Apply By: Friday, October 2, 2020 11:59 pm EDT
CROWN SURVEY TECHNOLOGIST
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Salary: $1,152.03 - $1,407.46 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Job ID: 154141
Bring your experience in surveying to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Office of the Surveyor General, where you will review a variety of plans of survey submitted for approval and provide technical expertise to the Province's Crown land initiatives.
What can I expect to do in this role:
In this role, you will:
• review Crown survey plans
• communicate directly with professional Ontario Land Surveyors regarding the plan reviews
• prepare legal descriptions for land dispositions and regulations
• carry out survey and title document research
• organize material for survey-related contracts and projects
How do I qualify?
• You have demonstrated knowledge of the principles and techniques of cadastral surveying including equipment, procedures, computations, datums, coordinate systems, practical astronomy and title interpretation to review, analyze and evaluate survey submissions.
• You have working knowledge of relevant legislation and case law to evaluate and ensure compliance with legislative requirements and ensure consistency in the application of cadastral surveying methods, regulations and standards. (Surveys Act, Surveyors Act, the Mining Act, the Public Lands Act, the Registry Act, the Land Titles Act, the Beds of Navigable Waters Act and regulations thereunder)
Analytical, research and organizational skills:
• You have proven analytical, research, and organization skills to conduct reviews and analysis and identify and resolve problems with survey products.
• You have the ability to prioritize competing demands and to work independently in planning and implementing tasks to meet client requirements.
Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to exchange technical information, resolve conflicts with clients, and prepare reports, descriptions and correspondence on survey-related matters.
• You are proficient using software such as AutoCAD and ArcGIS.
• You are proficient using common office productivity software for word processing, email, reports, presentations, internet, etc.
• Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
How to apply:
1. You must apply online.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, October 2, 2020 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.
We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
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