City of Ryde Council
Registered Surveyor

Posted: 25 May
Closes: 17 Jun
North Ryde, New South Wales


  • Deliver a range of capital works program & cadastral projects
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Employer of Choice | RDO every 3 weeks

About Us

City of Ryde, just 12 kilometres from Sydney CBD, is a place of unique lifestyle and opportunity. It is home to an engaged and culturally diverse community of around 130,000 people, and a strong and growing Smart City economy including more than 13,000 local businesses, Macquarie Park, world-class hospitals, and a leading university. All balanced with beautiful bushland, riverfront parks, open spaces, and sport facilities.

Our council delivers a broad range of services, projects, programs, and events. We are actively committed to innovation, sustainability, resilience and providing exceptional customer experiences, and this relies on attracting and keeping great people. We offer a range of benefits, including flexible work arrangements, health and wellbeing programs, a learning and development program including study support, and a reward and recognition program.


About the Role

Working as part of an established team, you will provide a high-level survey service which will include field work and associated reports, sketches and plans, detail, set out, boundary and subdivision surveys, ensuring adherence to NSW legislation, surveying standards, and regulatory requirements. Your duties will include dealing with external consultants and internal stakeholders as well as providing technical support to the department.

Your commencing annual salary will range from $113,346 to $137,070 + superannuation, dependent on your experience and qualifications.


 About You

  • Degree in Surveying (or equivalent)
  • Registration or nearing registration as a Land Surveyor with the Board of Surveying & Spatial Information NSW which includes annual CPD compliance.
  • Current Driver's Licence and Construction Induction Certificate.
  • Proven experience in using robotic total station and GNSS with some understanding of TLS.
  • Carry out cadastral, topographical and engineering surveys.
  • Ability to produce high integrity 3D models suitable for engineering and landscape design.
  • Sound written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a professional team.


Please note: In line with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy & Procedure all staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


Culture & Benefits

  • Hybrid work from home and office arrangements available 
  • Flexibility regarding start and finish times to suit your lifestyle
  • Enjoy a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks
  • Long service leave after 5 years, then accrued monthly 
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave 
  • 3 extra grant days at Christmas to ensure you have time to enjoy the holiday 
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)


How to apply

We have a two-stage interview process. The first stage of the interview process is the completion of online questions. Please ensure you give full answers, showcasing your abilities and experience. Your answers, in conjunction with your resume, will determine if you are invited to an interview. 


Please note you do not need a “password” to use our on-line application system, however you have the option save and return to your application prior to the closing date. In addition to answering the online questions, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process.  Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria. 


Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2024 at 11:30pm. 

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or contact Roxana Hadian, Senior Coordinator Design on 0466 542 143 for a confidential discussion.



City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety