SURVEY PARTY CHIEF – 55009579
Date: Apr 7, 2017
Location: DELAND, FL, US, 32724
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Requisition No: 8324
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: SURVEY PARTY CHIEF – 55009579
Position Number: 55009579
Salary: $51,567.48 – $66,734.38
Posting Closing Date: 04/20/2017
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
559 / Surveying and Mapping
SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE
CONTACT PERSON: Jenny Palmer
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (386) 943-5111
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided. Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.
This position requires a valid Class E driver’s license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department’s Driver’s Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:
1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
3. a suspension or revocation of the driver’s license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
4. a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years
Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver’s license confirmed.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, and planning and directing employees work. Prepares and evaluates employee performance expectations. Implements training and development of crew members, supervises crew members, approves timesheets, monitors and reports attendance and leave balances for crew members, meets with staff to discuss individual and team performance, promotes safety awareness and monitors the crews to assure adherence to safety requirements.
Supervises survey crews in the following types of surveys: horizontal control, vertical control, alignment retracement, right of way surveys, aerial photography control, topography, profiles, cross sections and digital terrain models, storm sewers and drainage systems, underground utilities, bridges, outfalls and water retention areas, jurisdictional wetlands, construction surveys, retracement of original boundaries in the re-establishment and replacement of lost or obliterated government land corners, retracement of subdivision boundaries, right of way by maintenance, parcel staking for right of way encroachments, appraisals and acquisition, final monumentation of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) right of way.
Coordinates with other department disciplines to provide information pertaining to design survey and right of way surveys. Obtains survey requests. Establishes the scope of work, limits of survey and list of deliverables for design surveys and right of way surveys, researches available records such as right of way maps, acquisition deeds, title information, subdivision plats, certified corner records, existing horizontal and vertical control and earlier construction plans, performs survey calculations and establishes the crew’s approach to the project, guide the survey crew on site, and as necessary, ensures that all field surveys are performed in accordance with all applicable laws, rules, and technical standards pertaining to safety and accuracy.
Tracks the crew’s progress, maintains project status reports and updates project schedules for all survey assignments, notifies customer and affected property owners before commencing survey of private property, notifies customers of adjustments to the project schedule.
Participates in right of way condemnation court cases, reviews the pertinent right of way maps, surveys and right of way deeds, coordinates with legal counsel in preparation for the trial, oversees the staking of the existing right of way line and the required right of way line for field review by the jury, represents the Department as an expert witness as a Professional Land Surveyor, confirms the survey exhibits presented in the trial and conducts the jury’s field review of the subject parcel.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of land surveying terminology, principles, and practices; Knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation policies, procedures and requirements; Knowledge of Chapter 472 Florida Statutes and Chapter 5J17 Florida Administrative Code; Knowledge of surveying tools, methods, and field procedures; Knowledge of general Human Resources procedures; Skill in project research and planning; Skill in effective oral and written communication; Skill in survey mathematics; Ability to supervise, instruct, motivate, and train people; Ability to create, monitor and maintain project schedules; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: This position requires registration as a Professional Surveyor & Mapper in accordance with Florida Statute 472.
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies. Obtains and maintains certification in Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) – Intermediate Level.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach