Right-of-Way Agent III

Appraiser

Recruitment #091319-MAEB04-550801

Summary Statement

Incumbents are highly skilled appraisers who administer entire programs including, but not limited to, the preparation of appraisals, review appraisals, completion of contract appraisal services and related activities with a Federal Aid program for state highway purposes.  This person will act as a Right of Way Agent on behalf of the Department of Transportation.

Preferred Qualification

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.

  1. Possession of a Certified General Appraiser License.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Appraises all types of properties and reviews appraisals for acceptability.
     
  • Manages the Property Management Operation.
     
  • Serves as a project leader in carrying out appraisal, negotiation, relocation, administrative and fiscal functions for projects significant in size.
     
  • Coordinates with other Department sections to obtain and clear right-of-way in time to permit the Department's Bridge and Highway Program to proceed on schedule.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Right-of-Way Agent III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in real estate such as appraisal, law, real property acquisition, property management or title examination.
  2. Six months experience in interpreting the Federal Uniform Relocation and Real Property Acquisition Act.
  3. Three years experience in real estate negotiation. 
  4. Three years experience in analyzing engineering or property drawings.
  5. Six months experience in relocation assistance.
  6. Six months experience in narrative report writing.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.