Survey Party Chief

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • May 08, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management GIS and Surveying
  • Salary: $82,946.14 - $100,821.55/year USD

Job Description


Survey Party Chief supervises the work of the survey party involved in the performance of complex land surveys andserves as a member of the department’s supervisory team. As a Survey Party Chief you will be responsible for integrating the activities of the survey party, including: planning and conducting surveying projects, ensuring adequate safety equipment is used to protect County personnel, and evaluating measurements and recorded data for completeness and accuracy.

The ideal candidate will have professional expertise allowing them to apply technical subject matter to the job and keep abreast of changes in job-related rules, statutes, laws and business trends. Group facilitation skills will enable them to produce constructive group interaction while planning and conducting survey projects. They will proactively obtain and share information through verbal and written communication with the survey crew, other County departments, and outside agencies. A successful candidate will have strong critical thinking skills needed to obtain facts, logically evaluate information and make project recommendations.

The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County.


Experience : Three years of land surveying experience which included working with the full range of survey equipment and instruments.


Education : Course work in trigonometry, drafting, surveying, AutoCAD, or college level mathematics.See Document Submittal Requirements for more information.


Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver's license is required.

As a condition of employment, possession of a Land Surveyor in Training certificate is required within three years of employment.

Possession and maintenance of a valid California Professional Land Surveyor's license is highly desirable.

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