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Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery
Business Development Division, Service Ontario
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
2 Permanent
Job Code:
PS0512 - Barg-LS 05 Land Surveyor
$91,653.00 - $135,389.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
NOTE: This is a continuous posting and will be posted until filled. Screening and selection processes will begin after December 23rd, 2022. This posting may be extended but could close at any time after this date without notice. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID.

Are you a highly motivated professional surveyor interested in managing complex legal survey, and title issues and participating in the development of related regulations, policies and procedures? If so, Service Ontario's Business Development Division, Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery, has an exciting opportunity for you to be a legal survey expert as Assistant Examiner of Surveys.

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What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

•Provide professional direction and advice to staff and clients on survey and title matters
•Recommend, and assist in the development of, amendments or new regulations under the various land registration-related statutes
•Make rulings under the Boundaries Act on parcel boundaries
•Make public presentations to professional groups, such as lawyers, planners, and surveyors
•Develop training materials and deliver training to staff
•Participate in Quality Assurance Reviews for land registration records
•Participate on external committees composed of senior representatives of the survey industry
•Participate in Teranet or Ministry committees relating to surveys and mapping

How do I qualify?


•You must be a licensed member of the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors in good standing

Technical Skills:

•You have knowledge of, and are able to interpret and apply, relevant provisions and legislation (such as the Land Titles Act, the Registry Act, the Condominium Act,1998, the Boundaries Act, the Statutory Powers and Procedures Act, the Surveys Act, the Surveyors Act, the Planning Act, the Land Registration Reform Act) to resolve survey issues and liaise with other professionals when addressing client concerns
•You exercise judgement and tact in providing advice and direction to staff and clients and in developing and implementing policy and procedures
•You have knowledge of the land registration records, automation, conversion and implementation procedures

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

•You are able to communicate effectively to provide opinions, direction and advice to staff and clients
•You can compose complete and accurate replies and reports for senior staff
•You have well developed negotiation and mediation skills to reach mutually acceptable conclusions to complex issues
•You can evaluate complex evidence to create well-reasoned and concise written legal decisions

Additional Information:

  • 2 English Permanent, 20 Dundas St W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Lands and Resources
Posted on:
Thursday, December 8, 2022
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 4, 2023 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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