Posted: 04/14/2024

Overview Colliers Engineering & Design is currently seeking a Senior Land Representative to join our Land Services team in New York State! The Senior Land Representatives will serve as a representative of Colliers Engineering & Design to communicate the client program to customers and acquire land rights on behalf of the client. Please apply at: Responsibilities Represent client in a positive and professional manner while providing a positive experience with the landowner. Assist with researching public records to determine property ownership. Adhere to and Monitor Client and Company Standards and Procedures (e.g. safety, use of PPE). Document landowner communications and send customer concerns to Project Manager. Serve as notary in acknowledgment of legal signatures. Ensure notary information is entered correctly. Ensure documents are processed timely for recording. Complete documentation to close out files. Be able to negotiate with landowner within client parameters. Have a general understanding of land rights and the acquisition of land rights. Make initial contact with landowners to discuss project impacts. Prepare client deliverable packages. Must possess “team player” attitude and ensure all projects are completed by let schedule. Must have a flexible schedule to meet landowners when available. Agent is responsible for completing assignments within the given deadline & monitoring entry level agents. Qualifications Minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent. IRWA certifications a plus. 2-3 years of transportation right of way acquisition experience a must. New York State Real Estate License required. Must have a valid driver's license and valid car insurance. Must be able to acquire a notary within 45 days (about 1 and a half months) of employment. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Should be comfortable interacting with diverse groups of people. Training or mentoring of entry level staff a plus. Local municipality right of way experience a must. NYDOT right of experience a plus. Can work independently. Must be proficient with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook, Google Earth and databases such as SharePoint or equivalent. Demonstrated organizational, planning and negotiation skills. Analytical skills and ability to solve problems under pressure. Excellent customer service skills; in person and over the phone with internal and external customers and clients. Ability to engage in small talk and talk to strangers (over the phone and in person). Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines, as well as balance multiple projects by prioritizing effectively. Please note, this position requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's annual drug and alcohol testing program. Compensation: $81,000-$95,000 DOQ. What We Offer At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities. This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week. We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities. Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success! Colliers Engineering & Design is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). We are committed to ensuring that diversity and inclusion continues to be a strategic area of focus, not only as the right thing to do, but as one of the ways we will continue to lead our industry into the future. As part of this responsibility, we are on a progressive journey to foster an environment in which everyone at Colliers Engineering & Design feels respected and comfortable doing their best work while being their authentic selves regardless of background or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.