Jun 19, 2017

Land Surveyor - City of Cedar Falls

The City of Cedar Falls is accepting application materials and seeking to test for and fill the position of Land Surveyor.  Starting hourly rate: $25.995-40.324, depending upon qualifications.  Position requires the knowledge and abilities to conduct, supervise, assign, and review the City's land surveying activities and services of the Engineering division within the Community Development Department, provide highly responsible staff assistance to the City Engineer, and exercise supervision over technical staff.


Duties include, but aren’t limited to, performing construction surveying for infrastructure improvement projects and land surveying for municipal projects, properties and interests; preparing topographic survey sketches; assembling accurate plats and legal descriptions for the acquisition, maintenance and disposal of city property and rights-of-way; conducting field surveys to design municipal construction plans; designing street and sewer grades; locating field evidence for determining existing property and utility lines and rights-of-way; operating and maintaining a full range of electronic survey and data collection equipment; monitoring and overseeing city survey programs, survey records and survey information; responding to and assisting the general public, engineers and contractors regarding survey related questions and complaints; and maintaining a high level of proficiency in AutoCAD and other drafting software.


Position requires an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering technology or related field; 2-3 years of surveying experience; possession of, or ability to obtain, a State of Iowa Registered Land Surveyor Certificate, valid driver’s license, and good driving record.     Civil Service testing is required for candidates meeting the above minimum qualifications and who have submitted the required application materials outlined below.  Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be notified of testing information in July.  Post-offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen required upon selection. 


For consideration, submit a completed application (from Cedar Falls City Hall or www.cedarfalls.com/jobs), resume, and copy of Land Surveyor certificate to: City of Cedar Falls, Finance & Business Operations Dept.-Land Surveyor, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 or via jobs@cedarfalls.com  Deadline for application materials: July 5 at 4:30 p.m. 


Equal Opportunity Employer