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Hillsborough County Government

Chief Land Technician (#CHLTECGENO) GENO
$19.60-$31.11 Hourly / $3,397.33-$5,392.40 Monthly / $40,768.00-$64,708.80 Yearly


Performs supervisory and advanced land acquisition and disposition duties.


A Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Surveying, or Engineering; and
Two years of experience analyzing and preparing legal descriptions, easements, surveys, or other real estate instruments; land surveying or appraisal, or title abstracting; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of legal descriptions, title abstracting, and real estate transaction documents.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to land acquisition, disposition, and real estate titles.
  • Considerable knowledge of research techniques.
  • Working knowledge of drafting and cartography.
  • Skill in researching, abstracting, examining, and evaluating real estate information.
  • Ability to develop and confirm legal descriptions from survey data.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Conducts complete technical review and title analysis of complex property acquisitions. Assesses, calculates, and analyzes right of way and easement maps, sketches and construction plans for acquisition impact.
  • Develops, reviews and verifies for accuracy, legal descriptions and requirements from engineering data and calculations.
  • Coordinates technical information with Department staff, outside parties and other governmental agencies.
  • Performs full title abstracting and examination, as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: CHLTECGENO; EST: 12/3/1996; REV: 6/18/2012;