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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,047.12 to  $72,954.72  PAY GRADE: 36
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: Engineering
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.436
Announcement Number: 30142
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/06/2017
Close Date: 02/01/2017
   Phone: (775)888-7076
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Right-of-Way Agents appraise, acquire, relocate, clear, and manage real property for the State and, as requested, its political subdivisions.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position is located in the Right-of-Way Division in Carson City, but will work on southern projects. Incumbents will: acquire real estate; provide relocation assistance to displaced persons, farms, and businesses; and perform property management functions. Incumbents may be responsible for utility identification and relocation coordination. This position also monitors local public agencies' use of Federal Highway Funds to ensure compliance with the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act). Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, real estate, mathematics or related field and four years of professional experience in real property appraisal, planning and zoning, escrow and title, real estate, tax assessment, real estate development, or similar area, two years of which directly included right-of-way operations in a public agency; OR two years of experience as a Right-of-Way Agent II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Additional Position Experience
    This position requires acquisition and/or relocation experience with the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended (Uniform Act).
    This position requires experience with technical and legal terminology and descriptions relating to real estate. In addition, the incumbent must have experience interpreting Right-of-Way and design plans.
    This position requires experience in appraising, acquiring, relocating, clearing and managing real property needed for public projects.
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The Examination
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
RIGHT-OF-WAY AGENT 3, Acquisitions
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience appraising real estate and real property, including partial acquisitions.
2) Describe your experience in relocating: 1) individuals; 2) families; 3) businesses; 4) non-profit organizations; and/or 5) governmental agencies?
3) Please describe your experience in general engineering, including surveying and mapping.
4) Describe your experience working under and applying the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970?
5) Please list the professional designation(s) you have obtained in the following: 1) IRWA; 2) ASA; 3)Graduate Realtor Institute; and/or 4) other real estate designation.
6) Describe your experience negotiating and acquiring real property including partial acquisitions.
7) Describe your property management experience in the following areas: 1) Leasing and/or Renting; 2) Maintenance of managed properties; 3) Disposal of property
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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