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LAND SURVEYOR MANAGER

at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 3/13/2020
Job Reference #: 20287-1
Keywords: operations

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title: Land Surveyor Manager

Closing Date: 04/02/2020
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 20-287
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Land Use Planning & Zoning

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 291 W. Casa Blanca Road

Area of Interest: Land Survey
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $75,466 Salary

Tribal Driving Permit Required: YesESSENTIAL JOB TASK: This position participates as a member of the Technical Stakeholders Group for the
review of the Certi?cate of Compliance Process and provides oversight to other department teams. This position
will attend meetings during day and after hours.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Land Surveyor Manager is responsible for technical oversight of all land surveying functions within the Gila
River Indian Community. The incumbent is required to review and check for accuracy of all surveys prepared by
other surveyors for projects on Community land. After validating the accuracy of all surveyor data, the incumbent
stamps all legal surveys performed by the survey staff with the seal of a Registered Land Surveyor in the State of
Arizona and the seal of a Certified Federal Surveyor (CFedS). This position provides supervision of a land
surveying team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
o Responsible for technical oversight of all land surveying functions within the Gila River Indian Community.
0 May perform legal surveys of Community projects including roads, easements, agricultural properties,
agricultural leases, or any other Community activity that requires a legal survey with proper paperwork.
0 Review and check for accuracy all surveys prepared by other surveyors for projects on Community land.
0 Maintain an archive of all surveys performed on Community lands, both in reproducible linen, plastic or paper
and in Auto CAD or other accepted computer format used by the Community.
0 Plan, develop, coordinate and direct a number of highly diversified and complex survey operations in
conjunction with engineering investigations associated with the design, construction, operation and
monitoring on the Gila River Indian Community.
0 Coordinate survey activities according to priorities established by the Community Council and Administration
and revise survey program accordingly based on manpower and in response to time requirements.
0 Supervise Civil Engineering Technicians responsible for analyzing and evaluating survey data, maintaining
databases, editing and transferring CAD drawings, plots, and graphs by electronic methods, Supervise the
Records Specialist responsible for recording survey data produced and the direct communication methods
with the public on survey matters.Direct and supervise land surveys in the restoration of original surveys and boundaries and the establishment
of new boundaries and property lines.Supervise and evaluate Survey Party Chiefs and Survey Technicians responsible for analyzing and evaluating
survey data, maintaining databases, editing and transferring CAD drawings, plots, and graphs by electronic
methods.Train survey staff in surveying techniques with the goal of qualifying each to become a Registered Land
Surveyor in the State of Arizona.After validating the accuracy of all survey data, stamps all legal surveys performed by the survey staff with
the seal of a Registered Land Surveyor in the State of Arizona and the seal if a Certi?ed Federal Surveyor
(CFedS).Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:Knowledge of surveying theories, principles, and practices, methods, techniques, instrumentation and
equipment utilized in surveying as it relates to civil engineering projects.Knowledge of survey concepts, laws, and regulations, rules, or evidence and their applications to identify and
establish boundaries and monuments associated with Community projects.Knowledge of concepts, principles, relevant mathematics and coordination of project systems together with
the necessary skills to understand and perform geodetic, hydrographic aerial and photogram metric surveys.
Knowledge of GIS Auto Computer Aided Design (CAD) operations and relational database operations.
Knowledge of principles of management, supervision and performance evaluation.Knowledge of principles and practices of program and project management.Knowledge of and skill in interpersonal relationships and skill in oral communications to present information
related to Gila River Indian Community survey work.Skill in operating GIS and associated peripherals.Skill in using complex optical and electronic instruments and equipment utilized in the ?eld.Skill in preparing charts, schedules, graphs, maps, and similar objects.Skill in reading, analyzing and interpreting legal descriptions and maps.Ability to establish and implement goals and objectives.Ability to effectively plan, organize, direct, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the work of subordinates.
Ability to communicate effectively, express ideas clearly, orally and in writing.Ability to work in an of?ce and ?eld environment where ?eld time is spent driving a vehicle, walking,
climbing, standing and occasionally carrying survey instruments and equipment. [Field conditions may
consist of extreme temperatures, rugged desert, and mountainous terrain with dangerous plants and wildlife,
high-density traf?c situations, inherent noise, and safety hazard problems.]Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials
and the general public.Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering, Land Survey, Geography,
Planning, GIS, Architecture or closely related ?eld and four (4) years professional land surveying experience
and which includes two (2) years supervisory experience, OrAssociate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering, Land Survey, Geography,
Planning, GIS, Architecture or closely related ?eld and six (6) years professional land surveying experience
and which includes three (3) years supervisory experience, OrNine (9) years professional land surveying experience and which includes four (4) years supervisory
experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Currently licensed as a Registered Land Surveyor in the state of Arizona or ability to obtain within two (2) years
of employment.Current Certi?ed Federal Surveyor (CFedS) or ability to obtain within three (3) years of employment.
Required to pass a background check.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Director or designee

BENEFITS INFORMATION:


- Medical - EPO or FPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan bene?ts are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-
pay

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick Leave

Preference in filling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL NOT MAKE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS OR DOCUMENTS BEING
SUBMITTED.

Visit our GRIC website and apply online:

www.gilariver.org

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