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.


     -Cadastral  Mapping – 2 posts

     -Cadastral Surveys    – 3 Posts

     -Plan Examination and Certification – 1 Post

The successful candidates will report to the Surveyor/Senior Survey Draughtsman.

Job Purpose:

To prepare Survey Plans and Cadastral Maps in accordance with the Land Surveyors Regulations and the Guidelines for Executing Cadastral Mapping in Jamaica, to facilitate the timely issuing of Land Titles with Survey Plans and Maps Annexed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carries out searches in Land Titles Division’s Records Office and in the Surveys and Mapping Division’s Document Centre to secure the relevant information to complete plans
  • Makes recommendations for additional information/data to complete plans
  • Makes plots from field notes  on sub-division or other complex plans
  • Prepares fair drawn diagrams for annexation to Certificates of Title
  • Assists trainees with practical exercises in Draughting
  • Resolves technical problems relating to plan preparation and diagrams relating to the annexation of Certificates of Title
  • Ensures that completed plans are copied to established standards
  • Reports on activities assigned


Other Responsibilities

  • Performs other related duties assigned from time to time by the Surveyor/ Senior Survey Draughtsman.


Required Competencies:

The post-holder will be able to demonstrate:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent penmanship
  • Sound Work Ethics
  • Good Judgement

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience

  • 5 CSEC subjects inclusive of English Language, Mathematics, and a technical subject
  • Technical Drawing would be an advantage.
  • Experience  using CAD and other relevant survey software would be an advantage


Remuneration Package:

  • Salary Range:  $1,110,989.00-$1,187,708.00 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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