Job Opportunity

Surveyor, Associate
Butte County

Date Posted:

January 19, 2022


$71,676.80 – $96,075.20 annually


  • Plans and directs the work of assigned staff; prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; trains and instructs employees, as required.
  • Coordinates a variety of administrative activities, including employee scheduling and report processing.
  • Serves as the Project Manager for the surveying portion of assigned construction projects; works with professional survey staff and the project design team to assess surveying needs, requirements and deadlines.
  • Assesses the need for the acquisition of private property for county right of way; reviews title reports, deeds and easement documents to establish existing boundaries; prepares plats and legal descriptions for acquisition; creates right of way maps; reviews and recommends approval of deeds for public roads and easements and legal descriptions for the abandonment of county right of way.
  • Sets priorities for the County Survey Monument Preservation program; directs field crews in performing control surveys; directing staff in drafting maps; and providing horizontal and vertical control information, as requested.
  • Checks subdivision maps, parcel maps and records of survey for conformance to state laws, county ordinances and conditions of approval.
  • Reviews and accepts or denies applications for Lot Line Adjustments and Certificate of Mergers; approves final forms and records with the County Recorder’s Office.
  • Creates and maintains files and indexes of county right of way maps, deeds and other legal documents as a matter of public record in accordance with state law; responds to requests from engineers, land surveyors and the general public to retrieve maps and records as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 


Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related technical field from an accredited college or university. Five (5) years of experience in surveying and right of way. Years of experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. Licensed Land Surveyor with the State of California. A valid State of California driver’s license is required. Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder.

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