Marion County Public Works is seeking a County Surveyor for our Engineering Division. The successful candidate will be an accomplished Professional Land Surveyor who likes challenge and variety in their work, and a desire to work in local government for a mid-sized Oregon county. Applications will be accepted through Monday, July 24, 2017.
The County Surveyor is a supervisor and licensed surveyor responsible for managing the County Surveyor’s Office and staff in the carrying out of the statutory and daily operational duties of that office. Other responsibilities include management of the right-of-way acquisition process; development of the goals, policies and processes of the office; oversight of the survey checking and records programs; administering the county’s corner restoration program; oversight of the provision of survey services for the county capital project program, and other network management needs; and ensures survey operations in the county adhere to applicable survey map standards, Oregon Revised Statutes, and Oregon Administrative Rules.
The successful applicant will be a hands-on working manager who possesses strong management skills with up-to-date survey knowledge and advanced technical skills in the fields of surveying, GPS/GIS applications, asset management, and emerging technology. The position also requires professional-level writing and oral communication skills. Other required skills include proficiency with the Leica suite of processing software such as Leica Geo Office or Infinity, Civil-Survey software such as Carlson and Civil 3 D and ESRI Arcmap. Preference will be given to applicants with skills and experience consistent with the programs they will be managing. Applicants need to include the appropriate information on their application and in supplemental questions for preference consideration.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Bachelor's Degree in land surveying or related field; AND
Six (6) years of experience performing survey work; four (4) years of which should have been in a supervisory capacity; OR
Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
Possession of an Oregon Professional Land Surveyor license is required.
Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/.
This assignment is not represented by a union.
This is a full-time position, which is not eligible for overtime.
Typical Work Schedule: Monday through Friday days, with flexibility depending upon the needs of the department and program.
Additional Salary Information: Salary under Review
Marion County is an Equal Opportunity Employer in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Located south of the Portland metropolitan area, Marion County stretches from the Willamette River to the Cascade Mountains encompassing nearly 1,200 square miles. Most of its population of 315,900 can reach the Pacific beaches in under two hours.
Marion County has 20 cities, including the State Capital, Salem. It is ...the largest producer of agriculture among Oregon's 36 counties. Marion County's economy is also based on government, with 38 of the largest state agencies based here, and on education as the site of Willamette University, Chemeketa Community College, and Corban University.
The county mission is to provide leadership on critical public policy issues, ensure fiscal accountability, and promote citizen empowerment to enhance the health, safety and livability of our communities.