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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Real Estate Representative II (Full-Time District Temporary) position requires intermediate level experience and the typical duties include, but are not limited to the following: Assisting with the research and analysis of real property histories, title reports, and documentation including official records within other agencies; Assisting with the negotiations for the acquisition of real property rights and other property interests for water storage and conveyance facilities, treatment plant sites, pipelines, and related projects; Assisting with the production of high quality technical documents such as deeds, easements, leases and other similar legal documents suitable for recordation or other use by private property owners or agencies; Assisting with the preparation and maintenance of records and reports pertaining to Metropolitan’s property negotiations and other associated activities; Effectively communicating with internal and external stakeholders (such as Metropolitan’s Property Review Council, member agencies, cities, and other public and private entities and individuals) both orally and in writing, including the preparation of written reports, correspondence, and various real estate and transactional documents; Assisting with the coordination of surplus property dispositions pursuant to both State and Metropolitan Administrative Codes and procedures, such as the Surplus Lands Act.
Applicants at this level must have an understanding of real estate principles for public agency right-of-way acquisition, negotiations, and standards of practice. The successful applicant must also understand and adhere to ethical standards for the right-of-way profession.
The following experience and designations are not required, but desirable: work experience with a public or quasi-public agency in the areas of real property rights acquisition, surplus property marketing and sales, and administration of relocation assistance benefits; a California real estate sales license; a designation from the International Right of Way Association; and work experience in real estate title, escrow, or real estate law.
The Real Estate Representative II (Full-Time District Temporary) position is on the Acquisition and Disposition Team in the Real Property Group at the Headquarters of Metropolitan Water District in Los Angeles.
Schedule: 9/80, Monday through Friday with every other Friday off
Dates/Length of Assignment: Six-month initial term with two subsequent 6-month term options (18 months Total).
This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
To view the full job description click here: Real Estate Representative II
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (in real estate, public administration, business administration, marketing, management, or a related field,) and two years of relevant experience; of which two years must have been at the Real Estate Representative I level (or higher).
Relevant experience is defined as assisting with acquisition and negotiations of public agency real estate transactions.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:
Licenses: Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent that allows you to drive in the course of your employment is required at time of application
JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
25% - Technical Skills & Knowledge in public agency real estate
20% - Job Preparation (Education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
15% - Decision Making / Organizational / Analytical Skills
10% - Interpersonal Skills
10% - Teamwork
10% - Oral Communication Skills
10% - Written Communication Skills
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical plans
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Training opportunities
• On-site fitness center
• Excellent working environment
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools
For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Temporary Full Time Employee
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 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 water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.
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 [email protected].
MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.
Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).