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Land Surveyor III

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00006561
Keywords: surveyor

Job Description

NOTE:  Only applicants who are interviewed will receive written notification of non-selection. During the interview process, applicants may be required to perform a writing exercise. 
Under direction from the Director of Licensing, performs highly complex technical reviews of applications submitted for registration or licensure as a surveyor.    Makes recommendations based on technical analysis to management and the Board regarding applicant's qualifications for exams and registration, as appropriate.  Under direction of the Compliance & Enforcement Department provides technical input as needed on surveying issues relevant to investigations and examinations of alleged violations of laws, rules, and regulations.  Will prepare and disseminate information on the agency, the laws, rules, and procedures to interested groups during outreach events as requested.  Communicates with the board members, professional engineers, registered and licensed land surveyors, applicants, and the general public.  Delivers licensure and ethics presentations to surveyors and the public.  Participates in strategic goal setting and implementation and continuous improvement activities. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment and is subject to review for application of sound professional practices. 
Applicants should clearly describe on their application how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position.  Qualifications may be verified through testing.  


Essential Functions:
Ability to interpret and apply laws and regulations, to work with members of local, state, and federal agencies, to conduct interviews and gather facts; to evaluate findings, to prepare reports, to testify in hearings and court proceedings, and to communicate effectively and professionally.  
Knowledge of the rules, regulations, and procedures for licensing, registration, and examinations.  
Knowledge of investigative techniques, and court procedures, practices, and rules of evidence. 
Must be skilled in the proper use of grammar, spelling, and punctuation. 
Knowledge of the operation of technical equipment, including using a computer and applicable software.  
Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access, and other related software.
Adaptability to performing other duties as assigned.
Knowledge skills and abilities: 
Skills necessary to analyze and interpret surveying work
Knowledge of surveying principles and practices
Ability and experience with working in a productive team environment
Ability to maintain effective working relationships
Minimum Requirements
Education and Experience
Must be a Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS) in good standing in the State of Texas.  Must have minimum of 5 years of experience in surveyor work as a licensed or registered land surveyor. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in surveying or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.  
Related Military and Occupational Specialty Codes: 
Veterans, Reservists, or Guardsmen with a MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of - Air Force – 3E5X1, 3E, 32EX, 32; Army – 12T, 12; Coast Guard – No military equivalent; Marines – 0261, 1361, 02, 13;  Navy – EA, 510X, 653X, 753X, Construction, Chief Warrant Officer – Staff Corps, Limited Duty Officer – Staff Corps, Staff Corps - or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are encouraged to apply.  
Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_EngineeringandDesign.pdf
Environmental settings and physical requirements: Work environment is non-smoking. Duties of position may require ability to work extended periods at a computer, printer noise, overall busy productive office environment with moderately high noise levels.  
Individuals may need to sit or stand as necessary to perform job duties efficiently and safely. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting may also be required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Must use proper lifting techniques. 
TBPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in employment or in its activities.  Minorities, veterans, and disabled applicants are encouraged to apply.  
The selected applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.  Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. will be confirmed using E-Verify.  All males who are age 18 through 25 and required to register with the Selective Service must present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL APPLICATIONS:  Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted.  Should you be contacted for an interview and require reasonable accommodation, please inform the scheduling representative of such accommodation.