Engineering Technician 1 - Survey
Posted 13 Days Ago
job requisition idR-11719
Current employees: Please apply through the employee portal to be considered for this opportunity.
$26.99 - $33.08 Hourly
Department of Community Services (DCS)
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
July 04, 2023
*only apply for this position once*
This work matters!
The Department of Community Services, Survey Section is looking for a full-time Engineering Technician 1!
As part of the Department of Community Services, the Multnomah County Survey Section is responsible for, among other things, restoring and maintaining Public Land Corners; reviewing, filing and indexing work submitted by land surveyors; and providing survey support for capital improvement and other county projects.
We are seeking an entry level survey technician to work primarily in the field. We are looking for candidates with the ability to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.
Your main duties will include:
Who Are We?
Our department’s mission is to preserve harmony between natural and built environments, keep people and pets safe, and ensure every voice is heard through a diverse group of programs including transportation, land use planning, animal services, elections, and budget and operations support. This department is an incredibly diverse department and your role will be too.
What We Can Offer You:
DCS comprises unique and essential government services, including Elections, Land Use Planning, Animal Services and Transportation.
The common mission of these diverse lines of business is articulated in this very simple statement: Inclusive community. Accessible services. So, with us, you will be challenged, you will be encouraged to excel, you will be given the opportunity to build a rewarding career. You will become a part of a strong organization dedicated to providing outstanding services to the community.
At Multnomah County we are committed to maintaining an effective, respectful and inclusive workplace. We value collaborative problem solving and strive for continuous improvement. We strongly believe in workforce equity, diversity and inclusion. Visit our Workforce Equity Strategies Plan (WESP) to see where Multnomah County is headed with these values.
This recruitment will be used to fill any current and future full-time, part-time, on-call, temporary and limited duration positions while the eligible for hire list is active.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.
*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.
SCREENING AND EVALUATION:
The Application Packet:
Please be sure to provide all the materials below in your application submission:
1. Online application: Explain all related experience (paid or unpaid) and training in the education and work experience sections of the application.
2. Attach a resume: Please indicate how you meet the required minimum qualifications. Attach the PDF document to the on-line application. Be sure to explain in detail, including dates, all related work experience, paid or unpaid.
3. A cover letter (optional): This should expand on your resume, address why you are interested in this position and demonstrate how your experience and skill set align with the minimum and preferred qualifications listed.
Note: The application, resume, and cover letter should clearly demonstrate your work experience/skills and how they relate to the descriptions provided in the ‘Overview’ and ‘To Qualify’ sections of this job posting. Please be thorough, as these materials will be used to determine your eligibility for an interview.
Internal candidates: After you have applied, you will receive the Oregon Veteran Preference Questionnaire in your Workday inbox. Your application as an internal candidate is not complete until you fill out and submit the Oregon Veteran Preference Questionnaire.
The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.
We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:
1. Initial review of minimum qualifications
2. Evaluation of application materials to identify the most qualified candidates
3. Consideration of top candidates, which may include phone interviews, panel interviews, and/or additional testing
4. Professional reference checks
Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.
Type of Position: This hourly, union-represented position is eligible for overtime.
Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, every other Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm (9/80 schedule)
Location: 1600 SE 190th Avenue, Portland, OR 97233
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO Know Your Rights poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.
Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.
+1 (503) 3184861