This position meets the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers criteria for Washington State. During the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, most, if not all, of this work will be performed onsite. Social distancing and personal protective equipment guidelines will be followed when required to work onsite.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is looking for a seasoned property and real estate manager to provide essential services by managing key Aviation Division tenant relationships at SEA. The role essentially represents the Port as a landlord, to many airlines and variety of tenants and customers. This position will also fill a critical role related to the management of property and leases outside the passenger terminals, including key government agency relationships and real estate transactions with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Sound Transit, and other SEA cargo and commercial development properties.
You will provide negotiation, financial analysis, communication and account management for the Port’s new and existing airport and commercial leasing tenants.
You will help identify tenant lease changes and document associated terms, ensuring tenant compliance with Port financial commitments and responsibilities.
You will manage the majority of government agreements, land transactions and contracts at SEA International Airport, inclusive of critical interactions with WSDOT, Sound Transit, FAA, and local cities government related agreements.
You will facilitate SEA’s approval of all tenant projects for assigned accounts.
You will manage the leasing strategy for SEA airport cargo buildings, associated commercial area campus and outside the airfield land lease portfolio.
You will manage short and mid-term tactical leasing strategy and facilitate tenant negotiations and decisions associated with existing leases, buildings and tenants.
You will perform rental analysis of various occupancy scenarios, factoring in lease term, rental revenue and capital investment requirements.
You will assist with special projects by providing research and analytical support for potential new businesses and other special projects, as needed.
Who you are:
Experienced – You have three (3) years of experience in real estate management, property management or facility management.
Educated – You possess a bachelor’s degree in business or a related field.
Desired – You have five (5) years of experience in commercial real estate management and development, experience working with Airline Property and Facilities groups in an airport environment.
Property Management – You understand key financial terms, premise assignments, while understanding the Port’s financial commitments within leases. You are experience working with zoning, easements, land acquisitions and development principles of commercial real estate.
Negotiation – You are able to to negotiate with competing interests, prioritize alternatives and make difficult decisions in challenging circumstances. You’re confident in developing proposals, business cases, requests for proposals and property appraisals.
Customer Service – You enjoy interacting with a diverse client base and you build great relationships with your customers and outside contractors. You can navigate a political environment, acting with tact and diplomacy.
Innovation – You think strategically and generate innovative ideas, identify creative alternatives and operate in a complex systems environment.
Technology – You have experience utilizing lease management software, relational databases, process management tools and standard office computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Visio, Tableau and SharePoint. IND123
What else you need to know:
Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). You may be required to work any and all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays. You may be required to work during emergencies.
Work Environment – You will primarily work in an office environment.
Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you will must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance. You will also be required to obtain a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Customs Seal within 30 days of hire.
Why you'll love it here:
Healthcare – Medical, Dental and Vision Care with options that work for you and your family.
Paid Vacation – Just about four weeks per year that increases with tenure to rest and rejuvenate.
Holidays – More than ten days per year to celebrate with family and friends away from work.
Pension/Retirement Plans – A pension and additional savings plans to prepare for your future after the Port.
Getting to Work – Fully subsidized parking and a low-cost public transit card to get you here.
Parental Leave – Six weeks paid leave to spend with new additions to your family.
Development – From tuition reimbursement, training, stretch assignments and internal internships, we support a learning culture.
Diversity – We foster opportunities for employees to contribute to our communities and business success in a way that celebrates a fully inclusive and engaged work environment.
Work-Life Balance – We provide the resources to help you create habits to be healthy and balanced.
Mission Driven – We are focused together in promoting economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce and job creation in an equitable, accountable and environmentally responsible manner.
Why the Port of Seattle:
Every role at the Port of Seattle is vital to our thriving community. We are a leader in moving people and cargo across the country and around the world. With facilities and property ranging in scope from a half-acre park to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, we maximize the public assets in our portfolio with an eye toward best uses and environmental sustainability.
The Port of Seattle is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, knowing decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, regulations and ordinances. Click here for definitions and descriptions of categories referencing Ethnicity and Race. Click here for definitions and descriptions of categories referencing Protected Veteran Status.
About Port of Seattle
Founded in 1911, the Port of Seattle owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, two cruise ship terminals, Fishermen’s Terminal—home of the North Pacific fishing fleet, a grain terminal, four public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for financial return and economic advantage.
The Port’s operations currently help create nearly 200,000 jobs and $7 billion in wages throughout the region. Over the next 20 years, the Port’s “Century Agenda” seeks to create an additional 100,000 jobs through economic growth while becoming the nation’s leading green and energy-efficient port. Learn more at www.portseattle.org.