Survey Supervisor I, Flood Control - County of Los Angeles

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Survey Supervisor I, Flood Control - County of Los Angeles

Postby hennessee » Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:05 pm

invites applications for the position of:


SALARY: $7,168.36 - $8,905.56 Monthly
$86,020.32 - $106,866.72 Annually
OPENING DATE: 07/08/19
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Open Competitive Job Opportunity



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.


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.

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.


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

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 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.*.


*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.


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.

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the
eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (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 basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

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.

The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Public Works.

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, and description of work performed. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selection process.


• Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
• 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.

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 within fifteen (15) calendar days from application filing online. Please include your name, exam number and exam title.

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

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.

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.

Department Contact Name: Barbara Baiz Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141
Department Contact Fax: (626) 979-5440
Department Contact Email:

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

Employment Information

Any language contained in the job posting supersedes any language contained below

Your Responsibilities:
1. Completing Your Application:

The County of Los Angeles does not participate in the Social Security System. All newly hired County of Los Angeles

a. Before submission of the application, it is your responsibility to employees must sign a statement (Form SSA-1945) prior to the ensure that all information provided is correct and complete on start of employment indicating that they are aware of a possible
the application. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted. reduction in their future Social Security benefit entitlement. For
b. Please list separately the PAYROLL TITLE for each job. Do not more information on Social Security and about each provision, group your experience. Specify the beginning and ending dates you may visit the website, or call toll free for each job. If you are a County employee and have been 1-800-772-1213. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may promoted, do NOT list all of your time with the County under call the TTY number 1-800-325-0778 or contact a local Social

your present payroll title.
c. Please include your Social Security Number for record control

Security office.

purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Background Check: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance
Social Security Number. employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will
d. To receive APPROPRIATE CREDIT, include a copy of your not be asked to provide information about a conviction history diploma, transcript, certificate, or license as directed on the job 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

2. Minimum or Selection Requirements are listed in the job specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating
posting. factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of
a. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY IF IT CLEARLY rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of SHOWS YOU MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS. The information you the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a give will determine your eligibility and is subject to verification at conviction history, any convictions or court records which
any time. are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be
b. You must be at least 16 years of age at the time of disclosed. appointment unless other age limits are stated on the job
posting. The Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: All positions are (ADEA) of 1967, as amended, prohibits discrimination on the open to qualified men and women. Pursuant to the Americans
basis of age for any individual over age 40. with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons with disabilities who believe
c. Your experience may be paid or unpaid unless the job posting they need reasonable accommodation, or help in order to apply states otherwise. Experience is evaluated on the basis of a for a position, may contact the ADA/Personnel Services for

verifiable 40-hour week.

3. Application Deadline:

Disabled Persons Coordinator. Hearing impaired applicants with telephone teletype equipment may leave messages by calling the teletype phone number on the job posting. The County will

a. All job applications must be completed and submitted by the attempt to meet reasonable accommodation requests whenever last day of the filing period and closing time as indicated on the possible.
job posting unless other instructions are provided. Job postings
with an open continuous filing period are subject to closure Veteran’s Credit: In all open competitive examinations, a without prior notice. It is to your advantage to file your veteran’s credit of 10 percent of the total credits specified for application early and not wait until the last allowable date and such examinations will be added to the final passing grade of an time as you will not be able to apply once the filing period has honorably discharged veteran who served in the Armed Forces of
closed. the United States under any of the following conditions: During a
b. Applications for positions designated "Apply in Person" must declared war; -or- During the period April 28, 1952 through July

be filed in person at the address provided on the job posting.

4. Change of Name or Address:

1, 1955; -or- For more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred after January 31, 1955, and before October 15, 1976; -or- During the Gulf War from August

To change personal information such as your name or address, 2, 1990 through January 2, 1992; -or- For more than 180 log into your profile and make the necessary change. This can be consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which

done at any time.

5. Promotional Examinations:

occurred during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on August 31, 2010 the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom; -or- In a campaign or expedition for which a campaign

a. Some of your experience may have been in a position in which medal or expeditionary medal has been authorized and awarded. such work is not typically performed. If such experience is Any Armed Forces Expeditionary medal or campaign badge, permitted as indicated on the job posting, a signed Verification of including El Salvador, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Southwest Experience Letter (VOEL) signed by your department’s Human Asia, Somalia, and Haiti qualifies for credit.
Resources Office must be attached to your application unless

Employment Information

Any language contained in the job posting supersedes any language contained below
otherwise stated on the job posting. A campaign medal holder or Gulf War veteran who originally
b. If indicated on the job posting, permanent employees who enlisted after September 7, 1980 (or began active duty on or have COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD AND after October 14, 1982, and has not previously completed 24 HOLD A QUALIFYING PAYROLL TITLE may file for promotional months of continuous active duty) must have served examinations if they are within six months of meeting the continuously for 24 months or the full period called or ordered to experience requirements by the last day of filing or at the time of active duty.
filing for open continuous exams.

6. Equal Employment Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Policy:

This also applies to the spouse of such person who, while engaged in such service was wounded, disabled or crippled and

a. It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal thereby permanently prevented from engaging in any employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of remunerative occupation, and also to the widow or widower of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation any such person who died or was killed while in such service. A
or disability. DD214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty,
b. If you require material in an ALTERNATE FORMAT or are an or other official documents issued by the branch of service are individual requesting REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION(S) in the required as verification of eligibility for Veterans preference. examination process for a physical or mental disability, please Applicants must submit the documentation for each open CONTACT THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) competitive exam to qualify for veteran’s credit.
reasonable accommodation may be subject to verification of Employment Eligibility Information: Final appointment is disability as allowable with State and Federal law. All disability- contingent upon verification of U.S. citizenship or the right to

related information will remain confidential.

work in the United States. Immigration law provides that all persons hired after November 6, 1986, are required to present

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application selection process.
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discrimination based on race or color; religion; national origin or ancestry, physical disability; mental disability or medical

The County of Los Angeles shall not be liable for any direct, condition; marital status; sex or sexual orientation; age, with indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages respect to persons over the age of 40; and pregnancy, childbirth, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this or related medical conditions.
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Benefit Information: Depending on the position, the successful "Employment Test Assistance” section and click on the “VISIT candidate will enroll in a contributory defined benefit pension ONLINE TEST PREP SYSTEM” link. Additional test preparation plan if the candidate is a “new member” of the County’s defined resources may be listed on the job posting.
benefit plan (LACERA) on or after January 1, 2013 (first
employed by the County on or after December 1, 2012) – unless Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County she or he established reciprocity with another public retirement of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all

Employment Information

Any language contained in the job posting supersedes any language contained below
system in which she or he was a member before January 1, qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national 2013. It should be noted that County employees do not pay into origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other Social Security, but do pay the Medical Hospital Insurance Tax characteristic protected by State or Federal law. All positions are portion of Social Security at a rate of 1.45%. The Los Angeles open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) has with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment reciprocal agreements with several public retirement systems in and Housing Act. The County will comply with all of its


Social Security Act of 2004: Section 419 (c) of Public Law 108-203, the Social Security Protection Act of 2004, requires State and local government employers to disclose the effect of the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset Provision to employees hired on or after January 1, 2005, in jobs not covered by Social Security.

obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants.

Revised February 2019


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