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Administrative Hearings

Auditor

Bureau of Administration

Bureau of Economic Development

Bureau of Finance

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Bureau of Technology

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Office of the President

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Senior Real Estate Asset Manager, assists in overseeing a portfolio of real estate assets acquired by the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA). Tracks the financial performance of portfolio expenses and identifies ways to maximize community benefits and financial performance of individual assets. Prepares Requests for Proposals, Qualifications and Invitations for Bids for contractors to provide services. Oversees contracts for property maintenance, consultants, demolition, construction and other activities. Supervises routine maintenance and security of all assets and serves as primary point of contact for properties under assignment. Evaluates properties and assists in planning for potential acquisitions and subsequent redevelopment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Three (3) years’ of full-time work experience managing property or real estate assets is required.
  • Valid Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of an accredited training program with certification in property management, building construction, property appraisal, cost estimating for construction, housing rehabilitation, home inspection or structural engineering.
  • Experience working with building codes, procurement policies, regulations and community development in Cook County.

Pursuant to Executive order 2021-1 and cook county’s Mandatory covid-19 Vaccination policy, the selected candidate will be required to either Submit PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION OR A REQUEST FOR Reasonable ACCOMMODATION prior to the start of employment. please click the following hyperlinks for the full text of executive order 2021-1 and the cook county mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Executive Order 2021-1 Vaccination Policy

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

This position is considered a safety-sensitive position. Candidates who are selected to fill safety-sensitive positions must pass a required drug test as part of the pre-employment background check process.

https://www.cookcountyil.gov/sites/default/files/service/drug-and-alcohol-policy.pdf

Candidates who are contacted will be required to produce original required documents (e.g., current driver’s license, diploma, school transcript, certifications, etc.) listed on the Notice of Job Opportunity within five (5) days of being extended an offer, in writing, by the Bureau Chief of BHR (or designee).

  • Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States territories and Canada, must be credentialed by either the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities And Other Characteristics

Ability to oversee a portfolio of stabilized assets. Ability to perform required. tasks, including property inspections at locations in communities across Cook County. Knowledge of assets comparisons to the competition in terms of pricing, location, amenities, and unit finishes, etc. Knowledge of building codes, procurement policies, regulations and community development in the Chicago metropolitan area. Ability to negotiate price, terms, and conditions in the acquisition and disposition process. Ability to identify cost-effective opportunities/strategies to improve properties rental rates and overall position within the submarket. Ability to develop business plans and strategies. Knowledge of the due diligence process on new acquisitions and developments. Knowledge of property strategy and operations during the dispositions process. Knowledge of the budget process including projections. Knowledge of local codes as they relate to property maintenance, security, stabilization and related issues. Knowledge of relevant building trades and role of different contractors in asset management process. Good written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. This position requires moderate to extensive travel to work assignments for which the employee may be required to provide his/her own adequate means of transportation.

Physical Requirements

Sedentary Work

Sedentary Work involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee’s normal line of work.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link:

http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

  • This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.

Falsification of any information in the application process will result in disqualification, dismissal after hire, and/or placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. For current County employees, such falsification may result in discipline, up to and including termination, and placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. See Cook County Code of Ordinances, Article II, Sections 44-54 Unlawful Practices Relating to Employees and Employment – Penalty, 44-56 Political Discrimination; Cook County Employment Plan, Section V.N. Pre-Interview License and Certification Verification; Supplemental Policy No. 2014-2.13 Ineligible for Rehire List; and Cook County Personnel Rules 3.3(b) (7) (d)

EEO Statement

Cook County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) employer. Cook County prohibits illegal discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, source of income, housing status, military service or discharge status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected category established by law, statute or ordinance as further defined in Chapter 44. Human Resources, Article II. Personnel Polices, Section 44-53 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances and Chapter 42. Human Relations, Article II. Human Rights, Section 42-35 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances.

NOTE: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Social Media Disclaimer

The County’s hiring process is governed by the Cook County Employment Plan which prohibits employment actions from being influenced by any Political Reasons or Factors for Non-Exempt Positions. The advertisement of this position by any individual does not constitute an offer or promise of employment, promotion, or any other employment action and shall not influence the County’s hiring decision. Cook County officials and employees who become aware of or receive a complaint that involves an allegation of Political Reasons or Factors being considered in the hiring process of Non-Exempt positions are obligated to refer the complaint to the Cook County – Office of the Inspector General. If the Cook County Inspector General sustains allegations of Political Reasons or Factors being considered, Cook County will disqualify the Applicant or Candidate from consideration for employment and disciplinary action will be imposed on any involved Cook County employees, if applicable.

Job Posting

Jan 11, 2023, 4:12:51 PM

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Offices Under the President