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INTERNSHIP: Land Surveying Assistant - Springfield

  • 16 May 2023 8:29 AM
    Message # 13202257
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Land Survey Assistant (Temp)
    Job Number: 2023-32
    Classification: Seasonal/ Temporary
    Closes: Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
    Community Development Division
    Non-represented, Non-Exempt, Non-benefitted
    $20/hour: Pay will be dependent on qualifications and in accordance with Oregon's Pay Equity Act.
    *This position is intended to last a few months, and the City will work with the selected candidate’s schedule to determine hours.

    Overview of Position:
    The City of Springfield is excited to offer a temporary Land Survey Assistant position. This is a great opportunity for those who may be early in their college careers or those interested in professional land surveying to gain practical experience by taking classroom theories and applying it to field survey techniques, data processing, and other survey and non-survey related duties.  Additionally, the incumbent will participate and experience current planning and construction as it relates to surveying.

    To see the complete Land Survey Assistant job description, click here:  Land-Survey-Assistant.pdf (

    Training & Experience:
    The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications.  

    • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent 
    • Completion of one (1) year of college, university or trade school in engineering, surveying, construction management, computer science, or related area (equivalent job experience may be substituted for education)

    License, & Certifications:  

    • Possession of a valid driver’s license by date of hire. New employees establishing resident status in the State of Oregon must obtain an Oregon driver’s license within 30 days (ORS 807.020 (1)).
    • Ability to maintain acceptable driving record throughout employment.

    Physical Requirements:  

    Position may be light or medium work depending on assignment.  Please see the ‘Physical Requirements’ section of the job description:  Land-Survey-Assistant.pdf (

    Selection and Interview Process:
    •    Sunday, June 4th: Application period closes
    •    Week of June 5th:  Finalists will be notified
    •    Week of June 19th: Interviews

    Top candidates will be invited to interview, and candidates will be emailed directly with additional information.

    As a part of our selection process, it will be necessary for candidates to provide the names and email addresses of up to five professional references (including two managers) that can provide information on work performance.  To avoid any delay in the process, we ask candidates to start gathering reference information now (name, email address, contact info and time period you worked together).  Additional information regarding reference checking will be emailed to candidates at a later date through the SkillSurvey Pre-Hire 360 system.

    The selection process will include: reference checks, driving record review, and criminal background check.  

    All testing and selection processes will be done in accordance with the Oregon Veteran’s Preference in Public Employment Law.

    Please do not indicate ‘See Resume’ in the ‘Work Experience’ part of the application. The information you provide in the application ‘Work Experience’ and ‘Job Duties’ will be used to determine if you will proceed to the next phase in the selection process.  Information related to education and experience must be verifiable on your application to be given credit.

    NOTE: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

    The City of Springfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    How to Apply:

    Please visit our website at to learn more about this job posting and how to apply.

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