Surveying Division
Department of Public Works
Marin County, San Rafael, CA
$8,219 - $9,929 / Month

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Read on to find out more about this opportunity.

The County of Marin is recruiting for an Associate Land Surveyor to assist in the day-to-day operations and management of the survey unit in the Public Works Department. The survey unit provides highly technical services to County departments, private surveyors, private developers and County residents. The Associate Land Surveyor will be responsible for performing and assigning land surveying work in the field or office, assigning and reviewing work of survey parties, providing assistance and direction to technical staff and exercising responsible charge over examination of Records of Survey, Corner Records, Parcel Maps and Final Maps, including making determinations on such maps. The Associate Land Surveyor will also assist with the establishment of guidelines to maintain professional, technical and legal standards mandated by State law.

The highly qualified candidate will have strong leadership qualities, foster teamwork and a positive work environment, demonstrate effective communication to customers and across organizational levels, as well as possess knowledge of the Professional Land Surveyor’ Act, the Subdivision Map Act, and other applicable laws and County Ordinances. They will be capable of performing field and office survey work required in the preparation of Record of Survey maps, Corner Records, legal descriptions, and survey mapping for County projects, including assisting in the maintenance of official records, maps, reports, field notes and other surveying documents.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following minimum qualifications: licensure by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists as either a Civil Engineer prior to January 1, 1982, or as a Land Surveyor, as well as three years of increasingly responsible professional engineering or land surveying experience of which one year was served in a land surveying administrative capacity.

Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a highly qualified application review, supplemental application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time, or part-time positions that may occur while the list remains active. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.

FILING DEADLINE: Friday, April 6, 2018 by 4:00pm. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903. Paper or Faxed application documents will not be accepted. If you need assistance completing an online application, contact us at 415 473-2126. EEO/TTY