Real Estate Specialist

PennDOT

THE POSITION:
Are you committed to providing extraordinary customer care? Are you a confident individual who is willing to share your knowledge with customers?  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking a Real Estate Specialist 1 to handle specialized tasks in acquiring real estate for public use, managing real property, and overseeing outdoor advertising and junkyard control. Apply now to explore the opportunities a career with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can provide!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Your role involves acquiring and managing real estate for public use, overseeing outdoor advertising, and controlling junkyards. You will negotiate with property owners, research deed information, and review appraisals to make fair offers. Additionally, you will assist with relocation efforts, provide technical assistance, and resolve policy and contract-related issues. Moreover, you will handle property management activities and ensure the proper maintenance of Department-owned properties while advising claimants of their legal rights under the Eminent Domain Code.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday, with a 30-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection and work from an approved location inside Pennsylvania. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Oil City.
  • Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
  • One year as a Real Estate Technician (commonwealth title); or
  • Two years of technical real estate experience and an associate degree; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Special Requirement:
  • This position requires possession of an active Class C driver’s license or equivalent.

Other Requirements:

  • You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency. OR
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:

  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. *7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
  • If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
  • your score may be lower than deserved.
  • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job please visit www.pacareerlink.pa.gov.