Land Surveyor I
Workplace Alaska - Anchorage, AK

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Would you like to work with a professional group, in a team environment?

This long term non-permanent Professional Land Surveyor I will support the Division of Mining, Land & Water, Survey Section staff working on the Coastal Marine Boundary Mapping CIP project. This position will assist in performing tasks of the CIP (described below) and/or may perform other professional survey duties as needed within the section when other existing staff work on the CIP.

Tasks for the CIP include: Review decisions of the US Baseline Committee affecting Alaska’s off shore limit. Review the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management, (BOEM) block diagrams for Southeast Alaska determining bay closure lines and calculating the three nautical mile limit, prepare offshore boundary plats. Recompute North Slope offshore boundary in conformance with US Supreme Court 84 original decision. Coordinate and update procedures for interaction between DNR and BOEM. This project will develop processes for coordinated State / Federal review prior to future baseline changes, including state input to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) before new charts are published.

Other professional surveyor duties may include : Providing support to other portions of the Survey Section, doing project research, preparing survey instructions, conducting plat reviews, making survey determinations, preparing cost estimates for survey projects, providing support to the Contracting Officer, Statewide Platting Unit and Unorganized Borough/Easement Unit.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to: Support completion of tasks for the Coastal Marine Boundary Mapping CIP.Research and prepare survey instructions for the survey of property interests to be conveyed from DNR to others.Technical review of surveys and plats for projects performed by other surveyors.Review and preparation of legal descriptions. Acting on any survey project that needs to be performed.

Desirable strengths for this job: Strong written and oral communication skills to communicate with professional surveyors and laymen regarding technical survey related issues. Experience working as a field survey crew chief, including office processing of surveys to final document. Exposure to the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). AutoCAD skills. Geodetic computation skills.

If you have some of these strengths and would like to develop further, we would like to hear from you.

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Special Note:
Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in Alaska is required for appointment to this job class. Applicants registered in another state may apply, but appointment is conditional upon receiving Alaskan registration as a Professional Land Surveyor. Registration may be allowed without examination to applicants holding registration in another state with similar requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in Alaska.

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