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The City of Portland is seeking a Surveying Aide II to join the Portland Bureau of Transportation!

About the position: A Surveying Aide II assists a Survey Crew leader working on mapping, construction, monitoring and boundary/right-of-way projects for multiple City Bureaus. This position operates survey instruments, downloads field data into a computer, interprets construction plans, assists a Survey Crew Leader in setting up and organizing jobs and continues project work in the absence of the Survey Crew Leader. A Surveying Aide II and crew members often work in high traffic areas and projects crossing rough terrain. A Surveying Aide II helps ensure the safety of themselves and their crew at all times.

This position must know how to operate current survey instruments and instruct others in their use. They must be familiar with office computers, standard software and file management practices. They must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with supervisors, co-workers, project team members and the public. They must be able to work well with others, particularly with people from diverse backgrounds.

An ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and knowledge of how to operate current survey instruments and the ability to instruct others. They will have familiarity with office computers and standard software & file management practices. They will have the ability to work a variety of diverse internal and external stakeholders.  Although not required, Prior public work experience. a Degree in Surveying, Geomatics or related major, or the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) or Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) certifications are desired.