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Survey Party Chief

  Company: City of Fresno
  Location: Fresno, CA, us
  Job type: Full Time

SALARY: $4601 - $5571.00/mo.

FILING DEADLINE:  05/17/2017


Position Description


The City of Fresno is currently recruiting for a Survey Party Chief.  

Survey Party Chief is the supervisory level in the Survey Party series. Incumbents train a crew of personnel involved in survey and lay-out work on engineering and mapping projects. Incumbents perform inspection surveys on large and complex construction projects and subdivisions to assure compliance with plans and accepted engineering practices; perform property surveys; sets property monuments for City properties and along right-of-ways as required.; perform precise horizontal and vertical control surveys and preliminary surveys on which design and cost estimates are based; perform field layouts of difficult and complex Public Works projects; acts as advisor to other departments and divisions on engineering field problems; and applies surveying methods in the measurements of contractor's pay quantities on City contracts.

The current vacancy exists in the Department of Public Works, Capital Management Division; however, the eligible list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future vacancies in other departments.


Additional instructions:

The Requirements





These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify.

TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have: 

-  Possession of High School diploma or equivalent;


-  Successful completion of coursework in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and surveying; (Two additional years of qualifying experience may be substituted for the required coursework.)


-  Three years of experience equivalent to that gained as a Survey Party Technician with the City of Fresno.


Additional Requirements


Eligibles certified for consideration for this position will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

This position requires the possession of a valid driver's license at time of appointment.  Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record.



Selection Process


The examination process may consist of the following:

APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying Only: Applications submitted will be reviewed and a limited number of the most qualified candidates will be invited to the oral examination. Selection of the most qualified candidates will be based upon those applications demonstrating the greatest breadth and depth of applicable training, experience, and education. Therefore, applicants are urged to submit sufficiently detailed information in their application materials for a proper evaluation.

ORAL EXAMINATION - (100%): A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job related oral examination to assess a candidate's suitability for this position.

The Oral Examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of MAY 29, 2017.

Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.


Veteran’s Preference Regulations


Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points.
Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested.


Additional Information


APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.


Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created.


Equal Opportunity Employer


We welcome applicants of any race, gender, religion, ancestry or disability.  For more information please refer to our Career Opportunities web page on the City of Fresno web site.


Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the City of Fresno Personnel Department prior to the date of the applicable examination.

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