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
Four (4) years of experience in real estate appraisal, acquisition, disposition, real estate research and/or title review/analysis; OR
Possession of a current (unexpired) Florida Real Estate License; and 5 years of experience in land or property transactions, land appraisal evaluation, or title abstracting; OR
An equivalent combination of education (not less than possession of a high school diploma/GED), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; AND
Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License.
Core CompetenciesCustomer Commitment- Proactively seeks to understand the needs of the customer 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.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts assessments and title analysis related to land and other property acquisitions, dispositions, rights-of-way, easements, and other real property interests.
Conducts special studies, analyzes data, prepares reports, and provides recommendations based on data collected.
Administers all aspects of the County’s vacating program, from initial petition intake through presentation to the Board of County Commissioners.
Coordinates, clears title, and manages closings for County real estate acquisitions and dispositions.
Negotiates the acquisition and disposition of complex, high value, commercial and special purpose properties.
Implements the terms of contracts, including developing and meeting critical dates.
Provides timely and accurate information in response to public information requests.
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.
May oversee the work and ensure quality of work performed by Real Property Specialists, including scheduling, assigning, reviewing work, and providing training.
Consistenly adheres to records management procedures to ensure timely and accurate additions to County inventory and section files.
Participates in Eminent Domain proceedings and condemnation suits.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and skill in research of public records, evaluation of real property information, and title examination/abstration.
Knowledge of laws, regulation, and procedures governing eminent domain, real property conveyances, vacating, and real estate title
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 effectively work independently and with others.
Skill in negotiating acquisition of real property.
Skill in evaluating and clearing title encumbrances.
Skill in reviewing, evaluating, and preparing legal instruments.
Skill in performing technical reviews of title documents, right-of-way maps, legal descriptions, and/or surveys.
Ability to work effectively with others, including other staff and the general public, along with fostering relationships with other intra-governmental agencies and departments.
Ability to understand and interpret appraisals and valuations of real property.
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
Work typically takes place in an office environment.
This positions requires sitting for an extended period of time.
Light Work- Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee's department, the County's Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster. #Vizi