Published date: May 9, 2024

Closing Date: May 29, 2024
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Salary and Benefits Information $7,114 – $11,040 (Per Month)
A day in the life:
• Direct work to produce right of way drawings and descriptions for the purchase of property on agency projects and the sale of surplus agency property.
• Review drawings for compliance with agency standards and clear intent for property to be purchased or sold.
• Confirm the descriptions of real property will conform to the right of way drawing, and will legally convey the desired right and title to the state, local public agency or private party.
• Research, develop and evaluate new survey concepts for application to agency projects, to include equipment, technologies, techniques and practices.
• Review professional journals, publications, and research documents to stay current on latest methods, equipment, technologies, and practices in the area of specialization and related areas.
• Apply research results to develop original surveying solutions or to give management advice.
• Review field surveys and maps submitted for review by construction offices or flexible service contractors.
• Assist supervisor by assigning, reassigning, and reviewing work to meet project schedules or lead a team of surveying personnel on significant or unusual projects.
• Oversee the development and administration of contracts and agreements with consultants for survey work.
• Occasional field work on the survey crew, sites are subject to inclement weather conditions and may require walking in uneven, rocky or slick terrain.
• Must be able to lift and move at least 60 pounds of material or equipment and carry standard inspection, survey and testing equipment.
• Work in an office environment 1-2 days a week with hybrid remote work options available. Occasional overnight travel.
• To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email
What’s in it for you:
• Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, paid leave and so much more. Learn more about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation and the benefits we offer.
• Competitive benefits packages which can be estimated using our compensation calculator.
• Comprehensive and equitable base salary offer within the listed range based on your experience, skills and education. The salary range listed is the non-PERS participating rate. If you are already a participating PERS member or once you become PERS eligible, the salary range will increase by 6%. Please review the Classification and Compensation page for more details.
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness opportunity!
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Minimum qualifications:
A valid Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) license AND three (3) years of journey level professional surveyor experience.
Note: Three (3) years of journey level professional surveyor experience is considered licensed experience only. If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in Oregon within six months of hire.
Special qualifications:
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these attributes, let us know in your application materials! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! You do not need to have all these qualities to be eligible for this position. We may also use transferable skills, experience, education and alignment with ODOT values to help us decide who will move forward.
• Demonstrated experience using computer aided drafting and design (CADD) software programs.
• Demonstrated experience writing and reviewing right of way centerline property descriptions and sketch maps.
• Demonstrated experience in property research, evaluation and analysis to verify property rights.
• Demonstrated experience in project survey estimating, contract review and preparations of statements of work.
• Demonstrated experience using right of way engineering, boundary resolve and the preparation of maps and plans.
Learn more and apply:
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
For questions, call 503-779-9733 or email

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