
  • Extensive acquisition experience.
  • Broad array of knowledge in all phases of Right of Way.
  • Understanding of environmental issues.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Land Acquisition: 3 years (Required)
  • Due Diligence: 2 years (Required)
  • Right of Way: 3 years (Required)

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