Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Real Estate Specialist Trainee 1, G-13

Occupation Group

Service Regulation and Compliance

Salary Information

Starting Salary

$46,529

Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Real Estate Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Real Estate Specialist Trainee 1 13 $47,925 $61,330
Real Estate Specialist Trainee 2 14 $50,678 $64,693
Real Estate Specialist 1 18 $63,108 $80,248
Real Estate Specialist 2 23 $81,705 $103,350

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Real Estate Specialists collect, acquire, review, and reconcile assessment and real property data, prepare and review appraisals of real estate and real property interests, perform ownership and real estate title research, assist in the disposition of State-owned real estate, and negotiate with private owners concerning the State's acquisition of real estate and real property interests.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

Agencies with this Title

Various New York State agencies

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

Bachelor's or higher degree.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

View Additional Qualifications

For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional real estate experience appraising real property including writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection with sales, leasing, financing of real property with banks, lending institutions, mortgage organizations, or other financial organizations, OR writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection land acquisition for public land acquisition agencies, utility companies, or Not for Profit conservation organizations; OR

2. A New York State General Real Estate Appraisal License; OR

3. A New York State Land Surveyor Licensure.

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional real estate experience related to real property appraisal, title searching, survey work determining property lines, negotiation of leases, and the sale of real property; AND one year of professional experience appraising real property real estate experience appraising real property including writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection with sales, leasing, financing of real property with banks, lending institutions, mortgage organizations, or other financial organizations, OR writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection land acquisition for public land acquisition agencies, utility companies, or Not for Profit conservation organizations; OR

2. One year of professional real estate experience related to real property appraisal, title searching, survey work determining property lines, negotiation of leases, and the sale of real property; AND A New York State General Real Estate Appraiser License; OR

3. One year of professional real estate experience related to real property appraisal, title searching, survey work determining property lines, negotiation of leases, and the sale of real property; AND A New York State Land Surveyor Licensure; OR

4. One year of professional experience appraising real property real estate experience appraising real property including writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection with sales, leasing, financing of real property with banks, lending institutions, mortgage organizations, or other financial organizations, OR writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection land acquisition for public land acquisition agencies, utility companies, or Not for Profit conservation organizations; AND A Certified Commercial Investment Member designation; OR

5. One year of professional experience appraising real property real estate experience appraising real property including writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection with sales, leasing, financing of real property with banks, lending institutions, mortgage organizations, or other financial organizations, OR writing detailed original appraisal reports or appraisal reviews in connection land acquisition for public land acquisition agencies, utility companies, or Not for Profit conservation organizations AND A New York State Residential Real Estate Appraisal License; OR

6. A Certified Commercial Investment Member designation; AND a New York State General Real Estate Appraisal License; OR

7. A Certified Commercial Investment Member designation; AND a New York State Land Surveyor Licensure; OR

8. A New York State Residential Real Estate Appraisal License; AND a New York State General Real Estate Appraisal License; OR

9. A New York State Residential Real Estate Appraisal License; AND a New York State Land Surveyor Licensure. Please Note: Real Estate Specialist 1 may be also filled from a Non-PCO list.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted