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Chief Surveyor - Land Surveyor Wildlife - Permanent - *01528-24

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Chief Surveyor - Land Surveyor Wildlife - Permanent - *01528-24   

JOB TITLE:

Chief Surveyor - Land Surveyor Wildlife - Permanent - *01528-24

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Thurston County , Olympia, WA Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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CHIEF SURVEYOR
LAND SURVEYOR WILDLIFE

Capital Asset Management Program (CAMP)

Olympia, Washington - Thurston County

Envision yourself leading statewide land surveying activities including overseeing the establishment of corners, lines, boundaries, and monuments.

With your expertise, determine the topography of land, prepare and create maps, and conduct accurate record keeping of current and historical data.

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Picture yourself,

Directing the Professional Land Surveying work of agency staff and surveying consultants.

This is an opportunity,

Analyze field data, including but not limited to, conventional survey measurements and global positioning system data.

With your supervisory experience,

You will supervise and mentor professional and sub-professional survey staff to support an effective, motivated team.

We are seeking a candidate,

Who models WDFW values: Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).

Some of what our Chief Surveyor will enjoy doing,

Chief surveyor:

  • Manage surveying consultant contracts, including evaluation and selection of on-calls.
  • Develop and maintain internal agency survey standards.
  • Provide professional level guidance to staff related to field survey practices and procedures.
  • Develop and monitor field survey practices and procedures to ensure that minimum standards for accuracy as prescribed in WAC 332-130 are achieved.
  • Maintain professional acumen, research emerging technologies, identify team training and equipment needs.
  • Participate in project coordination meetings, communicate status of ongoing projects and/or job tasks, and coordinate work schedule with team for the purpose of maintaining open communication.

Supervising:

  • Supervise and mentor professional and sub-professional survey staff to support an effective, motivated team.
  • Assign projects and actively manage team workload to aid in project delivery.
  • Monitor and inspect work in progress to ensure continuity and timely completion of work.
  • Manage personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, in a positive manner for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Create and implement staff training and development plans to provide cross training of employees, specific job-related training, and other approaches to provide opportunities for staff flexibility and development.

Analyze Property Boundary maps, legal descriptions, and records:

  • Review property descriptions.
  • Analyze title reports.
  • Identify and assess encroachment issues.
  • Perform survey related records research.
  • Prepare detailed exhibit maps.

Prepare and certify survey maps and legal descriptions:

  • Prepare and certify official records of survey maps in compliance with applicable State and County requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work Setting, including hazards:
    • Office Duties (80%): will work in an office environment under fluorescent light, repetitively enter data into a computer, and look at a computer monitor for long periods of time.
    • Fieldwork/Travel Duties (20%): will work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, or snow.
      Work in rough terrain, riverbanks, slippery slopes, and other surfaces in all types of weather conditions.
  • Schedule:
    • Typically, 40 hours per week, Monday Friday, between 7:00 A.
      M.
      5:00 P.
      M.
      with occasional long hours and/or weekend work required.
    • Alternative work schedules and flexing available.
      Position requires working two (2) or more days per week in the office, or an alternative schedule to meet interaction goals, subject to supervisor approval.
  • Travel Requirements:
    • Approximately 20% of the position includes travel throughout the state.
  • Tools and Equipment:
    • Standard survey equipment, GPS, total station, Autodesk Civil 3D, vehicle, computer hardware and software.
  • Customer Interactions:
    • Frequent in-person interaction with CAMP project managers, drafting staff, and planners, as well as representatives of other agency programs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registration in the State of Washington as a Professional Land Surveyor.

AND

  • Two (2) years of professional experience in Government Land Office retracement and/or re-establishment land survey work of third order or better gained subsequent to the registration.

OR

  • Two (2) years of professional experience working as a Land Surveyor 2 or equivalent (party chief) gained subsequent to the registration.

Please Note:

  • WAC 196-16-010 outlines experience/educational equivalencies for licensure.
  • To become licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in Washington State, candidates must pass the principles and practice examination and the law and ethics examination.
    Washington State law requires eight years (8) of qualifying experience (including education per WAC 196-16-010) in land surveying work (of a character satisfactory to the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors) and passing the fundamentals-of-land surveying examination to be eligible for the professional land surveyor examination.

Knowledge of:

  • Land surveying and mapping principles, procedures and practices, statutes, court decisions and other law pertaining to locating and dividing land.
  • Professional standards of engineering and land surveying.
  • Arithmetic and mathematics through trigonometry, mapping, and drafting.
  • Current surveying equipment, instruments, and technologies.

Ability to:

  • Lead, supervise and mentor a survey team.
  • Accomplish the highest order of land survey work.
  • Exercise sound independent judgment in solution of the most difficult land survey problems, with the lowest degree of tolerance.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • Valid Drivers License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following:

  • Proficiency in the use of various survey-related computer software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Five (5) years of experience in professional Government Land Office retracement and/or re-establishment land survey work of third order or better, at or above Land Surveyor 2 or equivalent (party chief) gained subsequent to the registration.
  • Supervisory or lead experience with Professional Land Surveyors and sub-professional survey staff.

Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.

Experience and education selected, listed, and detailed in the Supplemental Questions must be verifiable in the application.

In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at careers.
wa.
gov\"> www.
careers.
wa.
gov
and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:

  • A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted).
  • A current resume.
  • Three professional references.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work.
If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States.
For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link:
uscis.
gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents\"> https://www.
uscis.
gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents

JOIN THE WDFW TEAM:

Learn about our wa.
gov/about\"> agency
and the wa.
gov/about/jobs\"> perks
of working for WDFW!

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field.
We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agencys mission.
We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of
Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).

WDFW employees may be eligible for the following:

Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth.

UNION - WFSE:

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
This recruitment may be used to fill positions in addition to those listed.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

VETERAN PREFERENCE NOTICE:

To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following:

  • Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter toElizabeth.
    Bullard@dfw.
    wa.
    gov
    .
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 Veteran)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.
    wa.
    gov.

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE NOTICE:

To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following:

  • Notify us of your military spouse status by email atElizabeth.
    Bullard@dfw.
    wa.
    gov
    .
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 MS)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.
    wa.
    gov.

Note: Please blackout any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers.

As part of WDFWs efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications.
Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully.
All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington.

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The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer.
We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.
Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.

Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format please contact Jayme Chase by phone at 360-902-2278 or email Jayme.
Chase@dfw.
wa.
gov or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at 800-833-6388.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or support@neogov.
com
.

Follow us on social media:
linkedin.
com/company/8226485/admin/\"> LinkedIn
| facebook.
com/WashingtonFishWildlife\"> Facebook
| instagram.
com/thewdfw/\"> Instagram

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Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

8334 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707366989-20eb9fb606e98116df8b03d6b9213cc5

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Thurston County , Olympia, WA

Job Origin:

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\"\"FULL-TIME/PERMANENT
CHIEF SURVEYOR
LAND SURVEYOR WILDLIFE

Capital Asset Management Program (CAMP)

Olympia, Washington - Thurston County

Envision yourself leading statewide land surveying activities including overseeing the establishment of corners, lines, boundaries, and monuments.

With your expertise, determine the topography of land, prepare and create maps, and conduct accurate record keeping of current and historical data.

\"Photo

Elk Fence Credit: WDFW

Picture yourself,

Directing the Professional Land Surveying work of agency staff and surveying consultants.

This is an opportunity,

Analyze field data, including but not limited to, conventional survey measurements and global positioning system data.

With your supervisory experience,

You will supervise and mentor professional and sub-professional survey staff to support an effective, motivated team.

We are seeking a candidate,

Who models WDFW values: Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).

Some of what our Chief Surveyor will enjoy doing,

Chief surveyor:

  • Manage surveying consultant contracts, including evaluation and selection of on-calls.
  • Develop and maintain internal agency survey standards.
  • Provide professional level guidance to staff related to field survey practices and procedures.
  • Develop and monitor field survey practices and procedures to ensure that minimum standards for accuracy as prescribed in WAC 332-130 are achieved.
  • Maintain professional acumen, research emerging technologies, identify team training and equipment needs.
  • Participate in project coordination meetings, communicate status of ongoing projects and/or job tasks, and coordinate work schedule with team for the purpose of maintaining open communication.

Supervising:

  • Supervise and mentor professional and sub-professional survey staff to support an effective, motivated team.
  • Assign projects and actively manage team workload to aid in project delivery.
  • Monitor and inspect work in progress to ensure continuity and timely completion of work.
  • Manage personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, in a positive manner for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Create and implement staff training and development plans to provide cross training of employees, specific job-related training, and other approaches to provide opportunities for staff flexibility and development.

