Manager of Survey, Design and Right of Way Acquisitions
City of topeka (KS)
January 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Land Surveying, Surveying, Cartography and Photogrammetrics
The City of Topeka is seeking qualified candidates for the Manager of the Survey, Design & Right of Way Acquisition Sections of the Public Works Engineering Division. The position is responsible for management of professional Land Surveying services provided by and for the City along with the Design and ROW activities including budget administration and personnel management and supervisory functions.
The position offers a full range of excellent benefits, including health/dental/prescription plans, Kansas Public Retirement System retirement, generous leave benefits and much more.
Additionally, Topeka offers a quality living experience at a below average cost. In 2010 Topeka was named in “Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of Top Ten Cities for the Next Decade”, citing the quality of schools, good hospitals, and low housing costs among the reasons for Topeka being included. Topeka’s cost of living is attractive when compared to other mid-western cities.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Land Surveying and must hold licensure as a Professional Surveyor in Kansas. Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience as a Professional Surveyor with supervisory and administrative experience along with civil engineering design, property research and land acquisition processes. Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Kansas driver’s license and city insurable driving record.
The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About City of topeka (KS)
Topeka is the capital city of the State of Kansas and the county seat of Shawnee County. As the state’s capital city, Topeka’s largest employer is the State of Kansas. The educational, health and social services industry makes up the largest proportion of the working population. Three of the largest employers are Stormont-Vail Healthcare, St. Francis Health Center and Colmery-O’Neil VA Hospital. Major companies based in Topeka include Westar Energy, Collective Brands, Mars Chocolate North America, CoreFirst Bank & Trust, Capitol Federal Savings Bank, Hill’s Pet Nutrition and Sports Car Club of America.Topeka is uniquely situated between three of the largest Universities in Kansas, the University of Kansas (Lawrence), Kansas State University (Manhattan) and Emporia State University (Emporia) and is home to Washburn University.This City of Topeka Engineering Division is comprised of professional engineers, technical support staff and clerical staff personnel whose primary responsibility is administration and management of all projects assigned to the Division as well as construction inspection & designing in-house projects.