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SURVEYOR II - 55009535

Date:  Sep 8, 2022

DELAND, FL, US, 32720

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Requisition No: 708969 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: SURVEYOR II - 55009535

Position Number: 55009535 

Salary:  $53,954.56 - $69,823.55 

Posting Closing Date: 10/05/2022 



559 / Surveying and Mapping





CONTACT PERSON: Jenny Palmer    




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.  


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs Quality Assurance reviews of control surveys, right of way maps, parcel sketches, and other right of way related surveys and maps prepared by in-house and consultant staff.  Ensures proper judgment has been used in establishing correct property boundaries in accordance with the intent of the deed of record.  Checks geometric accuracy and completeness, verifies adherence with Chapter 472 Florida Statutes, Minimum Technical Standards Chapter 5J17 Florida Administrative Code, Department policies and procedures, including compliance with Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) standards.


Assists in the preparation of Right of Way Control Surveys and Right of Way Maps for in-house projects.   Ensures adherence with Chapter 472 Florida Statutes, Minimum Technical Standards Chapter 5J17 Florida Administrative Code, Department policies and procedures, including compliance with CADD standards.  Sign and seal survey maps as required.  Prepares and certifies legal property descriptions.  Review consultant prepared legal property descriptions.


Researches existing records for upcoming projects such as, right of way maps, survey field books, construction plans, and deeds for use in determining scope of services for consultant and in-house survey and mapping services.  Respond to public inquiries and requests pertaining to survey and map information.


Establishes survey alignments and right of way boundaries for electronic design survey files.  Reviews information on consultant design surveys and coordinates modifications as needed.  Ensures alignment and right of way limits are rectified against horizontal and vertical control data that has been collected in the field and loaded in a survey database.  Compares right of way maps with roadway plans to verify limits of construction and right of way requirements are consistent.


Performs survey calculations for in-house survey crews.  Trains in-house survey crews in all of the new technologies and survey methodologies.  Trains staff in the effective use of CADD equipment and related software for the preparing, revising, and reviewing of survey drawings, maps, and legal descriptions.


Ensures the review, management, archive, and delivery of all consultant and in-house survey data, aerial imagery, and lidar data for work program projects.  Reviews in-house surveys to ensure conformity to all applicable standards and procedures.


Analyzes complex surveys and products delivered by consultants utilizing Department supported design, and surveying and mapping software.  Consultant products may include, survey databases, digital terrain models, baseline, and any survey information necessary for production of a design project.  Ensures that all surveying products and data meet the minimum technical standards, as set forth in Rule 5J17 Florida Administrative Code, as well as Department standards.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of land surveying procedures and minimum standards in accordance with Chapter 5J-17, Florida Administrative Code, pursuant to Chapter 472.027, Florida Statutes, as well as mapping terminology and preparation. Knowledge of Department approved CADD and Coordinate Geometry software programs, including Geopak and Microstation. Knowledge of Statute requirements governing surveying and map preparation. Knowledge of the use of personal computers. Skill in Coordinate Geometry computations. Skill in prioritizing work assignments. Skill in utilizing electronic survey equipment, as well as processing and reviewing electronic survey data. Skill in project research and information gathering. Skill in verbal and written communication. Ability to analyze deeds and maps, determine position and plot property ownership lines, interpret and put into practical use data contained in map preparation manuals. Ability to track and maintain projects for schedule adherence. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Ability to effectively negotiate survey and mapping services. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Registration as a Land Surveyor in accordance with Florida Statute 472 and one year of post-registration land surveying experience.


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach