Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Real Estate Specialist Trainee 1, G-13

General Information

Starting Salary

$42,986

Job Rate

$71,980

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.  These positions are located in various state agencies.

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.

Who has 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.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Most employees will be appointed to the Trainee 1 job title.

Appointments to this job title require a two-year traineeship that starts at the Trainee 1, G-13, and advances, after one year of acceptable performance, to Trainee 2, G-14. After one year of acceptable performance as a Trainee 2, employees advance to the Real Estate Specialist 1, G-18, job title described above. No further Civil Service examination is required for advancement from Trainee 1 to Trainee 2, or from Trainee 2 to the Real Estate Specialist 1 job title.

Advanced Placement Appointments - For most trainee titles, employees may be able to be appointed directly to the Trainee 2 level or to the Real Estate Specialist 1 title if they meet certain qualifications. This is known as advanced placement and is at the discretion of the hiring agency. View the qualifications for advanced placement, at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pco/advanced.placement.MQ.2019.pdf.

Appointment to the Full-level title - This job title series is also filled at the Full-level (G-18). See examination #26-241 for Real Estate Specialist 1 to review the additional qualifications for the full performance level title.

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Generalist Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019 and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/