16 days old

Title: Right of Way Specialist

State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist I

Hiring Range: $52,522 - $85,348

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Salem District Office

Agency Website: https://www.virginiadot.org/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

This position supports the Western Region and can sit in either the Staunton, Lynchburg, Salem or Bristol district .

The Virginia Department of Transportationâs (VDOT) is excited to offer and announce a competitive opportunity to serve as a Right of Way Specialist in the Right of Way Division. The selected candidate will actively participate as a multi-faceted team member to accomplish project objectives (milestones), achieve project quality, assure cost effectiveness and meet advertisement schedules. Complete routine and complex assignments in the legal section of Right of Way.

This challenging and rewarding positionâs specific responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to:
⢠Assists management with preparing reports, attending PE meetings when requested, and assist with setting up Regional Meetings.
⢠Inputs data in appropriate systems including the right of Way and Utilities Management System (RUMS).
⢠Provide Technical Support - Provide guidance and advice to maximize production, accuracy and timeliness. All legal considerations are taken into account. Support management. Work with the engineering sections, while minimizing negative impacts on private property and taking sensitive issues into consideration.
⢠Program Assistance - Provide technical assistance to the Plan Review Manager. Assist with the preparation of estimates, plan reviews, tracking project budgets and estimate assignment workload utilizing spreadsheets. Pull assessment data from localities, along with other duties as required.
⢠Provide Administrative Support - Provide administrative support to the Plan Review Manager and their staff in the preparation and use of tracking spreadsheets, entering estimate data into PCES and other estimate forms and spreadsheets. Assist with the preparation of plan review comment forms, obtaining information from locality assessment and zoning offices, and other duties as required to assist the plan review and estimate programs.
⢠Perform Technical Reviews - Perform technical reviews of estimates, plans, property descriptions, including centerline, metes and bounds and plats, as required. Communicate orally and in writing to regional staff to make necessary corrections, additions, or deletions so that documents can be further processed.

Minimum Qualifications

⢠Knowledge of how to maintain and accurately record time charges as required by Management.
⢠Knowledge of project management and ability to research project schedules.
⢠Knowledge of processes for attending job related training and meetings.
⢠Knowledge and experience in organizing, planning, and prioritizing workload.
⢠Knowledge and experience with personal computers and associated systems.
⢠Knowledge and experience in compiling information for data entry purposes.
⢠Skill in the use of computers and web-based applications.
⢠Ability to work independently and complete routine work assignments with an attention to detail.
⢠Skill in interpersonal communication with competencies in persuasion and conflict management.
⢠Ability to provide direction and technical assistance to diverse customers.
⢠Ability to conduct legal research.
⢠Ability to read and interpret plat sheets.
⢠Ability to make independent decisions based on analysis of available information.
⢠Ability to create and utilize spreadsheets.

Additional Considerations

⢠Knowledge of right of way acquisitions.
⢠Knowledge of highway plan reading.
⢠Considerable knowledge with web based applications.
⢠Knowledge of CADD programs and applications.
⢠Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of providing good internal and external customer service.
⢠A combination of training, experience, or education in the right of way disciplines or related field desired.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.

We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days.

This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.

VDOT is an emergency operation agency. As such, this job is essential to emergency response operations and expected to work in these situations, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs to include working in severe weather.

Contact Information

Name: Audrey Phillips


Email: audrey.phillips@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Posted: 2023-09-08 Expires: 2023-10-15

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Right of Way Specialist

Virginia Department of Transportation
Staunton, VA 24401

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