Senior Land Surveyor (FW1534-CO-001)

Lakewood, CO
Lakewood, CO
80.00  Hourly
80.00  Hourly
Senior Land Surveyor
Wage/Hr:$80.00Hours/Week:10 hours/week, est. 1130 total hoursMinimum Age:55

The Fish and Wildlife Service Experienced Services Program was established to create a unique partnership to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The Fish and Wildlife ESP connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the Fish and Wildlife Service to provide scientific, technical, and administrative services in support of the Fish and Wildlife Service priority multiple-use related programs and authorities. The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as Enrollees and are not employees of FWS or National Experienced Workforce Solutions ( NEW Solutions). NEW Solutions is the ESP Non-governmental organization (NGO) responsible for administrative aspects of the Program, and the Enrollees work under Fish and Wildlife Service direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out the Fish and Wildlife Service mission. Fish and Wildlife Service ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current, to access new training opportunities, to engage in gainful project-based positions, and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy and their own financial security. Background security investigation may be required prior to start date. Location, hours and hourly pay are noted in this position description. FWS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for approximately 1,130 total hours working 10 hours per week. This position is eligible for Remote work. FWS will supply computer and software for all land survey projects.


Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience in Land Surveying OR BA/BS Degree in Land Surveying/Geodesy Certificate OR Previously completed training in State of Utah Professional Land Surveyor License (PLS)

  • Certified Federal Land Surveyor (CFedS)
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Teams, MS Outlook, Adobe
  • Trimble Business Center (TBC) and Autodesk Civil 3D.

Review research, survey field work, GPS data, and preliminary cadastral survey plats. Approve, sign, and record, cadastral survey plats for the benefit of the FWS.

  • Review research   20%
  • Conduct site visits   10%
  • Review GPS field data   20%
  • Review preliminary plat   40%
  • Sign and record final plat   10%

  • Land Surveying Continuing Education Credits
  • Required Certifications: Must be currently licensed as a Utah Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) and be a Certified Federal Land Surveyor (CFedS)
  • Travel Requirements: Travel for site visits 3 times per year
  • Overnight travel: 3 times per year
  • Air travel anticipated: 3 times per year
  • Government Vehicle Training: Defensive Driver training and UTV/ATV Safety training.
  • Required Safety Gear: Helmet for ATV/UTV travel
  • Safety Gear Use: During operation of ATV/UTV
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.