Amador County is seeking a County Surveyor

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Amador County is seeking a County Surveyor

Postby AmadorHR » Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:58 am

Amador County Surveyor
Surveying Department
Rate of Pay: $3,705.43/bi-weekly
Open until filled

*An Amador County Employment Application is required**

Definition: Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct, and manage the County Surveyor’s Office of Amador
County; to be responsible for the certification of survey and subdivision maps, insuring that they are in compliance
with applicable State laws and local ordinances; to review and recommend revisions to land review and survey
ordinances; to be responsible for providing survey records to other government agencies; and to do related work
as required. Responsible for the supervision, training, and evaluation of subordinate staff.

Examples of Duties:
• Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the functions of the County Surveyor's
• Reviews and exercises responsibility for the certification of survey and subdivision maps maintained as
part of official County records
• Insures that maps are in compliance with applicable State laws and County ordinances
• Disseminates official maps to the public and other government agencies
• Reviews and recommends revisions to ordinances with respect to land division and survey matters
• Oversees the preparation of legal land descriptions
• Oversees the maintenance of a uniform house numbering system
• Develops and implements policies and County Surveyor functions with the public, governing boards and
commissions, and other government agencies
• Supervision of all staff in County Surveyor’s Office

Knowledge of:
• County policies, rules, and regulations
• Laws, rules, regulations, and legislation affecting County Surveyor operations and functions
• Principles and practices of land survey work
• Legal property description methods and practices
• Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to land surveying, mapping, drafting, and record
• Establishment and maintenance of filing and information retrieval systems
• Personal computers and software applications related to engineering support and land surveying work
• Principles of supervision, training, and staff evaluation

Ability to:
• Plan, organize, direct, and maintain responsibility for the County Surveyor functions and operations
• Supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff
• Interpret, explain, and apply a variety of rules, procedures, and regulations related to land division, property
description, and mapping
• Provide official certification and documentation for County parcel and subdivision maps and property
• Read and interpret maps, drawings, and documents related to land and construction surveying
• Gather, compile, and analyze engineering data
• Prepare accurate technical engineering and surveying reports
• Use a computer and appropriate software for engineering and land surveying work
• Effectively represent the County Surveyor function in contacts with the public, community organizations,
other County staff, governing boards and commissions, and other government agencies
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training which would likely provide the required knowledge and experience is qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
At least five (5) years of responsible experience performing a variety of professional engineering and land
surveying work, preferably including at least two (2) years in a lead or supervisory position.

Advanced educational training in civil engineering and land surveying.

Special Requirements: Possession of an appropriate California Driver's License issued by the Department of
Motor Vehicles.
Possession of registration as a Licensed Land Surveyor or a Civil Engineer with an endorsement to practice land
surveying issued by the State of California.

For Job Application and Complete Job Description Contact:
810 Court Street, Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 223-6456
Fax: (209) 223-6426 .
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