Job Description

Job Description: 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position within the Surveys & Mapping Division, National Land Agency.

SENIOR PLAN EXAMINER  -3 Posts

The successful candidates will report to the Assistant Chief Plan Examiner.

Job Purpose:

To ensure that the Land Surveyors Act and Regulations and the relevant sections of the Land Titles Act are adhered to, in the processing of plans to be annexed to titles.

Key Responsibilities:

 Managing/Administrative Responsibilities

  • Gives support with the coordination of the work activities of the Comparison and Computing Units.
  • Assists with the vetting of work done by staff 
  • Ensures that plans and related documents being used are cared for and secured
  • Secures and maintains all plans and accompanying documents submitted for examination
  • Makes limited contact with clients to explain rejection report(s), if necessary

 

Technical/Professional Responsibilities

  • Examines pre-checked plans to ascertain compliance to the Land Surveyors Act and Regulations
  • Checks plans to determine whether the land is registered or unregistered
  • Investigates dually registered properties on behalf of the Registrar of Titles
  • Verifies whether plans submitted for titles are dually registered 
  • Informs the Titles Office about dual registrations
  • Checks Strata plans for accuracy before titles are issued

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Performs other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Manager

 

Required Competencies/Skills:

The post-holder should be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent knowledge of the Land Surveyors Act and Regulations
  • Excellent planning, organizing and problem-solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Sound work ethics

 

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Land Surveying Technician Certification with at least 3 years’ experience as a Plan Examiner  or  A combination of relevant training certificates and at least 5 years' experience as a Plan Examiner
  • Three years’ experience working in the Plan Examination Section.
  • A general knowledge of Parcel Data Management and Land Registration Systems and Surveying Software

Remuneration Package:

  • Salary Range:  $1,312,744.00-$1,422,229.00 p.a.

A written letter of application accompanied by a Résumé should be submitted no later than Friday, February 28, 2020 to:

The Director, Transition Management

National Land Agency

8 Ardenne Road

Kingston 10

We appreciate all responses but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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