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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Prof Land Surveyor/Mapper (#SRPLSMGENV) GENV
$31.31-$49.70 Hourly / $5,427.07-$8,614.67 Monthly / $65,124.80-$103,376.00 Yearly


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


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

Or 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 geodetic principles and practices.
  • Extensive knowledge of County programs, policies and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as applicable to land surveying.
  • Extensive knowledge of state and local survey laws, ordinances and regulations.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable computer technology.
  • Considerable knowledge of photogrammetric mapping.
  • Considerable knowledge of project management.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern office fiscal policies 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 research, develop and implement new surveying technology.
  • Ability to develop and utilize computer applications for land surveying computations and mapping.
  • Ability to solve advanced mathematical problems.
  • 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.
  • Manages survey program for County projects.
  • Researches, recommends and implements new survey technology.
  • Supervises the work of technical subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling; and evaluating performance.
  • Reviews consultant submittals, rightofway maps, legal descriptions, sketches, boundary surveys for Capital Improvement Programs (CIP), and other County agency projects to verify that data meets standards and complies with applicable laws, regulations and specifications; and to establish quality controls.
  • Selects consultants, negotiates surveying services, coordinates contract estimates to comply with requirements and a fair market price.
  • Reviews subdivision plans for conformance with laws and regulations.
  • Reviews and updates status reports concerning affected projects.
  • Calculates land areas to be purchased by the County for road projects, drainage, parks, and other County programs.
  • Contracts aerial photography projects.
  • Writes, approves and signs and seals legal descriptions, sketches, boundary surveys, right of way maps and other documents.
  • Performs or directs the conduct of field surveys and mapping activities for projects involving boundaries, rightofway, control, and aerial planning.
  • Provides internal professional consulting and configuration of surveys to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Researches field survey data, elevations, boundaries, points, drawings and other sources to ensure survey is compatible with adjacent or previous surveys.
  • Performs calculations and computer operations as needed for certified surveys, legal descriptions or field work.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

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