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Property Services Agent

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 32248: B3 Property Services Business Partner 


Job Description

Primary Purpose:
Plans and controls all real estate revenue activities within an assigned territory, typically multi-state. Ensures the optimal utilization of corporate assets and maximizes the return on those assets. Travels within assigned territory as necessary and acts as the business partner to an assigned field office along with both internal and external customers.

Principal Duties:
• Leads the negotiation and execution of the sale abandoned track right-of-way, hunting licenses, timber sales, development of telecommunications towers, private grade crossings, and utility licenses to outside parties.
• Optimizes the utility and profitability of NS-owned real estate assets by assisting in the sale, lease, and/or license of these assets.
• Assists in the acquisition of properties required by the corporation to expand its operational capabilities.
• Maintains frequent contact with developers, consultants, brokers, appraisers and governmental agencies, all of which may have an impact in establishing the value of NS owned real estate assets.
• Inspects property on a routine basis to assist in the determination of fair market value, for safety purposes and to ensure contractual compliance.
• Works closely with Field Property Agents on the clean-up of illegal dumping, demolition of railroad buildings and structures that are unsafe and pose a liability threat.
• Identifies properties, verifies ownership and property lines, provides maps, processes invoices, maintains accurate records, and reports of projects. 
• Takes the necessary steps to ensure that the processing of all transactions is in accordance with the Internal Compendium of Controls.

Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Majors: Budgeting, Finance, Accounting or Business  

Technical Skills:
MS Word/Word Processing
MS Excel/Spreadsheets
MS Powerpoint/Presentations

Skills and Abilities:
Communication Skills
Build Collaborative Relationships
Analytical Thinking
Time Management

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


Effective December 8, 2021, NS has paused its implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate given the dynamic legal proceedings.  The ultimate outcome of the federal contractor vaccine mandate is yet to be determined. It is still possible that the mandate, as it applies to NS, could be upheld in court in the near future. If the mandate is upheld, NS employees will be required to be vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta