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Turks and Caicos Islands Government

SENIOR DISTRICT SURVEYOR

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Job Code: LWB3-21-24
Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 15th July 2021
Friday, 30th July 2021
Department: Survey and Mapping
Location: Grand Turk

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

This job is technical in nature and requires the post holder to be responsible for the execution of land surveying assignments within the assigned District; which includes Providenciales, West Caicos and neighbouring Cays. The post holder will be required to work with minimum supervision, perform difficult assignments in the analysis of parcel data, land and geodetic survey computations.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·  Responsible for all surveying and related matters within a District in the Family Islands of the Turks and Caicos         Islands.

·  Execution of cadastral surveys including the re-establishment of boundaries in accordance with the Land Survey       Ordinance.

·  Assist with the checking of cadastral files submitted for Registration and to ensure the appropriate checking fees       are paid.

·  Prepares survey files (J-Files) for approved Crown land surveys recordation.

·  Carry out control surveys for the purpose of establishing horizontal and vertical survey controls, as part of                 National Control Networks.

  • Conduct topographic and engineering surveys, when required, and to produce longitudinal profiles and cross-sections from such survey data.
  • Supervision of Survey Technician and or Survey Field Assistant(s) in undertaking land surveying related assignments.
  • Assist in resolving land / boundary related problems in the assigned District.
  • Investigate and make full reports on disputes involving land boundaries to the Director of Survey and Mapping.
  • Independently researches and prepare reports on the extent of land ownership for land surveyors, attorneys and the general public.

·  Analyze legal descriptions in title documents to produce plans showing right-of-ways, property lines and easement     locations using computer aided drafting / design and survey software.

·  Maintains a record of maps and site plans sold to the public within the District.

  • Assist in the inspection of Crown Land parcels and the provision of written reports on the status of such land parcel.
  • Prepare and submit a fortnightly report of all work done within the District.

·  Assist with the training and upgrading of skills and techniques of subordinates, including Survey Technicians and       Survey Field Assistants.

·  Maintains an Inventory of all stores and survey equipment kept at the District Office, under your control.

·  Maintain a written record of the times worked by daily or weekly paid survey field staff.

·  Adhere to all Public Service codes, rules and regulations.

·  Carry out other related tasks as assigned by a supervisory officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A Certificate / Diploma in Land Surveying from a recognized Training Institution, together with  
  • A Sworn/ Commissioned/ Licensed/ Authorised Land Surveyors’ Certificate by a recognized national surveying authority, would be desirable.   
  • The position required a minimum of five (5) years on the job experience to acquire the necessary competencies to respond effectively to the challenges of the job. 
  • However, A post holder possessing a Degree in Land Surveying Sciences or related field may require only a minimum of three (3) years on the job experience to acquire the necessary competencies to respond effectively to the challenges of the job. 

SALARY:

  • Grade 6: $33,415.00 per annum plus allowances

For persons recruited outside of the Turks & Caicos Islands a two-year extendable contract is offered. Other benefits in addition to basic salary include a Housing Allowance, End-of contract gratuity of 10%, return passages for a family of up to two children under the age of 18 years, freight cost and duty exemption on personal effects imported within six months of the appointment.

Resumes with current contact information must be accompanied by a Cover Letter and two letters of reference (one preferably from a former employer) as well as copies of educational certificates and a copy of the Passport photo page, National Turks & Caicos Islander Status Card (where applicable). Shortlisted candidates must submit a Police Certificate.

Applications should be addressed to The Director, Office of the Human Resource Management Directorate, Church Folly, Grand Turk. Applications can be hand delivered, Faxed to 946-1582 or sent by email to: recruitment@gov.tc. 

Hand delivered and fax applications must have clearly marked on the envelope/fax cover sheet the Job Title of position being applied for. On emailed applications the subject line must reference the Job Reference Number (LWB3-21-24) and the Job Title.

Current serving officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Applications without supporting documents will not processed.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  30th July 2021