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Date: Feb 9, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 49257 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: MOBILE SURVEY SPECIALIST I - 55009874

Position Number: 55009874 

Salary:  $37,591.54 - $48,647.88 

Posting Closing Date: 02/22/2019 



970 / Surveying and Mapping Office






CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (850) 414-4205


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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.  


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Coordinates with District and Consultant to receive Mobile Survey Data/Imagery collected on Department projects.  Assists Mobile Survey Team with Quality Assurance Review (QAR) and archival of the Department geospatial imagery data.


Performs technical work on mobile remote sensing survey projects and checks the work of in-house associates and consultants; assists with quality and timeliness of project deliveries; operates Department hardware and software in support of 3D remote sensing products and services.  Creates and evaluates topographic surfaces in 3D.


Responds to customer requests and supports other Department teams on mobile remote sensing survey topics.


Assists the Mobile Survey Team with research and testing of emerging Mobile Survey Technologies.


Works closely with consultants on State Topographic Mapping Support contract projects, occasionally participating on site to maintain expertise and ensure projects are performed properly.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of surveying and mapping principles. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Knowledge of Global Positioning Systems (GPS)/Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) principles. Skilled in the use of personal computer operations and Microsoft Windows computer operating system. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office software. Skilled in the basic use of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software. Ability to master photogrammetric/LiDAR editing software processes. Ability to follow Department procedures. Ability to master cartographic software. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to comprehend remote sensing principles and computations. Ability to verify the remote sensing survey work of associates and consultants. Ability to use Department software for processing, adjustment and quality assurance of mobile remote sensing data.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School diploma or equivalent, and one year experience in Surveying & Mapping, Photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or Computer Aided Drafting (CAD).


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.

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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