County Surveyor

Amador County
Until Filled

**An Amador County Employment Application is required***

County Surveyor
Rate of Pay: $3705.43/bi-weekly

Definition: Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct, and manage the County Surveyor’s Office of Amador County; to be responsible for the certification of survey and subdivision maps, insuring that they are in compliance with applicable State laws and local ordinances; to review and recommend revisions to land review and survey ordinances; to be responsible for providing survey records to other government agencies; and to do related work as required.  Responsible for the supervision, training, and evaluation of subordinate staff.
Examples of Duties
Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the functions of the County Surveyor's
Reviews and exercises responsibility for the certification of survey and subdivision maps maintained as part of official County records
Insures that maps are in compliance with applicable State laws and County ordinances
Disseminates official maps to the public and other government agencies
Reviews and recommends revisions to ordinances with respect to land division and survey matters
Oversees the preparation of legal land descriptions
Oversees the maintenance of a uniform house numbering system
Develops and implements policies and County Surveyor functions with the public, governing boards and commissions, and other government agencies
Supervision of all staff in County Surveyor’s Office 

Knowledge of:
County policies, rules, and regulations
Laws, rules, regulations, and legislation affecting County Surveyor operations and functions
Principles and practices of land survey work
Legal property description methods and practices
Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to land surveying, mapping, drafting, and record certification
Establishment and maintenance of filing and information retrieval systems
Personal computers and software applications related to engineering support and land surveying work
Principles of supervision, training, and staff evaluation 

Ability to:
Plan, organize, direct, and maintain responsibility for the County Surveyor functions and operations
Supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff
Interpret, explain, and apply a variety of rules, procedures, and regulations related to land division, property description, and mapping
Provide official certification and documentation for County parcel and subdivision maps and property descriptions
Read and interpret maps, drawings, and documents related to land and construction surveying
Gather, compile, and analyze engineering data
Prepare accurate technical engineering and surveying reports
Use a computer and appropriate software for engineering and land surveying work
Effectively represent the County Surveyor function in contacts with the public, community organizations, other County staff, governing boards and commissions, and other government agencies
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships     
Training and Experience: 
Any combination of training which would likely provide the required knowledge and experience is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
At least five (5) years of responsible experience performing a variety of professional engineering and land surveying work, preferably including at least two (2) years in a lead or supervisory position.
Advanced educational training in civil engineering and land surveying.
Special Requirements: 
Possession of an appropriate California Driver's License issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Possession of registration as a Licensed Land Surveyor or a Civil Engineer with an endorsement to practice land surveying issued by the State of California.

Selection Requirement: 
**All interested applicants must fill out an Amador County employment application. 
Applications will be evaluated by a screening committee. 
The best qualified candidates will be selected for an interview.

For Job Application and Complete Job Description Contact:
810 Court Street, Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 223-6456
Fax: (209) 223-6426