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Real Property Services Manager (Program Manager II) – Public Works

Clark County, Vancouver, WA

Job - Government

Close Date: 05/04/2020

Real Property Services Manager (Program Manager II) – Public Works

Job Summary
Clark County Public Works looks for people who can grow, think, lead and inspire. We seek leaders, achievers and doers who bring skill, passion and commitment to public service.

The Real Property Services Manager oversees the Real Property Services Section that acquires property, assists with relocations, provides right-of-way information, manages county property and sells surplus property.

As the Real Property Services Manager your primary responsibilities will include:

Planning and facilitating team meetings with a focus on equity and team building;
Implementing and updating processes to support staff and section operations;
Building and maintaining strategic relationships with the community;
Participating in county, departmental and division meetings, training sessions and activities;
Helping guide positive change within the Real Property Services Section.

This position is open until filled with a first review date of February 28, 2020
This position is upon until filled with a first review date of March 13, 2020.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered.
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, real-estate or closely related field.
• Five years of experience with right-of-way procedures, appraisals, property acquisition, relocations and surplus property sales.
• Previous supervisory experience, including creating and maintaining budgets and work-plans.
• Senior Right-of-Way Agent designation from the International Right-of-Way Association or have commenced structured program for obtaining it.
• Possession of valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
• Professional designation by a major appraisal society (Preferred).
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:
• The Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970;
• Accepted negotiation policies, procedures, and techniques;
• Property appraisal theory, principles and practices;
• Real estate law and title examination procedures;
• Principles of property management; and
• Techniques and legal issues related to effective supervision of employees.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to:
• Develop policies, procedures and techniques;
• Prepare and analyze detailed right-of-way reports;
• Read and interpret engineering, plans and drawings;
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization and with the community;
• Deal with stressful and difficult situations;
• Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing;
• Meet with the community, represent the county at hearings and in court;
• Supervise, train, and support staff; and
• Work and manage employees in a union environment.
An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at
If you are in need of ADA/Section 504 assistance for accommodations, please contact Human Resources at (360) 397-2456; Relay (800) 833-6388.
Salary Grade: M2.827 ($6,543.00 - $9,244.00) per month
Close Date: Open Until Filled

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