Cadastral Mapping SupervisorCounty of Sonoma
Salary $60,484.74 - $73,529.24 Annually
Location Santa Rosa, CA
Job Type Full-Time
Department Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters Department
Job Number 18/04-1533-O
Closing 4/23/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
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The County of Sonoma's Clerk-Recorder-Assessor's Office seeks a seasoned Cadastral Mapping expert.
Starting salary negotiable up to $35.23/hour* ($73,529/year), plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month, and benefits.
The Cadastral Mapping Supervisor is responsible for supervising, training, and directing the work of the mapping unit of the Clerk-Recoder-Assesor's Office. The Cadastral Mapping Supervisor is instrumental in providing the residents of Sonoma County with accurate and timely property assessments by establishing mapping and production standards, and coordinating mapping schedules.
The ideal candidate will have:
- General knowledge of Geographic Information System practices
- Training in advanced AutoCAD cadastral mapping techniques
- Experience supervising, leading, and training staff
Choose Sonoma County
We offer expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be part of a challenging and rewarding work environment that provides continuous training and education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better our communities. You can also look forward to some excellent benefits*, including:
- An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $650
- Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 holidays per year
- County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
- County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
- A retirement plan fully integrated with Social Security
- Eligibility for a 5% salary increase after 1040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a 5% salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
When you join the County of Sonoma, you'll also have the freedom to explore the beauty of our county; with its picturesque coastline, majestic redwoods, historic towns, fine dining, award winning wineries, and a wide variety of entertainment and cultural activities.
*Salary is negotiable. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Cadastral Mapping Supervisor position in the Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Department. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list.
APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED.
Education: Any combination of educational course work and training that demonstrates possession of the listed knowledge and abilities. Normally, academic courses or training in mechanical and computer drafting, engineering, surveying, trigonometry, geometry, and related fields would provide such an opportunity. Specific training in advanced AutoCAD cadastral mapping techniques and other software that can be integrated with AutoCad is highly desirable.
Experience: Any combination of training and work experience that demonstrates possession the listed knowledge and abilities. Normally, five years of work experience interpreting legal property descriptions and drawing accurate, scale maps using both mechanical drafting and CAD software including one year of experience functioning in a lead capacity would provide such an opportunity. Two years of experience as a Cadastral Mapping Technician II meets this requirement.
Note: Employees in the class of Cadastral Mapping Supervisor serve a 12-month probationary period.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of: techniques, principles, practices, and equipment used in creating, maintaining and updating Assessor's maps and mapping records; cadastral mapping and production standards; legal property descriptions and records; real estate title policies and procedures; computer systems used by the department; computer aided drafting software such as AutoCAD; mechanical and CAD drafting techniques and principles.
Considerable knowledge of: Federal, state, and local laws and ordinances related to property mapping and map interpretations for tax and assessment purposes; surveying principles; appraisal terminology; geometry and trigonometry; advanced AutoCAD cadastral mapping techniques and other software that can be integrated with AutoCAD.
Working knowledge of: the principles and practices of employee supervision, training, and staff development; employee selection and evaluation.
Ability to: supervise, schedule, select, train, and evaluate technical and clerical staff engaged in cadastral mapping activities; establish and maintain mapping and production standards; provide technical assistance to staff, clients, and others using the Assessor's mapping system; coordinate the work of the unit with other units, departments, and agencies; represent the department at meetings and on committees; understand and use mechanical drafting and CAD software to accurately create, update and maintain Assessor's maps, descriptions, and records; interpret title and property laws and records; understand legal property descriptions, maps, drawings, and records; perform arithmetic, geometric, and trigonometric calculations; identify and resolve irregularities, ambiguities, and problems encountered while producing accurate maps and records; communicate effectively both orally and in writing with surveyors, engineers, representatives of other agencies, and the public; establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and others.