Department of Water Resources Hiring 2 Surveyors

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Department of Water Resources Hiring 2 Surveyors

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Working Title: Transportation Surveyor
Classification: Transportation Surveyor (Caltrans) ($5,708.00 - $10,956.00)
Division, Branch: Division of Engineering, Geomatics Branch
Location: Sacramento

Positions Available: 2
DWR Position: 3260-3029-015 and 3260-3029-004
SAP Position: 5001241 and 50002905
(Final Filing Date: 12/14/2022)

Why Choose Us: First, the single greatest advantage of working for us is that you can practice land surveying in its purest form, because California’s Department of Water Resources is the owner and operator of its facilities. Our surveyors are equipped with the most modern tools such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), bathymetric boats, LiDAR, GNSS receivers and robotic total stations. Every employee is empowered to make the best choices whether they are researching, measuring or recording our surveys. Our surveyors work along some of California’s most beautiful reservoirs, rivers and water ways.

At DWR you will have the advantage of numerous resources to support your work and your professional growth—including training, organizational memberships, and knowledgeable and professional colleagues all of which collaborate for project success.

We hope you’ll check out the Duties and Desirable Qualifications below and apply for this great career opportunity to join our team and help deliver water to over 26 million Californians as well as contribute to protecting our environment and species conservation efforts.

This position is eligible for a hybrid telework schedule!

Duties: Actual assigned duties will be based on skill level. In this position, the incumbent works under the direction of the Senior Land Surveyor and is responsible for performing professional work of average difficulty. The incumbent will determine ownership boundaries along with deed and map preparation. The incumbent will work with a computer-aided design and mapping system, or ESRI products to make calculations and prepare maps/exhibits and field crew deliverables. Incumbent will prepare and analyze title records, reports, and other related documents. Incumbent will work with other Geomatics’ Sections to ensure all tasks and project details are met and remain on schedule.

Desirable Qualifications: Candidates will be evaluated based on their relative ability as demonstrated by the quality and extent of their experience. Therefore, our ideal candidate’s application and resume will clearly and concisely address as many of the following desirable qualifications as possible: candidate has knowledge and experience with computer-aided design and mapping system to make calculations and prepare maps; experience preparing legal descriptions, deeds, and both researching and analyzing ownership records, title reports, maps of record, survey notes, vesting documents for boundary determination; experience with ArcMap, ArcPro, and other related GIS elements for database maintenance and exhibit creation; can communicate and write well; is detail and quality oriented; can perform on multiple tasks and projects at the same time; is organized; goes the extra mile to meet deadlines and is conscientious of budgets; is dependable; and has computer skills in spreadsheets, surveying computer programs, MS office 365 and other related software, along with the ability to learn new computer applications; Professional Land Surveyor in Training certificate from the State of CA preferred but not required.

Special Requirements: Must possess a valid California Driver’s License.

Benefits: Click here to read about some of our outstanding benefits. We’re also located right next to Light Rail for an easy commute – we’ll even reimburse you for a portion of your monthly public transit pass!

How to Apply: Submit a completed Standard State Application (Std. 678), resume, and a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) to the address shown. A SOQ is a minimum one page, maximum 3 pages, in length, single-spaced and 12-point Arial font document that addresses the candidate’s education and experience as it relates to the duties listed in this job advertisement. A notation or reference to other materials such as a resume or the application, will not be considered. Please reference the SAP Position #50001241 and 50002905 and Job Control #338234 on your application, resume, and SOQ. Failure to provide requested documents and information may result in automatic disqualification from the hiring process. A resume is required but does not take the place of the SOQ.

You are not required to be on an eligibility list at the time you apply for this position. Simply submit your application today using the provided instructions. List eligibility will eventually be required, however, prior to hiring. You may qualify for list eligibility at any time prior to hiring by visiting, clicking on Exam/Assessment Search, entering Exam Code “3PB60,” clicking “Search,” click to view the Exam Bulletin, and then clicking the “Training and Experience Evaluation” under the Taking the Examination section.

Examination Link:
the information and then click on the link under “Taking the Examination.”

Click here to apply to this position through the CalCareers website.

Transportation Surveyor JC - 338234

Click here to complete DWR’s Recruitment Survey. This survey is for research purpose only and will not affect the application status.
Contact: If you have any questions about this position or are interested in learning more about the State hiring process, please contact Nicole Ibarra at 916-902-7022 or
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