• Surveyor United States
  • City of Aurora in United States, , United States
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  • 1 month ago

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JOB LOCATION 13636 E Ellsworth Ave Aurora, Colorado 80012-1330 City of Aurora, Colorado It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply. Why Work for Aurora? Make a difference in the lives of real people every day Diverse community Competitive total compensation package Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan Light rail station minutes away On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs Internal... educational programs to assist with career advancement Access to innovation workspaces PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Signing Bonus: New employees are eligible for a $5,000 bonus; with $2,500 paid on the first payroll, and $2,500 paid upon completion of six (6) month introductory period from hire date. Salary to be Commensurate with experience The Hiring range for this position is $62,541.60-$78,177.00/Annually The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, June 3rd ,2024 Commencing Tuesday, June 4th, 2024. the initial review of all received applications will be conducted. However, please note that the application process may close at any time without prior notice if a sufficient pool of qualified applicants is obtained. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Applies the principles and practices of land surveying to conduct all manner of field surveys; is required to use PLS license for stamping and signing monument records, legal descriptions, control drawings, and plats, as well as other reports and documents resulting from the practice of land surveying. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares, stamps, and signs various survey types Prepares and records surveys with appropriate county authorities Prepares and files monument records in accordance with state statute Coordinates and performs field surveys including boundaries and ALTAs Coordinates and performs field data collection and layout for construction and design projects Determines and lays out right of way or easement lines on the ground Makes recommendations regarding project costs and time frames Researches city ownership, right-of-way, and other real property issues Plans, schedules and coordinates the work activities of assigned survey staff Provides technical advice and direction to assigned survey personnel May testify in court as an expert witness regarding land surveys Performs additional duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & WORKING CONDITIONS Education: Bachelor’s Degree, or combination of education and experience Experience: At least 5 years progressively responsible professional experience in land surveying under a professional land surveyor. Supervisory/lead work experience preferred. Knowledge: Knowledge of State statutes, federal regulations and codes related to land surveying; trigonometry; coordinate geometry, City design standards; GPS, state plane coordinates, applicable engineering concepts and principles, and COGO software. Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; operate survey equipment; read and interpret engineering and architectural drawings; write legal property descriptions; oversee assigned employees. Skills: Operating survey equipment; strong interpersonal skills; making mathematical calculations; strong written and oral communication skills. LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES REQUIRED: Registration in the State of Colorado as a Professional Land Surveyor. Colorado driver’s license with a good driving history. EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment. Physical Demands: Moderate physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds with occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds; considerable walking and standing; regular bending, climbing, kneeling, stooping, digging, pushing and pulling to coordinate field operations; frequent hand/eye coordination to operate computer keyboard and survey instruments; vision to read written reports, survey instruments and written materials; hearing/listening and speech communication to maintain communication with employees, contractors and citizens. Work Environment: Works both indoors and outdoors in varying types of weather with some exposure to dust and noise; walks over varying terrain. Equipment Used: Computer software (including AutoCAD, ArcMAP, Excel and Word); GPS receivers and other survey instruments; and motor vehicle. For Veterans preference: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application. The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission. Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug-free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired. Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References: As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies. Why Work for Aurora? Competitive total compensation package Rich benefits package with low employee costs Generous paid-time-off program (Vacation, Sick and Personal leaves) Retirement pension plan Rewarding public sector work impacting a large and diverse community Growing city and employee population Expansive perk benefits such as free Recreation Center Membership, wellness programs, tuition assistance, career advancement, performance bonus programs, etc. On-site fitness center and wellness programs Remote work opportunities Please show all your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application. Leaving blanks or omitting previous employment may result in your disqualification from employment. City policy requires that selected candidates provide documentation in the form of official transcripts of the highest level of education attained by the candidate that is listed on their application materials. The City of Aurora requires all applicants for employment, who are offered positions with the City, to undergo a thorough criminal background check, drug testing and possible credit check for select positions. All job applicants shall be asked to electronically consent to or sign a release authorizing a criminal background check and submit a urine sample for the purpose of testing for a wide variety of prohibited and/or controlled substances. Please click the following link to access the summary of your rights. Applicants who hold a Commercial Driver’s License will also be required to undergo alcohol testing using an Evidential Breath Testing Device. Note: The recent legalization of recreational marijuana by the state of Colorado does not change the city's policy. Applicants who test positive for marijuana during a pre-employment drug test will not be hired, and will be ineligible to be employed with the city for one year. The City of Aurora uses E-Verify to determine if employees are legally eligible to work in the United States. Know your rights! The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant for employment or employee shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability or military status. The City shall develop and maintain a plan for diversity. Through its staff, the City shall periodically analyze its employment related practices and its plan for diversity to ensure compliance with this policy. If you need assistance or reasonable accommodation for completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity Respect Professionalism Customer Service And we welcome all who share these values to apply
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