Analyze Property Boundary maps, legal descriptions, and records:

  • Review property descriptions.
  • Analyze title reports.
  • Identify and assess encroachment issues.
  • Perform survey related records research.
  • Prepare detailed exhibit maps.

Prepare and certify survey maps and legal descriptions:

  • Prepare and certify official records of survey maps in compliance with applicable State and County requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work Setting, including hazards:
    • Office Duties (80%): will work in an office environment under fluorescent light, repetitively enter data into a computer, and look at a computer monitor for long periods of time.
    • Fieldwork/Travel Duties (20%): will work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, or snow. Work in rough terrain, riverbanks, slippery slopes, and other surfaces in all types of weather conditions.
  • Schedule:
    • Typically, 40 hours per week, Monday Friday, between 7:00 A.M. 5:00 P.M. with occasional long hours and/or weekend work required.
    • Alternative work schedules and flexing available. Position requires working two (2) or more days per week in the office, or an alternative schedule to meet interaction goals, subject to supervisor approval.
  • Travel Requirements:
    • Approximately 20% of the position includes travel throughout the state.
  • Tools and Equipment:
    • Standard survey equipment, GPS, total station, Autodesk Civil 3D, vehicle, computer hardware and software.
  • Customer Interactions:
    • Frequent in-person interaction with CAMP project managers, drafting staff, and planners, as well as representatives of other agency programs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registration in the State of Washington as a Professional Land Surveyor.

AND

  • Two (2) years of professional experience in Government Land Office retracement and/or re-establishment land survey work of third order or better gained subsequent to the registration.

OR

  • Two (2) years of professional experience working as a Land Surveyor 2 or equivalent (party chief) gained subsequent to the registration.

Please Note:

  • WAC 196-16-010 outlines experience/educational equivalencies for licensure.
  • To become licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in Washington State, candidates must pass the principles and practice examination and the law and ethics examination. Washington State law requires eight years (8) of qualifying experience (including education per WAC 196-16-010) in land surveying work (of a character satisfactory to the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors) and passing the fundamentals-of-land surveying examination to be eligible for the professional land surveyor examination.

Knowledge of:

  • Land surveying and mapping principles, procedures and practices, statutes, court decisions and other law pertaining to locating and dividing land.
  • Professional standards of engineering and land surveying.
  • Arithmetic and mathematics through trigonometry, mapping, and drafting.
  • Current surveying equipment, instruments, and technologies.

Ability to:

  • Lead, supervise and mentor a survey team.
  • Accomplish the highest order of land survey work.
  • Exercise sound independent judgment in solution of the most difficult land survey problems, with the lowest degree of tolerance.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • Valid Drivers License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following:

  • Proficiency in the use of various survey-related computer software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Five (5) years of experience in professional Government Land Office retracement and/or re-establishment land survey work of third order or better, at or above Land Surveyor 2 or equivalent (party chief) gained subsequent to the registration.
  • Supervisory or lead experience with Professional Land Surveyors and sub-professional survey staff.

Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.

Experience and education selected, listed, and detailed in the Supplemental Questions must be verifiable in the application.

In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:

  • A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted).
  • A current resume.
  • Three professional references.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work. If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link: https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents

JOIN THE WDFW TEAM:

Learn about our agency and the perks of working for WDFW!

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agencys mission. We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).

WDFW employees may be eligible for the following:

Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth.

UNION - WFSE:

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE). This recruitment may be used to fill positions in addition to those listed.

\"Yes

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

VETERAN PREFERENCE NOTICE:

To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following:

  • Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter toElizabeth.Bullard@dfw.wa.gov.
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 Veteran)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE NOTICE:

To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following:

  • Notify us of your military spouse status by email atElizabeth.Bullard@dfw.wa.gov.
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 MS)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.

Note: Please blackout any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers.

As part of WDFWs efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications. Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully. All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington.

\"Everyone

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.

Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format please contact Jayme Chase by phone at 360-902-2278 or email Jayme.Chase@dfw.wa.gov or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at 800-833-6388.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or support@neogov.com .

Follow us on social media:
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