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  • 510420
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 15 2022 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  205 S. 17th Avenue,  Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $61,350.89 - $72,446.00 

The anticipated salary for this position is: $66,692.91

Grade: 21

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, the Right of Way (R/W) Agent Senior position is responsible for technical right of way work of upper level difficulty both in the office and in the field as required per State and Federal statutes, regulations, standards and guidelines. This position also provides upper level technical assistance to lower level agents supporting ADOT R/W’s ability to meet project schedules and the goals of the Department.

Job Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Research, review and evaluate plans and documents related to R/W surveys, existing R/W reports, plants, title data, appraisals, acquisition, condemnation, property management, inspection, and excess land sale programs and disposals; Prepare and maintain leasing documents, perform on-site inspections, develop task orders to address new and ongoing maintenance issues.

  • Work with Project Teams to complete preparation of property management services and products of upper level difficulty, coordinate and work to resolve any special issues; assist lower level agents, maintain accurate and complete files. Mentor and train lower level agents.

  • Maintain updated listings and marketing for all ADOT owned properties on LoopNet/CoStar and ADOT websites; Provide timely, professional and complete responses to public inquiries regarding ADOT lease properties; Negotiate lease rates, effectively work with R/W Administration regarding the execution of Extended Occupancy Agreements on ADOT properties.

  • Attend and participate in meetings and training as required and assigned.

  • Drive a state vehicle in the course of performing required duties, including out of town travel and overnight lodging as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Right of Way policies and procedures

  • Procedures, documentation and best practices regarding the R/W acquisition, Property Management, disposal programs and sales and inspection procedures

  • Federal and State statutes and regulations

  • Interpretation of technical plans, title data and legal descriptions

  • Public relations techniques and best practices

  • Appraisals and concepts regarding property values

  • Eminent domain requirements, standards and best practices

  • Project management and coordination techniques and best practices


Upper Level Skills in:

  • Establishing priorities and handle a number of tasks simultaneously

  • Adjust to changing priorities

  • Work with detailed plans, data, and reports

  • Oral and written communication

  • Perform in depth research

  • Identify and resolve complex problems

  • Perform interpersonal communication with all levels of the agency and with the public

  • Utilize personal computer equipment and applications


Upper Level Ability to:

  • Interpret and apply Federal and State statutes, policies and regulations

  • Identify monetary liens encumbering real estate and any resulting exposure to ADOT

  • Apply the required knowledge and skills to meet the needs of the R/W Group and the Department  

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

Four years of experience in relevant areas with increased responsibility over time, requiring at least two years experience similar to a Right of Way Agent Intermediate in Real Estate and/or Property Management.

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for two years of specialized experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

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.

Contact Us:

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.


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.