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The Land Survey State Surveyor is responsible for conducting land surveys on behalf of the agency for the purpose of land acquisition and to establish and maintain park boundaries, produces and researches plats in accordance to Arkansas law, and provides land survey information to assist in the planning and construction of the agency's capitol improvement program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

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Typical Functions:

Develops contacts that require a high degree of authority in securing understanding and cooperation of multiple departments or interests. Manages peers and others with survey projects. Generates detailed technical specifications for major equipment items to be purchased through the Office of State Procurement. Writes status reports for staff and management detailing major project progress and any technical anomalies. Interface with the press and public as necessary to inform and educate regarding agency Services. Serves as a hiring team member when requested, interviewing candidates and recommending new hires. Reviews engineering division staff performance, counsel as necessary in job related issues, and writes and reviews annual performance evaluations. Trains and guides personnel on job related skills as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business manuals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to prepare and/or present written communications that pertain to controversial and complex topics. Ability to complete field survey.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in engineering with two years of approved survey courses or surveying technology curriculum; plus five years of experience in land survey operations, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Required Certificates:

Must be licensed as a Professional Surveyor by the State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors in accordance with ACA 17-48-203.


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