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Survey Supervisor - Portland

  • 21 Jul 2021 2:40 PM
    Message # 10766407
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Survey Supervisor in East Portland/Mid-County

    Click Here for Official Listing and How to Apply

    • Pay Range: 

      $73,549.21 - $110,322.93 Annual
    • Department: Department of Community Services (DCS)
    • Job Type: Regular Non-Represented
    • Exemption Status: United States of America (Exempt)


    The Multnomah County Surveyor’s Office (Department of Community Services, Transportation Division) is seeking applicants for a Survey Supervisor. The Survey Supervisor works as Deputy to the County Surveyor to help implement statutory duties, policy and processes for the office’s services including survey office and field operations, development review, and GIS records management.

    As a working supervisor, this position oversees as well as performs a variety of technical and administrative tasks., e.g., planning, organizing and supervising the work of staff assigned to field and office survey work; scheduling and planning survey projects; preparing survey maps and other work products; reviewing work submitted for filing in the public survey records; resolving scheduling and operational problems. The successful candidate must exercise sound judgment and demonstrate thorough knowledge of practical and legal principles of boundary, cadastral, construction, county road and geodetic surveying. 

    This announcement is open until filled.

    Who Are We?
    Our department’s mission is to preserve harmony between natural and built environments, keep people and pets safe, and ensure every voice is heard through a diverse group of programs including transportation, land use planning, animal services, elections, and budget and operations support. This department is an incredibly diverse department and your role will be too. 

    What We Can Offer You:
    With us, you will be challenged. You will be encouraged to excel. You will be given the opportunity to build a rewarding career. And you will be proud to be a part of the Multnomah County Surveyor’s Office. You will become a part of a strong organization dedicated to providing top-notch services to the community. 

    At Multnomah County we are committed to maintaining an effective, respectful and inclusive workplace. We value collaborative problem solving and strive for continuous improvement. We strongly believe in workforce equity, diversity and inclusion. Visit our Workforce Equity Strategies Plan (WESP) to see where Multnomah County is headed with these values. 

    We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

    Minimum  Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

    • Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in land surveying, engineering, or a related field. (Additional relevant experience will be considered as a substitute for a degree.)
    • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible land surveying experience including two years of lead or supervisory experience.
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months of appointment, registration as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) in the State of Oregon.
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Oregon driver's license.

    Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
    You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

    • Thorough knowledge of practical and legal principles of boundary, cadastral, construction, county road and geodetic surveying. 
    • Strong computer aided drafting (CAD) skills.

    *Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position .


    The Application Packet:
    Please be sure to provide all the materials below in your application submission:

    • Online application: Explain all related experience (paid or unpaid) and training in the education and work experience sections of the application.
    • Attach a resume: Please indicate how you meet the required minimum qualifications . Attach the PDF document to the on-line application. Be sure to explain in detail, including dates, all related work experience, paid or unpaid.
    • A Cover Letter: This should expand on your resume, address why you are interested in this position and demonstrate how your experience and skill set align with the minimum and preferred qualifications listed.
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