Jun 16, 2022

St. Louis County -- Surveyor II, III

See Position Description

OPENING DATE: 01/05/21

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


If you previously applied there is no need to re-apply. Thank You

The St. Louis County Department of Transportation and Public Works is accepting applications to fill a Surveyor II or III. The qualifications of the selected individual will determine whether the Survey II or III  will be filled.

As an employer, St. Louis County cares about the health and well-being of our employees. In an effort to provide for the best possible work-life balance, the County offers a generous benefit package which includes affordable health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off the first year, 10 paid holidays, deferred benefit retirement plan, paid life insurance, short and long term disability along with a flexible work schedule.  A full listing of benefits is available under the benefit tab at the top of this page.  

The starting salary ranges for each position are:

Surveyor II (Land Surveyor in Training )   $45,406.40 - $54,487.68
Surveyor III (Professional Land Surveyor)  $50,856.00 - $61,027.20


Surveyor II
Produce property boundary surveys affecting real property rights, under the guidance of a Professional
Land Surveyor, defining appropriate legal principles for property boundary resolution and applying them.

Solve surveying problems through use of advanced algebra, trigonometry and geometry, to include horizontal and vertical traverse adjustments, and horizontal and vertical curve computations.

Document activities with digital and written records of all measurements, calculations and conclusions.

Research previous survey evidence and title documents including monuments, deeds, plats, maps, geodetic controls and benchmarks as needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Surveyor III
Review and interpret construction plans and surveys published by engineering and surveying consultants to ensure conformity with Missouri minimum survey standards and prepare survey field crews for roadway construction projects.

Make and communicate Professional Land Surveying judgments and publish surveys affecting real property rights.

Determine project specific methods and procedures for establishing, maintaining or re-establishing project survey control, including responsibility for positioning based on both local projects and geodetic datum.

Research previous surveys evidence and title documents including: monuments, deeds, plats, maps, geodetic controls and benchmarks needed for execution and publication of surveys.

Other duties as assigned.


Surveyor II 
Equivalent to five years of related experience.
Progression Policy:
Progression to Surveyor III is automatic upon documentation of Professional Land Surveyor license by the Missouri Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Landscape Architects (APELSLA).  
Surveyor III 
Licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor (RLS) by the Missouri Board of Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors and two years of related experience.


SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT:  A selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant's education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.
 The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above.  The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant's earned grade.  A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment.  After initial interviews with the selected candidates are conducted, an email will be sent to the address on file with instructions on how to complete and submit a Conviction Questionnaire.  Candidates have 3 days to complete the required questionnaire.  
 The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.
 All applicants conditionally offered a merit position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory.  The cost of screening will be covered by the County.  Additionally, new employees will have 30 calendar days, after their first day of employment, to attest to their COVID-19 vaccination status.  Instructions on how to submit this attestation will be provided once employment has begun.  County employees are not required to be fully vaccinated, but those who are not fully vaccinated must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing until they are fully vaccinated or St. Louis County geographically reaches a 70% vaccination rate and a moderate transmission level of COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stlouis.  We only accept On-line applications.
 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY:  The policy of the Civil Service Commission of St. Louis County is to support fair and equitable employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans' status or political affiliation.  Call the Division of Personnel at (314) 615-5429 for more information on this policy.
St. Louis County
 Division of Personnel, 7th Floor
 Clayton, MO 63105
 (314) 615-5429

 Relay MO 711 or 800-735-2966
 An Equal Opportunity Employer
 Fax:  (314) 615-7703


41 South Central
7th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 615-5429

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