Under direction of the Right of Way (R/W) Acquisition Section Manager, this advanced level agent position has the authority to provide oversight, approvals, project coordination, direct and train assigned staff and consultants, and represent the R/W Acquisition Section regarding policies, processes and procedures to the public and to contractors. The position will require advanced level knowledge in all R/W Acquisitions Sections and functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Direct, oversee and provide approvals regarding R/W Acquisition, Residential Relocation and Business Relocation. Ensure lower level R/W Agents follow all applicable Federal and State laws, and regulations, policies and procedures.
Provides guidance and training to ADOT staff and consultants to ensure proper completion and compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, policies, and procedures.
Perform RW Acquisition and Relocation following all applicable Federal and State rules, regulations, policies, procedure.
Represent ADOT to the Public.
Statewide travel and overnight lodging as needed to support all primary responsibility. May drive a state vehicle in the course and scope of state business.
ADOT Acquisition and Relocation processes
Federal land transfer and Tribal involvement process
Post-construction disposal best practices
Deeds and title data
Delineation and legal descriptions
Road construction concepts, theory and best practices
Civil engineering maps and plans reading, including R/W and Roadway Design plans
Writing and understanding technical information
Problem identification and conflict resolution
Interpersonal communications with all levels of the agency and the public
Project management and coordination
Personal computer applications
Oral and written communication
Organization and prioritization
Leadership and team building
Develop positive working relationships with local governments, staff, contractors, and the public
Provide leadership, training and mentoring to other right of way agents and consultants
Promote a positive atmosphere of cooperation, collaboration and assistance
Monitor work products and performance of R/W staff and consultants
Take direction and disseminate information
Apply the required knowledge and skills to meet the needs and goals of the Department
The ideal candidate for this position will have:
Five years of progressively responsible technical right of way experience including at least two years of work similar or closely related to that done by a Right of Way Agent Senior.
A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for two years of specialized experience.
This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Mandatory participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is required.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.