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Hillsborough County Government

Land Technician (#LDTECHGENK) GENK
$15.15-$24.06 Hourly / $2,626.00-$4,170.40 Monthly / $31,512.00-$50,044.80 Yearly


Performs duties involving land acquisition and disposition.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of experience analyzing and preparing legal descriptions, easements, surveys, or other real estate instruments; land surveying or appraisal, or title abstracting.

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


A passing score on multiple-choice test number 46.


  • 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.


  • Working knowledge of legal descriptions, title abstracting, and real estate transaction documents.
  • Working knowledge of research techniques.
  • Working knowledge of drafting and cartography.
  • Working knowledge of computerized mapping systems.
  • Skill in researching and abstracting real estate information.
  • Ability to develop, confirm and/or interpret 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 collect, organize and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.


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 some or all of the activities described below.
  • Analyzes right of way and easement maps, plats, site plans and sketches for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepares, reviews and/or interprets legal descriptions from survey data or maps.
  • Researches legal records, files and archives to provide technical information in response to inquiries from the public and other governmental agencies.
  • Performs search of parcel maps, legal descriptions and other land attributes, as well as prepares or creates maps from computerized mapping or geographical information systems.
  • Conducts field inspections; processes data from computerized or field notes to develop plans and maps for the use of others or to determine required course of action.
  • Performs general title abstracting, updating and evaluation.
  • Compiles and maintains various manual and computerized files and records.
  • Assists higher level technicians in processing legal instruments, land vacating procedures and legal descriptions.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

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