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Agent Trainee
Agent Trainee
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4/18/13 11:59 AM
Agent Trainee – Real Estate and Right of Way

Undergraduate senior status or recent graduates and professionals with an interest in the Real Estate / Right-of-Way field are encouraged to apply. Candidates selected must be able to relocate within 12 to 18 months of hire to the next project and subsequent projects, if necessary. Those most preferred for this position will have a strong interest in providing acquisition and relocation services for public agencies under the Uniform Relocation Act of 1970 (49 CFR Part 24).

A career path as a Trainee can lead to an agent’s position with the potential to grow into an administrative or management position within 5 years.
We are a drug-free workplace; a valid driver’s license is required; only those authorized to work in the US need apply; EEO/M/F/D/V/AAP.

• Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Appraisals, Finance with Real Estate concentration or related field from an accredited university preferred; equivalent experience will be considered
• 1 to 2 years’ of work experience preferred
• Certification or experience in related fields of study like engineering or surveying a plus
• Must be willing to travel locally and regionally to conduct business
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining effective time management
• Must be open to a flexible work schedule
• Ability to conduct negotiations with property owners to advise of the affects infrastructure projects will have on their property
• Must be able to develop the skills of interpreting highway right of way construction plans, including cross-sections, typical sections profiles and prepare legal documentation of conveyance describing areas of right of way to be acquired
• Must be able to develop the skills of interpreting and communicating to the public the requirements of federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding the Uniform Relocation Act (49 CFR Part 24) concerning the acquisition of highway right of way
• Demonstrates ability to explain and express ideas as well as facts in a professional manner
• Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit with a desire to succeed
• Ability to effectively negotiate with property owners and public officials to secure purchase or lease of land, relocation and right of way
• Demonstrates excellent written, oral and verbal communication skills (candidate may be asked to submit writing sample)
• Demonstrates interpersonal skills that will be applied internal and external to the organization
• A sincere interest in people with the capability to exercise appropriate soft skills; must have strong customer-service orientation
• Ability to practice conflict resolution through critical and analytical thinking; and take direct action to quickly resolve situation
• Risk assessment: Ability to plan ahead and prepare solutions for potential obstacles
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
• Demonstrates a desire to be part of a collaborative work team that takes pride in producing excellent work

• A current real estate license or appraisal certification is a plus

Expressions of interest including Resume and Salary history must be submitted via e-mail or other internet related technologies. You may apply online at or send email with resume to
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