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Property Management Supervisor
The Opportunity:
WSDOT is seeking a dedicated real estate professional to join the Property Acquisition team at our Shoreline office. The Property Management Supervisor manages the Northwest Region Property Management program staff, overseeing employees who perform highly technical work as required by Federal and State laws and regulations. The supervisor is relied upon to be the subject matter expert for Property Management in Northwest Region. Elements of the Property Management discipline are required in order to provide a right of way certification for WSDOT to be able to advertise projects for construction. The supervisor works primarily with WSDOT staff, members of the public and other government officials to accomplish his/her work. The supervisor also works closely with Headquarters and the Office of the Attorney General on crafting complex legal documents and occasionally works with local officials and/or their staff on sensitive issues.

The successful incumbent will have the drive and initiative to lead by example and be the link between the public and WSDOT's transportation program. The incumbent must have good communication skills (oral and written) and a keen attention to detail. If you would like to work in real estate with a flexible, day shift schedule, in a cooperative, team-oriented environment, this may be a perfect opportunity for you!

WSDOT offers outstanding benefits, a generous amount of paid time off (true work-life balance), choice of state retirement programs including a defined benefit pension plan, advancement opportunities, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information regarding our comprehensive benefits package. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT?


Supervise the Northwest Region RES office property management team
Prepare workforce studies, funding requests, and budgets
Evaluate performance of staff; lead, mentor, train, and direct staff
Participate in strategic and business planning activities, work groups, and quality improvement teams
Oversee property management functions and resolves complex property management issues
Independently complete complicated real estate transactions, including those involving selected governmental agencies corporations, and individuals, some represented by legal counsel
Other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate for this position will have:
Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Business, Public Administration, Economics, Accounting or related field required (additional qualifying experience may substitute year for year for degree)
1 year experience as a PAS 5; 3 years as a PAS 3; or 5 years of equivalent experience in acquisition, sales, leasing, appraisal, title examination, escrow closing, negotiations, property management, title examination, selling, leasing, or buying commercial real estate, or auditing/appraising real or personal property required
Knowledge of applicable state and federal property management laws, policies, and procedures
Detailed knowledge of Washington State real property and eminent domain laws (RCW's and WAC's) The ability to provide technical assistance, guidance and training on federal aid projects to ensure completion in accordance with applicable laws and regulations governing federal certification
Proven ability to lead the team, manage right of way consultants, and develop right of way scope, schedule, and budget
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully communicate, negotiate and work effectively with a variety of people including WSDOT staff, public agencies, consultant, contractors, and the general public
Thorough knowledge of all real estate disciplines relating to project delivery, appraisal, acquisition, title, property management and relocation
Willingness to travel region wide
Valid driver's license

How to Apply: Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please hit the large apply button at the top of this announcement, you may need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this position, you will need to attach a resume and provide a letter of interest as part of the supplemental questions. Applications without these documents will not be considered. Be prepared to provide references at the time of interview.

Contact us: For inquiries about this position, please contact Josefina Mutascu at Please reference recruitment number 18DOT-NWR-10953

The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Talent Acquisition Unit, Office of Human Resources, at 360.705.7996 or email at

Posted on: Thursday, March 22, 2018
This listing expires on: Friday, June 22, 2018

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