Requisition No: 13297
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: District Surveyor and Mapper – 55013416
Salary: $76,039.60 – $98,404.18
Posting closing date: 6/30/2017
Contact: Jenny Palmer, Administrative Assistant
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.
Job description: Leads and directs in the planning, scheduling, and administration of the Districts Surveying and Mapping Office. The duties include the management of all staff, contracts, and consultants supporting Surveying and Mapping needs by the District or the Department. Directs the collection of survey data by both in-house and consultant sources. Directs the preparation of right of way related maps by in-house and consultant personnel. Directs surveying & mapping records management storage and retrieval which includes all mapping products, field books and control data. Responsible for the procurement of title searches. Conveys land title documents for the acquisition of Right of Way and the disposal of surplus property. Reviews and establishes schedules for surveying and mapping activities, monitors all schedules and recommends corrective action if needed. Monitors and reviews the work of consultants by providing direction, oversight, and quality control in support of Surveying and Mapping. Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning and directing employees work. Ensures staff is receiving required training and pursues training for Department and program missions, and for staff professional and personal development. Communicates with Central Office the ideas and needs for current and future professional and technical training.
Assures work is performed in compliance with Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Code, and all applicable Department policies and procedures. Manages a Quality Assurance/Quality Control program ensuring compliance with Department manuals, handbooks, bulletins, guidelines, directives, and other program wide best practices are met or exceeded.
Supports the District Design Engineer in the overall management of the District Design Office. Performs appropriate consultant acquisition duties (scoping, selections, negotiations) to ensure successful delivery of Work Program commitments. Coordinates all equipment, vehicles, tools, and budget in support of the activities of the Office.
Participate as an expert witness for the Department as required. Participate with staff, peers, and the Central Office in the development of policies and procedures that support the Departments Surveying and Mapping programs mission and vision.
Knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of principles, practices, laws, and regulations governing the surveying and mapping profession. Knowledge of Department procedures, guidelines, and standards for the Offices of Surveying & Mapping, Design, and Right of Way. Knowledge of Department Tier Level Business Plans. Knowledge of negotiating project scopes and staff hour estimates. Ability to manage a Department business unit and supervise personnel comprised of managers, supervisors, professionals, technical, and administrative staff. Skill to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Skill to coach, mentor and motivate employees. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and manage multiple projects. Ability to solve complex management, project, and technical problems. Ability to monitor and assess the performance of subordinates and consultants. Ability to read and interpret legal descriptions, maps, plats, and plans. Ability to operate a personal computer using Outlook, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and etcetera).
Required licensure, registration, certification: Registration as a Surveyor and Mapper in accordance with Florida Statute 472.
Other job related requirements: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies.
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