Placer County

Property Manager (#13522)

$48.49-$60.57 Hourly / $8,404.93-$10,498.80 Monthly / $100,859.20-$125,985.60 Yearly


To plan, organize, direct and manage the activities of the Property Management Division within the Facilities Management Department including planning, development, acquisition, leasing and management of real property; to coordinate property management activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Director of Facilities Management.


The Manager/Superintendent/Administrator/Officer level recognizes positions that provide full line and functional management responsibility for a division or program area within a department.


Receives administrative direction from the Director of Facilities Management.

Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical personnel.


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and implement Divisional goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Plan, organize and direct property management activities including planning, development, acquisition, leasing and management of real property.
  • Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the property management work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Prepare the Property Management Division budget; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget.
  • Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures; recommend employee terminations.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Represent the Division to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
  • Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in real property management, including two years of supervisory responsibility.

Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, finance, real estate or a related field.

Required License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.


Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of property acquisition, leasing and management.
  • Principles of real estate finance.
  • Principles and practices of negotiation.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws, including real property contract law and applicable County codes.
  • Regulations and procedures relative to real property development.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of various types of leases.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Principles and practices of policy development and implementation.
  • Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management.
  • Budgeting procedures and techniques.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.

Ability to:

  • Organize and direct the Property Management Division operations.
  • On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve Department related issues; remember various rules; and explain and interpret policy.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and in meetings for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means.
  • Perform the most complex work of the Division, including managing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Understand and interpret land development plans.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
  • Interpret and apply County and Department policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and administer a budget.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate personnel.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, including the ability to make effective public presentations.

CLASS: 13522; EST: 9/2/1995; REV: ;