Professional Land Surveyor & Mapper

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Tampa, FL

Hillsborough County

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$57,012.80 - $91,790.40/Annually

Overview: <strong>The Ideal Candidate</strong><br />The Hillsborough County Geospatial Services team is seeking a Professional Land Surveyor &amp; Mapper to lead both field and office subordinate staff. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in a supervisory role, and the ability to work with managers, personnel, and agencies in a professional manner. The candidates will need strong communication abilities and be able to partner with customers to determine agreeable solutions to issues.<br /><br /><strong>Job Overview</strong><br />This position is responsible for performing professional land surveying duties requiring licensure by the Florida Board of Land Surveyors and Mappers. May also involve supervisory and administrative duties.
Responsibilities: <p>Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.</p> <ul> <li>Reviews internal and consultant submittals, right of way maps, legal descriptions, sketches and boundary surveys for public works projects to verify that data meets standards, laws, regulations and specifications; and to establish quality controls.&nbsp;</li> <li>Recommends consultants, negotiates surveying services and coordinates contract estimates to ensure compliance with requirements and a fair market price.&nbsp;</li> <li>Reviews subdivision plans for conformance with laws and regulations.&nbsp;</li> <li>Contracts aerial photography projects.&nbsp;</li> <li>Writes, approves, signs and seals legal descriptions, sketches, boundary surveys, right of way maps and other documents.&nbsp;</li> <li>Plans, directs and supervises the conduct of field surveys and mapping activities for projects involving boundaries, right-of-way, construction, geodetic, control, and aerial mapping.&nbsp;</li> <li>Provides internal professional consulting and configuration of surveys to ensure compliance with requirements.&nbsp;</li> <li>Performs calculations and computer operations needed by certified surveys, legal descriptions or field work.&nbsp;</li> <li>Supervises the work of professional and technical subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling; and evaluating performance.&nbsp;</li> <li>Performs other related duties as required.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Two years of post-registration experience as a Professional Land Surveyor and Mapper; and&nbsp;Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Land Surveyor and Mapper.</li> </ul> <strong>Job Specifications</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Extensive knowledge of survey and mapping principles, practices, standards, procedures and customs.&nbsp;</li> <li>Extensive knowledge of County programs, policies and procedures.&nbsp;</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of geodetic principles and practices.&nbsp;</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of state and local survey laws, ordinances and regulations.&nbsp;</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of project management.&nbsp;</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as related to surveying.&nbsp;</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of photogrammetric mapping.&nbsp;</li> <li>Skill in identifying discrepancies between drawings and specifications.&nbsp;</li> <li>Skill in the use of survey instruments and equipment.&nbsp;</li> <li>Skill in negotiating with consultants.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to solve advanced mathematical problems.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to develop and utilize computer applications for land surveying and mapping procedures and products.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <strong>Physical Requirements</strong><br /> <ul> <li>This job is performed in a professional office environment.&nbsp;</li> <li>This job is largely a sedentary role.&nbsp;</li> </ul>