Public Works Survey Technician III*

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time GIS and Surveying Public Works
  • Salary: $49,920.00 - $68,556.80 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The Department of Public Works, County Surveyor's Office is looking for a Survey Technician III who can perform GIS, field, office, and right of way work. Duties include reviewing, creating and surveying maps and legal descriptions and taking measurements for construction, topographic, or boundary surveys. Technicians also determine right of way limits or property boundaries, create and maintain parcels, and perform calculations or analysis related to land surveying activities. Applications will be accepted until further notice; candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration.

*Official Title: Engineering Technician III - For more detailed information regarding job duties, refer to the Engineering Technician III job description.


Background: Incumbent must successfully complete a background check prior to appointment.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Incumbents must make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced by the individual providing the transportation and maintained during the course of employment.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time technical Land Surveying, GIS, Civil Engineering, or closely related work experience which includes the application of analyzing, creating, or reviewing survey related maps, utilizing GIS to map or index various types of land records, and applying the use of land surveying formulas, theories, and practices to analyze the work products produced by professional Land Surveyors.

Education: Fifteen (15) semester (23 quarter) units of completed college coursework in civil engineering, engineering construction technology, or a closely related field. A legible copy of transcripts or listing of completed coursework MUST be submitted with the application if a degree has not been conferred.

Substitutions:Option 1: An additional 15 semester (23 quarter) units of completed college coursework as described above -OR- successful completion of the Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

Option 2: One (1) year of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education.

Option 3: Bachelor's degree in Land Surveying, GIS, Civil Engineering or closely related field may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.

Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, engineering construction technology, or a closely related field is highly desirable.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.

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Application Procedure : Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Applicants are encouraged to submit the online employment application and supplemental application as soon as possible to ensure consideration. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

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