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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Real Property Specialist (#SRRPSPGENP) GENP
$20.72-$32.89 Hourly / $3,591.47-$5,700.93 Monthly / $43,097.60-$68,411.20 Yearly


Performs advanced professional work land acquisition, disposition, and property management duties.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in Real Estate, Business, Public Administration, Planning, Architecture, or Engineering; and
Two years of experience in real estate appraisal, acquisition, disposition, real estate research and/or title review/analysis; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
Possession of a current (unexpired) Florida Real Estate License; and
Three years of experience in land or property transactions, land appraisal evaluation, or title abstracting; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to perform the job-related competencies noted below; and

Possession of a valid Driver License.



  • Knowledge of real estate appraisal, acquisition, disposition and real estate title.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and procedures governing eminent domain, real property conveyance, and real estate title.
  • Skill in the inspection and appraisal of real property.
  • Skill in negotiating acquisition of real property.
  • Skill in researching, abstracting, examining, and evaluating real estate information.
  • Ability to confirm legal descriptions from survey data.
  • 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.


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 the acquisition and disposition of complex, high value, commercial and special purpose properties.
  • Conducts assessments and title analysis related to land and other property acquisitions, rights of way, and easements.
  • Conducts special studies, analyzes data, prepares reports, and provides recommendations based on data collected.
  • Implements the terms of contracts, including developing and meeting critical dates.
  • Negotiates and prepares estimates for commercial and special purpose properties.
  • Coordinates, clears title, and manages closings for County real estate acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Participates in Eminent Domain proceedings and condemnation suits.
  • Prepares legal instruments for acquisition, disposition, and exchange transactions in collaboration with the County Attorney’s Office.
  • Provides recommendations on terms and conditions upon which properties will be sold, acquired, and/or exchanged.
  • Oversees the work and ensures quality control of work performed by Real Property Specialists including scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work and providing training.
  • 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.