The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is the county’s primary transportation agency. OCTA creates funds and delivers efficient transportation for Orange County. We keep Orange County moving with extensive bus and paratransit service, Metrolink commuter rail service, the 91 Express Lanes Toll Road, motorist services and freeway, street and road improvement projects. OCTA began in in 1991 with the consolidation of seven separate transportation agencies. OCTA is dedicated to its organizational mission and core values. OCTA’s mission is to develop and deliver transportation solutions to enhance quality of life and keep Orange County moving. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork, communication, customer focus, and can-do spirit.
Under general direction, performs a wide range of complex duties related to the negotiation, acquisition, appraisal, sale, development, lease, management of real property, relocation of utilities, eminent domain support, and relocation of displaced individuals and businesses from properties that have been acquired. Oversees and administers right of way delivery of various projects for the Agency.
Real Property Agent- This is an exempt position in Salary Grade P: Min $64,958.40- Mid $80,204.80- Max $95,430.40 per year.
Real Property Agent, Senior- This is an exempt position in Salary Grade S: Min $80,828.80 - Mid $100,235.20 - Max $119,620.80 per year.
The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.
The application deadline for this position is Wednesday, September 20, 2017.
This list is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and is not designed to be interpreted as an exhaustive listing of all tasks required of employees assigned to this job.
Real Property Agent-Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration, or Economics, with a minimum of approximately three years increasing responsible professional right-of-way experience, preferably in the transportation area.
Real Property Agent, Senior-Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, or related field with a minimum of approximately five years real estate experience in right-of-way activities (preferably diversified in street and highway, rail, bus, and other transportation modes), three of which are at the journey level in right-of-way. Current California Real Estate Appraiser License desired. Professional certificates/licenses in appropriate field, i.e., Right-of-Way Acquisition, Right-of-Way Engineering, Relocation Assistance for Residences and Businesses, Land Titles, Eminent Domain, and Real Estate Appraisal, etc., are preferred. Designation as Senior Right-of-Way Agent (SR/WA) is highly desired.
Working Conditions/Physical Activities:
(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OCTA provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Positions in this class typically require:
OCTA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and ensures that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.