City Surveyor

Expiring today

Location
Clovis, California
Salary
$97,392.00 - $118,380.00 Annually (includes a comprehensive benefit package)
Posted
Nov 16, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Ref
City Surveyor Job #2100109
Position Type
Engineer, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

CITY OF CLOVIS, CALIFORNIA
invites applications for the position of:

City Surveyor

An Equal Opportunity Employer

OPENING DATE:   11/05/21

CLOSING DATE:    12/03/21 04:30 PM

Pacific Standard Time (PST)

 

SALARY:

$46.82 - $56.91 Hourly

$8,116.00 - $9,865.00 Monthly

$97,392.00 - $118,380.00 Annually

 

BENEFITS:

The City of Clovis offers a comprehensive benefit package.  For more information on the benefit package, please refer to the City's website at https://cityofclovis.com/general-services/personnel/employee-resources/.

DESCRIPTION:

DEFINITION

Under supervision, perform difficult and complex land surveying, drafting and mapping services; provide administrative and technical leadership to survey staff; and perform related work as required.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

The City Surveyor class perform advanced professional journey-level land surveying and engineering work; provide project planning and coordination for paraprofessional; and provide technical staff training.  Incumbents perform work which has some variation and allows or requires a moderate range of choice in the application of defined methods or procedures. Incumbents receive minimal instructions when tasks are assigned and have some latitude in selecting work methods. Work is generally reviewed upon completion and incumbents are expected to refer to their supervisor for instruction on matters that do not fit a clear pattern.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Prepare maps, legal descriptions, field surveys, construction surveying, engineering plans and specifications for a variety of projects; review project plans and inspect construction sites to determine the scope and complexity of required survey work; coordinate the work of survey crews to ensure schedules are met; review parcel maps, tentative and final maps, lot line adjustment/lot mergers, certificates of correction, acquisitions, dedication of easements, rights-of-way and parcels; resolve difficult survey issues; certify final subdivision maps and related documents; sign and seal all documents in accordance with state law; statistically analyze data, prepare exhibits and write reports; compose agreements and staff reports;  communicate with the public at the counter and over the telephone; consult with contractors, developers, engineering consultants and the public on public works standards, fees, civil engineering design problems and other related items; review, investigate and make recommendations regarding complaints from citizens; calculate project cost estimates, curb, gutter and street grades and traverses; copy, file and update maps and plans; check plans; check bids and billings for accuracy; participate fully in the work of the engineering staff; train and assign the work of subordinate staff on engineering projects; instruct assigned staff in work methods; check and correct work in progress and upon completion; check, establish and maintain a system of horizontal and vertical control monumentation; operate City vehicles; operate a personal computer; and perform related work as required.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

LICENSE REQUIRED

  • Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a good driving record;
  • Possession of a valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Geodetic Engineering, Civil Engineering or a closely related field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in land surveying such as roads, construction surveying, rights-of-way and preparing legal descriptions.
     

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Strength: Ability to perform moderately heavy work with frequent lifting, carrying and/or pushing of objects weighing twenty-five (25) pounds and occasionally objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds;
  • Environment: Perform job functions in an office or outdoor site and may be required to work in all weather conditions;
  • Other: May be required to attend occasional evening meetings.

SELECTION PROCESS

Interested applicants must submit a completed City of Clovis employment application and supplemental questionnaire no later than 4:30 p.m. on December 3, 2021, to the City of Clovis Personnel Office.   Applications must be submitted online at www.cityofclovis.com.  For additional questions, you may contact Personnel at (559) 324-2725.  Brief resumes are welcome as a supplement to the City's standard application form; however, the application form and supplemental questionnaire must be filled out completely to be considered.  You may attach your resume at the time of application submission to the attachment section of the application form. A resume only may not be submitted in lieu of a completed employment application to be considered.  Applicants may not attach any additional documents that are not required to their application form or submit any other documents by email, mail, fax, or hand delivery. Veterans Preference Points may be provided if a DD Form 214 demonstrating qualifying service is submitted to the Personnel Office by the position deadline date and time.  Applicants may attach, hand deliver, or fax the required documents to (559) 324-2865.  Reasonable accommodation, when needed, for otherwise qualified candidates with disabilities, must be requested in writing and faxed to (559) 324-2865 at the time of application submission. Applicants will receive notification regarding the status of their application by email or phone once the applications have been processed and reviewed.

Applicants must meet each qualification for the position by the deadline date.  All applications will be reviewed based on the necessary employment standards for the position.  Those candidates who best meet the needs of the operations may be invited to participate in an oral examination that will be weighted 100%.  Candidates receiving a passing score may be placed on an eligibility list for a period of up to one (1) year.  Examinations and department interviews for the position will be administered in the City of Clovis.  As determined by the City and at the City's expense, successful candidates shall be required to complete and pass a medical examination, a drug/alcohol screen, and a background investigation.  Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a good driving record will be required prior to hire.  Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire.

The examination may consist of questions relative to knowledge of professional Surveyor Act and the Subdivision Map Act; principles and practices of land surveying including boundary establishment and property description; principles and practices of land surveying as applied to the design and construction of public works facilities, technical inspection services, design review and other areas; principles of subdivision design and standards; pertinent laws and regulatory codes dealing with development, construction, surveying and real estate; applicable principles and practices of engineering as related to survey work; prepare and review preliminary studies, final maps and plans, detailed calculations, cost estimates and specifications; operation and use of mapping equipment relating to land and photogrammetric surveying; construction plans, specifications, parcel maps, subdivision maps and construction drawings; general operation of automated equipment and standard application software related to surveying functions; principles of algebra, geometry and trigonometry as applied to technical engineering and surveying calculations; engineer maps and records; proper inspection methods and procedures; record keeping and survey data collection methods; techniques and general principles of training and lead supervision; and appropriate safety precautions and procedures.  The examination may also contain questions regarding the ability to organize, implement and direct survey related operations and activities; perform a wide scope of professional surveying work in the preparation of maps, plans, designs and specification for public works and City facility development, construction and maintenance; understand and interpret legal descriptions, record survey maps and engineering plans, diagram and notes; gather, organize, analyze and present a variety of technical engineering, land surveying and statistical data; perform construction project administration, ensuring compliance with plans, specifications and contracts; use and care of surveying instruments and equipment; prepare and maintain accurate survey records; establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work; prepare accurate and concise reports; utilize Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) software; communicate clearly orally and in writing; read, understand and apply moderately difficult materials; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; and operate a personal computer accurately and efficiently.

This job flyer does not constitute a contract and its terms and conditions can change without notice.

THE CITY OF CLOVIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofclovis.com

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1033 5th Street
Clovis, CA 93612
o: 559-324-2725 f: 559-324-2865

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job #2100109
CITY SURVEYOR

City Surveyor Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. Carefully complete your Application and Supplemental Questionnaire and submit by the final filing date as indicated on the job announcement. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. You may attach a resume, but this cannot be used in lieu of completing an application. Follow the instructions below on how to submit a complete application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. • Include a minimum of ten (10) years of current and/or previous work experience. • Begin with your most current work experience through the previous ten (10) years. • If you are unable to include ten (10) years of current and/or previous work experience you must include any combination of work experience, academic or vocational school enrollment, and any periods of unemployment. • The application may not contain any unexplained gaps in employment periods. • Be sure to attach any required documents before submitting the application.

o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.

* 2. Please answer the following questions. This information is REQUIRED, as it will be used to initially determine minimum qualifications. For those applicants meeting the employment standards, this information will be critical in any subsequent competitive assessment to identify those applicants to be invited to continue in the examination process. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of required supplemental responses. Please do not say, "see resume" or "see application" or your application and supplemental questionnaire will be deemed incomplete.

o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.

* 3. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers to the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. With the completion of this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may disqualify you from being considered for this position.

o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.

* 4. I acknowledge that I may not attach any additional documents that are not required to my application form or submit any other documents by email, mail, fax, or hand delivery. Acceptable Application Attachments: • DD Form 214 • Reasonable Accommodation Request (fax only) • Resume • College/University Degree Certificates (only) • International Degree Accreditation Documentation

o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.

* 5. Do you possess a current and valid California Driver's License?

o Yes, I possess a current and valid California Driver's License.

o Other, I possess a current and valid Driver's License in another state.

o No, I currently do not possess a valid Driver's License.

* 6. Please list the expiration date MM/DD/YY of your current and valid California Driver License. If you currently do not possess a valid California Driver License, please explain.

* 7. Do you possess a High School Diploma or GED?

o Yes

o No

* 8. The City of Clovis is seeking an individual to perform difficult and complex land surveying, drafting, and mapping services and provide administrative and technical leadership to survey staff. We are requesting your response to the questions listed below to evaluate your license, education, experience, and qualifications for this competitive recruitment.

o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.

* 9. Do you possess a current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists?

o Yes

o No

* 10. Please list your first and last name as specified on your current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. If you do not possess a current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists specify "N/A."

* 11. Please list the license number specified on your current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. If you do not possess a current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists specify "N/A."

* 12. Please list the City and County your current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists is registered under. If you do not possess a current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists specify "N/A."

* 13. Please list the expiration date specified on your current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. If you do not possess a current and valid Land Surveyor license issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists specify "N/A."

* 14. Please specify the highest level of education that you have attained from an accredited college or university. The education you possess must be listed under the (education) section on your application.

o None

o Completed some college level coursework units

o Associate's Degree

o Bachelor's Degree

o Master Degree

o Doctorate Degree

* 15. Which best describes your education major which supports the major listed on your application under the (education) section.

o Geodetic Engineering

o Civil Engineering

o Closely related field

o Other

o None

* 16. If you possess a degree or college level coursework units from an accredited college or university in a major other than Geodetic or Civil Engineering, please specify your major. If you possess a degree or college level coursework units with a major in Geodetic or Civil Engineering, or you currently do not possess a degree or college level coursework units from an accredited college or university, specify "N/A."

* 17. International Degree Accreditation - International degrees must be accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. If you possess a degree from an international college or university, please attach documentation from the approved U.S. Department of Education Institution that the degree has been accredited through at the time of application submission to be considered for the position.

o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.

* 18. How many years of work experience do you possess performing land surveying such as roads, construction surveying, rights-of-way, and preparing legal descriptions? To meet the minimum qualifications for the position the work experience you possess must be listed on your application under the (work experience) section.

o No Experience

o Less than 1 year

o 1 year to less than 2

o 2 years to less than 3

o 3 years to less than 4

o 4 years to less than 5

o 5 years or more

 

* Required Question

 

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