County of San Diego - Department of Public Works - Land Surveying
Location: San Diego , California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $145,000 to $160,000 per year
Surveying, Cartography and Photogrammetrics
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Excellent Benefits Package and Pension Plan
Internal Number: 23031505U
The County of San Diego, Department of Public Works is seeking applications from exceptionally qualified individuals for the position of:
The County of San Diego, Land Use & Environmental Group (LUEG) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced leader to manage & oversee the Land Surveying Section of the Land Development Division of the Department of Public Works (DPW).
The County Surveyor is responsible for but not limited to:
• Plans and manages the work of more than 15 county staff in Land Surveying. • Oversees annual budget preparations monitoring and tracking for assigned programs. Provides budget briefings to the Director. • Oversees survey support services for DPW Capital Improvement Projects and other departmental land and boundary surveys (e.g., Department of Parks and Recreation, Department of General Services). • Oversees production and online management of maps and other survey records for public use. • Provides assistance to Planning & Development Services (PDS) for Subdivision Map Act Reviews (i.e., Tentative Maps, Final and Parcel Maps, Lot Line Adjustments, Mergers, Certificates of Compliance). • Reviews Records of Survey, Corner Records, Certificates of Correction and Subdivision Map Exclusions. • Oversees customer service counter for members of the public and internal customers. Acts as Ex-Officio County Recorder. • Oversees maintenance of vertical and horizontal control network. • Oversees Survey Monument Preservation program and administration of funds. • Acts as an expert witness on behalf of the County. • Updates and maintains the County’s Road Database (Road Registrar).
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Ten (10) years of experience as a licensed professional land surveyor • Strong knowledge of applicable laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, and court cases, including those concerning land development easements, boundaries, land use planning and land surveying • Knowledge of principles, practices and concepts of engineering including public works construction means and methods • Knowledge of construction safety codes and regulations • Skills and ability to demonstrate effective leadership • A solid foundation in principles and practices of program planning, development, implementation and records management • Experience in supervising, planning and managing the work of at least five employees • Experience in establishing, monitoring and tracking budgets for annual programs • Experience in making presentations to governmental officials, community groups, and professional groups • Experience in planning, procuring and negotiating consultant services and task orders
HOW TO APPLY:
You may complete an online application at www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr; select the current job postings link, job number 23031505U.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or certified foreign studies equivalency AND five years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification which must include at least two years (2) of management or supervision; OR a combination of experience and/or education as stated above. Qualifying experience will include CAO Staff Officer or Project Manager experience that involves leading projects.
Notes: A master's degree or higher degree may substitute for a total of one year of experience and cannot be applied to the required one year of supervision.
****This position requires current State of California licensure as a Land Surveyor or a Civil Engineer license authorized to practice land surveying.