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Senior Real Estate Representative - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA - EXPIRED

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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This Senior Real Estate Representative position will be responsible for leading and conducting difficult, technical, and complex right of way planning and real estate transactions in support of Metropolitan’s water supply, conveyance, storage, and infrastructure protection projects. The Senior Real Estate Representative acts as a project manager; Acquires property and right-of-way; Coordinates surplus property dispositions and the relocation of property owners; Prepares/reviews/performs inspections, appraisals, cost studies, market trends, and research/analysis of property records and rights, legal descriptions, encumbrances and title issues; Makes recommendations to management and Board members regarding real property actions; Develops high quality technical documents and trial documentation, and provides witness testimony for legal actions when necessary.

This Senior Real Estate Representative will also train and lead other real estate classifications in performing a variety of specific assignments related to the right-of-way acquisition. Applicants at this level must understand real estate principles for public agency right-of-way acquisition, negotiations, appraisals, and standards of practice. The successful applicant must also understand and adhere to ethical standards for the right-of-way profession.

Schedule: 9/80, Monday through Friday with every other Friday off

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: Senior Real Estate Representative



Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and six years of relevant experience of which two years must have been at the Real Estate Representative III level; Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and four years of relevant experience; of which two years must have been at the Real Estate Representative III level.

Relevant experience is defined as a combination of real estate transactional experience in right of way negotiation and acquisition of real property rights; appraisal valuation; relocation; title; encumbrances; eminent domain; easements; real estate market analysis; and/or project management.


Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:


  • Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive in the course of your employment

Job-Related Selection Criteria:

25% - Job Preparation (Education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
20% - Technical Skills & Knowledge in public agency real estate
15% - Decision Making / Organizational / Analytical Skills
10% - Interpersonal Skills
10% - Teamwork
10% - Written Communication Skills
10% - Oral Communication Skills
100% Total



  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent medical, dental, life, vision 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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and advancement opportunities
  • On-site fitness center
  • Excellent working environment
  • Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
  • Public transportation reimbursements

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)


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, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 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 PT 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).