Land Surveyor

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Chehalis, Washington

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $67,380.00 - $90,624.00 Annually
Deadline Jun 30, 2024

Division Land Surveyor, Land Surveyor 3 (LS3)
Recruitment #2024-5-6902
Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
Location: Chehalis, WA
Work Hours and Partial Telework flexibility may be available and considered 
Salary: $5,615.00 - $7,552.00 Monthly 

Review of applications is ongoing. We reserve the right to make a hiring decision or close this recruitment at any time after 6/6/2024. It is in your best interest to submit materials as soon as possible.

(See official listing for full details.)


  • Directing land survey crews, leading and mentoring them in researching survey and title information; recovering and maintaining original GLO corners; re-establishing lost GLO corners; establishing state property corners and lines in support of DNR land management activities; producing preliminary and final survey maps and legal descriptions; filing records of surveys and land corner records; producing topographic and as-built surveys
  • Work proactively with program, division, and region staff to construct an action plan for land survey projects based on program needs and agency priorities. Work with region points of contact and other region surveyors to prioritize and schedule projects. Keep points of contact up to date with estimated timelines and cost of projects and keep the land survey unit supervisor informed of changes.
  • Responsible for reconciling conflicting or ambiguous survey data, prioritizing work for multiple programs competing for a finite resource of survey time, planning crew configurations, and assigning and tracking the work of four employees.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Eight years experience in Land Surveying or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting an environment that honors diversity, equity, inclusion, and environmental justice practices.
  • Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and public records retention and requests are followed.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Team or crew leadership skills.

View a complete position description with full application instructions at careers.wa.gov

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Category General / Stewardship