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City of Detroit Supervising Survey Technician in Detroit, Michigan

Supervising Survey Technician

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Supervising Survey Technician

Salary

$36,865.00 - $39,008.00 Annually

Location

MI 48226, MI

Job Type

Certified-Regular Civil Service

Department

Dept of Public Works

Job Number

20202122324XX

Closing

Continuous

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Description

Under general supervision, directs a survey field party and performs the more routine and less difficult surveying work

Examples of Duties

  • Follows plans and procedures outlined by superiors or follows accepted surveying practices with the responsibility for accomplishing specific work assignments.

  • Supervises and performs the duties of group subordinates in the more routine surveying field work using surveying instruments and equipment.

  • Conducts preliminary surveys for pavements, open-cut sewers, and other simple structures.

  • Secures specified information for engineering design.

  • Establishes construction controls for buildings, pavements, open-cut sewers, roadway paving, retaining walls, and parking lots.

  • Creates precise vertical control surveys and river soundings.

  • Collects data for revision of maps.

  • Prepares sketches and computations relative to surveying field work

  • Determines sequence of operations and reporting progress of work.

  • Trains subordinate staff.

  • Periodically inspects, calibrates and maintains surveying instruments and equipment.

  • Verifies that the surveying instruments and equipment is safely secured in the storage room on a daily basis.

  • Updates survey records, filing, etc. as directed by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduation or G.E.D. and completion of two years of coursework in an engineering college or a university that includes courses in surveying.

  • Four years experience in performing field surveying work, one year of which must have been in a related supervisory capacity.

Supplemental Information

SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS:

1.Oral Appraisal: 70%

  1. Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30%

  2. Total: 100%

Domicile Credit-15 points

Military Service Credit: 0-15 points

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle - Valid State of Michigan Operator License required.

Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors with frequent exposure to seasonal weather conditions and exposure to dust or noxious odors.

PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO YOUR APPLICATION SO YOUR QUALIFICATIONS CAN BE EVALUATED.

City Employees Benefits Summary

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:

Medical

Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.

Dental

Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.

Vision

Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.

Life Insurance

Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.

Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)

The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.

Sick Leave

City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.

VACATION and LEAVE

Holidays

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King's Birthday

Good Friday

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veterans Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

New Year's Eve

Other Leave Policies

The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,

RETIREMENT BENEFITS

City Employees Retirement System

As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:

• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.

Advancement Opportunities

Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.

Have a successful career with the City of

Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.

01

Do you possess a High school Diploma or G.E.D. and completion of two years of coursework in an engineering college or a university that includes courses in surveying?

  • Yes

  • No

02

Do you have four (4) years experience in performing field surveying work and one year of supervisory experience?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

City of Detroit

Address

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

2 Woodward Ave ste 316

Detroit, Michigan, 48226

Website

http://www.detroitmi.gov/Detroit-Opportunities/Find-A-Job

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