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Land Agent, Land Advisor, Right of Way Agent

Land Agent / Land Advisor / Right of Way Agent

This position is based in the Los Angeles area, southeast of downtown, near the I-5 / I-605. Ideal candidates would typically come from locations in Los Angeles, Inland Empire, and Orange County.

Job Duties and Desired Qualifications

Job Duties:

  • Complete research and acquisition activities associated with those items noted below
  • Research and prepare comparable sales for internal property rights valuation estimates
  • Prepare temporary easements, permanent easements and quitclaim documents
  • Research property ownership including but not limited to state and county records, Google, People Finders, etc.
  • Communicate with project managers and construction managers.
  • Communicate with property owners and negotiate rent and terms of temporary easements
  • Coordinate and work with federal, state and local agencies, as well as utilities (e.g. BLM, Southern California Edison, Caltrans, Indian Tribes)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Competence working with LandVision and RealQuest
  • Ability to work with GIS
  • Understanding of legal land descriptions
  • Ability to read and understand tax maps, plot maps, tract maps, parcel maps and record of surveys
  • Ability to read legal documents, i.e. grants, quitclaims, etc.
  • Knowledge of easements and their components
  • Basic understanding of utilities, their corresponding easements and functions
  • Experience working on pipeline utility projects
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point and Google Earth Pro
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

Minimum of 3 years working in research and/or acquisition on linear right of way projects
Salary is commensurate with experience

If interested, please submit resume to Steve Parent s.parent@benderrosenthal.com