New Job Project Surveyor In Ontario


Company : Ministry of Transportation
Salary : $77,999 - $106,493 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Are you a professional land surveyor looking to join a dynamic team? Then consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Transportation, where you will manage legal surveys.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
  • provide advice, supervision and technical direction to service providers and team staff on the production of legal surveys
  • schedule and manage service provider assignments and participate on teams as a survey expert
  • consult with various stakeholders and agencies to assess and resolve complex problems and exchange information

How do I qualify?


  • You must be a licensed member (Cadastral) of the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors
  • The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Technical Knowledge:

You have:
  • knowledge of theories, principles and production of legal surveys and plans, federal and provincial statutes and regulations to plan, supervise and direct the production of legal surveys
  • knowledge of survey equipment and software such as total stations, data collectors, global positioning receivers, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Light Detection and Ranging (LDAR) systems, Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS), sonar, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and high-tech precise levels to carry out survey work
  • knowledge of policies, procedures, standards and statutes and regulations related to highway jurisdiction, land registration, expropriation, acquisition and disposal of property
  • knowledge of, and experience with, the Occupational Health and Safety Act (e.g., applicable rules while working along busy transportation corridors) to ensure ministry staff and consultant work is performed in compliance with the Act, its regulations, and the safety policies and procedures of the ministry

Project Management Skills:

You have:
  • project management skills to plan, organize and manage the work of staff and consultants, and assess completeness and acceptability of work assignments

Communication, Analytical, Problem-Solving and Interpersonal Skills:

You have:
  • oral and written communication skills to communicate with internal and external clients, and contractors; to develop ministry survey standards, procedures and guidelines; to prepare service provider acquisition documents; and to present accurate information and testimony on legal survey matters at board/court hearings
  • analytical, and problem-solving skills and sound judgement to deal with complex or problematic situations; to review and interpret survey evidence, statute and case law; and to research internal and external information sources to compile data necessary for survey projects

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region

Compensation Group:
Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario

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Lands and Resources

Posted on:
Monday, October 18, 2021

  • T-MT-169147/21

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