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Date:  Jul 20, 2022

DELAND, FL, US, 32724

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Requisition No: 672186 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: SURVEY CREW MEMBER II - 55009561

Position Number: 55009561 

Salary:  $34,530.76 - $44,686.86 

Posting Closing Date: 08/30/2022 



559 / Surveying and Mapping







ANNUAL RECRUITMENT RANGE: $34,530.76 - $44,686.86


Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: 


  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)

Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!

For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to

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 Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.


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 individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.  


This position requires a valid Class E driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers 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 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 license confirmed.


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


Operates various surveying equipment including but not limited to Total Stations, Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment, Electronic Data Collectors, handheld calculators, automatic Levels, prism poles, tripods, tribrachs, level rods, survey chains, measuring tapes, machetes, axes, shovels, and utility locators.


Assists in overseeing field crew operations and performs as crew chief in his/her absence by planning daily crew activities, identifying problems, and determining solutions related to surveying.  Collects technical survey data utilizing the Electronic Field Book data collection software.  Conducts surveying safety setups.  Performs survey calculations for all phases of location surveys.


Performs technical survey assignments for all phases of location surveys.  Assists in the recovery of project control data and the selection of traverse points in recording field survey 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, boats, and 4x4 utility vehicles.


Assists in performing survey computations for the survey crew using handheld calculators in support of the crew’s daily routine. 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of advanced mathematical principles. 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 perform basic field calculations. 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 prepare and maintain reports, records, files, correspondence, and legible hand written notes. 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 understand and interpret plans, specifications, design standards, and manuals. 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: High school diploma or equivalent, and two years’ 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 FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.


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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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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