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Bayfield County - Washburn, WI

Type: Full Time
Posted: 08/09/2017
Deadline to apply: 09/04/2017

Job Description:

This position serves as the County Surveyor for Bayfield County and is responsible for carrying out the statutory requirements of the Surveyor's office as per SS. 59.45. This position is based in the Land Records Office and will assist the county in carrying out survey responsibilities. Salary negotiable depending upon qualifications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintenance of existing survey archives 
  • Guide in the development and execution of section corner remonumentation program. 
  • Review of plats, certified survey maps, maps of survey, advising registered land surveyors and the public. 
  • Assists in the administration of the County sub-division ordinance. 
  • Work with and supervise Surveyor Technician and other summer / limited term staff. 
  • Serves as a member of the Land Information Council 
  • Assist Bayfield County Departments in boundary determinations and dispute resolution. 
  • Survey property on County owned lands. 
  • Assist with land sales and acquisitions. 
  • Train County personnel in GPS, CAD and Total Station use. 
  • Directs GIS Specialist/Survey Technician in survey related projects. 
  • Keeps up to date on all adjustments and geoid models to the Bayfield County Coordinate System. 
  • Performs duties assigned by the Land Information Officer. 
  • Establishes, maintains, and verifies GPS coordinates in PLSS. 
  • Performs survey work as necessary for Forestry Department, Highway Department and other County departments. Marks boundary lines of county owned land for various projects. Assist County departments in drafting real estate documents. 
  • Provide input on survey related contracted services. 
  • Coordinates, establishes, and marks control points needed for GIS projects


  • Registered Land Surveyor, licensed in the State of Wisconsin preferred. 
  • Two years' experience in retracement and public land survey system. 
  • Strong background and knowledge in Geographic Information Systems, Auto CAD and database management. 
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License

Apply online at link included (Note: job posting is at bottom of listings, scroll down to find.)

For more information: Bayfield County Employment Site



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