Job Details

Leasing Specialist Senior

Multnomah County, 501 N Dixon, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 11/03/2019

The Opportunity:

Pay Range: $34.87 - $42.86


Are you knowledgeable on local market real estate conditions, trends, opportunities and challenges? Do you have dynamic presentation and written communication skills? Are you able to establish and maintain effective working relationships among individuals with diverging perspectives? Do you possess the ability to think strategically and proactively while representing the County's best interest through collaboration and coordination? Are you adept at managing lease administration duties?

If so, and you have the track record to prove it; we should talk.

The Facilities and Property Management Division (FPM) manages over 130 county-owned or county-leased buildings and property necessary for providing vital services to our community. Our portfolio of property includes libraries, health clinics, correctional facilities, animal shelters, bridges, multi-tenant office spaces, and much more. As the Leasing Specialist Senior your focus will be on real property transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, leases, permits, easements, and IGAs. Acting as a technical advisor, you will identify potential development sites for County facilities, evaluate market comparables, and verify zoning allowances and permitting impacts. You will also manage all of the administrative functions, including contract management, invoice approval for professional services, managing property grievances, and resolving issues with landlords and tenants.

Additionally, in this role you will also:

Conduct market comparable and property searches for lease or acquisition, including assessing market opportunities and challenges.
Work collaboratively with team members to develop strategic planning goals, identify market areas for growth and coordinate with project managers.

Generate all lease portfolio documentation.

Communicate, coordinate, and collaborate with landlords, brokers, vendors, tenants, and community partners.

Present resolutions, leases, real property transactions to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and Department Directors.

Develop processes and procedures related to real property transactions and guide policies for partner programs occupying County and non County properties.

A successful candidate will also have the following skills and competencies:

Building Relationships: You create mutually beneficial relationships with coworkers, customers, community members, and/or clients based on understanding and respect.

Promoting Equity: You cultivate work environments that value truth-telling, courage and vulnerability, space to think and reflect, community-mindedness, shared power, hope, and openness to difficult conversations.

Outcomes Oriented: You strive to fulfill commitments and responsibilities and hold yourself accountable for successful outcomes.

Communication: You provide timely information necessary for others to make informed decisions and to avoid surprises.

Customer Service: You have a "Think Yes" attitude, seek information and feedback to better understand customer needs, focus on collaboration, and offer timely, appropriate responses to requests.

Navigating Change: Adopts new competencies and techniques as needed to respond to a complex, uncertain, and sometimes volatile environment. Accepts change as an inevitable part of work and adapts plans as needed.

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