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Title:Surveying Technician
Post Date:11/08/17
$44,387.20 - $64,812.80 Annually

Job Type
Unlimited Regular

Public Works (PW)

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About Us

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The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks­­

Day in and day out Denver Public Works is out in the community fixing roads, building bridges, plowing snow, installing/fixing traffic signals, removing trash and recycling. Every bit of that work is part of our strategic plan for sustainability, mobility, and to make the city even more attractive. Our team keeps the city thriving!

About Our Job

Performs entry-level surveying technician work assisting with office and field surveys to supply data to responsible parties to ensure compliance with governmental and environmental regulations, engineering, surveying, geographic information systems (GIS) and/or construction specifications.

Sets up and makes use of various survey instruments while performing control traverses, data collection, benchmark leveling, construction layouts, slopes, cuts, fills, and area mapping.

Utilizes measuring tapes and other tools to lay out construction lines and offsets for streets, structures, curb, gutter, runways, buildings, flatwork, and other appurtenances.

Performs a variety of basic mathematical calculations manually, with a hand-held calculator or a hand-held data controller.

Reads and examines drawings, maps, plats, exhibits, images, land descriptions, and drawing specifications as necessary to perform the duties of the work assignment including research using GIS.

Prepares reports, field notes, recordation files, and ordinances and enters and retrieves information in a computer including survey data entry into GIS systems.

Trains in and assists with processes, methods, and procedures.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

About You

Our Ideal Candidate will have:
Land Surveying experience
Education in Land Surveying

We realize your time is valuable. While our ideal candidate qualifications are listed above, please do not apply if you do not have at least the minimum qualifications listed below:

Education Requirement:
Graduation from high school or GED Certificate including completion of coursework in algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.

Experience Requirement:
One year of experience working with policies, procedures, statutes, rules or regulations pertaining to land use, which must have included experience interpreting drawings, maps, legal descriptions, construction methods, and/or mapping systems.

Education/Experience Equivalency:
One year of college in surveying, engineering, science, or a related field may substitute for one year of the experience requirement.

Licensure and/or Certification:
Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application.

About Everything Else

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Classification Title: Surveying Technician
Offer Range: $21.34 - $23.00 hourly
Automatic pay deductions – healthcare insurance premium, 8% of gross pay to the retirement program, federal and state income tax, and Social Security
Agency: Public Works
Recruiter: LAR
Assessments / Testing: This position may require an online or in-person assessment. If testing is required, you will receive an email from with further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add to your safe sender list and check your spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here.

Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here.

Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six-month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

City and County of Denver

201 W Colfax Ave, Dept 412
Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building
Denver, Colorado, 80202.


Employer:City & County of Denver
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