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Professional Land Surveyor

Company: City of Visalia
Location: Visalia
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Description The City of Visalia is recruiting for Professional Land Surveyor. Please for the recruitment announcement.THE DIVISION The City of Visalia's CIP Engineering Division serves the community by providing a wide range of engineering services such as project and construction management, surveying, traffic engineering, encroachment permits, and inspection. The Division is responsible for the development and implementation of municipal infrastructure projects through the City's adopted multi-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) that includes a broad spectrum of CIP projects. The staff of engineers, technicians, surveyors, inspectors, and administrative staff are committed to customer service, safety, and providing high-quality engineering support and services to the public and other City Departments. Examples of Duties POSITION The selected candidate will be responsible to perform duties under the Subdivision Map Act as City Surveyor, perform a wide range of complex surveys (topographic surveys, construction staking, monument preservation, boundary/right of way survey, etc.), mapping services, and provide administrative and technical leadership to survey and CADD personnel. The candidate will be required to coordinate the work of survey crews and CADD staff to ensure project needs and schedules are met. The candidate will resolve difficult survey issues, certify final subdivision/parcel maps, prepare and review legal descriptions and exhibits for real property transactions, review and approve surveys associated with lot line adjustments and annexations. The candidate will be hands-on in all aspects of daily tasks and be expected to coordinate and work collaboratively with other departments and divisions. Qualifications / Requirements IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, require a high-level of competency in surveying, boundary surveys, and mapping applications. The candidate will have wide range of municipal survey experience that includes the review of parcel, tentative, and final maps, preparation of legal descriptions and exhibits for right of way acquisitions, easements, lease site descriptions, sale of surplus city property, and finalize acquisitions through review and approval of final title reports. The ideal candidate will have experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D and Trimble processing software. Other desirable qualities include excellent customer service, supervisory skills, and a demonstrated track record of coordinating the work of survey crews. The position requires excellent judgement, integrity, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will be a self-driven individual, willing to take on new challenges, and able to effectively communicate with coworkers, supervisors, support staff, and outside stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a municipal engineering background to effectively provide survey services in the construction of a wide range of infrastructure type projects such as storm water, basins, sanitary sewer, pavement, traffic, dry utilities, trails, parks, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, and municipal buildings. Knowledge in municipal work such as procurement methods, state and federal requirements, and local government policy and procedures is highly desirable. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAny combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skill and ability is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skill and abilities would be:

  • Five (5) years of technical and professional surveying experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Current registration by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as a Professional Land Surveyor; or, current registration by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as a Civil Engineer issued prior to 1982 may be substituted for registration as a Land Surveyor.
    • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Driver's License. Please for the job description. Additional Information COMPENSATION AND BENEFITSThe City of Visalia offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:Monthly Salary: $7,999-$10,057CalPERS retirement programHealth, Dental and Vision InsuranceOnsite City Health and Wellness Clinic (no out of pocket expenses)Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave and much more...Review the Benefits tab for more information.COMMUNITY OVERVIEWIf work-life balance is important to you, consider living in a thriving community that offers the most affordable housing in California with a typical commute time of less than 20 minutes. With a population of over 138,000, Visalia offers small town charm with metropolitan amenities. Visalia has a world class health care system, our own Sequoia Symphony Orchestra, a flourishing arts community, a minor league baseball team, a downtown convention center, and numerous fine dining establishments.As the Tulare County seat, Visalia is the principal retail center in the region, and home to several large industrial employers. Visalia has a vibrant downtown district, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, institutions for higher learning, and low cost of living. The City has many community parks, organized team sports, a municipal golf course and private country club, a multi-sport family-oriented regional sports park, and numerous outdoor and recreational activities.Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia offers easy access to the nearby mountains, national parks, lakes and rivers which provide year-round opportunities for sports and recreation within an hour or less. Visalia was ranked as the top Central Valley community and one of seven California cities in the top 25 of Gallup Sharecare's latest State of American Well Being Index. Our strong sense of community and social well-being keeps Visalians happy, healthy and moving forward. Come discover all Visalia has to offer! The City of Visalia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: City of Visalia, Visalia , Professional Land Surveyor, Professions , Visalia, California

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