Land Surveyor at Bureau of Land Management

Company Name: Bureau of Land Management

Title: Land Surveyor
Location: North Bend, OR
Position Webpage: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=115833

Description:
GS-07 Major Duties: This is an advanced trainee land surveyor position located in a Bureau of Land Management Office. The land surveyor will perform work which involves measurement and delineation of public lands, including establishing, investigating, and reestablishing land and property boundaries. Duties include independently planning and conducting routine and simpler surveys involving problems of moderate complexity, performing surveys in the full field-to-finish mode, assisting the Party Chief in determining equipment needs, preparing draft field notes and plats, and developing complete written reports describing unique problems encountered and recommended solutions. Senior land surveyors or supervisors give the selectee for this position more independence in completing assignments and more difficult work assignments than an entry level trainee.

GS-09 Major Duties: This position serves as land surveyor in a Bureau of Land Management Office. The land surveyor will perform work which involves measurement of public lands, including establishing, investigating, and reestablishing land and property boundaries, including preparing plats and legal descriptions for plats of land; and work that involves knowledge and application of the principles of land surveying in combination with knowledge of land ownership laws. Duties include planning and conducting routine surveys and resurveys involving problems of moderate complexity, serving as survey party chief on routine or small-scale survey and resurvey projects, performing surveys in the full field-to finish mode, preparing reports and maintaining records of work accomplishments and required administrative information, and preparing draft field notes and plats.

GS-11 Major Duties: Duties include planning and conducting surveys and resurveys involving problems of substantial variety and complexity; serving as chief of party on land surveys involving complexities such as changing watercourses or erroneous original meander lines, obliterated or unrecoverable monuments, omitted lands, etc.; leading one or more three-person survey crews, consisting of the surveyor plus two survey technicians, sometimes in remote locations, with little direct supervision; preparing draft field notes and plats; and developing complete written reports describing unique problems encountered and recommendations for solutions in a format suitable to be included in case files.

Minimum Qualifications:
This position has a positive education requirement which requires that you have a degree in land surveying or civil engineering with a surveying option or emphasis. The civil engineering major must have included at least 6 semester hours of surveying, 3 semester hours of land law, and 21 additional semester hours in any combination of surveying, photogrammetry, geodetic surveying, geodesy, route surveying, remote sensing, cartography, survey astronomy, land information systems, computer-aided mapping, aerial photo interpretation, and survey analysis and adjustments; OR a combination of education and experience — course equivalent to a major in land surveying or civil engineering as described above, plus appropriate experience or additional education; OR current registration as a land surveyor in a State, territory, or the District of Columbia obtained by written examination. Such registration must have been obtained under conditions outlined in the National Council of Engineering Examiners (NCEE) Unified Model Law for Registration of Surveyors. Applicants wishing to be considered under this provision must show evidence of registration based on successful completion of the written examinations. Registrations granted prior to adoption of a registration law with qualification requirements equivalent to the NCEE Model law by the state, territory, or District of Columbia are not acceptable under this option. To be considered equivalent to the NCEE Model law, registration laws must include the four options listed within the NCEE Unified Model Law in the section specifying “General Requirements for Registration” as a Professional Land Surveyor.

Preferred Qualifications: See website provided above for additional requirements.

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering
Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40 hours/week
Salary & Benefits: $40,033.00 – $77,019.00

Application Process: Apply online at the website provided above.

Application Deadline: 8/18/2016
Submitted: 8/5/2016 15:46