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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Land Technician (#STLDTCGENM) GENM
$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Performs advanced technical land acquisition and disposition duties.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of research techniques.
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to land acquisition and disposition.
  • Working knowledge of legal descriptions, title abstracting and real estate transaction documents.
  • Working knowledge of drafting and mapping.
  • 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 plan, organize, and supervise the work of 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.

  • Performs title abstracting, updating and examination to determine status of real property title and land development.
  • Conducts complete technical review of acquisition projects and oversees all technical aspects for real estate transactions.
  • Identifies appropriate legal instruments such as warranty deeds, County deeds, drainage and sewer easements, temporary construction easements, plats, site plansĀ and subordinations for preparation and processing of specific property transactions and land development.
  • Performs technical assessments, calculations and analysis of right of way and easements maps, construction plans and survey/parcel sketches.
  • Organizes, oversees and 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.
  • Coordinates with department staff, outside parties and other governmental agencies to obtain and provide data and information.
  • Develops, reviews and verifies for accuracy legal descriptions and requirements from engineering data and calculations.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

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