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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$60,662.00 - Salary
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Looking for an outgoing individual that enjoys working outside to join our team.


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 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.


Under the direction of the Engineer 5, the Land Surveyor (Engineer)  performs essential recording functions in the Office of Register of Deeds. The Land Surveyor (Engineer) 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. The Land Surveyor (Engineer) also checks legal descriptions for accuracy, completeness, and overlap with adjoining parcels, completes, and maintains physical and digital survey records of Wayne County properties; 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.



Pay Rate and Fringe Benefits:

Appointments will usually be made at the minimum rate with annual increases where applicable. Payment is on a bi-weekly basis. Employees receive liberal fringe benefits, which include vacation pay, sick leave pay, health care insurance, optical, dental, long term disability, life insurance and a retirement plan.


Investigation and Probationary Period: An investigation of character and past employment will be conducted. Appointees must satisfactorily complete a probationary period before the appointment will be considered permanent, in accordance with the provisions of the collective bargaining agreements.


Equal Opportunity Employer: The County of Wayne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or disability.


Accommodations for the Disabled: A disabled person needing accommodation in connection with a job application or to participate in the examination process must notify the Department of Personnel/Human Resources. A reasonable accommodation may also be required on the job to enable the individual to perform the essential job functions. Such accommodations will be evaluated at the time of appointment. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.




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