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Hillsborough County Government

Real Property Specialist (#RPSPECGENM) GENM
$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Performs intermediate level technical and professional work implementing the acquisition and disposition of County properties.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in Real Estate, Business, Public Administration, Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Geography, or other related field; and
One year of experience with real property title review, appraisal, acquisition, disposition, and research;

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

Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • 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.


  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to land acquisition and disposition.
  • Knowledge of legal descriptions, title abstracting, and real estate transaction documents.
  • Knowledge of real estate appraisal practices and procedures.
  • Skill in inspecting and negotiating acquisition of real property.
  • Skill in researching and abstracting real estate ownership and title information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use a computer and job-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 one or more of the activities described below.
  • Negotiates and coordinates the acquisition and disposition of real property.
  • Prepares, reviews, and/or interprets legal descriptions and identifies the appropriate legal instruments for conveyance.
  • Coordinates and conducts closings for real property.
  • Researches legal records and provides technical assistance to the public and other agencies.
  • Conducts field inspections and collects data on real properties for acquisition or disposition by the County.
  • Performs title abstracting, updating, and examination to determine status of real property title.
  • Maintains County real property inventory.
  • Performs other related duties as required.