The fundamental reason this position exists is to oversee the surveying functions of the City of Montgomery Engineering Department. The incumbent collects, maintains, and analyzes spatial data for City use. The incumbent also performs a variety of professional and technical surveying duties associated with the location and establishment of property boundaries, topographic surveys, and construction surveys. The Survey Coordinator utilizes geographical information systems in collecting and examining spatial data. The essential functions of the position are as follows: supervises two or more full time employees; performs surveying work and oversees and manages the work of a survey crew; prepares civil engineering, architectural, and other technical drawings; manages the departmental data collection process; assists departmental personnel in the development of GIS applications; maintains graphic and non-graphic departmental data; and performs administrative duties. Supervision is received from the Assistant City Engineer.
High school diploma or G.E.D. and four (4) years of experience leading survey crew activities or managing the collection of geographical information system data or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience can be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Preference will be given to those applicants with a Professional Land Surveyor License.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama Driver’s License and insurable driving record as needed to operate a City vehicle to travel to various work sites. Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed to complete work assignments.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Ability to perform moderate physical work in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, humid) and in varying field conditions such as urban and suburban environments, streams, ditches, swamps and rough terrain. Ability to stand, walk, climb, bend, and stoop.