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Date: Feb 6, 2018

Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33309

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Requisition No: 27507 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55008186 

Salary:  $38,214.16 - $49,453.62 

Posting Closing Date: 02/22/2018 









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.  


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Prepares maps, sketches, and legal descriptions to convey right of way, easements and agreements.  Collects existing information such as, field survey data, right of way maps, plats, title and recorded documents. 


Assists Department staff with data & existing information dissemination such as, field survey data, right of way maps, plats, title, and recorded documents.  Reviews title information to plot the location of parent tracts and easements. Analyzes and calculates the location of the baselines and right of way.   Ensures maps, sketches, and descriptions meet the principles, practices, laws and regulations governing Surveying & Mapping.  Communicates with supervisor, peers, and consultants to resolve technical issues and discrepancies. 


Utilizes Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) applications to create maps and sketches.  Uses related CADD applications to perform various calculations and analysis of data.  Adheres to the Department’s standards, guidelines, and procedures for creating maps and sketches.


Reviews Consultant submittals for conformity to the Department's standards, guidelines, procedures, and the scope of services.


Processes field data collected by survey crews; evaluates and assures data is complete, accurate, and meets quality standards and project scope.  Produces complete databases containing the survey data and CADD files for use in design and mapping purposes.  Tracks the filing, storage, and delivery of data and files.


Assists in training and development of other Department staff with CADD and Surveying & Mapping activities.  Assists supervisor with monitoring schedules. 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of advanced surveying mathematics; Knowledge of advanced mathematical principles; Knowledge of principles, laws, and regulations governing surveying and mapping; Knowledge of Department policies, handbooks, and procedures; Knowledge of the principles, laws, and regulations governing title and real estate transactions; Knowledge of standard research methods and resources; Skilled in operating personal computers and related applications; Skilled in the use of CADD applications; Skilled in oral and written communication; Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; Ability to prepare and maintain reports, records, files, and correspondence; Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and perform multiple assignments; Ability to read legal descriptions, maps, plats, and plans.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Three years experience in a Surveying and/or Mapping production environment. 


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.


A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,976.00 will be added to the annual salary.


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.  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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami