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Senior Land Surveyor

Sacramento County

The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 04/21/23, 05/22/23, 06/22/23, 07/24/23, 08/24/23, 09/25/23 and 10/25/23 (final) Under direction, plans, organizes, assigns, and oversees the work of surveyors, surveying/engineering, map checking and other staff. Manages employees who perform land and engineering surveying for the design and construction of roads, highways and bridges, drainage, sewage facilities and other County projects, map checking, mapping and drafting and description of real property. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles of engineering, surveying, and mathematical concepts and practices, including boundary establishment and property description. Management practices and principles, concepts for training, organization, work scheduling and program development. The Land Surveyor’s Act, Subdivision Map Act, Sacramento County codes and other related laws and ordinances concerning surveying and boundary determination. Real property acquisition and mapping laws pertaining to public and private ownership of real property. Public Works plans and specifications. General operation and use of automated equipment and standard application software related to surveying functions. Mapping and drafting techniques. The California coordinate system. Safe surveying practices. Principles of public administration and public agency management. Budget development and expenditure control. Ability to Provide daily direction, guidance, organization, coordination, review and control over the work of field or office survey staff. Provide requisite interpretations of the State laws, Sacramento County codes, and related codes and ordinances applicable to the survey requirements and boundary determinations. Prepare technical correspondence, comprehensive reports, policies and procedures and other administrative functions. Analyze surveying and managerial problems and work out effective solutions. Represent the County in meetings and conferences with outside consultants, contractors, and other public agencies. Read and interpret plans and specifications. Work effectively with co-workers, official bodies and the public. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. Three years of full-time experience in Sacramento County service in the class of Associate Land Surveyor. Or: 2. Three years of full-time experience performing supervisory duties at a licensed level which have included difficult and complex land and engineering surveying projects. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here (Download PDF reader) or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Professional License Registration: Possess and maintain a valid California Land Surveyor's license or registration as a licensed Civil Engineer in the State of California prior to January 1, 1982 issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. License Requirement: Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher. Failure to maintain the appropriate valid California Driver’s License, Class C or higher, constitutes cause for termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email [email protected] Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Salary
  • $141,441.12 - $155,952.72 Annually
  • Location
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Job Type
  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Job Number
  • 28102-A
  • Department
  • Community Development
  • Division
  • County Engineering
  • Opening Date
  • 09/26/2022
  • Closing Date
  • 10/25/2023 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana
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