County Surveyor, Yuba County CA,

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County Surveyor, Yuba County CA,

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County Surveyor
Community Development and Services Agency (CDSA)
County of Yuba, California
County Surveyor: $103,500 - $134,550 DOE/DOQ
Pending PLS: $89,256 - $116,033 DOE/DOQ

The County of Yuba, California, is seeking a County Surveyor to join its Community Development and Services Agency (CDSA). This technical expert will provide professional land surveying expertise for the County, sharing their insights with the Board of Supervisors, County departments, and special districts. They will oversee matters involving property boundaries, right of ways and street locations, and other entitlements while reviewing all maps and records for County/State compliance. The ideal candidate will have a customer-service mentality and an eagerness to build positive working relationships. They will have exemplary planning and organization skills. The County is looking for a creative problem solver who will present alternative solutions and ideas, who can break down complex processes into simple terms, use logic and reasoning, and is highly collaborative. If you want to be a part of a supportive and cohesive workplace that provides excellent services for the small but mighty community of Yuba County, apply today and say Yes to Yuba!

See the full recruitment brochure here: ... 7cfde46449

As the County Surveyor, you will play an integral role within the County, overseeing professional land surveying operations, expenditures, and contracts while reporting to the Director of the Community Development and Services Agency (who will sign off all projects for those without a PLS). Essential duties of this position include supervising the maintenance of official records, performing surveying or map processing operations, managing horizontal and vertical control systems, and developing changes to existing Yuba County codes, procedures, and ordinances to assure adherence to the Professional Land Surveyor’s Act and the Subdivision Map Act. In this leadership position, you will also be responsible for developing a cohesive team atmosphere that promotes accountability, problem solving, and initiative amongst staff.

The ideal candidate for this position will encourage a culture of problem solving and enthusiasm to take on additional responsibilities and challenges. Along with having robust technical skills, the next County Surveyor will bring strong interpersonal skills, including communication, customer service, and patience. Qualified candidates will have the ability to navigate challenging situations and triage multiple competing projects and priorities with a “can-do” attitude. The County Surveyor serves as the subject matter expert, answering stakeholders’ questions confidently and thoroughly with a sense of professionalism. Knowledge of all phases of land survey work, including methods of conducting various types of surveys, such as GPS, automated data collection control surveys, and construction surveys is highly desirable.

While the following requirements outline the minimum qualifications, the County reserves the right to select applicants for further consideration who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job.
o County Surveyor: Possess valid Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) License in the State of California
o County Surveyor Pending PLS Licensure: Ability to obtain valid Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) License in the State of California within one year of employment.
o Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license within ten (10) days of employment.
Education & Experience:
o Graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in land surveying, civil engineering or a related field;
o Five years of professional land surveying experience. Additional surveying experience may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis.
o Additional professional land surveying experience, preferably in both private and public sector employment.
o Prior supervisory or programmatic experience.


The annual salary range is $103,500 - $134,550 DOE/DOQ (County Surveyor) |$89,256 - $116,033 DOE/DOQ (Pending PLS), plus a generous benefits package:

For full benefits details: Non-Represented Management 7-1-2023 Benefit Summary.pdf

For first consideration, apply immediately at

Save the Dates:
• Interviews will take place on a rolling basis as ideal candidates are identified.

Please contact your recruiter, Levi Kuhlman, with any questions:
• 541-930-1190
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