City of Tampa

Right-of-Way & Mapping Coordinator (#202400) S19

$41.52-$62.29 Hourly / $7,196.80-$10,796.93 Monthly / $86,361.60-$129,563.20 Yearly


This is responsible supervisory work involving coordination with city departments, developers, other governmental agencies, and consultants in matters relating to right-of-way, addressing and mapping.

Nature Of Work

The employee in this class of work is responsible for directing and supervising activities relating to right-of-way (ROW), assignment of addresses, and preparation and maintenance of maps. Duties are of considerable difficulty and include meeting with customers, making presentations to City Council, and participating in Development Review Committee activities. Under general direction, the employee exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment in assessing requests, obtaining necessary information, drawing conclusions and recommending courses of action to meet the customer’s needs within applicable regulations. Work is reviewed through conferences, oral and written reports, and observation of results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Provides/oversees general customer service/counseling on all City of Tampa right-of-way issues; performs encroachment regulation analysis.

Serves as Development Review Committee member for all zoning and subdivision requests/petitions to include: right-of-way vacating petitions; encroachment petitions; and, release of easement petitions.

Supervises assignment of addresses for new subdivisions and change of addresses; serves as E911 liaison for addressing in City of Tampa; advises Hillsborough County Property Appraiser of all address changes.

Certifies legal descriptions for all: real estate transactions; City of Tampa easement reservations; petitions including rezoning, special use I and II, wet zoning (regular, temporary and extensions), overlay districts, historic districts, annexations, park renaming, vacating, release of easement, encroachment, special taxing districts, Community Redevelopment Areas, etc.; City of Tampa right-of-way acquisition projects.

Creates Geographic Information System (GIS) database to track and store all zoning, rezoning and special use activity as well as all ROW vacating, easement and encroachment activity; maintains database for all new GIS and work order management processes and procedures.

Creates maps and graphics for all studies; develops policy and procedures manuals for ROW activities.

Supervises and participates in: development of graphics for all special events within the City of Tampa; web site development and maintenance; storage and maintenance of the official City of Tampa boundary and right-of-way maps and zoning atlases.

Serves as technical advisor to all engineering/drafting sections within the City; trains Real Estate personnel on legal descriptions, easements, right-of-way issues.

Assigns and directs the technical work of subordinate personnel; reviews work for accuracy and adherence to standard procedures; assists subordinates with any questions or problems concerning duties and responsibilities; recommends employment, transfer, promotion, demotion, and dismissal of subordinates; completes performance evaluations and participates in administering discipline; serves as initial respondent to grievances; authorizes leave requests; keeps abreast of union contracts and all changes in policies and procedures.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: charting and graphing procedures and practices; legal terminology used in property descriptions; computer aided drafting systems and procedures; records keeping, filing systems, and data storage and retrieval.

Working knowledge of: enterprise GIS concepts, principles and practices of surveying and mapping; GPS; research techniques and data sources; quality control processes; relational database concepts and implementation; Microsoft Access, Excel and Word; MapInfo, ArcGIS.

Ability to: read and interpret plat maps, ordinances and other technical documents; plan, supervise, assign, and review the work of others; collect; assimilate, analyze, and interpret data and draw realistic conclusions; maintain records; prepare oral and written reports and impart them effectively; formulate realistic recommendations and present them effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, other employees, municipal officials, and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, urban planning, business or public administration, or a related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in right-of-way, mapping, zoning, an/or land use management with six (6) months in supervisory experience; OR- Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree in engineering, urban planning, business or public administration, or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in right-of-way, mapping, zoning, an/or land use management with six (6) months in supervisory experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid State of Florida driver’s license might be required.


During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 202400; EST: 8/13/2013; REV: 2/27/2018;