Associate Surveyor

Job No: TSC595
Location: Murwillumbah

Fantastic opportunity to use your skills and experience as an Associate Surveyor in a beautiful lifestyle location.

In this role you will be required to perform surveying at an advanced level to deliver spatial products for all divisions of Council. You will manage multiple survey projects simultaneously with minimal input from Council's Registered Surveyor. This is an opportunity to demonstrate your initiative and ability to solve field problems independently and requires the use of technical judgement to determine satisfactory outcomes. 

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $71,670 per annum with competency based increments up to $84,895 per annum, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking:

  • Associate Degree in Surveying
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of survey requirements relating to engineering, topographic and GNSS surveys.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cadastral surveying and ability to read and understand cadastral plans, and basic ability in redefinition of property boundaries.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in the use of total station and GNSS instruments and survey computer software.
  • An advanced practical and theoretical knowledge of modern survey equipment with a thorough understanding of contemporary field and office survey procedures is essential.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

 Friday 28 February 2020  at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

 

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Pre-Employment Screening

Tweed Shire Council conducts pre-employment assessments as part of its recruitment process.  Click here for more information.

How To Apply

PLEASE NOTE: ONCE YOU START YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE AND RETURN TO IT LATER.  YOU MUST USE YOUR OWN EMAIL ADDRESS, AND NOT ONE USED PREVIOUSLY BY ANOTHER PERSON THAT HAS APPLIED FOR A POSITION WITH COUNCIL.

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

  1. Have your Resume document ready to go.
  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'. For tips on how to address selection criteria, click here.
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

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Knowledge and Competence: (to be addressed in full when making application)

  1. Associate Degree in Surveying.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of survey requirements relating to engineering, topographic and GNSS surveys.
  3. Demonstrated ability to perform engineering, topographic and GNSS surveys.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of cadastral surveying and ability to read and understand cadastral plans, and basic ability in redefinition of property boundaries.
  5. Demonstrated advanced skills in survey computer software (preferably Magnet).
  6. Demonstrated advanced skills in the use of total station instruments, including adjustment and calibration, and relevant onboard software (preferably Leica).
  7. Demonstrated advanced skills in the use of GNSS instruments and relevant onboard software (preferably Leica).
  8. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple survey projects simultaneously.
  9. Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary best practice surveying procedures.
  10. Possess good communication skills, both written and oral.
  11. Possess good personal organisational and time management skills.
  12. Possess current driver’s licence – Car.

Desirable:

  1. Knowledge of Council Policies and the requirements of Statutory Authorities as they relate to survey matters.
  2. Experience in Geographic Information Systems, and ability to access and manipulate data within a GIS environment.
  3. Knowledge of computer aided drafting (preferably AutoCAD).
  4. Experience in Local Government
  5. General Construction Induction Card (White Card)

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Unit   Design
Job Grade  JG6
Industry  Construction
Employment Type Permanent Full-time
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