Under general direction and supervision, the Real Property and Asset Manager will manage, negotiate, acquire, review, inspect, lease, rent or sell real property and sites for public use and improvement projects that are owned or will benefit the City of Vallejo. To obtain, analyze and use data, related to property use, value, location and other aspects of real property or lease management; provide expert professional assistance to the Economic Development Manager and City management staff in property and asset related matters; trains and supervises assigned staff; and performs related work as required.
This is a single position class responsible for the administration of real property services for the City of Vallejo. This class performs duties which involve the exercise of considerable discretion and latitude of judgment in the formulation and recommendation of policies and procedures associated with real property and asset management. This class is distinguished from Economic Development Manager in that the latter has overall management responsibility for real property and asset administration for the City of Vallejo.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Receives administrative direction and supervision from the Economic Development Manager.
- Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Negotiates to acquire, sell, lease, exchange or transfer real property rights for the City Of Vallejo
Negotiates contracts with independent contractors involved with right-of-way acquisitions, appraisals, negotiations and relocations; provides direction as needed.
Collects, researches, analyzes and acts on information related to property values; site locations, buildings, title clearances, acquisition or disposition of property rights.
Provides estimated current values on real property.
Manages real property projects, including administration of contracts or lease agreements, coordination of condemnation procedures and preparation of specifications, leases, deeds or other documents.
Coordinates real property management activities with appropriate City staff, current property owners, neighboring property owners, title companies or others as required.
Reviews title reports to determine ownership, coordinates escrows, and assists City engineers in the preparation of property descriptions.
Prepares comprehensive reports and cost estimates of real property acquisition, leases and related information.
Prepare written reports, cost estimates for maintenance and repair improvements and correspondence in all matters dealing with property management.
Consults with City Attorney's office and outside legal counsel regarding preparation, coordination and follow-up involved with acquisition of real property through eminent domain procedures.
Handles all City surplus property sales including advertising and conducting actual sale of property.
Negotiates for the execution of deeds, quitclaims, agreements, partial releases, partial reconveyance and other instruments.
Makes recommendations regarding contracting with independent appraisers, relocation specialists and negotiators, and supervises their work.
Supervises and coordinates the relocation assistance program including the determination of appropriate payments.
Establishes and maintains a property management record and file system and ensures that federally funded acquisition project files meet with federal standards.
Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; identify opportunities for improvement and review with the Economic Development Manager; implement improvements.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Principles and practices of real estate and property management transactions
Real property law and appraisal techniques
Methods of estimating costs of construction and improvements to real property
Procedures relating to the public acquisition and management of property or rights of way.
Real estate laws and procedures.
Financing techniques and practices.
Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
Manage, direct and coordinate the work of professional and technical personnel.
Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the Economic Development Division.
Negotiate terms and agreements.
Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient property management
Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
Interpret maps, legal documents and engineering plans.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City and other government officials, community groups, and the general public.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Five years of experience in the field of real property administration including acquisition and disposition, property management and lease negotiations.
Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Real Estate, Public Administration or Business Administration is desirable.
LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California Class C driver license at the time of appointment.
Real Estate brokers license desirable.
Internal Number: 2018-152
About City of Vallejo
The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of Sacramento and San Francisco. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. With a mild year-round climate and easy access to varied recreational opportunities, residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo’s delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer’s market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business
facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America’s only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. Vallejo’s Main Street Designation in 2000 and two historic districts reflect the City’s pride in and emphasis on maintaining the character and heritage of Vallejo. Vallejo is near the major employment a...nd tourist areas in the region, approximately nine miles from Napa, 32 miles from San Francisco, 22 miles from Oakland and 47 miles from Sacramento. It is well connected to these areas via 1-80 and 1-780, as well as Highways 37 and 29. In addition to being close to four major highways, Vallejo is also serviced directly by Union Pacific Railroad and is convenient to the regional ports of Oakland, San Francisco and Richmond. Ferry service is available to San Francisco and air travel is available through San Francisco, Oakland and Sacramento International Airports. The Vallejo City Hall is set in a beautiful Bayfront park with the ferry terminal located nearby. The City has a formal downtown waterfront development plan, which will ultimately transform Vallejo’s waterfront area into a transportation oriented mixed-use area of shops, restaurants, office, residential and open space. Vallejo is a charming community that offers its residents a unique combination of bedroom community, suburban quietude, waterfront paradise and foothill vistas.