Real Property Agent III

County of San Mateo
Until Filled

County of San Mateo
$8,809 - $11,012/Month

The County of San Mateo is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Real Property Agent III to join the Real Property Division of the County Manager's Office. The Real Property Division serves County departments and other agencies by acquiring real property and managing the County's leased space needs. The Division defines facility needs, identifies appropriate alternatives, negotiates acquisition agreements and leases on competitive terms, and administers agreements throughout the term of the lease. Additionally, the Division provides right-of-way acquisition services and real property expertise.

The County's real property interests include a hospital and medical facilities, office campuses, correctional facilities, airports, and over 16,000 acres of parks and open space, in addition to public works facilities, rights of way, and public service easements.

The Real Property Agent III will perform a full range of real property services which are rendered in connection with the acquisition, disposition, or lease of properties for highways, parks, libraries, airports, flood control projects, rights of ingress and egress, easement rights, building sites, office space, or other County purposes, including appraisal, negotiations, property management, and relocation assistance.

The Real Property Agent III is the advanced journey-level class within the Real Property agent series. Employees hired at the "III" level will be responsible for coordinating major projects, and negotiating for larger, more complex purchases and more complex leases of property for County use. The salary range at this level is $105,706 - $132,142 annually.

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying which may include at least three years of experience negotiating on behalf of a public agency for the acquisition and/or lease of real property. Right-of-Way Certification or the desire and ability to obtain certification are preferred, but not required. Experience with property management is also preferred.

Life in San Mateo County provides a picturesque setting, combined with an incredible array of activities which truly represent the California lifestyle at its finest. Bordered on the west by the majestic Pacific Ocean, to the north by San Francisco, to the east by the scenic San Francisco Bay, and to the south by the heartland of the world famous Silicon Valley, San Mateo County offers a wide range of economic opportunities, recreational pursuits, and lifestyle opportunities.
The 770,000 residents of the County enjoy a diverse, multi-cultural citizenry, cosmopolitan ambiance, temperate climate, clean air, rural open space, and a geographic location in the heart of the San Francisco Peninsula.

The County of San Mateo, as an employer, offers an excellent benefits package that is available to employees and their spouses, domestic partners, and other dependents. Detailed information is available at

Final Filing Date: November 17, 2021

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at Applications are only accepted online. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. EOE