As the Real Property Management Specialist 2, you will have the opportunity to work both inside and outside on a variety of real estate projects. You will be responsible for all phases of researching and coordinating activities associated with real property agreements, permits, licenses, purchases, leases, encroachments, claims, rights, and records maintenance. Responsibilities range from independently researching chain of title and use to acquiring property for parks and trails or acquiring easements for conservation. You will be a leader for the department and important to the county for property transactions conserving open spaces, land, and habitats for current and future generations including within cities.
The position is within the Resource Stewardship division but integral to the Parks Department and you will work with other county departments, the public and non-profit conservation partners. You have the opportunity to make a significant difference in the management and standardization of real estate practices for the department. Be a part of a fantastic team dedicated to improving the park, trail and open space system for the residents and visitors to Pierce County.
Administer or assist with administration of Real Property responsibilities for the Department.
Conduct landowner outreach to obtain property rights for parks, trails, or conservation properties
Work with other federal, state, local agencies and non-profits organizations on property trades, sales or leases
Support the Conservation Futures program through real estate transactions
Purchase park, trail and open space properties for the department or other local jurisdictions within Pierce County
Identify encroachments, develop lease practices, and enforcement procedures
Pierce County Parks and Recreation was created in 1958 to be a regional provider delivering recreation opportunities and provide inviting and functional, parks, trails, and open spaces for the residents of Pierce County. The department currently has 71 full-time employees and manages a budget of over $6,000,000.00. The department provides services for unincorporated Pierce County, servicing a population of approx. 346,000 citizens. Generous benefit package with full-time employment, including vacation leave, sick leave and medical and dental coverage.