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Portland, Oregon, United States (hybrid)
30+ days ago


The City of Portland is currently seeking Right of Way Agents to join the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and The Portland Water Bureau. A Right of Way Agent II leases property and works with property owners to facilitate vacating streets, research property ownership and rights, negotiates with property owners to acquire a wide range of property rights for public projects. Apply Today!

What you’ll get to do: 

  • Utilize excellent customer service when working with the public.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with City partners and Commissioners staff.
  • Develop and maintain bureau real estate management records.
  • Utilize technological tools (such as GIS applications) to increase productivity and effectiveness.
  • Research public deed records.
  • Write basic legal descriptions and prepare/record conveyance documents.
  • Prepare and negotiate lease agreements.
  • Negotiate for the acquisition of property rights.

Who you are:

  • Balanced: Able to work on a multitude of tasks and understand/react to various situations in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Communicator: A strong communicator to technical and non-technical individuals and who is proficient verbally and in writing.
  • Detailed:   An organizer and planner who thrives on details and is uncompromising in consistency and accuracy 
  • Empathetic Negotiator: You have strong negotiation skills but also are aware of how to be empathetic to property owners/customers.  Your skills allow you to de-escalate difficult situations and lean into hard conversations 
  • Problem solver: You work to develop creative solutions to meet stated program and policy outcomes
  • Relationship Builder: An outgoing professional who values partnerships and forms relationships to get things done 
  • Reliable: You can meet strict deadlines and understand the importance of managing a dynamic and changing workload
  • Team oriented: You enjoy working as part of team and value collaboration


Applicants must meet each of the following minimum qualifications.  Describe in their cover letter and resume how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Experience utilizing strong customer service skills and the ability to implement effective conflict resolution techniques.  
  2. Experience and ability to handle several projects at once while meeting assigned deadlines.
  3. Ability to use City-specific technology and general office software, including Outlook, Word, Teams, and Excel.
  4. Knowledge of public records researching tools to locate deeds, easements, maps, and plats.
  5. Knowledge of the types of information that title reports, appraisals, surveys, and legal descriptions contain.
  6. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to property and easement acquisition and disposal.

Applicant must also possess:

  • An Oregon Notary Public Commission: more information on how to obtain here
  • Valid State Driver's License & acceptable driving record
  • Must place any active real estate appraisers or brokers licenses on inactive status prior to first day to avoid conflict of interest

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69013962
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Company Name For Job: City of Portland
  • Position Title: Right of Way Agent II
  • Job Function: Other
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Salary: $34.95 - $44.61 (Hourly Wage)

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