Land Surveyor

  • Gila County, AZ
  • Globe, Arizona
  • Nov 10, 2018
Full Time Building and Safety GIS and Surveying Planning and Development
  • Salary: $43,443-58,648 DOE

Job Description

GILA COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

1400 E. ASH STREET, GLOBE, AZ 85501

POSTED: APRIL 18, 2017 REVISED: AUGUST 22, 2018 OPEN UNTIL FILLED

PURPOSE OF THE JOB The purpose of this position is to perform land surveying, compile and maintain drawing databases that contain accurate measurements in relation to Gila County lands and rights of way.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not supervise other employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

TIME SPENT

• Coordinates and leads land surveying projects and supervises assigned project personnel; serves as a technical specialist for staff in the application of surveying principles and practices. 30%

• Conducts mathematical calculations from collected field survey data and existing recorded data to determine property lines, right-of-way lines and easement locations. 20%

• Conducts surveying activities including geodetic, boundary, cadastral, photogrammetric control, construction staking, GPS and static surveys, and RTK work. 10%

• Utilizes GPS survey equipment to locate and measure right-of-way, property corners, section corners, centerline, elevation, easement, stakeout, grade, topography, traverse, section breakdown and cross-sectioning; gathers field data to create topographic maps used for project design; determines property boundaries, draws maps and prepares legal descriptions.

10%

• Utilizes AutoCAD software to create Record of Survey and right-of-way maps for Gila County projects. 10%
• Researches record deeds, right-of-way, easement documents and various maps to obtain necessary information for land surveys. 10%

• Creates/drafts site plan maps, parking lot designs, signage, dirt road sketches and primitive road sketches as required. 10%

• Performs other duties as assigned
BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES
This position has no responsibility over any types of budget.

PROJECT RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not have PROJECT RESPONSIBILITIES.

ORAL COMMUNICATION DUTIES
This position trains colleagues, explains County procedures or processes and responds to public inquiries.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION DUTIES
This position creates or edits documents, internal memos, emails, contracts, deeds and legal descriptions, formal letters and reports.

INTERACTIONS WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Interacts extensively with employees, customers, the general public, vendors, regulatory bodies, and other groups and/or individuals and Institutions over the telephone, by email, and/or in person.

INTERACTIONS SPECIFICALLY WITH CUSTOMERS
Continuously (More than 70% but less than 85% in a year)

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
Associate's Degree and one (1) year technician engineering, drafting, construction, surveying, AutoCAD or equivalent experience, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

DEPARTMENT:
Public Works Engineering
POSITION:
Land Surveyor

LOCATION:
Globe/Payson
JOB CODE:
17-044

ANNUAL SALARY:
$43,443-58,648 DOE

MINIMUM YEARS OF DIRECTLY RELATED EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Two (2) years of directly related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS REQUIRED
Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in good standing with the State of Arizona; possession of a valid Arizona Driver's License; Drafting Software (AutoCAD) experience; Trimble Geomatics Office (TGO) experience.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Land Surveying practices and principles to include mathematics, cartography, Federal, State, Local laws, regulations and statutes.

SKILLS REQUIRED
Analytical thinking, critical thinking, problem recognition, problem solving, developing alternative solutions, time management, using scientific rules and methods, operating special survey equioment.

ABILITIES REQUIRED
Recognize problems, solve problems, perform mathematical operations, make sense of multiple data and deductive reasoning.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

• Regularly sits to operate computers.
• May be required to lift work related materials, equipment and tools up to 50 lbs.
• Regularly requires dexterity for keyboard operation and for special machines.
• Incumbents in this position may be required to walk to and from work sites, hike, stand and drive.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Incumbents in this position perform work in an office environment as well as out in the field; exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions and general construction hazards; standing, walking, driving and lifting up to 50 pounds is involved.

SAFETY RISK EXPOSURE
Incumbents in this position are exposed to inclement weather; may be exposed to frequent bending, kneeling and lifting; may need to navigate through rough terrain; may be exposed to wildlife, domestic animals, reptiles, and/or insects. May be exposed to unsanitary conditions, fumes, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals; the noise level in the WORK ENVIRONMENT is usually loud. Employees may be called out to work off-shift in emergency situations.

PROTECTIVE GEAR & SAFETY MANUALS
Incumbents in this position are required to constantly follow written safety procedures and manuals relevant to the division or department. Requires the use of biosafety gear, industrial grade gloves, safety footwear, safety goggles and special equipment or devices.

CONSEQUENCES OF ERROR
Potential errors can result in unfavorable public perceptions and legal ramifications.

NOTICE:
APPLICANTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FURNISH, AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE, DOCUMENTARY PROOF OF EDUCATIONS, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION, LICENSE OR ANY OTHER PROOF OF COMPETENCY AS REQUIRED IN THE OFFICIAL CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION OR ANNOUNCEMENT AND MAY BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO PHYSICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND/OR BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS AS A CONTINUING CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT. FURTHER, APPLICANTS FOR POSITIONS REQUIRING OPERATION OF A COUNTY OR PERSONAL VEHICLE ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS MUST POSSESS AND MAINTAIN COUNTY OR PERSONAL VEHICLE OPERATORS LICENSE. GILA COUNTY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY, AND FAMILIAL STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISIONS OF SERVICE. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

Closing Date/Time: