Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?
Put your field and office survey experience to work for you. We have a first step leadership position available. You will be mentoring staff with less experience than yourself in Land Survey without the stress and paperwork of supervision. We hope to get a candidate who currently holds the LSIT certificate but if your experience and skillset are equivalent we want you to apply. If you have ever walked in the footsteps of the original surveyors and researched the records they left behind you know how much fun it can be. Now is your chance to be the archivist and researcher for a statewide Land Survey records repository.
You will be delegated responsibility for the statewide monument removal and destruction permit process authorized by RCW 58-24-040. This position administers the program to "Remove or Destroy a Survey Monument". This position reviews, approves and issues permits for survey monument removal and ensures updating of the public record and completion of the process. You will setup and maintain a tracking system for the Permits. Index the Permits into the research database. Provide outreach and education about the Permit and monument preservation. This position creates, monitors, and indexes Memorandums of Understandings with other state departments and local agencies. This position is responsible of all organizing historic land Survey Data, Intake of Land Survey Data donations (which can require statewide travel), assess and make independent judgment of data for inclusion or rejection for archiving. You will maintain and track all records regarding donations for first contact with donators to final disposition into the data archive and tracking system. As part ot this effort: monitor, mentor, and oversee, the efforts of at least two engineering aides in regards to these efforts.
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Who are we looking for?
Why work for DNR?
At DNR, we value public service, innovation and creative problem solving, safety and well-being, and leadership and teamwork. At DNR you'll support the vision of a sustainable future by using your skills to protect and manage the state's natural resources for both current and future generations. As a DNR employee, you'll work with the public's interest in mind as we manage more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands. But managing lands is only half of our story. We house the Washington Geological Survey, a dynamic program that is the primary source of geological products and services in support of decision making in Washington. We also protect other public resources such as fish, wildlife, water, and provide public access to outdoor recreation. Two of our largest and most important state-wide resource protection responsibilities are fire prevention and suppression, and overseeing forest practices.
We are nearly 1,500 employees strong and dedicated to making DNR a great place to work. Our mission is to serve Washington's lands and communities; build strong and healthy rural communities; enhance forest health and wildfire management; strengthen the health and resilience of our lands and waters; and increase public engagement and commitment to our public lands and resources. In partnership with citizens and governments, we provide innovative leadership and expertise to ensure environmental protection, public safety, perpetual funding for schools and communities, and a rich quality of life. At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally, economically and socially for current and future generations.
What makes DNR a great place to work?
To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov.
You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.
You must attach the following:
Carefully review your application materials before submitting. If you fail to submit the required documents or complete the entire online application, you may no longer be considered for the position by the supervisor.
Application Status – once you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. Finalists for the position will be contacted by the hiring managers directly.
Questions? Please contact Bob Knuth at firstname.lastname@example.org or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov.
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