City of Houston
July 22, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


Applications Accepted from: All Persons Interested

Posting Number: 25676
Service Line: Capital Projects
Section: Real Estate 
Location: 611 Walker Street, 19th Floor 
Workdays & Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.*
Subject to change*

Provides general supervision and coordination of real estate activities involving the disposition of City property interests, encroachments and acquisitions of land and/or property rights for public and private projects. Manages multiple real estate projects. Performs various real estate activities related to the purchase and sale, of City owned properties. Reviews project drawings with City engineers, architects, contractors, and developers to resolve real estate design issues raised by developers, constituents, other government agencies, and/or property owners. Responds to complaints or inquiries from property owners, City officials, or outside agencies regarding pending real estate transactions involving City of Houston’s property interests. Develops and reviews more complex Joint Referral Committee submissions  communicates with land owners for transaction requirements. Prepares routine and non-routine reports, maintains and updates database tracking system and files for assigned parcels and projects; coordinates with project engineers and other departments as necessary to determine and understand project needs. Drafts and processes correspondence and Requests for Council Action (RCA) for real estate transactions and other documents including  easements and deeds. Evaluates, reviews, and monitors real estate files on all active projects, including field notes, appraisals, legal documents, and other pertinent information.  Must understand complex real estate principles and terminology. May serve as team lead over lower level real estate staff. Successful candidates must be self-directed and possess superior customer service skills. Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting temperature and air conditions.

This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.

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