The City of Alameda has selected its next chief executive
Under general direction, the Real Estate Officer leads, oversees, and performs a variety of complex work in the real estate management and acquisition efforts of the Sonoma‐Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART); performs complex title research, appraisal analysis, and preparation of related documents; conducts studies and develops recommendations for action, policies, and procedures; responds to requests and inquiries from
real property stakeholders and the public and provides information as necessary; and performs related
work as required.
This classification performs the full range of duties required to plan, develop, and coordinate the District’s
real estate management and acquisition efforts. Successful performance of the work requires expertise
in real estate as well as frequent interaction with tenants, land owners, contractors, consultants, and the
general public. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving
significant accountability and decision‐making responsibility.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four‐year college or university with major coursework in real
estate, real estate law, business or public administration or a related field, and five (5) years of increasingly
responsible experience in appraisal analysis, negotiations for the purchase and sale of real property,
knowledge of Federal and State regulations for public properties and property management, three (3)
years of which includes experience acquiring real property and managing property for a public
agency. Directly related experience, including but not limited to transportation planning, escrow services,
land title examination, land records management and research, may be substituted for the educational
Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.
Salary: $35.51 ‐ $43.17 per hour.
Apply online: https://www.calopps.org/smart
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