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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/27/23

Applications Due12/13/23

Vacancy ID144806

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleLand Surveyor Technician 2

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade16

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $59512 to $71979 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12233

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 14 or higher and either: Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below:

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4 transfer eligibles):
Four years of experience in land surveying that included conducting measurements of space, water, land, and structures to determine boundaries, areas, elevations, alignments, volumes, and locations and performing evaluation and analysis
of field data and researching public and private land records.
Substitution: an associate’s degree or higher in a related field may substitute for two
years of experience.

Duties Description The Land Surveyor Technician 2 will participate in field surveys to investigate and examine evidence of real property boundary locations; make precise field measurements by operating modern
terrestrial and geodetic (GNSS) surveying instruments; record, reduce, and process survey data; plot survey results to create detailed base mapping; assist with work zone safety. This position will assist with the research of records relating to the ownership and location of real property, assist in determining property line and highway boundary locations, prepare boundary survey maps and other maps for acquiring and managing state interest in real property and/or prepare digital terrain models and base mapping for the design of Capital Projects. Will assist preparation of, review, and inspection of survey consultant contracts. Assist in activities related to acquisition and disposition of real property, including detailed deed analysis and assistance to the NYS Attorney General's office. Assist programs and the public with real property and boundary line questions and concerns, including boundary line maintenance. Expected to work alone in some activities when staffing levels require it. Will be required to carry equipment while performing field work.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.

Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at the interview.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Heath Boomhower

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #23-144806 on your resume and also in the subject line of the email or it may not be accepted.

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