SANTA CLARITA VALLEY WATER AGENCY
invites applications for the position of:
SALARY: $39.76 - $48.43 Hourly, $82,700.80 - $100,734.40 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/25/21
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
This position will remain open until filled.
Online Agency application is required.
Incumbent is responsible for helping safeguard Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s interest in the acquisition and management of easement and real property. Duties include: reviewing and writing legal descriptions for the granting of easements; reviewing preliminary maps and providing comments; providing information on real property, procedures, fees and general information; reviewing final maps; obtaining and reviewing preliminary title reports; obtaining and reviewing appraisals, reviewing and drafting property lease agreements; reviewing and drafting drainage easements; participating in and/or acquiring easements and land for Capital Improvement Projects and developer-funded projects; participating in and/or overseeing the annexation/detachment of territory for Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency; maintaining easement records and databases; assisting in recordation and Notices of Completion, negotiating land use for cell sites, maintaining cell site records and databases, developing and maintaining an encroachment program; and managing and educating the engineering department staff in Right-of-Way matters.
The Right-of-Way Agent is a stand-alone classification, which is distinguished from other classes by its responsibility for the review, drafting, acquisition and management of easements and real property.
Reports to and receives general supervision from Principal Engineer. Exercises no direct supervision over staff. May serve as Project Manager for Right-of-Way specific projects. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Positions in this class typically require climbing, balancing, stooping, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, talking, hearing, and seeing. Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
QUALIFICATIONS (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification.)
Education and/or Experience
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for a Right-of-Way Agent. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess:
Licenses and Certifications
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES (The following are a representative sample of the KSA’s necessary to perform essential duties of the position.)
HOW TO APPLY
Read the job notice thoroughly, note the minimum requirements of the position, and compile any information or documents necessary for the application. Complete and submit your application along with supporting documents such as resume and cover letter. It is important that your application is complete and thorough. Please include all requested information including education, certifications, and relevant experience.
Be advised that, while you may submit a resume with your application, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Incomplete applications will likely be rejected.
Human Resources administers the Agency’s recruitment procedures to ensure a fair and unbiased selection. Applications may be removed from the process if they are incomplete or where the applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications. Accepted applicants will interview before an unbiased, multiparty interview and scoring panel. Interviewed applicants will be scored on areas such as education, experience, demonstrated qualifications, communication skills, and interview presentation, among others. While seniority is considered, the Agency will choose the best qualified candidate regardless of time at the Agency. The Agency strives to fill each position with the most qualified candidate.
Applicants will be provided notification electronically to the email provided in the application. To check the status of a submitted job application and to track the recruitment process, log in to governmentjobs.com by clicking the “Applicant Login” button on the Agency’s Job Opportunities page. Once you sign in, you will be directed to your Applications page where you can view the status of Submitted (and Incomplete) applications.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Agency selects applicants on the basis of applicant qualifications and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religious or political affiliation, creed, citizenship status, military service status, marital status, pregnancy, age (over 40), national origin, ancestry, medical condition, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION OF DISABILITIES:
The Agency will make reasonable accommodations for disabilities, both in the application process and in the performance of the job. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in the application process should contact Human Resources for assistance.
Questions or concerns related to the Agency’s Equal Opportunity Employer policy or any request for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources at (661) 297-1600.
Right of Way Agent Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you possess an A B.A. or a B.S. in business, engineering, survey, real estate, or related field?
2. What field is your degree in?
* 3. How many years of experience do you have in surveying, Right-of-Way, or a related field?
Less than two
More than 2, but less than four
Four or more
* 4. Do you currently possess a valid Class C California driver's license? Note: Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
5. If you answered "No" to the previous question, do you have the ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver's license? Note: Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
* 6. Do you have certification as a Right-of-Way Agent (RWA) from the International Right-of-Way Association?
* 7. Do you currently have a valid State of California Notary Public License?
8. If you answered "No" to the previous question, do you have the ability to obtain a Valid State of California Notary Public License within one year of hire?
No * Required Question
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