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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$60,662 - Salary
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Under the direction of the Engineer 5, the Engineer 4 (Land Surveyor) performs essential recording functions in the Office of Register of Deeds. The Engineer 4(Land Surveyor) reviews subdivision plats for compliance with local and state ordinances; reviews Condominium Master Deeds, Condominium Subdivision Plans, and amendments for compliance with state ordinances and recording statutes; reviews Land Corner Recordation Certificates for accuracy and standards; checks legal descriptions for accuracy, completeness, and overlap with adjoining parcels, and completes and maintains physical and digital survey records of Wayne County properties. The Engineer 4 (Land Surveyor) assists the Office of Register of Deeds Personnel, Wayne County agencies and the public in locating and interpreting related documents and with defining ownership chain of title on any given parcel of land in Wayne County, which represents parcels of land within Wayne County that are not subdivision lots, layout and draw boundaries of conveyances; becomes familiar and proficient with the various indexes used in the Office of Register of Deeds, Treasurer's and Assessment & Equalization property records systems, and performs additional duties as assigned.


At the time of applications, eligible persons must have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Land Surveying, Engineering or a related degree; AND
  • Four (4) years of full-time paid experience in Land Surveying; AND
  • At least 1 (one) year of full-time paid experience reviewing, researching, approving and reporting findings related to verifying land descriptions and boundaries; AND
  • Licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Michigan.

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, Military Personnel, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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