City and County of Denver Surveying Technician- Department of Public Works in Denver, Colorado

Surveying Technician- Department of Public Works



Surveying Technician- Department of Public Works


$44,081.00 - $64,358.00 Annually


80204, CO

Job Type

Unlimited Regular


Public Works (PW)

Job Number

3519 16246


7/4/2017 11:59 PM Mountain

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About Us

The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks­­

About Public Works

Day in and day out Denver Public Works is out in the community fixing roads, building bridges, plowing snow, installing/fixing traffic signals, removing trash and recycling. Every bit of that work is part of our strategic plan for sustainability, mobility, and to make the city even more attractive. To make the city more resilient.

About Our Job

The Right of Way Services (ROWS) section of the Public Works Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve in the role of the Surveying Technician. This is a great opportunity for growth into a professional career in Land Surveying!

The Survey Section of the Right of Way Services division provides land survey expertise to the Department of Public Works and other city agencies and proactively reviews both private and city development projections.

The Surveying Technician:

  • Performs entry level survey technician work assisting with office and field surveys.

  • Will assist with or run equipment including levels, total stations, data collectors, and GPS equipment.

  • Has the ability to assist with or run basic calculations, field notes, and data entry both in the field and in the office.

  • Has the potential to process data, perform survey research, and work with plans and maps.

  • Assists with GIS data maintenance.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior experience in Land Surveying

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

Education Requirement:

Graduation from high school or GED Certificate including completion of course work in algebra, trigonometry and geometry.

Experience Requirement:

One year of experience working with policies, procedures, statutes, rules or regulations pertaining to land use, which must have included experience interpreting drawings, maps, legal descriptions, construction methods, and/or mapping systems.

Education/Experience Equivalency:

One year of college in surveying, engineering, science, or a related field may substitute for one year of the experience requirement.

Licensure and/or Certification:

Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application.

About Everything Else

Classification Title: The working title and job classification title for this position is Staff Land Surveyor

Hiring Range: $44,387.00-$49,504.00 annually

Assessments/Testing: This position does not require testing.

Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here.

Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six-month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Recruiter: KG


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