Georgia Department of Transportation
Under general supervision, as an entry-level professional, performs real estate duties in a learning capacity in either the district or General Office. May prepare right-of-way cost estimates and obtains specialty reports. May research deeds, tax records and routine chain of titles. May negotiate and close uncomplicated properties. May assist in the preparation of right of way appraisals on residential, agricultural and vacant commercial/industrial properties for review and execution by certified appraisers. May learn to determine value of income producing improved commercial/industrial properties. May prepare basic data book for estimating land values. May assist property owners or tenants through relocation process. May attend public hearings, property owner meetings, and field plan reviews. May manage surplus properties. May prepare relocation packages. May assist local governments with acquisitions. May assist with demolition and removal of structures.
The selected candidate must meet the advertised minimum qualifications to include State Entry Qualifications as well as Agency Specific Minimum Qualifications.
STATE ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's degree in a related area from an accredited college or university
• OR One year of related experience performing related real estate services
AGENCY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Possession of a Bachelor's degree in a related area.
• Committed to providing quality customer service
• Demonstrates ability to read and comprehend general correspondence and instructional material
• Demonstrates ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, and to write legibly
• Demonstrates experience performing simple calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and percentages
• Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate information orally to individuals and groups who possess varying levels technical understanding;
• Possess reasoning skills necessary to make sound, well-informed decisions needed to solve problems
• Ability to plan and prioritize daily work schedule to accomplish assigned tasks
• Self-motivated and demonstrates responsible behavior;
• Demonstrates ability to learn new techniques and procedures.
• Demonstrates ability to work well with others in order to achieve shared goals and to reach mutually acceptable solutions.
• Displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self and others.
• Projects a positive attitude.
• Demonstrates ability to interact well with people of varied background, cultures and temperaments.
• Maintains a positive view of self and displays a professional image.
• Demonstrates ability to adapt to change
AGENCY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• One year of experience similar to the area of the advertised vacancy.
• Ability to recognize and interpret symbols, lines, and other information shown on plans, profiles and maps as related to simple right-of-way activities.
• Demonstrates a basic knowledge of real estate, property appraisal, or negotiation (e.g., acquired through experience or completion of formal courses in these areas).
• Ability to visualize before and after conditions of property based upon map information (such as slope and boundaries) and explain these changes to affected persons.
• Ability to teach others in duties related to right-of-way functions.
• Ability to use appropriate technology to locate, record, and transfer real estate data as required
• Ability to understand and adhere to the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the Department of Transportation and the vision, mission, and values statements of the DOT.
• Demonstrates ability to apply previous experiences to improve existing procedures or methodologies.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL GDOT JOBS
The interview is just one part of the overall selection process and is not the only criteria used to make the final selection. In addition to the interview, the final selection is based on the applicant's work history and performance (documented in HR and/or Office files), PeopleSoft/employee status (i.e. rehire code), employee performance reviews, personnel file review (HR & Office Files), criminal background check, employment reference checks (including references and commendations from Managers and other relevant documentation) and, for supervisory positions, Demonstrates leadership skills based on past and current work history will be considered.
Good Employment Standing:
In accordance with the Interview and Selection Process (ISP), an applicant must have no active disciplinary actions to be in good employment standing. Actions that may disqualify an applicant include letters of reprimand (active for 12 months after issuance date); suspension without pay or disciplinary demotion (active for 12 months from the effective date); Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and Leave Restriction Plans (active until 12 months after the date of conclusion). In addition, an employee must have an overall ePerformance rating score of three (3) or higher on their most current evaluation. Please note that Memorandums of Concern are not considered disqualifying factors. Human Resources may remove any employee from consideration for selection who is pending a disciplinary action; however, if the action is resolved in the employee's favor, he or she will be allowed to compete.
THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUCEMENT
THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.
THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE
PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.
UPON PROMOTION, IF INTERNAL, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE 10% or THE GDOT JOB SPECIFIC MINIMUM SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
GDOT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Bachelor's degree in a related area from an accredited college or university OR One year of related experience performing related real estate services.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) consists of approximately 4,300 employees under the leadership of Commissioner Keith Golden, P.E. Georgia DOT plans, constructs and maintains Georgia’s state and federal highways. We’re involved in bridge, waterway, public transit, rail, general aviation, bike and pedestrian programs. And we help local governments maintain their roads