Employment Available

Dodge County


Dodge County Land Resources and Parks Department

127 E Oak St

Juneau, WI

Position: Senior Land Surveyor

 Overall Purpose/Summary:  Under the direction of the Land Resources and Parks Director, conduct survey operations including, but not limited to those defined by Wisconsin State Statutes, Chapter 59.60.  Performs and supervises all work associated with accurate location, monumentation, and documentation of Public Land Survey System (PLSS) section corners to maintain the PLSS; provides professional surveying projects for County departments and committees upon request; performs research, computations and prepares reports; prepares, maintains and preserves survey index and records; coordinates field excavation operations with Highway Department, maintains survey vehicles; checks GPS equipment for defects and malfunctions, and maintains inventory of survey monuments and supplies.


Type: Full-time

Part time? No


Education and Experience:  

Four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree in land surveying or related field, four (4) years experience related to position, and twelve (12) Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) related to specific job responsibilities, or Master’s degree in cartography or land surveying and three (3) years experience related to specific job responsibilities and six (6) CEU’s related to specific job responsibilities. Equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.  Registration as a Wisconsin Registered Land Surveyor is required.

Additional Information

Application Review:  6/21/2017 (positon open until filled)

Status:  Full time; Non-exempt 

Other Requirements:

  • Considerable knowledge of theories and practices of land surveying, survey field operations and land description.

  • Considerable knowledge of laws and regulation related to survey and real estate.

  • Considerable knowledge of County procedures for locating section corners and maintenance of records.

  • Considerable knowledge of surveying hardware and software.

  • Considerable knowledge of GPS technology and its applications.

  • Considerable knowledge of mathematical principles and procedures applied to land surveying.

  • Considerable knowledge of mapping (CAD) software (Autodesk preferred).

  • Considerable knowledge of terminology used in various deeds and other real estate documents affecting ownership, assessment, and property location.

  • Must meet requirements of Dodge County Driver Qualification Policy.

Starting Wage Range (1/1/17):  $24.60 - $28.12/hr (Dodge County Labor Grade Eight (8))



To apply

Dodge County now accepts online applications only.  For position details, complete job description and to apply visit: http://tinyurl.com/jobsatdodge

**Please note, if you do not have access to a computer you may stop in at the Dodge County Human Resources Department or at Clearview to use a public computer or visit any local library.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Dodge County HR Dept. at 920-386-3690.  Thank you for your interest.