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Abstract & Mapping Specialist (Titusville)
Title:Abstract & Mapping Specialist (Titusville)
Department:GIS & Cadastral
Salary Range:35,946 - 54,395 DOE
Application Deadline:10/04/2019
** Position available until filled. Candidates with experience with real-estate title and/or GIS mapping are more likely to be successful long-term. **

Exempt: No
Department: GIS & Cadastral Services
Reports To: Senior Director, GIS & Cadastral Services
Location: Titusville Office
Grade: Grade 6 ($35,946 - $54,395 DOE)‚Äč


Under the general direction of the Department's Senior Director, performs skilled abstract work for the development and maintenance of the tax roll. Work includes specialized property transactions research and analyses. Tasks involve a high degree of responsibility and independence.

  • Conducts research, validates and compiles all pertinent data from the Brevard County public record pursuant to recorded legal instruments, as well as, from discovered/submitted unrecorded legal instruments in order to maintain or create property tax accounts on the tax roll.
  • Maintains or creates the tax roll through the utilization of abstracting methodologies, coordinate geometry (COGO) software, manual drafting techniques and the computer aided mass appraisal (CAMA) system.
  • Provides assistance to all PAO staff, the public, the private sector and various governmental agencies in reference to metes & bounds property identification, metes & bounds splits, lot & block splits, property size/boundary research, and property title research as it relates to the accuracy of the tax roll.
  • Troubleshoots and provides applicable notification when errors are discovered within legal instruments in an effort to resolve and avoid transferring such errors into the tax roll.
  • Assists in customer service operations and the development of the CAMA system functionality as needed.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Required:  Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as geography, manual and digital drafting, property and title abstract, boundary survey, etc.; equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 2 years related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired: Knowledge and/or experience in the following: cadastral mapping and the methods, practices and instruments utilized in said discipline; Public Land Survey System (PLSS); Property Appraiser’s assessment maps, records and archives; mathematics utilized in cadastral mapping; property descriptions and legal instruments; language and terminology used by surveyors to describe property boundaries; the use and application of computer aided mass appraisal software and associated operating systems utilized to create and update the tax roll; federal, state and local data resources. Desired skills and abilities are as follows: skilled in: conducting property research; cadastral map compilation, annotation, and revision; abstracting property; ability to: access and research laws, rules, Department of Revenue regulations, and policies of the property appraiser’s office; interpret statutory rules, regulations, ordinances and other governing provisions; use computer aided mass appraisal (CAMA) software for data entry and inquiry; work independently as well as a team member on a project or work task.


Employees in this position have guidelines for their work, but they determine the approach for doing the work. Their supervisor focuses on the outcomes of their work.


Employees in this position work in a relatively safe, secure, and stable work environment.


Employees in this position perform entry-level professional work including basic data analysis and synthesis, report creation, process performance, and regulatory or compliance activities. Their work involves statistics, operations analysis, or forecasting.


Employees in this position work in a responsive environment where co-workers or citizens bring problems to them for resolution. They are responsible for determining the problem and creating an individual solution for the issue.


Employees in this position work with less than ten co-workers who are mostly engaged in the same activities as them.

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job classification. All incumbents may not perform all job duties listed and some incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.



Brevard County Property Appraiser Benefits For Both Part Time And Full Time Permanent Deputies
  • 12 Vacation Days per Year *
  • 11 Paid Holidays per Year *
  • 12 Sick Days per Year *
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System
  • Direct Deposit
  • Deferred Compensation Program
* Part time permanent employees receive leave accrual and holidays on a pro rata basis. 

For Full-Time Deputies Only
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Dental, Vision, and Dependent Health Insurance available at group rates


Veteran's Preference in appointment applies when candidates are considered substantially equally qualified for a position. In that case, pursuant to Florida law, the veteran must be given preference.
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