Job Opportunity

Surveyor, Senior
Butte County

Date Posted:

January 19, 2022


$77,209.60 – $103,480.00 annually


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.  Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Supervises assigned staff; prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; counsels, coaches, trains and instructs employees as required.
  • Coordinates a variety of administrative activities, including budgeting, employee scheduling, payroll reporting and report processing.
  • Serves as the Project Manager for the surveying portion of county construction projects; works with professional survey staff and the project design team to assess surveying needs, requirements and deadlines.
  • Assigns field crews to perform surveying in support of county design and right of way projects.
  • 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; directs the creation of right of way maps; reviews and approves deeds to the county for public roads and easements and legal descriptions for the abandonment of county right of way.
  • Coordinates surveying, mapping and right of way activities with other county departments.
  • Prepares and maintains project budgets.
  • Confers with department heads and county project design teams to assess project-related surveying standards and requirements; establishes survey procedures, scope of work and timeframes.
  • Works with property owners, title companies, utility and water companies in acquiring right of way.
  • Directs staff in map checking for record of surveys, subdivision maps and parcel maps; reviews subdivision and parcel maps for compliance with conditions of approval.
  • Signs record of surveys, subdivision maps and parcel maps on behalf of the County Surveyor.
  • Confers with officials of other government agencies, professional land surveyors, professional engineers, landowners, developers and representatives of other agencies and organizations on matters regarding surveying regulations, policies and technical data.
  • 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.
  • Determines needs and assess priorities for the county survey monument preservation program.
  • Performs the most complex phases of design, control, boundary and right of way surveys as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.   


Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or a related field. Six (6) years of professional experience in surveying and right of way, including two (2) years of supervisory or lead experience. 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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