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Land Surveyor

Company: Clackamas County
Location: Oregon City
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Job Description:

CLOSE DATE : This Job Posting is open until filled, the next application review date will be May 2nd, 2018.--*Due to the size of the applicant pool-this recruitment may be extended without notice--to ensure a qualified applicant pool.---- JOB INTRODUCTION : The Transportation Construction Program's Survey/CADD section is currently looking to fill a full-time Land Surveyor vacancy to Prepare and review monument recovery surveys, post monumentation surveys and legal descriptions to support construction and road maintenance projects. The Survey/CADD section is part of the Department of Transportation and Development of Clackamas County. The Survey/CADD section's primary focus is working with citizens, developers, consultants, municipalities and other Clackamas County departments to provide construction/development related survey and CADD services, property information and to answer road status inquiries. Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:* Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in any state (U.S.) at time of hire but must be registered as a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Oregon within six months of hire Minimum of one (1) year of experience preparing records of survey according to statutes, County Code, OAR, and standards of practice as a Land Surveyor Minimum of one (1) year of experience conducting research pertaining to survey and related property records Minimum of one (1) year of experience locating, compiling, and organizing complex and historical survey data Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, and instruments used in land, topographic and construction surveying Thorough knowledge of federal or state statutes and other rules and regulations governing land surveying principles, practices, methods, standards, and record keeping Effective verbal and written communication skills Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills Must successfully pass a post-offer physical assessment with or without accommodation--(see WORKING CONDITIONS below for more details) Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy. Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:* Experience with the Oregon Coordinate Reference System Experience with Topcon Magnet Field Software Experience with Autodesk Civil 3D Experience with LIDAR, point clouds, or mobile mapping Bachelor's Degree in Surveying or related field Professional Land Surveyor licensed in the State of Oregon *For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position. -- PAY INFORMATION : Job Title: Land Surveyor Job Code: 003310 Salary Plan/Grade: DTD/25 Salary Range: Annual: $64,557-$81,473 Hourly: $31.03-$39.16Hours per Week: 40 Union Representation:----American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)-- BENEFITS : In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions. This is a full time County position represented by AFSCME. AFSCME:-- Department of Transportation (DTD) Full Time Benefits Learn More About Benefits-- WORK SCHEDULE : This position is included in the County's alternate workweek program, working 40--hours during a 4-10 workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off) or Tuesday through Friday(Mondays off).-- Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.-- EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY : The mission of the Department of Transportation and Development (DTD)--is to assist citizens and businesses in creating vibrant, sustainable communities through innovative and responsive public service. DTD is responsible for a broad range of county services involving land use planning and permitting, building permits, county code enforcement, solid waste and recycling, road construction and maintenance, surveying, plat approvals, public land corner restoration and dog services. The county's urban renewal programs also report to DTD.--Learn more about the divisions in DTD-- RESPONSIBILITIES : Prepare and Review records of survey, legal descriptions, exhibits and reports in accordance with the County's standards and requirements in addition to any requirements prescribed by Oregon Revised Statutes, Oregon Administrative Rules, standards of practice, and county and city ordinances. Conducts research pertaining to construction and maintenance projects. Provides advice and assistance to property owners, developers, contractors, attorneys, title companies, other agencies and the public on various aspects of land surveying. Answers questions and provides information on county construction projects. Schedules, coordinates, and reviews the work of survey technicians on assigned projects. Regularly uses trigonometry and geometry in survey calculations, including COGO and CADD software Lead the work of or participate as a team member in collecting topographic data for transportation related construction, maintenance, bridge, or drainage projects QUALIFICATIONS : Thorough knowledge of: Principles, methods and instruments used in land surveying; federal and state statutes, rules and regulations governing land survey methods, standards of practice and record keeping; drafting and mapping techniques; basic engineering mathematics, including coordinate geometry and trigonometry; office practices and equipment, including computer terminals; research techniques.Some knowledge of: Supervisory experience and construction staking methods.Skill to: Prepare survey documents, including drawings, maps, and legal descriptions; conduct research pertaining to survey and related property records; locate, compile and organize complex and outdated survey data; establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineers, private surveyors, developers, construction contractors, County employees and the public; prepare and maintain accurate records; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.-- OTHER INFORMATION : WORKING CONDITIONS: Within DTD's Construction---Survey/CADD Group, duties in the field require frequent walking, stepping, squatting, kneeling, bending, twisting, digging, swinging, balancing, grasping, fine motor control, and the ability to lift and carry up to 90 pounds, including carrying 60 pounds on one shoulder. Duties also involve occasional exposure to slippery and/or uneven surfaces including steep terrain, loud noises, vibration, exhaust fumes and dust, and adverse weather conditions. APPLICATION PROCESS : Clackamas County only accepts online applications.Help With Your Application:Application Process Browser and Operating System Hints Frequently Asked QuestionsIf you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us.-- Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCERequest Veterans' Preference Learn more about the County's Veterans' PreferenceVISA SPONSORSHIP Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.-- We value--diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. --All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to--the recruitment close date. --You may--request an accommodation during the online application process. OregonLive.com.Category: Engineering, Keywords: Land Surveyor

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