|ASSISTANT CITY SURVEYOR|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional supervisory and technical work directing the activities of several crews involved in conducting land and boundary, topographic, hydrographic, and as built surveys. Work performed requires considerable knowledge of surveying methods, equipment, and techniques used in the measurement/determination of evaluations, distances, land boundaries, and other features of the earth's surface. Primary duties include assigning and reviewing survey work to ensure that accurate data is obtained. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.|
|Plans, supervises, schedules, assigns, and inspects the work of several crews involved in conducting a variety of surveys (i.e., land and boundary, topographic, hydrographic, as-built, etc); assists in monitoring surveys performed by contracted consultants. Certifies and signs all surveys prepared by the City in the absence of City Surveyor.
Assists subordinates in solving technical problems encountered in the field; resolves problems created by ground and weather conditions, unfamiliar methods, confined work locations, and other factors.
Reviews survey field notes, calculations, sketches, reports and other documents prepared by party chiefs and outside firms to ensure technical accuracy, completeness and legibility.
Reviews engineering plans and researches deeds, prior survey records and related documents in order to provide survey crews with the required data; discusses projects with party chiefs and City Surveyor.
Assists in the development and maintenance of manual and computerized record keeping systems; retrieves and provides survey information to private firms and other persons as requested.
Performs complex computations using standard mathematical tables and formulas to determine area closures, acreage, curve data and related measurements.
Maintains records of work performed, time and attendance, equipment and supplies needed/used; compiles data and prepares reports as needed.
Researches and provides information needed for development and administration of section budget; requisitions supplies and equipment needed by crews and office staff.
Ensures staff trained in proper survey techniques, methods procedures, safety precautions, equipment operation, and legal principles governing survey work.
Participates in the selection, promotion, discipline and/or termination of survey personnel.
May operate survey instruments and perform duties of Survey Party Chief as required.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Knowledge of principles, practices, techniques and instruments used in surveying.
Knowledge of legal principles affecting surveying work.
Knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
Knowledge of work hazards and applicable safety precautions.
Skill in use and care of surveying instruments and equipment.
Ability to direct the work of others.
Ability to evaluate the work of others for accuracy and completeness.
Ability to communicate moderately complex ideas and information.
Ability to accurately record, organize, and maintain survey data.
Ability to perform mathematical computations rapidly and accurately.
Ability to read and interpret maps, legal descriptions, and other documents related to land surveying.
Ability to perform work involving a considerable amount of walking and, at times, adverse conditions such as extreme weather, exposure to fumes, insects, chemicals, and requiring manual dexterity and physical agility.
Ability to operate a small boat and to swim and stay afloat in deep water.
Ability to operate a 4-wheel drive vehicle.
Ability to operate various electronic survey total stations, automatic levels, HP48 calculator, and personal computer.
|High School graduate with major coursework in mathematics (algebra and trigonometry) plus two (2) to three (3) years land survey experience, one (1) of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid State of Florida Professional Survey, Mapper License and a Florida Driver's license are required.
6/13/02 - VCJ