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Real Estate Specialist 1

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Real Estate Specialist 1
Category of
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00380+
Application Due By 12/09/2016
Title Real Estate Specialist 1; including Trainee 1 and 2
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Allegany
Region 9
Lands & Forests/Real Property
Salary:
Grade:
$40,507 - 67,827 Effective April 2015
18/13/14
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent/Provisional+
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Real Estate Specialist 2, the RES 1 will collect, acquire, review, reconcile and assess real property data, while making requests for appraisals, along with reviewing consultant appraisals of real property interests, performing real estate title research, contracting title research, and assisting in the disposition of State owned real estate and negotiate with private owners concerning the State's acquisition of real estate and real property interests, including surplus structures. This includes the physical inspection of real property to identify any encumbrances and encroachment issues on potential acquisitions.

The RES 1 may prepare written real estate appraisal reports, maps, and other communications using Microsoft Office and ESRI Arc GIS Mapping software. The RES 1 functions as the agency's expert, providing a role in key functional areas such as easement and lease negotiations, agency relocations and planning for Statewide and Regional Land Acquisition Programs. The RES 1 must become familiar with and conform to DEC policies and technical standards set forth by NYSDEC management in accordance with State Federal USPAP guidelines for appraisal work.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
+Provisional Qualifications for Salary Grade 18 ONLY:
Six years of professional real estate experience related to real property appraisal, title searching, survey work determining property lines, negotiation of leases, and the sale of real property. One year of this experience must include the specialized experience of appraising real property, OR you must have either
A: a New York State General Real Estate Appraiser Certification;
OR
B: a NYS Land Surveyor Licensure.
Substitution: A bachelor's degree or higher will substitute for four years of the non-specialized real estate experience. An Associate's degree will substitute for two years of the non-specialized real estate experience. The maximum substitution for education is four years.
A Certified Commercial Investment Member designation will substitute for one year of the non-specialized real estate experience.
NYS Residential Real Estate Appraisal Certification will substitute for two years of the non-specialized real estate experience.

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
or

Transfer Eligible for Trainee 1 - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications - bachelor's degree and have a standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list;

or

Transfer Eligible for SG-18 appointment
- One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 16 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;

or

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Real Estate Specialist 1, Assistant Right of Way Agent, Lands & Claims Adjuster 2, Senior Building Space Analyst.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

For Trainee 1, Must have a Bachelor's Degree.

For SG 18 open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):

Six years of professional real estate experience related to real property appraisal, title searching, survey work determining property lines, negotiation of leases, and the sale of real property. One year of this experience must include the specialized experience of appraising real property, OR you must have either
A: a New York State General Real Estate Appraiser Certification;
OR
B: a NYS Land Surveyor Licensure.
Substitution: A bachelor's degree or higher will substitute for four years of the non-specialized real estate experience. An Associate's degree will substitute for two years of the non-specialized real estate experience. The maximum substitution for education is four years.
A Certified Commercial Investment Member designation will substitute for one year of the non-specialized real estate experience.
NYS Residential Real Estate Appraisal Certification will substitute for two years of the non-specialized real estate experience.

If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting unless you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass.
Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in remote areas and adverse weather conditions.
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are meet and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038

E-Mail: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must included two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.