Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Property Agent 1 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #191120-6585FS-001

Introduction

The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA), a State of Connecticut quasi-public agency, is recruiting for a full-time Property Agent 1 position located in Windsor Locks.  This is a first shift, 40-hour per week, Monday-Friday position.  This position is responsible for assisting in the management of commercial agreements for CAA-owned airports across the statewide airport system.  Specific activities and duties include: maintaining lease files and appropriate documentation, including insurance, surety, and updated tenant contact data; resolving tenant disputes and answering tenant inquiries related to agreements as they arise; assisting in the developing of lease language; completing template agreements; readying agreements for execution by the Executive Director of the CAA; and other related duties as required. 

The CAA owns and operates Bradley International Airport as well as five General Aviation (GA) Airports throughout the state and employs approximately 150 people.  The CAA generates over $70 million in annual operating revenues and directs an annual operating expense budget in excess of $65 million.  The CAA strives to provide excellent customer service and top-quality facilities for its passengers while making Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, establishing new routes, and supporting Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy. 

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on this posting.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.  All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.  Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it.  Applicants will be unable to make revisions once their application is submitted into the JobAps system.  Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, etc., at the discretion of the agency.

An individual serving in this position must be able to successfully undergo a thorough background and security screening, pre-employment drug screening, fingerprinting and maintain required security clearance during the duration of employment.

For all other inquires, please contact Robin Taylor at rtaylor@ctairports.org or 860-254-5897.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency having a property acquisition and leasing function this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in technical phases of property acquisition, disposal, commercial leasing and revenue management.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Conducts negotiations necessary to secure property, property rights and commercial lease agreements; conducts title searches and related research; prepares deeds and draws maps from survey notes; collects and analyzes data in property market values; conducts site inspections of proposed land acquisitions; makes recommendations for fair awards to property owners; provides relocation assistance to displaced individuals in obtaining new residences or places of business; prepares condemnation files and provides testimony at condemnation hearings; prepares leases agreements, easements and other agreements related to land acquisition, property management and revenue development; processes disposal and sale of state owned land and buildings; maintains records and prepares reports; may prepare or review appraisals; may recommend items for salvage in properties to be demolished; may supervise maintenance of buildings and grounds of acquired property; may assist in municipal grants in aid programs; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of principles and practices of land acquisition by purchase or condemnation; knowledge of principles and practices of real property title examination, abstraction and conveyance; knowledge of commercial lease agreements and revenue management; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of property values and appraisal methods; knowledge of deed and tract restrictions, zoning ordinances, setbacks, assessments and encroachments and their effect on property values; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of technical experience in rights of way, real estate appraisal, land acquisition, sale of real property, commercial leasing or property management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. Certification by the International Right of Way Association as a Senior Right of Way Professional may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

In addition to the above, the preferred candidate will have the following: 

  • Working knowledge of accounting ERP systems (JD Edwards a plus)
  • Proficient in MS Office applications with at least intermediate knowledge of Word and basic functionality in Excel
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated experience assisting in the development and management of commercial and property agreements
  • Some experience with airport/aviation related property management activities is desirable

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class involved with the appraisal of real property must successfully complete agency specified real estate appraisal courses and possess and retain a current Connecticut Real Estate Appraiser license and either a residential and/or general appraiser certification as required by the position.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut and the Connecticut Airport Authority are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers and strongly encourage the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.