Job Description Summary:
The Senior Property Agent will work as a member of the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Park’s (OSMP) Real Estate Services (RES) team in carrying out a broad array of real estate-related activities and duties associated with the acquisition and stewardship of OSMP real estate interests including land, water, and mineral rights.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Carries out real estate transactions including acquisitions and disposals.
Negotiates and prepares agreements and transactional documents with assistance of City Attorney’s Office.
Seeks RES team and OSMP staff input.
Performs and coordinates due diligence work including title review, appraisals, environmental inspections and surveys.
Supports OSMP’s Real Estate Services team.
Addresses, negotiates, and resolves a wide array of real estate issues.
Responds to inquiries and requests for information from both internal and external customers.
Reviews acquisition records, contracts, title commitments, surveys, environmental inspections, and other due diligence documents associated with existing or potential open space properties.
Plays significant role in stewarding OSMP land, water and mineral interests.
Performs and oversees property monitoring, planning, and administrative functions as requested, including tasks related to city and county development reviews and monitoring and enforcement of OSMP’s ditch agreements, conservation easements, scenic easements, and development rights agreements.
Prepares memos and delivers public presentations (including visual aids) for City Council, Open Space Board of Trustees and other public or official meetings.
May supervise or manage the work of Property Agent(s).
Performs other related duties as requested to meet the needs of the department and city.
Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies and maintaining and promoting city values in all conduct.
Seeks out and participates in professional trainings and development.
Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems and enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; open to change; quickly grasps the essence and underlying structure of anything.
Problem-Solving and Decision Support: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Ability to recognize needs, assess possible methods to meet needs, and act on solutions.
Teamwork: Works effectively as a member and leader of formal and informal teams. Understands the interests and concerns of others and able and willing to share and receive information. Feels good about being part of a team, workgroup and/or the organization.
Leadership: Ability to provide coaching, delegation and review the work of lower level staff. Identifies, values and leverages the talents of others to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things seen as challenging; not fearful of acting with minimum planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
Initiative: Identifies what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it. Completes work in a timely and consistent manner.
Written and Oral Communication: Writes and speaks clearly and succinctly in a variety of communications settings and styles; ensures messages are received with the desired effects. Actively listens to concerns and is open to the ideas of colleagues and customers. Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with the public and coworkers, with excellent customer service skills.
Project management: Proficiency with project management methods and related variables including time, resources, requirements, and responding to unexpected events.
Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers and acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains trust and respect.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree and three years in public sector, land trust, or open space program or five years general real estate experience with knowledge of real estate law.
Understanding of land conservation, water rights and stewardship practices.
Additional Job Description:
Supervision Received: Real Estate Sr Manager
Supervision Exercised: May supervise Property Agent(s).
WORKING CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Must have a valid drivers' license and the ability to maintain an acceptable motor vehicle record.
Acceptable background information, including criminal history, is required as well.
Capable of adjusting to in-person or work-from-home arrangements as needed to serve business need.
The City of Boulder is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected statue. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please send a request to HR@bouldercolorado.gov.