Manager Real Estate Technical Services – Hillsborough County (Tampa)



Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.


Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.


This position serves as subject matter expert for complex technical Real Estate matters; works with all levels of management within County Departments, Agencies, Constitutionals, and the County Attorneys Office; serves as liaison to property owners and their representatives such as attorneys, engineers, and developers on development related real estate matters; and represents the County in real property conveyances, dispositions, land exchanges, land transfers, and eminent domain proceedings. This is a high level technical position that requires extensive real estate expertise in real property rights; conveyances/dispositions; land use; legal instruments; reading and interpreting surveys, plats, and legal descriptions of real property; understanding the County’s liability and property rights in each transaction; and drafting and/or recommending appropriate legal instruments and course of action. This position oversees the County’s vacating program and manages the Technical Services real estate practice group.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Public Administration, Planning, Architecture or related field; and

Four years of technical and transactional real estate experience, to include two years of supervisory experience (experience must include title examination, analysis, and cure; land use; development; writing contracts and legal instruments; extensive exposure to property appraisal practices; and land acquisition and disposition).


An equivalent combination of education (not less than a high school diploma/GED), training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job specific competencies listed above.


Work primarily in a business office environment. Field visits as needed.


Ability to sit at a desk for an average of 6-8 hours per day.


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:

  • Provides strategic direction to management and staff on all technical real estate matters.
  • Performs forensic analysis of title investigations.
  • Analyzes and prepares digest of complex title history and conditions involving County-owned property.
  • Collaborates extensively with the County Attorney’s Office on complex real estate matters.
  • Collaborates with various County departments such as Public Works to ensure the County’s interests are represented in all real estate transactions.
  • Advises County departments on the implications of each real estate transaction and offers recommendations and solutions to protect the publics’ interest and ensuring good and lawful acquisition of public land interests.
  • Manages the County’s vacating program in accordance with Florida law and County policy.
  • Drafts legal instruments, agenda items, and issue papers.
  • Serves as client representative and provides technical real estate support services in eminent domain proceedings.
  • Manages and directs activities of multiple professional level subordinates.
  • Serves as lead project manager on land exchange and transfer projects.
  • Performs complex technical due diligence to ensure good and lawful acquisition and disposition of real estate.
  • Serves as liaison for FDEP Petroleum Restoration Program including County source and non-source properties.
  • Provides land use development support on County development projects.
  • Coordinates and monitors work flow.
  • Assesses and plans staffing needs and resources to meet service delivery expectations.
  • Establishes performance goals and measurements for Technical Services real estate practice group to maintain accountability in accordance with core values.
  • Develops policies, procedures, and best management practices for Technical Services real estate practice group to ensure operational excellence and efficiency.



We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

  • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
  • Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.

Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.

Veteran’s Preference:

Do you qualify for Veteran’s Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:

Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*

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