Under the close supervision of a Senior Right of Way Agent, the incumbent will assist in various Right of Way programs and duties while receiving formal and rotational on-the-job training in the major functional areas of Appraisals, Acquisition, Utilities, Real Property Services/Excess Lands, and Relocation Assistance. Incumbent will participate in a Project Delivery Team training program that includes rotation to a number of the major functional areas.
Knowledge of basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, analytical methods and information sources which are used to research, formulate, prepare, understand and explain appraisal reports for the acquisition of real property rights. Ability to use computers, spreadsheets, graphics, manuals and databases.
Knowledge of basic principles of land economics and general concepts and practices in real property transactions; terminology employed in the semi-legal work involved in real property acquisition and appraisals. Use analytical methods and information sources to prepare and formulate reports. Have the ability to work independently or as a member of a team; to follow both written and oral directions; reason quickly, logically and creatively in unique and stressful situations, organize and prioritize own workload as assigned and multitask effectively.
Ability to understand and apply the laws, policies, rules and regulations relating to the acquisition of property for public use purposes. Must be able to make accurate mathematical computations and calculations. Assemble and analyze data and make mathematical computations, reason logically and creatively in unique situations. The ability to speak clearly and effectively; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals contacted in the course of business including but not limited to co-workers, property owners, occupants and the general public, often in tense and confrontational situations, in a calm and effective manner. Must be able to speak and write clearly and comprehensively and maintain accurate records.