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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/01/18

Applications Due08/15/18

Vacancy ID56666

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleLand Surveyor

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade20

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $62726 to $79577 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? No

County Dutchess

Street Address Regional Design Group, New York State Department of Transportation

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie


Zip Code12603

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

A viable eligible list may not exist in this location and NYSDOT may be authorized to make a provisional appointment at this location. Candidates appointed provisionally must take and pass the next scheduled Civil Service examination, and be reachable on the resulting eligibility list, or their employment in the position (may have hold item) will end.

The minimum requirements for taking the Promotional examination are: candidates must be an Assistant Land Surveyor 1, Assistant Land Surveyor 2, Assistant Land Surveyor 3, Real Estate Specialist 1, Land and Claims Adjuster 2, Principal Engineering Technician (General), Principal Engineering Technician (Soils), Principal Drafting Technician (Structural), Principal Drafting Technician (Architectural), Mapping Technician 3, Mapping Technologist 1, or Civil Engineer 1.

Candidates must be currently registered as a Land Surveyor in New York State and have one year experience in a title above to be considered for provisional appointment.

The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination are candidates must have a land surveyor’s license and current registration.

Duties Description Under the direction and supervision of a Senior Land Surveyor, the incumbent will perform a variety of Right of Way (ROW) Mapping and Land Surveying Duties that may include but are not limited to:

• Supervising, managing, directing and preparing work assignments for staff within the ROW mapping or survey units;
• Developing technical expertise of all staff;
• Reviewing ROW acquisition maps and other special maps prepared by department staff or consultants;
• Providing for QA/QC of all work unit deliverables;
• Reviewing title data, abstract request maps, control reports and other survey computations for accuracy and quality;
• Use professional judgment to make complex highway boundary and property line determinations;
• Assisting staff with legal research and review of applicable Highway Law and record information;
• Reach out to other public and private organizations for highway and mapping information;
• Sign and seal survey maps;
• Resolving ambiguities and minimizing discrepancies in the aforementioned;
• Assisting the Attorney General’s office in case preparation and testify in court as an expert witness in cases involving land surveys;
• Providing direction and review of work prepared by consultants and non-Department staff for quality and adherence to NYSDOT standards;
• Providing information and preparing responses to inquiries from other Regional functional units such as Design, Office of Right of Way, Construction, Operations, Traffic, Planning & Program Management as well as outside agencies and the public.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Qualified candidates must submit a copy of their Land Surveyor's license, current registration and resume by August 15, 2018.

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

Name Kelly LoBiondo



Email Address


Street NYS Department of Transportation-Administrative Services

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie

State NY

Zip Code 12603


Notes on ApplyingIf applying by email, include the title and vacancy ID in the subject line of your email.

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