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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $53,598.96 to  $79,719.84  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: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 07.436
Announcement Number: 39904
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/15/2020
Close Date: 10/29/2020
   Phone: (775)888-7076
   Email: rprince@dot.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 1 Days 12 Hrs 43 Mins
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, Las Vegas. Incumbent will acquire real estate; provide relocation assistance to displaced persons, farms and businesses; perform property management functions; and monitor local agencies use of Federal Highway Funds to ensure compliance with the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act). Incumbent may also be responsible for utility identification and relocation coordination. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The State of Nevada 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, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages

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 Criteria
    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 to real estate and experience interpreting Right-of-Way plans and design plans.
    This position requires experience in appraising, acquiring, relocating, clearing, and managing real property needed for public projects.
    Experience performing at least three of the following right-of-way disciplines is required: property appraisal, negotiations, relocation assistance, property management, and/or utility/railroad relocation.
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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 (07.436) Training and Experience Exam
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, negotiating and acquiring real estate and real property, including partial acquisitions.
2) Describe your experience relocating 1) individuals, 2) families, 3) businesses, 4) non-profit organizations, and 5) governmental agencies.
3) Describe your experience in property management, including 1) leasing, 2) renting, 3) maintenance, 4) sale, and/or 5) disposal of real estate.
4) Describe your experience relocating or adjusting utilities and railroads required by public projects.
5) Describe your experience in general real estate or engineering, including surveying and mapping.
6) Describe your experience in monitoring and controlling a right-of-way acquisition or engineering program, particularly in relation to budget and documentation.
7) Describe your experience, including the number of years, working under and applying the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.
8) Do you hold a professional designation in the following: 1) International Right of Way Association (IRWA), 2) American Society of Appraisers (ASA), 3) Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI), and/or 4) other real estate designation?
9) Do you hold a current professional license as: 1) State Certified General Appraiser or 2) Sate Certified Residential Appraiser?
10) Do you have a Master's degree (or above) in one of the following areas: 1) management, 2) business administration, 3) real estate?
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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