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Clark Land Resources is Hiring!

Clark Land Resources is Hiring (Property Researcher/Real Estate Assistant)

Clark Land Resources is accepting applications for assistants to support various real estate research and right of way staff in the Right of Way Operations Department. The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months. Hourly wage rates could be $25 to $30 per hour depending on related experience and education.

Location: Varies depending on job site. Could be hybrid or in office. Most likely not fully remote. All work will be in Southern California and the majority in the Kearny Mesa area of the City of San Diego.

About Us: Clark Land is a 10-year old company, based in Southern California, who acquires, protects, and manages land rights for public and private agencies. Clark Land’s direct focus and experience is in providing real estate services including property rights research, interpretation and acquisition, valuation, relocation assistance plans, encroachment services, and project management assistance for projects involving water, transportation, housing, stormwater, sewer, gas, electric and alternative energy systems. See Clark Land Resources Website.

Our purpose is to: raise the ethical standards of the right of way industry through integrity and great customer service; serve and positively impact our clients and staff as well as our community, our country, and our world; train up the next generation in principled right of way practices; and give our employees a great place to work. We offer generous medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, and travel insurance plans. A 401k plan is also offered. We believe work-life balance is important for the health of our employees and offer 11.5 paid holidays per year as well as Personal Time Off (PTO).

The researcher/right of way assistant, under general supervision, could perform a wide variety of professional office and field duties in the research and interpretation of real property interests; potential site analysis; resolving client encroachment issues, and meeting mandated regulatory standards for utilities; and perform related work as required.

Work Performed Duties may include but are not limited to the following…

All open positions:

  • Research, examine, and interpret property records and title reports to determine the extent and types of encumbrances and the status of interests in properties.
  • Analyze and determine the effect of encumbrances.
  • Negotiate with parties of interest to remove liens, judgments, or other encumbrances.
  • Examine engineering plans and property maps to determine extent of property requirements for street rights-of-way and easements.
  • Investigate sites for location of clients’ facilities and act as liaison for the client with property owners.
  • Maintain records and prepare a variety of reports.

Recruitment Guidelines:

Applications: All respondents must complete an application at www.clarklandresources.com/careers/

No resumes will be accepted without the completion of an application.

Education: Equivalent to an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in business administration, economics, real estate, or a closely related field.

Two years of additional qualifying experience may substitute for two years of education.

Experience: Two to three years of experience in the acquisition, real estate, title, surveying, or mortgage processing and/or record-keeping of public property. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite© is required (especially in Excel), and experience using database programs. Must have successful experience meeting deadlines by using multi-tasking and organizational skills.

Highly Desired Qualifications: High standards for impeccable level of ethics. Excellent communication skills with coworkers, management, clients, and “win-win” negotiations with property owners. Bilingual is a plus.

Preferred Licenses and Certifications: Must have reliable transportation and a valid California driver’s license. Certified as a Right of Way Agent by the International Right of Way Association is a plus, as well as a real estate license.

Physical Abilities: Ability to lift 20 pounds or more. Ability to sit for long periods of time and have capability for excellent vision to be able to work on a computer and review plat maps or construction drawings. One of these available positions may require site visits so the ability to drive and physically access the site is required.

Selection Process:


1)  Completed Employment Application

2) Resume

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best-qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.

Assignment of a role at Clark Land Resources could be dependent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, medical/physical examination, as well as drug and alcohol tests.

NOTE: Clark Land Resources reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list.

Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.

Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:

A. An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/.

B. An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university. All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.

All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.


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