Property Disposal Officer

Dispose of surplus properties.
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Salary Range
$41,000 – $135,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Property Disposal Officers do?

Disposes of surplus property, other than real property, using knowledge of merchandising practices: Inspects property to ascertain condition and estimate market value. Investigates market conditions and facilities to determine time, place, type of sale, and whether items shall be sold individually or in lots. Prepares advertising material and selects media for its release. Assigns and directs activities of sales personnel. Determines method of property display and sets prices of items to be sold in conformity with value and market. Advises interested parties of salvage possibilities. Recommends destruction or abandonment of property not deemed possible or practical to sell or salvage.

Should I be a Property Disposal Officer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Director of Operations, Property Disposal Manager, Surplus-Property Disposal Agent, Surplus Sales Officer

    How to Become a
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