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Hillsborough County Government

Prof Land Surveyor/Mapper II (#PLSM2GENS) GENS
$25.69-$40.78 Hourly / $4,452.93-$7,068.53 Monthly / $53,435.20-$84,822.40 Yearly


Performs professional land surveying duties requiring licensure by the Florida Board of Land Surveyors and Mappers. May also involve supervisory and administrative duties.


Two years of post-registration experience as a Professional Land Surveyor and Mapper.

An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and
Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Land Surveyor and Mapper


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Extensive knowledge of survey and mapping principles, practices, standards, procedures and customs.
  • Extensive knowledge of County programs, policies and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of geodetic principles and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of state and local survey laws, ordinances and regulations.
  • Considerable knowledge of project management.
  • Considerable knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as related to surveying.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of photogrammetric mapping. C
  • onsiderable knowledge of modern office fiscal practices and procedures.
  • Skill in identifying discrepancies between drawings and specifications.
  • Skill in the use of survey instruments and equipment.
  • Skill in negotiating with consultants.
  • Ability to solve advanced mathematical problems.
  • Ability to develop and utilize computer applications for land surveying and mapping procedures and products.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Reviews internal and consultant submittals, right of way maps, legal descriptions, sketches and boundary surveys for public works projects to verify that data meets standards, laws, regulations and specifications; and to establish quality controls.
  • Recommends consultants, negotiates surveying services and coordinates contract estimates to ensure compliance with requirements and a fair market price.
  • Reviews subdivision plans for conformance with laws and regulations.
  • Contracts aerial photography projects.
  • Writes, approves, signs and seals legal descriptions, sketches, boundary surveys, right of way maps and other documents.
  • Plans, directs and supervises the conduct of field surveys and mapping activities for projects involving boundaries, rightofway, construction, geodetic, control, and aerial mapping.
  • Provides internal professional consulting and configuration of surveys to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Performs calculations and computer operations needed by certified surveys, legal descriptions or field work.
  • Supervises the work of professional and technical subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling; and evaluating performance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: PLSM2GENS; EST: 12/30/1993; REV: 10/3/2011;