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Omaha Public Power District Real Property Coordinator in Omaha, Nebraska

The Real Property Coordinator is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with the real estate communities that OPPD serves and will represent OPPD as the primary technical expert for real estate portfolio management. The role is responsible for the acquisition, purchase and sale of OPPD owned real estate, facilities, and property rights. This role develops and ensures accuracy of all necessary legal documents, legal descriptions, abstracting, and exhibit drafting. Successful candidates possess a high degree of initiative and independence in performing the job functions with minimal supervision on simultaneous projects while meeting project commitments. Incumbents are accountable to plan, organize, coordinate, negotiate and execute property and land rights, such as purchase agreements, deeds, easements, railroad agreements, licenses, leases, permits and other real estate transactions needed for the current and future operations of OPPD.

  • Effectively plan and deliver the ongoing real property and real estate operations of the District including; acquisitions, disposals, real estate planning, coordinating inquiries for secondary uses of OPPD real property, preparing transaction analysis and property rights research; administering leases and conduct inspections for lease compliance; maintaining real property records; and ensuring transactions do not compromise District’s infrastructure and strategic goals.

  • Maintain real time knowledge of the real estate market trends, valuations and lease rates for all property types encountered. Analyze and determine property and easement valuation.

  • Review, prepare and negotiate real estate agreements including but not limited to; leases, right of entry agreements, easements, easement releases, encroachments, deeds, land surveys, title abstracts/certificates, appraisals, permits, licenses, purchase and sale agreements, damage settlements, and photographic services.

  • Leads the process to identify and monitor the potential sale of surplus property and partial acquisitions by local public agencies for road widening projects, which require Board approval for sale.

  • Maintain good relations with external and internal customers and stakeholders to respond to their inquiries concerning District real estate in a timely and professional manner and participate in public meetings and condemnation actions as required. Act as Liaison between OPPD employees or contractors and property owners.

  • Negotiate, manage and maintain property leases, vital records, property taxes and oversee quality review of department outputs.

  • Provide a high level of customer relations both internally and externally in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Analyze and recommend solutions to improve the effectiveness of ongoing operations.

  • Maintain current legal and industry opinions to maintain ethical practices in OPPD’s real estate transactions.

  • Establish and monitor best real estate practices and procedures for OPPD real estate.



  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, business, management or similar field, or a combination of education and work experience that provides the necessary skills to perform the essential job functions.

  • Seven (7) years of industry experience, preferable in Utilities Industry

  • Real Estate Salesperson or Broker’s License in the State Nebraska

  • Senior Right of Way designation within the International Right of Way Association IRWA or similar.

  • Familiarity with various government laws, regulations, and statutes as it relates to real estate.

  • Possess extremely good human relations skills and be adept at written and verbal communication

  • Analytical mindset to determine real estate valuation.

  • Knowledge of various software including Microsoft Office Suite, Microstation and/or AutoCAD, Google Earth PRO, Bluebeam Revu, GIS or similar geospatial system.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Desired:

  • Master’s degree in real estate, business, management or similar field

  • Familiarity of OPPD electrical system design and construction methods

  • Familiarity with various processes including Asset Suite, iCIS, PeopleSoft.

    Closing Statement

    Hourly Pay Step 1 $54.51/hour

    At Omaha Public Power District , we’re passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

    WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

    WE’RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We’re dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

    OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on people’s lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We’re always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are—wherever you are— and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

    Org Marketing Statement

    EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

    How To Apply

    Apply online at on March 24, 2023 or before April 7, 2023 .

    Recruiter: Angie Case #LI-AC PLEASE NOTE - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition. If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in 'DRAFT' form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.