Although this position is located in Casper, WY the position reports to the BLM Wyoming State Office located in Cheyenne, Wy under the Cadastral department in the Support Services Division.
This position serves as land surveyor in a Bureau of Land Management Office. The land surveyor will perform work which involves measurement of public lands, including establishing, investigating, and reestablishing land and property boundaries, including preparing plats and legal descriptions for plats of land; and work that involves knowledge and application of the principles of land surveying in combination with knowledge of land ownership laws. Duties include planning and conducting routine surveys and resurveys involving problems of moderate complexity, serving as survey party chief on routine or small-scale survey and resurvey projects, performing surveys in the full field-to finish mode, preparing reports and maintaining records of work accomplishments and required administrative information, and preparing draft field notes and plats. Most assignments are characterized by inadequate or inconclusive data requiring extensive search and interpretation of land records, historical data and legal decisions. Incumbent will encounter situations of a varying degree of complexity from the simple to the most complex. More complex surveying situations would normally be referred to higher authority, with the incumbent’s suggested recommendations, for proper guidance.