Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $60 billion.
Position Title : Government Relations Specialist
The Government Relations Specialist provides assistance and administrative support to the Regional Government Relations team, primarily the Government Relations Manager. Primary responsibilities include researching, preparing, and submitting Authorizations Analyses to the Government Relations Manager for each prospective opportunity. Additionally, the Government Relations Specialist performs the initial interface with local municipal staff as part of conducting researching relevant processes for network requirements and to secure requisite authorizations.
Essential Job Functions
Provides support wth all aspects of preparing and securing entitlement applications and agreements as needed for installation of Crown Castle facilities within the public right of way
Assists in researching and preparing Authorizations Analyses detailing the applicable process and associated costs and timelines for each jurisdiction contemplated in new project opportunities.
Use mapping database to correlate facility placement with jurisdictional boundaries.
Assists in the negotiation of right of way agreements as needed in accordance with Crown Castle standards and procedures
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Two (2) to four (4) proven experience working in a municipality in a Planning, Zoning, and/or Land Use capacity or Wireless Industry required or equivalent in a comparable industry or relevant military experience.
Experience deploying distributed network systems within the context of deploying telecommunications networks within the public way preferred.
Basic knowledge of MapInfo or similar GIS database preferred.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task
Self-starter and ability to work independently
Keen attention to detail
Reports to: Manager Government Relations
Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A
Working Conditions: Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Occasional day travel required.
Crown Castle is an equal opportunity employer
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