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Property Agent

Primary Purpose:

Plans and controls all real estate activities within an assigned territory, typically multi-state. Ensures the optimal utilization of corporate assets and maximizes the return on those assets. Travels within assigned territory as necessary and acts as a service provider to internal and external customers.

Principal Duties:
  • Supports the negotiation and execution of land sales and leases, private grade crossings and utility licenses to outside parties.
  • Optimizes the utility and profitability of NS-owned real estate assets by assisting in the sale, lease, and/or license of these assets.
  • Facilitates the acquisition of properties required by the corporation to expand its operational capabilities.
  • Maintains frequent contact with developers, brokers, appraisers and governmental agencies, all of which may have an impact in establishing the value of NS owned real estate assets.
  • Inspects property on a routine basis to assist in the determination of fair market value, for safety purposes and to ensure contractual compliance.
  • Takes the necessary steps to ensure that the processing of all transactions is in accordance with the Internal Compendium of Controls.

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: Not specified Preferred Level: Not specified


Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Majors:
None listed

Licenses / Certifications: Required: None listed Preferred: None listed

Technical Skills:
  • MS Word/Word Processing
  • MS Excel/Spreadsheets
  • MS Powerpoint/Presentations
Skills and Abilities:
  • Communication Skills
  • Build Collaborative Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Initiative
  • Time Management
Career Path:
Predecessor Jobs:

None listed
Future Jobs:
  • Property Manager

Work Conditions

Environment: Outdoor/Field
Shift Work: No
On-Call: No
Weekend Work: No
Travel Required: 6 - 10 Days per Month,