Land Surveyor 2023-2469
Job Announcement / Posting: July 31, 2023 – August 30, 2023
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Geodetic & Mapping Team 2 is recruiting a
Professional Land Surveyor with strong technical skills and experience in boundary analysis and
boundary determination, preparing Record of Surveys, Corner Records, and other survey exhibit maps.
The position reports to the Weymouth Water Treatment Plant located in La Verne, California.
We are seeking a motivated individual to plan, perform, and review the mapping of various surveying
projects and activities, such as boundary surveys, topographic surveys, geodetic control surveys, etc.
This individual will also serve as a technical lead to the team to ensure that surveying projects, program
objectives, and other assignments are accurately completed and performed in compliance with industry
standards and practices.
This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being
performed by employees in this classification / job. To view the full job description visit the MWD web page.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: A high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate
and eight years of progressively increasing responsible work experience in field and/or office
survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; OR
An Associate’s degree and six years of progressively increasing responsible work experience
in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; OR
A Bachelor’s degree and four years of progressively increasing responsible work experience
in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
• Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of
application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
• License in good standing as California Professional Land Surveyor (required at time
JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
40% Technical Knowledge – land surveying knowledge
15% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
10% Written Communication
5% Safety – Industry Practices
5% Project Management
5% Planning and Organization
5% Customer Service
5% Interpersonal Effectiveness/Teamwork
5% Oral Communication
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements
For more information on MWD benefits, please visit the MWD web page.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water
districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California.
Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high
quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically
responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five
water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface
water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities,
who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call
(213) 217-7738 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may
close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient
applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.
Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern
California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of
a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based
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