THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will have experience in real property appraisal, law and the procedures governing acquisition, disposal, and leasing of real property for public use as prescribed by California Government Code. The successful candidate will be a strong analytical thinker with experience in commercial real estate; strong organizational skills necessary to oversee a portfolio of different properties and projects; strong customer service orientation with excellent people skills and the ability to remain composed and flexible; excellent technical support skills, including data analysis, database management, and word processing; strong computer skills; strong communication skills and techniques for data collection and the preparation of written and oral reports; and excellent relationship management skills. The next Real Estate Manager will have a knowledge base that includes current principles and practices of property appraisal, negotiation, acquisition, leasing, and disposition; property management; principles and techniques of management, including program planning, implementation, and administration; budgetary practices and controls; principles, practices, and methods of property management, modern public administration, and human resources management. Some knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and procedures, statistical and financial analysis, bid preparation, solicitation, and evaluation; training and supervision of subordinates would be an asset. The successful candidate must possess strong independent judgment to recommend the best actions for the County.
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of education, training, and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. Normally, this would include a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in real estate, business administration, economics, public administration, law, or a closely related field,
Four years’ experience in the leasing, management, and acquisition of commercial real estate.
License: Possession of a valid driver’s license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.