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Survey Supervisor

at City of Phoenix

Pay: $54,392 to $81,245/year
</span></span></p><p><strong>SALARY</strong></p><p><span><span>$54,392 - $81,245 annually
Posted: 2/13/2019
Job Reference #: 30231

Job Description

Job ID
Professional & Supervisory
Full/Part Time


The Survey Supervisor participates in the performance of highly specialized and complex professional survey engineering work. Survey Supervisors perform under the general direction of the Survey Engineer who reviews work on the basis of results achieved and the ability to meet scheduled deadlines. This position requires knowledge of surveying principles, rules, and regulations governing land surveying as defined in the Arizona Revised Statutes. Applicants should also have knowledge of Field survey engineering methods and techniques, and Civil Engineering and survey terminology. Qualified applicants should have experience planning, coordinating and supervising the work of several field survey crews, instructing survey crews in the field layout of the more difficult construction projects, and in performing other aspects of survey work. Applicants should also have experience working with public utilities, contractors, and subcontractors during construction to provide continuity in the assignment of survey crews and reviewing plans, performing calculations, documents, and details for survey information. Applicant must have experience in documenting the measurement of completed construction work to determine "as-builts" quantities for construction projects and have experience with software and survey data / notes related to "Asbuilt preparation" and "Asset Management".

Currently, there is one vacancy in the Street Transportation Department. This position will supervise 10 positions including Party Chiefs, Instrument Technicians, and Survey Aides.

This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.


First review of applications will occur the week of February 4, 2019. Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.


$54,392 - $81,245 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days. For more details, visit: Unit 7 Benefits


  • Five years of experience in technical survey engineering work

  • Two years of experience leading survey crew activities

  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.

  • The City job description can be found here.

  • Only the highest qualified will be posted to the eligible to hire list.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Includes the job requirements listed above, plus:

  • American Congress on Survey & Mapping (ACSM) Certified Survey Technician (CST) Level III certification or higher or equivalent

  • Two years of experience working with Civil 3D ACAD and associated routines related to the calculations of points, cutsheets used in the field and an understanding of coordinate geometry related to producing lines or areas from legal descriptions.

  • Two years of experience working with GPS, Arizona State Plane Coordinates and the adjustments required to recognize GRID and GROUND values

  • Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) certification or ability to obtain within one year

  • Survey project management experience


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list.

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.

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  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Connection Center at (602) 495-5700.


Survey Supervisor, JC:19090, ID#30231, 1/21/19, 6 mos, VG, Benefits: 7, Q

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