Washington State Paralegal Association

Paralegal - Port of Skagit - Burlington, WA

05/19/2024 11:27 AM | Anonymous

Leasing Administrator

Port of Skagit

Burlington, Washington

Salary:  $75,000 - $90,000

The Port of Skagit is located in Skagit County, Washington, halfway between Seattle, and Vancouver, Canada. The region stands out as cost-competitive, with lower tax rates, industrial land and building costs, and median home prices compared to the nearby major metropolitan areas, and benefits from convenient access by highway, rail, air, and sea, including proximity to three international airports and seaports. Skagit County has a population of approximately 127,000 people, and the region is known as being one of the fastest growing counties in the state. With the San Juan Islands, Mount Baker and the Skagit County farmlands in the region’s backyard, there is plenty of natural beauty to explore, and seasonal events include the famous Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Agriculture is one of the largest industries in Skagit County. Other significant industries include aerospace and marine manufacturing, construction, and health care, as well as retail and services.

Governed by a board of three commissioners, the Port of Skagit operates on a 2024 budget of $12 million with approximately 36 FTEs, and owns and operates five key facilities: the Skagit Regional Airport, the Bayview Business Park, Watershed Business Park, SWIFT Center and the La Conner Marina. The Real Estate Team is responsible for developing and implementing real estate programs that drive economic growth and improve the Port’s financial performance, while seeking the highest and best use of port properties. The Director of Planning & Development leads the Real Estate Team. A collaborative approach has been highly successful in meeting the long-term needs and goals of the Port. The Leasing Administrator serves as a key participant on the Port’s Real Estate Team and manages the Port’s leasing portfolio, including buildings and land. The Leasing Administrator handles tenant relations and manages the administrative, legal, and promotional elements of the Port’s real estate program.

Education & Experience:  A two (2) year degree or equivalent in paralegal, legal, real estate, business, finance or related field, a minimum of five (5) years in paralegal, legal, real estate, and/or business management fields, and a valid Washington State driver's license by the time of hire is required.  The ideal candidate would be an experienced paralegal with a background in land use and real estate transactions, who also has interpersonal skills, and enough good judgement to take both initiative and direction when needed.

Benefits include: Medical, dental, and vision benefits. Washington State PERS. Life and long-term disability insurance. Vacation accrual of 12 days per year (increases with longevity). Sick leave accrual of 8 hours per month. 11 paid holidays.

For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments"For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Port of Skagit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by June 16, 2024. (Applications reviewed as submitted. The position is open until filled.)

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