County of Travis

Survey Records Manager

Austin, Texas
$60,000 – $77,000
Filing Deadline:
Open Until Filled

Travis County's Transportation and Natural Resources (TNR) department is seeking to fill the Survey Records Manager position in the Austin, Texas area.  This position is eligible to work remote!

The Director of Public Works is looking for a new Survey Records Manager to join the Travis County team due to a retirement.  This position directs and supervises the operations of the field surveying, Global Positioning System (GPS), Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), as well as the records research staff and operations. This position reviews and makes boundary resolutions, checks final maps and sketches, and prepares legal descriptions, certifies and seals maps and documents for content, accuracy, and completeness, as prescribed by law; maintains all maps and records; researches and analyzes survey records and legal documents; applies appropriate laws and regulations to determine boundaries, property lines and survey control lines; and supervises the development and maintains both vertical and horizontal control for Global Positioning System (GPS) for County and other users.

The new manager must have knowledge of Federal, State, Local, and County applicable laws, rules, regulations, permits, licenses, practices, standards, policies, and procedures; mathematical and statistical methods as used in surveying; recent developments and current literature regarding surveying; computer software to include word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, maps, records, graphics, project scheduling and management, and other related engineering applications.  It is essential for candidates to be skilled at using Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), Geographic Information System (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS) processing, survey data collection, and other related electronic equipment, as well as interpreting and utilizing engineering plans, maps, and specifications.

Bachelor’s degree in Surveying or related field to include a minimum of 32 credits of surveying courses and at least 4 years of directly related surveying experience or associate degree in Surveying or related field to include a minimum of 32 credits of surveying courses and at least 6 years of directly related surveying experience. One year of supervisory or management experience is also required. Any combination of education and experience will be considered that are equivalent to the stated education, experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job. If licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in another state, must acquire license reciprocity in the State of Texas within six (6) months of date of hire.

Kylie Wilson
Senior Executive Recruiter
CPS HR Consulting
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