NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The New JerseyDepartment of Transportation (NJDOT) is seeking candidates for the position of Realty Specialist Trainee,
Transportation within the Division of Capital Program Management, Right of Way& Access Management. Realty Specialist
Trainees, Transportation are assigned a 35 – hour work week. Current starting salary is $46,431 and $48,531 after six months.
As a NJ State Department, NJDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package including Health Care (medical, prescription drug,
dental and vision care), Pension, Deferred Compensation, 13 paid holidays, and Benefit Leave (12 vacation days, 15 sick days
and 3 administrative days). Standard workweek is Monday through Friday.
Under the Division of Capital Program Management, Right of Way& Access Management Unit is responsible for conducting
negotiations with property owners, agents for owners and owner’s counsel for necessary property rights and makes personal
service of legal documents. The unit performs work involved in conducting negotiations, relocation, propertymanagement,
project programming, administrative and the laws and principles of Eminent Domain activities associated with the purchase
and disposition of real property.
Appointee will prepare contracts for the purchase of real property and explain clauses contained in agreements and legal
pleadings to property owners. Appointee will also conduct on – site inspections of real property and secures ownership/tenancy
data relevant to residential or commercial occupants. Prepares site occupancy surveys and workable relocation assistance plans.
• Strong oral and written communication
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and use of databases
• Ability to read both regular maps and a set of plans
• Experience in Real Estate or Real Estate related college courses
• Experience in any phase of Right of Waywork (e.g. appraisal, negotiations, relocation, propertymanagement
or programming and administration).
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey.
Note: Appointees may be required to complete a course of instruction in the acquisition of real property, as part of the
working test period.
For more information regarding this position, please refer to:
Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland
Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. NJDOT does not provide sponsorship or accept
student OPT/CPT programs, F1 or H1B work authorization visas.
Residency: All persons hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of appointment to establish, and
then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14 – 7 (P.L. 2011, c. 70),
also known as the “New Jersey First Act.”
You must apply through the NJDOT website at:
Submit a complete packet by the closing date that includes the following documents:
• NJ State Application for Employment (Application and instructions can be found at link above)
• Letter of interest
• Current resume
• Copy of unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org