Surveyor 1

March 26, 2024

Job Description

Are you an experienced surveyor looking for a fresh career? The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of Facility Design and Construction is seeking a registered surveyor to tackle property and topographical survey challenges to support the Bureau’s mission. Are you ready for the challenge? Survey this opportunity and join our team!
The main objective of the Bureau of… Facility Design and Construction is to offer technical assistance to other bureaus within DCNR in various areas such as project design, project inspection, construction management, contract administration, surveying, and other technical advice. As part of this mission, your role will involve providing staff support in coordinating and conducting surveys for the Bureau of State Parks and Bureau of Forestry. You will also be responsible for maintaining records of completed and ongoing work, managing a survey crew, and ensuring the proper inventory and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description .
Work Schedule and Additional Information:
• Full-time employment
• Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday, with a 60-minute lunch.
• You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time, up to 5 days per pay period. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
• Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
• You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
• One year as a Surveyor Technician Supervisor; or
• Five years of responsible surveying work, including one year as a chief of party of a wide variety of surveying assignments; and graduation from high school. An Associate Degree in surveying or engineering technology may be substituted for one year of non-specialized experience; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training.
Special Requirement:
• Possession of a registered surveyor’s license as issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, or possession of a registered surveyor’s license obtained in another public jurisdiction under requirements which are at least equal to those of Pennsylvania.
Other Requirements:
• You must meet the . For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the and click on Residency.
• You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:
• Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
• Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date . Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
• Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

• Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at View email address on .

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
• 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
• Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
• Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
• Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
• You must provide complete and accurate information or:
• your score may be lower than deserved.
• you may be disqualified.
• You may only apply/test once for this posting.
• Your results will be provided via email


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