Senior Engineering Technician
Sr. Right of Way Agent
$23.82 per hour
There is one opening with Yakima County Public Services, County Road Department. The Right-of Way Agent performs more difficult and complex negotiations and settlements. Serves as a lead worker to subordinate Right-of-Way Agents. Education and Experience: Associate degree or two-year technical certificate in Real Estate, Business or Finance and four years related experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the essential duties of the job. The position closes at 11:59 pm, March 30, 2017. For information, contact the Yakima County Human Resources Department at (509) 574-2210 or apply online at: www.yakimacounty.us EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability
Responds to questions or concerns of property owners and the general public. Negotiates with property owners, within defined limits.
Serves as a lead to subordinates; instructs and/or trains others in work procedures, techniques and methods. May “fill-in” for the Manager in the Manager’s absence.
Reviews projects in order to determine right-of-way appraisal requirements.
Writes, reviews and prepares a variety of technical records, such as cost estimates, land appraisals and/or types of contractors needed.
Coordinates activities between department sections or with contractors and governmental agencies. Provides input for operational procedures.
Performs a variety of support activities requiring technical expertise, such as researching title vesting, determining land values, reviewing and/or inspecting the work of contractors. Assists Manager to make sure projects are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.