Job Vacancy Real Estate Officer – Real Property Broward County Government

Job title: Real Estate Officer – Real Property

Company: Broward County Government


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Real Estate Officer – Real Property

Announcement will remain open until a sufficient number of applications are received and may close at any time.

General Description

The Broward County Public Works Department, Real Property Section provides professional asset management and consultation on matters affecting Broward County real property interests. The Real Estate Officer serves as a lead member of the Real Property team and performs professional real estate work including planning and scheduling acquisition projects via purchase or lease; negotiates real estate purchases, dispositions and leases for County purposes; performs on-site negotiations for acquisitions, dispositions and leases of real property; and records and maintains data in a variety of databases for tracking of County-owned, leased, and surplus parcels. Position is responsible for managing an inventory of owned and leased real property; manages disposal of surplus real property; drafts leases, contracts, easements, and acquisition/conveyance deeds; and prepares and reviews agenda reports for submission for County Commission presentation.

Position works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings and written reports.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, real estate or closely related field.

Requires six (6) years experience in commercial real estate sales, appraisal, title review, and leasing or closely related experience including two (2) years of supervisory or lead work experience in the real estate field.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required

Florida Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E Driver’s License for duration of appointment.


Master’s degree in Real Estate or closely related field

A second graduate-level degree or higher in a separate but relevant discipline (e.g. MPA)

Florida Real Estate Broker’s License

International Right of Way Association (IRWA) Certification

Florida Title Insurance Agent License

At least one year of experience as a Licensed Florida Surveyor and Mapper.

At least one year of experience as a Certified Florida Residential Real Property Appraiser, General Appraiser, Certified Florida Appraiser (CFA), or Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE).

At least six (6) years of experience in commercial/industrial leasing.

At least six (6) years of experience in title examination.


The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Negotiates real estate purchases and leases for County purposes; performs on-site negotiations for acquisitions and leases of real property for County purposes; enters data in various spreadsheets for property parcel tracking of County-owned, leased, and surplus parcels.

Manages property inventory of owned and leased real property; manages disposal process of surplus real property; drafts leases, contracts, easements, and acquisition/conveyance deeds.

Reviews subordinates’ agenda reports and write agenda reports for submission for County Commission presentation.

Reviews subordinates’ written work product for accuracy and content. Leads subordinates through vacation abandonment of property interests; coordinates quarterly performance reports; prepares biweekly attendance time sheet memo for payroll liaison; oversees weekly update of real property databases and spreadsheets; prepares Annual Performance Evaluations of subordinates.

Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.



County Core Competencies

All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County’s four core behavioral competencies.

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Broward is a dynamic county that offers an exciting, stable career with incredible employee benefits such as 12 annual holidays, accrued annual/vacation and sick leave, FRS retirement, $25,000 of free life insurance, training and development, and participation eligibility in a deferred compensation (457) plan. In addition, Broward County offers a Consumer Driven Health plan (CDH), Pharmacy coverage, Dental insurance, Vision insurance and Section 125 Flexible spending accounts for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care. Part-time 20+ benefit eligible employees receive the benefits described above at a reduced amount. .

Expected salary: $75848.03 – 121052.88 per year

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Job date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 06:46:28 GMT

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