Program Manager Job Description


Bob Hall & Associates

Located in the heart of Orange County, Costa Mesa is often referred to as "The City of the Arts and Culture."  With a population of nearly 114,000, residents enjoy the benefits of beautiful neighborhoods, wonderful schools, ideal weather, and recreational opportunities. Visitors and residents alike appreciate the close proximity to freeways, beaches, major airports, and popular tourist attractions while still enjoying peaceful surroundings. Within its 16.8 square miles, Costa Mesa offers unlimited recreational possibilities, including an iconic skatepark, two pristine golf courses and over 32 neighborhood and community parks.

Under general direction, plans, organizes, coordinates and administers the City's real estate interests and assets including, but not limited to, real property, facilities, equipment, and citywide infrastructure.
An incumbent in this one-position classification exercises a considerable degree of independence, judgment and discretion in preparing, coordinating and monitoring City assets and acquisitions. This position reports to the City Manager and Assistant City Manager.

.    EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the management of public sector real property including appraisal and negotiation for acquisition, rental and sale of real property, and right-of way work. Experience in economic development project management desirable.
.    EDUCATION: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Economics or other directly related field.

The ideal candidate will be a true leader with the vision of a strategic thinker and the expertise and enthusiasm to be involved in the day-to-day workings of the office The Real Property Manager will be responsible for a variety of activities focused on the acquisition, leasing and disposition of real property.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of advanced principles, practices and techniques applicable to real estate acquisition, sale, leasing and real property management. The ideal candidate will be a technical advisor with expertise involving easements, drainage, rights-of-way, the ability to manage multiple leases and multiple projects simultaneously. The Real Property Manager will be a strategic negotiator with experience negotiating acquisitions of a wide range of properties, leases with large commercial property management companies and small property owners.

Salary Range: $94,884 - $127,164 Annually. To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a compelling cover letter and your detailed resume electronically to Please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104 should you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.

Contract Land Staff