Full-Time Surveyor I
WEBER COUNTY SURVEYOR – FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
JOB SUMMARY Under the general supervision of the department head, and/or chief deputy, performs the duties of a licensed land surveyor, including technical work and project management duties. This position shall also include the responsibility of training and managing subordinate office and field personnel, as authorized by the department head, and/or chief deputy. This position requires the ability to properly and accurately complete assigned tasks to the satisfaction of the department head, and/or chief deputy with little to no supervision or direction.
MAJOR DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Follows accepted and expected standards of practice governing the surveying profession as a whole and the policies of this department. Performs the duties of a licensed land surveyor, including but not limited to: Executes, evaluates, and/or supervises boundary survey projects as it relates to the duties of the office or projects as assigned. Performs evaluates, and/or supervises necessary field surveying, design, platting, and monumentation, as necessary or required, as it relates to projects assigned. Researches and helps determine public rights, county roads, and rights-of-way as may be required by county, state, and federal standards, or assigned. Compiles abstracts, histories, or other necessary documentation or research as needed to adequately perform assigned duties. Performs and/or supervises annexation plat reviews, subdivision plat reviews, tax parcel reviews, or other reviewing responsibilities of the office as assigned. Evaluates legal documents, descriptions, records, maps, field notes and other instruments as needed and necessary in boundary determination or review work. Prepares and drafts legal descriptions and other record documents to completely and accurately document work performed, in a manner that will conform with UC 17-23-17 and other applicable statutes, ordinances and policies. Assists in ensuring that property addresses are assigned and managed in accordance with department policy and meets the needs of emergency services by coordination with the county, cities, and the E-911 dispatch center. Other assigned duties as they may relate to the office of county surveyor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school graduation or equivalent GED mandatory. AND Graduation from a college or university with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in surveying or a related science or two years of technical college training in surveying, drafting, and survey mathematics. AND Two to Five years of surveying experience, with at least: One and a half to two years in a position with duties related to those of a surveying Rodman/Chainman, Instrument Technician and Chief of Parties, One and a half to two years in a supervisory position in responsible charge of subordinate personnel or office and field procedures relating to the surveying profession. AND A valid Utah Land Surveyor’s License or the ability to obtain one through reciprocity. OR Successfully passed the Principals and Practices of Surveying and the Professional and Technical examinations required by state law for obtaining a Utah Land Surveyor’s License in the state of Utah. OR An equivalent combination of education, experience, certification or licensing may be substituted for any or all of the requirements above as approved by the department head.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Must possess a valid Utah drivers license and have a good driving record. Must possess a thorough understanding of the proper procedures for the use and operation of GPS and Total Station surveying equipment. Must be available for work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, if required. Must possess a State recognized All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) certification or the ability to obtain one.