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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $63,308.16 to  $94,335.84  PAY GRADE: 37
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: 07.428
Announcement Number: 44619
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/25/2023
   Phone: (775)888-3070
   Email: wtierney@dot.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Staff Specialists in the Right-of-Way Division of the Department of Transportation participate in developing, formulating, and coordinating statewide programs, policies and procedures related to areas such as acquisition, relocation assistance, appraisal, property management, utilities/railroad relocation, and occupancy permits.
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 within the Right-of-Way Division, Carson City. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the Division's compliance with Federal and State codes, statutes and regulations by researching, evaluating and interpreting these statutes related to assigned program areas. They may serve as a member of committees or review boards to develop recommendations for action. They also develop, recommend and implement policies and procedures in order to maintain Department's compliance and update the Right-of-Way Manual. The position acts as a liaison with Departmental Divisions, and other federal, state and local public agencies. 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, real estate, mathematics or related field, and three years of progressively responsible professional experience analyzing and resolving right-of-way issues and conducting right-of-way transactions for federally funded projects; OR one year of experience as a Right-of-Way Agent III in Nevada State services; OR three 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.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your experience and or knowledge utilizing Federal and State laws and the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (document as appropriate which references you utilized in the following): a) Acquisition; b) Relocation assistance; c) Appraisal; d) Property management; e) Utilities/railroad relocation; and/or f) Occupancy permits.
2) Describe your experience with Right-of-Way research, interpretation and/or application of the following: a) Code of Federal Regulations; b) Nevada Revised Statutes; c) Nevada Administrative Code; and/or d) Transportation Policies & Procedures.
3) Describe your experience working with cloud-based enterprise software products as it relates to workflow management and long-term planning efforts.
4) Describe your experience with the interpretation of Right-of-Way plans and/or road construction plans.
5) Indicate your real estate appraisal licenses or certifications held, or once held, including the issuing State(s) and timeframes that the licenses or certifications were active: a) Appraisal; b) Real Estate; c) IRWA designation; and/or d) Other.
6) What is your familiarity with the following real estate terms/processes: Property Management, Leases and Licenses Eminent Domain/Condemnation Relocation as is it applies to the Uniform Relocation Assistance Act
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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