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Property Management Team Manager - Metropolitan Water District - Los Angeles, CA - EXPIRED

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Company: Metropolitan Water District

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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of twenty-six cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan's mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan's facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five conventional water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.6 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.
The MWD's Real Property Group currently has one opening for a Property Management Team Manager in the Facility Management Unit at our Headquarters Building in Los Angeles, California.

Real Property actively engages with peers and partners to apply strategic approaches for the acquisition, management and protection of real property assets; provides timely response and premier quality deliverables.

This management position is responsible for the coordination and the technical oversight of Metropolitan's real property management and sale of surplus property; the formulation of comprehensive maintenance costs associated with managing large properties to reflect Metropolitan's ownership; the creation, monitoring and managing of deeds, sales agreements, leases, licenses, permits, easements, appraisal reports, and cost studies.

Common job duties for team managers:
1. Supervises staff including selection, assignment and monitoring of work, coaching, mentoring, counseling, and performance assessment; determines priorities and aligns work load; reviews work for thoroughness, adherence to applicable standards, constructability, and accuracy; assesses employees' competencies and develops training plans; trains subordinates in applicable techniques and methodologies; and ensures staff compliance with applicable health and safety standards and requirements.

2. Provides general administration of the organization including establishing and tracking organizational goals and objectives; analyzes organizational activities and prepares reports; develops and monitors the budget; evaluates resource needs and prepares staffing and consulting requests; provides input re: policy and procedures; and reviews and approves time, reimbursement requests, and purchases.

3. Leads staff in development of organizational vision, strategies, goals, and objectives for customer support and service; plans, develops, and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving organizational goals; and reviews and reports on status of all organizational activities.

4. Meets with key customers to work on projects and initiatives and supports applicable customer satisfaction feedback mechanisms.

5. Performs other related duties as required.

Job duties specific to this position:
1. Manages the daily operations of the Property Management Team including coordinating inquiries for secondary uses of Metropolitan's real property through other groups; soliciting leasing of property; preparing transaction analysis and property rights research; administering leases and semi-annual inspections for lease compliance; maintaining real property inventory; and ensuring transactions do not compromise Metropolitan's infrastructure.

2. Manages professional services and consultants; prepares scope of work in Requests for Proposal; evaluates and selects consultants for professional services; prepares and negotiates agreement with consultants; administers and tracks consultant performance; and audits work for compliance and approves contracted work.

3. Reviews prepared documents including leases, licenses, entry permits, easement deeds, quitclaim deeds, and grant deeds to public and private entities for legal compliance; and processes disclosures for County Possessory Interest Taxes.

4. Manages and supervises the processes of the sale surplus property; identifies and monitors potential surplus property; obtains Board approval to declare property as surplus; prepares property marketing plans; and solicits sale of property and processes escrows.

5. Meets with managers of other groups to coordinate projects; and negotiates with potential buyers and lessees.

6. Oversees the technical work of the team.

7. Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university majoring in real estate, business administration, engineering, or a related field and ten years of progressively responsible real estate and/or property management experience, of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory, or lead capacity; OR a master's degree from an accredited college or university and eight years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory, or lead capacity.

Required Knowledge of (common for team managers):
Management and supervisory methods and techniques; principles of organizational and strategic planning; team building; personnel and general disciplinary policies and practices; relevant federal, state, and local laws; principles of budgeting, cost monitoring, and accounting; project management including planning, scheduling, and costing; report writing; performance measurement tools and metrics; policies and procedures related to procurement, contract administration, and other business activities;.

Required Knowledge of (specific to this position):
Principles of real estate law, principles and practices of real estate management; real estate market analysis and finance; environmental processes as they pertain to real estate; urban land development; and negotiation techniques.

Required Skills and Abilities to (common for team managers):
Lead a diverse work force; resolve organizational and resource problems; perform financial analysis; plan, organize, and evaluate the work of subordinates and/or project team members; mentor, develop, and motivate staff; determine training needs of staff; review work products for detail and adherence to guidelines; encourage and facilitate cooperation; establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all levels within the organization, other agencies, regulatory agencies, special interest groups, and the public; use business and project management applications and methodologies; communicate orally and in writing on administrative and technical topics; negotiate and build consensus; exercise judgment and discretion; devise long-term planning strategies; prepare reports and presentations for all levels of management; interpret and analyze results; interpret policies, rules, and regulations relative to the section and group; and represent Metropolitan on various business transactions as needed.

Required Skills and Abilities to (specific to this position):
Review work products for adherence to real estate laws and Metropolitan policy; and use business and real estate applications.

Required at time of application
* Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent that allows you to drive in the course of your employment

In addition to the driver license requirement, employees in this position are required to have and maintain one of the following certifications, licenses, or registrations:
* Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation with the CCIM Institute; or
* California State Licensed Real Estate Broker; or
* Senior Right-of-Way Agent (SRWA) designation with the International Right-of-Way Association; or
* California State License Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or may be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: Light

Work Environment: Primarily an indoor work environment typical of an office setting. The work environment may include some exposure to outside elements. May travel to various sites requiring overnight stay.

Schedule: 9/80 Monday through Friday with alternating Fridays off
* Competitive compensation
* Excellent medical, dental, life, vision
* Retirement plans, including pension plan and 401k
* Tuition reimbursement
* Training and advancement opportunities
* Excellent working environment
* Public transportation reimbursements and van pools
* On-site fitness center
* Hub of public transportation: Rail, subway, buses and taxis

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: http://www.mwdh2o.com/PDF_Careers/benefits.pdf

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. To receive a copy of the complete job description, please send an email to jobs@mwdh2o.com.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email jobs@mwdh2o.com.

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