SENIOR ACQUISITION SPECIALISTCITY OF KANSAS CITY, MO
SENIOR ACQUISITION SPECIALIST
(Job Opening ID # 510223)
Full-time positionavailable with KCMO’s Public Works Department, Right of WayDivision, 414 E. 12th St.Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Secures property deeds, easements, franchises, and agreements necessary for procuring rights-of-way or total property takes by direct negotiations or by condemnation. Conducts interviews with displacees to determine eligibility for relocation benefits under applicable state and federal guidelines.Exercises considerable initiative, independent judgment and tact in negotiating with property owners and the public. Assignments are received in oral or written form and are generally accompanied by maps, plans, and forms needed to describe and clearly identify land and buildings to be acquired or affected by transportation or utility construction or other use. Work is reviewed through periodic conferences and analysis of reports and case records for general quality of work and adherence to departmental rules, regulations and standards.REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, social sciences or engineering and 3 years of progressively responsible experience in real estate appraisal, title examination, the sale or acquisition of real estate, or administration of relocation benefits at the level of the City’s Acquisition Specialist; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies.Salary Range: $19.34-$33.55/hour.Application Deadline: October 1, 2018. Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.