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Reference # : 18-00203 Title : Realty Technician 2
Location : Eugene, OR
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 04/02/2018 / 04/06/2019  
Description
NOTE: See supplemental position information document for additional information regarding specific requirement for the advertised position .
SCA Crosswalk: Secretary III

Summary: This position generally involves office work but can require field work to support Realty Specialists within their respective regional offices. This position can involve overnight travel, which can be up to 50% out of town and 50% office, throughout the BPA service area of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Western Montana, Northern Nevada, Northern California and Western Wyoming.

Typical Tasks may include but are not limited to:
? Research, identify and/or summarize Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) property rights and private property ownership for Realty Specialist review and use.
? Research and gather BPA acquisition vesting documents, BPA land use permits, engineering and survey maps, assessor?s plats, subdivision plats and miscellaneous property ownership information for Realty Specialist review and use.
? Process Land Use Applications by using the Realty Technical Services Prelim checklist to assign a case number, set up case in BPA?s Land Information System (LIS), conduct preliminary research on routine cases, gather the applicable maps, prepare the Land Use Review Request (LURR) and prepare and transmit case file. (More difficult or complex cases involving running out legal descriptions; multiple transmission lines, substation areas, disposals, etc.. ? would involve a higher level III or IV Technician)
? Close case files and prepare file for closing transmittal after Realty Specialist has purged the file when case is complete and verify and input necessary data into LIS. (These are all reviewed by Realty Tech IV?s before auditing for accuracy/correction and also have a final review by level Realty Technician III or IV for complex cases before auditing)
? Provide courthouse real estate research, including ownership, land rights, property descriptions, zoning, land use planning, etc.
? Utilize Metroscan, various county internet web sites, Client, LIS, TView2, Projectwise as well as Application Extender.
? Maintain a ?Methods of Access? book for use by BPA staff to identify routes to access BPA transmission lines and facilities and update plan and profile drawings.
? Provides secretarial/administrative support with the ability to create, type, edit and finalize a variety of related materials, including documents, letters, and memorandum using Word and other Microsoft products.
? Answers real estate questions from the public including landowners, developers, public agencies, and utility companies regarding documented policy of proposed uses of BPA?s right-of-ways. Answers questions from the public that are general in nature or refer calls more complex in nature to another more experienced Realty Technician or BPA Realty Specialist.
? Send documents for recording to counties/title companies.

Skills:
? Verbal and written communication skills, customer service skills and interpersonal skills (Required)
? Ability to work independently and manage one?s time (Required)
? Ability to keep information organized and confidential (Required)
? Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint (Preferred)
? Knowledge of real estate principles, precedent cases and the technicalities of government real property procedures, rules and regulations (Preferred)

Typical Work Activities may include any of the following:
? Performing Administrative Activities ? Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
? Getting Information ? Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
? Documenting/Recording Information ? Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
? Interacting With Computers ? Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
? Communicating with Persons Outside Organization ? Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
? Performing for or Working Directly with the Public ? Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers and receiving clients or guests.
? Processing Information ? Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
? Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards ? Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
? Communicating with Management, Peers, or Co-workers - Providing information to management, co-workers, and peers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
? Analyzing Data or Information ? Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
? Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge ? Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

Knowledge ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Customer and Personal Service ? Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
? Administration and Management ? Knowledge of business and management principles involved in resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
? Clerical ? Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
? Building and Construction ? Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
? Computers and Electronics ? Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
? Law and Government ? Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
? English Language ? Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
? Mathematics ? Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, and their applications.

Skills ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
? Reading Comprehension ? Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
? Critical Thinking ? Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
? Mathematics ? Using mathematics to solve problems.
? Active Learning ? Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
? Social Perceptiveness ? Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
? Coordination ? Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
? Service Orientation ? Actively looking for ways to help people.
? Speaking ? Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Abilities ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Oral/Written Comprehension ? Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken/written words and sentences.
? Oral/Written Expression ? Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking/writing so others will understand.
? Problem Sensitivity ? The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
? Deductive Reasoning ? The ability to apply rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
? Speech Clarity ? The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
? Information Ordering ? The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
? Inductive Reasoning ? The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions

Education, Experience, Job Training:
? Associates Degree (Desired)
? Course work or experience related to Real Estate principles, practices, precedent cases, and comprehension of the technicalities of government real property procedures, rules and regulations. (Required)

Work Styles:
? Dependability ? Being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
? Integrity ? Being honest and ethical.
? Attention to Detail ? Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
? Stress Tolerance/Self Control ? Accepting criticism, maintaining composure and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
? Adaptability/Flexibility ? Being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
? Cooperation ? Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
? Analytical Thinking ? Analyzing information and using logic to address work issues and problems.
? Initiative - Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

SCA Crosswalk: Secretary III