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Bureau Survey Coordinator DOT

  • 21 Apr 2022 10:10 AM
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    Bureau Survey Coordinator

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    Job ID  5746


    Green Bay; Madison; Superior;  Eau Claire; La Crosse; Rhinelander; Waukesha; Wisconsin Rapids

    Agency Transportation

    Full/Part Time - Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary - Regular

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    The Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD), Bureau of Technical Services is recruiting for a Bureau Survey Coordinator (Surveyor - Senior or Advanced) to help support the work of region survey and data coordinator and guide the survey work of others in support of deliverying the improvement program.

    This full time permanent position can be headquartered at one of the DTSD offices in the following cities within Wisconsin: Madison, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Rhinelander, Wisconsin Rapids, Superior, Waukesha and La Crosse.

    WisDOT is a great place to work! In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, we offer a competitive benefits package featuring:

    • Substantial leave time including at least 3.5 weeks of vacation to start, 9 paid holidays, and ample accrued sick time that rolls over each year.
    • Excellent and affordable health, vision, and dental benefits ( health plan options start at just $36/month for single plans and $89/month for family plans after two months of employment)
    • A casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, and telework options depending on the position’s requirements
    • An exceptional pension plan with employer match and lifetime retirement payment, plus an optional tax advantaged 457 retirement savings plan
    • Well Wisconsin Wellness Program
    • A free and confidential employee assistance program that offers employees and their immediate family dependents a variety of tools, resources, and professional consultation services to support their health, goals, and overall well-being

    In addition to our generous employee benefits, we strive for inclusivity and celebrate different religious holidays and cultural observances and provide flexibility for utilizing paid time off for such celebrations. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here .

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is an organization dedicated to creating transportation solutions through innovation and exceptional service. We are committed to fostering an environment rooted in Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability . Click here to learn more about how we apply these values in our work.

    Position Summary

    This position is responsible for supporting the work of region survey and data coordinators reviewing and guiding the survey work of others in support of delivering the improvement program. Duties include modernizing survey practices and procedures; developing consistency between regions; developing and reviewing contract special provisions; conducting quality review checks; monitoring performance standards; maintaining survey data workflows and standard feature code libraries; supporting region survey hardware and software purchasing / maintenance / licensing; and supporting other functions of the Geodetic Surveys Unit and Surveying & Mapping Section.

    Salary Information

    The Senior position is in schedule-range 14-14 with an annual salary of $54,080-$64,480, plus excellent benefits. Advanced level is in schedule range 14-13 with an annual salary of $65,520-74,880, plus excellent benefits.

    A twelve month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.

    Job Details

    This position may require occasional travel within the State of Wisconsin.

    WisDOT does not sponsor work visas.  Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

    Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting.

    Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For positions that do allow remote work flexibility, although residency in the State of WI is not required for permanent positions, it is not anticipated that working outside of WI or bordering cities will be allowed as positions may at times need to report to office locations in WI on short notice.

    All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. 


    Qualified applicants at the Senior level will have experience with all the following:

    • Establishing horizontal and vertical control with horizontal coordinates/elevation
    • Using robotic total station and GPS equipment
    • Using computer programs such as Civil 3D, Trimble Business Center, or other related programs to process survey data

    Qualified applicants at the Advanced level will have the above criteria in addition to the following:

    • A current Wisconsin Professional Land Surveyor License

    How To Apply

    Apply online! To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process.  Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account. Once you are logged in, click “Apply for Job.” Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application.

    Your application materials are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on how to develop and what should be included in these materials, click here. For more information on the basics of the selection process and how the State of WI ensures fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, click here. The vast majority of applicants are able to outline their background and experience in their resume in 1-3 pages. Any resumes submitted with more than 10 pages will not be considered after page 10. If this job posting requires a letter of qualifications, the same limit applies.

    Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer or voluntary demotion) should complete the application process as described above by the stated deadline.

    Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions can be directed to Sonam Lhanze at or 608-264-7230.

    Deadline to Apply

    Deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 4th 2022 at 11:59pm CST. 

    Last modified: 25 May 2022 5:28 PM | Joseph Tew (Administrator)
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