MSD Job Opening for Right of Way Field Agent

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for the Right of Way Field Agent position currently open in the Engineering Division. This position is open until filled.

Hiring range of $30.90 (min) – $37.87 (mid). Pay will depend on the selected candidate’s experience.

Job Duties

Under general supervision, performs technical and administrative work in securing easements for the Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County’s Capital Improvement Program. Work involves reviewing construction plans, GIS maps, easement surveys, easement agreements, and other legal documents about land ownership. The employee is responsible for meeting with property owners to explain the scope and effect of projects, negotiating to obtain easement approval, and processing payment of compensation, if any. The employee is also responsible for conferring with engineers, surveyors, attorneys, and permitting agencies.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • A degree in business, planning, civil engineering, survey, or related field and two or more years experience in the easement acquisition field, providing knowledge of easement rights, reading surveys, reading construction plans, and negotiation skills, preferably with experience in pipeline acquisition; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 365 software and be able to use basic mapping software to locate properties sewer lines and print maps.
  • Requires a valid North Carolina Driver’s license.

Interested candidates can apply online at Find more information at our website: Resumes may also be submitted to [email protected]

MSDBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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