NOW HIRING Right-Of-Way Manager This position manages the acquisition, sale, and licensing of City rights-of-way and other real property; oversees the execution of transactions of real property; and administers the issuance of easements and licenses to outside parties for the use of City-owned rights-of-way and property.
Budgetary Responsibilities: Assist management staff with recommendations and budget data for potential right-of-way and easement acquisitions for public improvements.
Job Duties: Develops policies and procedures for standardization of third-party use of City rights-of-way and property.
Manages the distribution of surface damages for City rights-of-way and other real property owned by the City; including 47,000+/-acres of City-owned parcels.
Develops and negotiates Surface Use Agreements, Right-of-Way License Agreements, Seismic Agreements, for third-party users of City-owned parcels or rights-of-way, and coordinates with appropriate City Departments or Management.
Prepares and presents reports to City officials, Council members, and representatives of outside agencies.
Obtains Appraisals, Title Work, and coordinates Closings on tracts of interest.
Coordinates and processes public easements for City projects.
Coordinates departmental actions related to acquisition of real property to ensure compliance with City policies, and legal and regulatory guidelines.
Coordinates preparation of offers to purchase, leases, deeds, exchange agreements, easements, releases, and related property transaction documents.
Coordinates with others and utilizes engineering plans and plats to determine accuracy of property legal descriptions and boundaries, title histories, etc.
Other duties as assigned.
Proven ability to plan, organize and manage multiple concurrent projects with minimal supervision.
Willingness to work in a team environment and learn new skills to help improve systems and procedures.
Knowledge of land surveying, oil drilling and pipeline operations, and typical petroleum industry practices related to land use and acquisition is desirable.
Knowledge of municipal governmental operations, acquisitions and procedures is helpful.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with employees within and outside the department, and with outside agencies; and to respond to questions from Council members, constituents, vendors, businesses, and other governmental agencies or staff.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Esri ArcGIS software is desirable.
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of five years' experience in real estate, land acquisition, or a similar field.
Valid Texas driver's license required.
Heath care Plans Paid Vacation/ Sick Leave Paid Holidays Employee Wellness Program Tuition Reimbursement apply online at www.midlandtexas.gov/jobs Equal Opportunity Employer
About this company
What was once just a small farming community over a century ago, Midland has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to the discovery of oil and gas throughout the area.
Midland now stands as one of the largest cities in West Texas within the Permian Basin located halfway between El Paso to the west and Dallas/Fort Worth to the east. Currently, the city is estimated to have over 134,000 residents calling Midland their home each day. That number is expected to jump even higher over the next five to 10 years with the influx of 10,000 to 20,000 people needed to fill jobs thanks to the billions of dollars invested into the area by many companies expanding their businesses with an eye on the future.
One of the area’s largest employers, the city of Midland has a committed group of people who all work together to help provide the vital services needed to keep the city up and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Employees across several departments from police, fire, city management, community development, health and senior services, animal services and many others all work in conjunction to make Midland a great place to be.
The city of Midland offers a strong benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement and much more.
Location/Region: Midland, TX (US - 79701)