SURVEY SUPERVISOR I, FLOOD CONTROL

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 10, 2019
Full Time GIS and Surveying Public Works
  • Salary: $86,020.32 - $106,866.72 Annually

Job Description



TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
OpenCompetitive Job Opportunity

EXAM NUMBER
C-3901-I

APPLICATION FILING PERIOD

Beginning Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 7:00 a.m.. Pacific Time (PT). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

ONLINE FILING ONLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Essential Job Functions
A Survey Supervisor I, Flood Control is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: provides administrative and technical supervision for sub-professional office engineering personnel engaged in the implementation, coordination and checking of general surveys; reviews Record of Survey Maps and Corner Records for compliance with the Professional Land Surveyor's Act; reviews pending jobs and supervises the assembly of all survey information such as tract maps, parcel maps, construction and design plans and surveys of record that are needed to accomplish field survey work; designs and recommends control systems and methods to be used for hydrographic surveys and coordinates this work with the Field Engineers; supervises and performs checks on survey calculations for closing and adjusting traverses, computing coordinates, trilateration and triangulation, and reconciling conflicting vertical control data; plans and coordinates survey methods to obtain the desired accuracy, to meet legal requirements, to meet completion dates, and to ensure the suitability of surveys for intended purposes; analyzes completed survey notes for mathematical accuracy, accepted surveying practices, and conformance to required methodology and legal requirements; prepares specifications for aerial mapping and photography, reviews bids, and recommends contract awards; initiates requests for aerial mapping and photography, coordinates work with the contractors and checks finished products and billing for compliance with contract provisions; supervises the preparation of topographic maps based on survey data; and administers and coordinates consultant surveying contracts or the surveying portion of general design contracts including all liaison and negotiations with consultants for the completion of such contacts from design and control phase to the conclusion of construction.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Option I: Three years of experience as a Survey Party Chief I in the service of the County of Los Angeles*.

Option II: One year of experience at the level of a Survey Party Chief II**.

A California State Certificate of Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor, or a California State Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued prior to January 1, 1982 is required.

LICENSE:

A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.

LICENSE INFORMATION
Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.

PHYSICAL CLASS:
Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.*.

SPECIALREQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

*To qualify applicants must have County status as a Survey Party Chief I as evidenced by holding such payroll title for the required period of time. No out-of-class experience will be accepted.

**Experience at the level of the Los Angeles County class of Survey Party Chief II is defined as performing the more complex or difficult types of surveying, such as specialized geodetic control, boundary, hydrographic, right of way and construction surveys including supervision of a large survey crew or multiple survey crews in the field in the above types of surveys.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of an Interview covering experience, work style, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the interview in order to be placed on the eligible register.

Final results will be sent by U.S.. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligibleregister in the order of their score group for a period oftwelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

Applications will be processed on an as-received basisand those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

SPECIAL INFORMATION
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

VACANCY INFORMATION
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill a vacancyin the Department of Public Works.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.

The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates,anddescription of work performed. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination orselection process.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • Please note that ALL information included in the application materialsis subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.


ONLINE FILING ONLY
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

We must receive your application by 5:30 P.M., Pacific Time, on the last day of filing.

Note: if you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail them to bbaiz@dpw.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application filing online. Please include your name, exam number and exam title.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Department Contact Name: Barbara Baiz
Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141
Department Contact Fax: (626) 979-5440
Department Contact Email: bbaiz@dpw.lacounty.gov

ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141
Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829
California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time: