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Map Room Technician 1

Staff Engineer

Map Room Technician 1

Location:  County Engineer's Tax Map Office, 31 North Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio
Salary:  Minimum starting salary:  $37,440
Classification:  Full-time, Classified, Non-exempt
Date Issued:  September 6, 2022
Filing Deadline:  Open until filled

Instructions:  Applicants interested in the above named position are to submit an employment application, resume and letter of interest to the Clark County Engineer’s Office, 4075 Laybourne Road, Springfield, Ohio 45505, fax to (937) 328-2473, or email engineer@clarkcountyohio.gov or hr@clarkcountyohio.gov.  Provide details on skills, experience and any certifications applicable to the position for which you are applying in the letter of interest.  Applicants needing accommodation in completing this application should contact the Clark County Personnel Office at (937) 521-2018.  Applications may be obtained in the Personnel office or online at https://www.clarkcountyohio.gov/DocumentCenter/View/900.  

General Responsibilities:
Under general supervision of the Tax Map Supervisor and Map Room Technician II, this position is responsible for the county’s tax maps and other property information.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Answers phone and greets the public; answers inquiries; assists the public, county staff, attorneys, and other real estate oriented individuals with property records.
  • Reviews and approves legal descriptions; verifies legal descriptions and deeds purported for transfer are in accordance with Clark County’s Conveyance Standards.
  • Files, copies, scans, and maintains records of approved surveys and legal descriptions.
  • Researches and determines owners of properties.
  • Assists with the review of new survey plats, condominium plats, subdivision plats, annexation plats, vacation plats and legal descriptions.  Analyzes property records for validity of information; ensures dimensions meet closure and are in conformance with past records, State minimum standards, and Clark County Conveyance Standards.
  • Assists in the updating of existing tax maps.
  • Perform other duties as required by supervisors.
  • Full-time in-person office attendance is required.  
  • This is a non-supervisory position.

General Duties:   General duties include, but are not limited, to the following: 

  • Composes, types, and/or prepares various correspondence; makes copies, faxes, and/or files for departmental use and future reference.
  • Operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or other word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, Internet, and email software; and operates/maintains general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.
  • Assists with general office related duties; updates office supply list and tracks supplies.
  • Communicates with supervisor, county employees, elected and appointed officials, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Knowledge and Abilities: 

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office.  
  • Basic knowledge and familiarity with the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Must communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality as required.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to analyze, develop, establish, and maintain efficient and cooperative office work flow and processes.
  • Must demonstrate professionalism and an ability to get along with a variety of people effectively.
  • Must demonstrate high ethical standards. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma; Vocational/Technical Certification in related field supplemented by two years of experience; OR, any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  
  • Ability to read and understand deeds, surveys, and legal descriptions.
  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to manage and resolve conflict in a professional manner.
  • Must possess and maintain an Ohio driver’s license with fewer than 6 points 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3 to 5 years of surveying and mapping experience or significant combination of formal training and experience.
  • Completion of a secondary education and/or any combination of education, training, and/or experience which evidences a basic knowledge of land surveys, legal descriptions, subdivision plats, easements, and real estate conveyance standards.
  • Knowledge of spatial systems and geographical orientation.
  • Knowledge of various types of surveys traditionally submitted for review, and knowledge of surveying software for use in performing mathematical closures of new boundary surveys.
  • Basic knowledge of the County’s GIS Program and standardized software including ArcMap and ArcView.

Clark County is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Compliance Employer, M/F V/H 
Clark County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or military status.

Staff Engineer

Location:  County Engineer's Office, 4075 Laybourne Road, Springfield, Ohio
Salary:  Minimum starting salary:  $54,000
Classification:  Full-time, Classified, Non-exempt
Date Issued:  September 15, 2022
Filing Deadline:  Open until filled

Instructions:  Applicants interested in the above named position are to submit an employment application, resume, and letter of interest to the Clark County Engineer’s Office, 4075 Laybourne Road, Springfield, Ohio 45505, fax to (937) 328-2473, or email engineer@clarkcountyohio.gov.  In the letter of interest, provide details on skills and experience applicable to the position for which you are applying including certifications.  Applicants needing accommodation in completing this application should contact the Clark County Personnel Office at (937) 521-2018.  Applications may be obtained in the Personnel office or online at https://www.clarkcountyohio.gov/DocumentCenter/View/900.  

General Responsibilities:
Under direction of the Project Design Engineer, this position prepares estimates, designs, and specifications for public works projects; reviews documents and inspects work of contractors; performs related engineering field surveys and research; and responds to inquiries from the general public.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Design and drafting of roadway and bridge construction plans; plans and performs engineering calculations on roadway and bridge plans; assists consultants in arriving at viable designs (e.g. suggests types of materials, design consideration, etc.); designs or checks design of proposed or completed roads and/or structures; prepares and/or reviews specifications for contractor's bids; reviews contractor proposals and assures feasibility and compliance to specifications; acts as information source for plans for contractors.  Coordinates and oversees force account road and bridge projects.
  • Visits work sites and inspects project progress; ensures work is performed according to plans, specifications, and/or instructions; initiates corrective measures and/or instructs employees on best methods to complete assigned tasks.
  • Assists with inspection of county bridges to identify maintenance problems and potential hazards; responds to and investigates hazards; responds to and investigates complaints from public and city/township officials; determines severity of hazard and advises County Engineer; performs or recommends corrective action.
  • Performs various administrative duties (e.g., estimates material needs, orders supplies and materials, prepares and submits project cost estimates, records and reports, prepares appropriate personnel records, complies with State of Ohio Department of Transportation Bridge Inventory and Bridge Inspection procedures and reporting requirements, etc.).
  • Performs surveys of county and township property for construction layouts, ditches, culverts, right of way, etc.; determines locations, measures points, elevations, lines, areas, just corners, etc.; prepares field survey notes and deed descriptions.
  • Reviews subdivision plans, commercial development plans, and stormwater plans for conformance with county regulations. 
  • Receives and resolves complaints from citizens concerning road and bridge repair and construction; speaks before civic groups; attends seminars and meetings; etc.
  • Supervises employees (e.g., recommends hiring and termination, handles grievances and discipline, etc.); performs employee evaluations; formulates and administers departmental policy.
  • Maintains all required licenses and/or certificates.
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
  • Lifts and moves up to eighty (80) pounds a distance of thirty (30) yards.
  • Attends workshops or training seminars related to duties.
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

 Knowledge and abilities:   General duties include, but are not limited, to the following: 

  • Knowledge of:  civil engineering; highway and bridge construction techniques and procedures; safety practices and procedures; state and federal highway maintenance rules and regulations; functional supervision; agency policies and procedures;* agency goals and objectives;* department policies and procedures;* surveying; laws and rules governing right of way; supervision; management, bridge inspection techniques and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to:  understand field of engineering; use geometry and trigonometry; proofread technical materials, recognize errors, and make corrections; communicate effectively; resolve complaints from officials and public; communicate in verbal and written form; lift and move up to eighty (80) pounds a distance of thirty (30) yards.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Must communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality as required.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Must demonstrate professionalism and an ability to get along with a variety of people effectively.
  • Must demonstrate high ethical standards.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Engineer Intern Certification with an ability to obtain a PE license within four years. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Must possess and maintain an Ohio driver’s license with fewer than 6 points

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Professional Engineer license in the State of Ohio
  • Two years of civil engineering experience and one year of surveying experience
  • Local, state and/or federal government work experience

Clark County is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Compliance Employer, M/F V/H 
Clark County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or military status.