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Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: DELAND, FL, US, 32724

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Requisition No: 49497 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: SURVEY CREW MEMBER I - 55012615

Position Number: 55012615 

Salary:  $33,377.24 - $38.645.15 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2018 



559 / Surveying and Mapping






CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (386) 943-5111



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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:  Operates various surveying equipment including but not limited to prism poles, tripods, tribrachs, level rods, survey chains, measuring tapes, machetes, axes, shovels, and utility locators, while assisting the survey crew in performing various types of surveys in support of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) roadway design and construction projects.


Performs numerous tasks associated with field surveying activities including: establishing bench marks, spot evaluations, locating and/or staking points, parcels, and alignments.  Interprets maps, plats, and blueprints.  Assists in the collection of raw electronic field data.


Assists the survey crew in the maintenance of all surveying equipment. This includes adjusting and cleaning tribrachs, tripods, level rods, prism poles, survey chains, measuring tapes, utility locators, sharpening machetes, axes, shovels, and chain saw blades. This also includes cleaning survey crew vehicles. 


Operates and maintains surveying vehicle; keeping vehicle equipped with surveying supplies and surveying equipment on a daily basis.


Assists in training other field personnel in the use of survey equipment.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of basic surveying mathematics. Knowledge of land surveying concepts, principles, and terminology. Skill in using copying equipment. Skill in effective oral and written communication. Skill in using survey equipment for field surveys. Ability to analyze deeds and maps. Ability to learn to use software applicable to the Departments Surveying & Mapping mission, possesses strong learning skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to follow Department policies and procedures. Ability to adapt to varying workloads and assignments. Ability to work in an outdoor environment performing complex and at times strenuous tasks. Ability to interpret state and federal policies and procedures.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies. A valid Class "E" driver's license is required. Obtains and maintains certification in Maintenance of Traffic - Intermediate Level.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent, and one year experience in field surveying.


As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.


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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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