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RIGHT OF WAY AGENT TRAINEE - 55000384

Date:  Jan 21, 2023
Location: 

FT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33309


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Requisition No: 789785 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: RIGHT OF WAY AGENT TRAINEE - 55000384

Position Number: 55000384 

Salary:  $36,337.91 - $47,025.53 

Posting Closing Date: 02/05/2023 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

455 / Right of Way Production

PENDING CLASSIFICATION UPDATE / OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

Previous applicants need not reapply

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Ingrid Caton

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 954-777-4242

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: Ingrid.caton@dot.state.fl.us

ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $1,517.08

 

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: 

  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)

Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!

 

For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.  

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Conduct negotiations with property and business owners. Prepare recommended settlement approval. Assist in performing right of way support which includes Work Program, records and funds management and scheduling. Provide support with consultant selection process and contract administration. Participate in Level II Right of Way Training Program.

 

Attend public meetings/hearings and workshops, and similar forums. Provides property management services for parcel assignments. Provides relocation assistance for assigned parcels. Review invoices.

 

Obtain suit information. Identify and evaluate advance acquisition opportunities. Conduct inspections and inventory of improvements, fixtures, and contents of real property.

 

Assist in public records requests and related inquiries. Assist in the development of policies and procedures. Assist in addressing and resolving issues.

 

Ensure data is entered into the Right of Way Management System (RWMS). Participate in Quality Control reviews. Ensure conformance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Skilled in effective written and oral communications.  Skilled in the use of personal computers, including a working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to learn Florida State and local real estate laws and regulations, and real estate appraisal and finance principles and practices. Ability to maintain excellent interpersonal relationships.  Ability to analyze, interpret, and implement appropriate statutory and procedure requirements. Ability to effectively plan, organize, and work independently. Ability to make decisions and meet deadlines.

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: This position is responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of Section 215.422, F.S. related State Comptroller's rules and Department of Transportation's invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; or an associates degree from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of real estate experience defined as professional or technical experience in right-of-way administration; land management; abstract and title work; property management; retail sales; or the sale, acquisition or appraisal of real estate /other related business experience; or a high school diploma or its equivalent and four (4) years of real estate/other related business experience as defined above.

 

you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

 

A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,248.00 will be added to the annual salary.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible candidate who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami