Summary: Reporting to the Sr. Deputy Port Director, Real Estate & Port Development, the Director administers the Port’s real estate functions (leasing, development, maintenance), which also includes managing the Port’s electric utility, Foreign Trade Zone, and fire protection services. This position collaborates with executive team regarding the Port's strategic planning activities through analysis and provides recommendations as to the best use of Port land, facilities, and capital resources. The ideal contender will be a key member of the Port’s leadership team with potential for upward mobility within the department and the organization.
The Port of Stockton has several critical projects under way that the new Director of Real Estate and Port Development will be heavily involved in:
The Port is continuing its efforts to acquire the remaining 555 acres of the Sharpe Army Depot in Lathrop, CA, from the federal government. The Port continues to be active with local, regional, State, and federal groups to satisfy the conveyance requirement under Federal law before the sunset deadline in early 2022, for the Port to acquire the property.
Leasing activities including projects related to new build construction and expansion activities. Projects may include multi-million-dollar investments by private companies wishing to do business at the Port of Stockton.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a “hands-on” position that requires the ability to produce work related items, such as the ability to draft and finalize Board reports and exhibits, create and conduct executive and Board presentations, and other necessary business correspondence. Delegation of duties is limited due to small staff size.
Compensation & Benefits: Base annual salary range is $151,440 - $200,640, depending on experience. Benefits include car allowance ($500 per month) and excellent benefits.
Key benefits include:
3:1 match on retirement plan
CalPERS Medical coverage including 12 PPO’s/HMO’s to choose from
No paycheck cost sharing for dental and vision insurance
Dental benefits through Delta Dental
Free basic life and AD&D coverage at 2 times annual salary up to $350,000
Up to 100% college tuition reimbursement for relevant college degree(s)
Benefits account for approximately 47% of salary
Required Qualifications & Experience:
Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience managing position-related planning, development, and environmental activities.
At least three (3) years of experience shall have been in a senior management role.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Thorough knowledge of land use planning, land development regulations, and construction principles and concepts.
General knowledge of maritime and rail operating practices preferred.
Principles and procedures of data collection and analysis; principles and practices of business management.
General knowledge of federal and California environmental laws and regulations; the working of local, state, and federal regulatory agencies; and contract negotiations and administration.
Commercial and industrial real estate, appraisal and asset management and property management principles and practices.
Methods of contract and lease negotiation, preparation and processing of property and real estate agreements.
General knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to real estate agreements.
Educational Requirements: The equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree (graduate degree is preferred) in business or public administration, finance, real estate, marketing, or related field.
To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to Jeff Dvonch, Shey-Harding Executive Search, email@example.com, www.shey-harding.com, (562) 252-8515.
Located on the Stockton Deepwater Ship Channel, 75 nautical miles due east of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Port of Stockton is one of the busiest U.S. West Coast inland port, handling more than seven million tons of cargo. The Port owns and operates a diversified and major transportation center that encompasses a 2,000-acre operating area involving cargo handling and distribution, warehousing, industrial development, property management, and operation of a recreational facility. The Port controls more than 4,200 acres of maritime property, making it the third largest land-holding port in California.This is an exciting time to join the Port of Stockton. The Port continues to set records in the number of ship calls, cargo shipments, private sector investment, infrastructure and job growth. The Port of Stockton is a special district of the State of California, a municipal corporation, organized pursuant to the State of California Harbors and Navigation Code. The Port is governed by a Board of seven Port Commissioners. The Board sets overall policy, approves contracts, long-term lease agreements, major purchases as well as the Port’s budget.The Port has approximately 114 employees... made up of Accounting, Administration, Executive, Maritime Operations, Human Resources, Information Technologies, Police, Properties Management, Environmental, Purchasing, General Services and Facilities/Maintenance staff.