County Surveyor/CA Licensed Land Surveyor

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $112,057 To $136,205
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

County Surveyor/CA Licensed Land Surveyor

$9,338 - $11,350/Monthly*

Bring your CA licensed land surveyor expertise to Permit Sonoma. Become the County of Sonoma's next County Surveyor.

Starting salary up to $65.26/hour ($136,205/year), upon appointment by the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors as the County Surveyor, and a competitive total compensation package!*

When you join Permit Sonoma you become part of a challenging and rewarding work environment where you gain the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better your community. Additionally, you can also look forward to a competitive total compensation package, including*:

  • Payment of renewal costs for professional CA licensure as a Land Surveyor
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours


*The Civil Service title of this position is Licensed Land Surveyor. The salary for Licensed Land Surveyor is $48.81 - $ 59.33/hourly; salary is negotiable within the established range. Upon appointment by the Board of Supervisors as the County Surveyor, Permit Sonoma's Licensed Land Surveyor receives a 10% premium pay for hours worked performing the duties of official County Surveyor. Within the premium, the salary range of the position is $53.69 - $65.26/hourly. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted.


For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and we are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply Now
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

Education: Any combination of education and/or training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, academic course work in engineering technology, land surveying, plane and analytic geometry, trigonometry, and algebra or closely related courses would provide such opportunity. Graduation from college with a Bachelors Degree in Surveying is highly desired.

Experience: Any combination of education and/or training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, six years of experience in surveying or related engineering work would provide such opportunity.

License: Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor by the State of California. Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.