Pay Band 6/Manager of Surveys

Fredericton, NB | Saint John, NB | Moncton, NB | Bathurst, NB

Service New Brunswick
Pay Band 6/Manager of Surveys
Flexible Location

Service New Brunswick is seeking an individual to join the Land Registry Unit as Manager of Surveys.

The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the New Brunswick Coordinate Survey System as provided for in the Surveys Act and establishing the strategic direction for geodetic surveying in the province. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • carrying out the responsibilities of the Director of Surveys under the Surveys Act and providing the strategic vision for the current and future action plan relating to that role
  • overseeing the establishment and maintenance of an efficient survey control network
  • leading the development of standards, policies and programs for control surveying
  • supporting the Land Registry Unit in survey matters under the Condominium Property Act, Boundaries Confirmation Act and related Land Registry Acts
  • approving plans under the Air Space Act
  • acting as a resource for GNB on issues related to land surveying, property mapping and related geographic data collection
  • liaising with federal and provincial departments on topics related to national/provincial survey control networks

Please ensure that you indicate the competition number R85-2021/22-206 when applying.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A university degree in the related field of land surveying (including survey engineering, geomatics or diploma in geomatics). The incumbent must be a practicing member of the Association of New Brunswick Land Surveyors or be able to become a practicing member. Management experience is required. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please state your language capability on your application and ensure that preferred language for assessment is clearly identified.

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The following operational requirement(s) is also required:

This position may require some travelling within the province therefore candidates must possess a valid New Brunswick driver's license.

Candidates will be required to undergo Criminal History Clearance prior to appointment.

SPECIAL/OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: You must be eligible for appointment as Director of Surveys.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies:

  • Client Service Orientation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Relationship/Network Building
  • Results Orientation
  • Self-Confidence

TECHNICAL COMPTENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Ability to use Office Technology, Software and Applications
  • Records and Information Management
  • Specialized Subject Matter Expertise and Knowledge on Surveying
  • Written Communication
  • Human Resources Management
  • Knowledge of Applicable Legislation and the Department's Policies and Procedures

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $66,664 - $88,686 annually; Pay Band 6 - Management and Non-Union Pay Plan.

We strongly encourage you to submit your application via the online portal (, by using the "Apply Online" button, to increase the efficiency and maintain a consistent candidate experience. Please ensure your application is complete by July 29, 2021 and indicate competition number 2021/22-85-206.

In the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties or are unable to complete your application online, you can submit your application documents to or by mail at the below address.

Service New Brunswick
Human Resources
850 Lincoln Rd
PO Box 1998
Fredericton, NB E3B 4Z7
Telephone: (506) 457-3580

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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