November 26, 2021

Job Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: Resources
$86,538 – $94,291 p.a.

Key Duties and Accountabilities

• Undertake a variety of tasks and/or activities as required including, field inspections, maintenance of databases, and preparation of reports, and facilitate processes and systems, e.g. accreditation to enhance the integrity of cadastral infrastructure, and fulfil the expectations of the department’s plan validation function.

• Provide assistance to internal and external clients on interpretation of land, surveying and titling legislation and prepare submissions for approval by the delegated senior officer recommending specific actions in respect of land dealings.

• Participate in geodetic surveys including GNSS field observations, collation of data for processing, manipulation of data using adjustment software, and upload of data into the Survey Control Database.

• Develop your expertise in sound practices and procedures including relevant geodetic datums and transformations; assignment of positional uncertainty; and how to deal with geoid-spheroid separations.

• Undertake surveys including cadastral, topographic, engineering, hydrographic and inspection surveys, and provide necessary reports, and where required, provide mentoring and supervision to staff to help coordinate timely and accurate work outcomes.

• Participate in projects, researching and using modern technology including Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems and computerised Land Information Systems. 

• Develop your GIS knowledge and hands-on skills with contemporary and leading edge technological advances to benefit Resources information system developments.

• Undertake additional project work as directed.

• Other duties as directed and required.


As an individual contributor in the role of Surveyor, the following competencies from the Leadership competencies for Queensland are most relevant to this role:


• Prioritises projects and tasks efficiently, in line with team commitments (Leads strategically)

• Actively participates in change engagement activities and openly supports the intended outcomes (Leads change in complex environments)


• Promotes the team’s work through clear and compelling communication (Inspires others)

• Contributes to the development of team objectives and recognises own role in achieving results (Drives accountability and outcomes) Accountability

• Takes personal accountability for learning, and eagerly pursues new knowledge and experiences (Pursues continuous growth)

• Upholds integrity through responsible management and use of processes and resources (Demonstrates sound governance)

Role requirement

• A Degree qualification in Surveying or a related discipline. Registration as a Surveyor (with Surveyors Board of Queensland) with the ability to become registered as a Cadastral Surveyor within a reasonable timeframe. The possession of a Cadastral endorsement is desirable but not mandatory.

• Travel away from the centre may be required. This may involve travel outside of normal office hours and/or overnight accommodation for extended periods. This could also involve work in other Regions where camping in remote areas may be required

Applications to remain current for 12 months

Job Ad Reference: QLD/396477/21


Closing Date: Friday 10 December 2021


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