Transportation Surveyor (Caltrans) Department of Water Resources

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Transportation Surveyor (Caltrans) Department of Water Resources

Postby DwrDoe » Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:47 pm

Transportation Surveyor (Caltrans) ($5,406 - $10,377)
Division of Engineering, Geodetic Branch, Field Survey Section, Sacramento.
Final Filing Date: 02/13/2020

Why Choose Us: First, the single greatest advantage of working for us is that you can practice land surveying in its purest form, because California’s Department of Water Resources is the owner and operator of its facilities. Our surveyors are equipped with the most modern tools such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), bathymetric boats, LiDAR, GNSS receivers and robotic total stations. Every employee is empowered to make the best choices whether they are researching, measuring or recording our surveys. Our field surveyors work along some of California’s most beautiful reservoirs, rivers and water ways.

At DWR you will have the advantage of numerous resources to support your work and your professional growth—including training, organizational memberships, and knowledgeable and professional colleagues all of which collaborate for project success.
We hope you’ll check out the Duties and Desirable Qualifications below and apply for this great career opportunity to join our team and help deliver water to over 26 million Californians as well as contribute to protecting our environment and species conservation efforts.
Duties: Actual assigned duties will be commensurate with skill level. In this position, the incumbent works under the direction of the Senior Transportation Surveyor and is responsible for performing professional work of average difficulty. The incumbent will determine ownership boundaries along with deed and map preparation. The incumbent will work with a computer-aided design and mapping system to make calculations and prepare maps along with keeping title records, reports, and vesting documents, and other related documents.

Desirable Qualifications: Candidates will be evaluated based on their relative ability as demonstrated by the quality and extent of their experience. Therefore, our ideal candidate’s application and resume will clearly and concisely address as many of the following desirable qualifications as possible: candidate has knowledge and experience with computer-aided design and mapping system to make calculations and prepare maps; experience preparing legal descriptions, deeds, and both researching and analyzing ownership records, title reports, maps of record, survey notes, vesting documents for boundary determination; can communicate and write well; is detail and quality oriented; can perform on multiple tasks and projects at the same time; is organized; goes the extra mile to meet deadlines and is conscientious of budgets; is dependable; and has computer skills in spreadsheets, surveying computer programs, MS office 365 and other related software, along with the ability to learn new computer applications; Professional Land Surveyor in Training certificate from the State of CA preferred but not required. 

Benefits: Click here the link below for some of our outstanding benefits. ... efits.aspx

How to Apply: Submit a State Employment Application (STD 678), a resume, and a cover letter introducing yourself and briefly explaining why you feel this position is a good fit. Please reference SAP Position Number 50001247 & 50001266 and Job Control Number 187872 in the Explanations section of your application. You are not required to be on an eligibility list at the time you apply for this position. Simply submit your application today using the provided instructions. List eligibility will eventually be required, however, prior to hiring. You may qualify for list eligibility at any time prior to hiring by clicking the examination link below and completing the exam bulletin.

Department of Water Resources JOB Posting Link: ... lId=187872

Examination Link: ... amCD=3PB60

Contact: If you have any questions about this position, contact Moira Kinney at,
(916) 653-9372 or, 1416 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, Room 418-1d.

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