• City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Feb 23, 2019
Full Time GIS and Surveying
  • Salary: $3,022.00 - $4,108.80 Biweekly

Job Description


Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning February 22, 2019 through 4:30 p.m., EXTENDED July 26, 2019.


Under direction, manages the work of a group of survey parties involved in a wide variety of survey work as defined in the State Land Surveyor's Act; directs a field survey party engaged in the more difficult work involved in land surveying including hydrographic, geodetic, boundary and construction surveying; plans procedures to improve plans; supervises the preparation of field layout data; directs the office staff in the preparation and/or checking of tract maps, parcel maps, and engineering improvement plans; monitors GPS real time networks; researches deeds, maps and records for the preparation of descriptions; reviews control maps and reports; performs complex survey computations and adjustments; instructs assigned personnel in safe work practices and ensures work areas comply with California Industrial Safety orders; may use computer aided design and other related surveying software; may review software and prepare procedures manual; may assume duties of division/section head in his/her absence; and performs other related duties as required.


Candidates must meet option A or B:
A. Current registration as a licensed Land Surveyor in the State of California (proof required) *.


B. Current registration as a Civil Engineer authorized to practice land surveying in the State of California (proof required) *.

Additional Requirements to File:
Ability to:
  • Direct, manage, and supervise office and field survey personnel.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Deal tactfully and effectively with assigned staff, the public, client departments, and consultants.

Proof of a valid Class C motor vehicle operator license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection.

*Proof of required documents, such as professional license, professional registration, or DD-214 Member 4 Form for Veteran's Credit, must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing. Candidates who possess degrees and/or transcripts from colleges or universities from outside of the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at time of filing.

  • Experience in reviewing and preparing field layout data using design engineering drawings and construction plans; experience in boundary analysis.
  • Working knowledge of survey/engineering computer programs (Microstation, InRoads, Cyclone, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Trimble Business Center).
  • 3-D Laser Scanning Technology, Hydrographic Surveying, and GPS technology; and subdivision map checking.


Application Packet............................................. Qualifying

This examination will be conducted using the continuous non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the minimum requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's Credit first and then in the order in which applications were filed. The continuous eligible list will expire in six months but may be extended.

If you have not received notification of the status of your application by August 16, 2019, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.

This information is available in an alternativeformat by request at (562) 570-6202.If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil ServiceDepartment two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202.For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

K66MM-19KRR CSC 02/20/2019Closing Date/Time: 7/26/2019 4:30 PM Pacific