Job Opening

Posting Title: Surveyor-Limited Duration Contract Band D, 12
Job Code Title: Surveyor
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: AMMAN
Posting Period: 27 February 2022 - 12 March 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Engineering-UNRWA-175493-R-Amman (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

The Surveyor will report directly to the Project Manager (PM)/ REPAC

Responsibilities

In accordance with UNRWA policy and procedures, the incumbent:
• The Surveyor is responsible for land survey and topographical mapping for the building and infrastructure projects in accordance with Agency’s needs and design requirements.
• The Surveyor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of survey works in the project and shall provide services to the project team.
• Setting up construction sites and implementation of projects; measuring, analysing the position, shape, angle, distances and elevation of land natural features to determine land boundaries, using tape steel bands and more sophisticated equipment that use waves (light or radio).
• The Surveyor will report directly to the Project Manager (PM) in full coordination with the road engineer and other projects team. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the PM, the Surveyor shall provide his/her technical expertise as required to manage and coordinate any tasks assigned works.
• The Surveyor shall be responsible for submitting high quality estimation of quantities, documentation and site works that are carried out on time.
• Specifically, the Surveyor shall be responsible for the following substantive tasks:

Technical tasks:
• When requested, prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys in order to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed;
• Assist the PM in verifying the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites;
• Support/review surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles;
• Document the results of surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features;
• Review the calculations of heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain;
• Prepare data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys;
• Review the fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments;
• Review the longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas, using Total station and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS);
• Review the survey drawings, documents, reports including surveys of boundaries, topography, levelling and digital photographs submitted by the Contractor on site.
• Participate in project team meetings, knowledge sharing sessions and site visits
• Perform other tasks as directed by the Project Manager.

Competencies

• Good observation skills;
• Ability to work accurately and carefully;
• Ability to work in a team and to maintain good relationship with all concerned;
• Interesting to work outdoors;
• Knowledge in utilizing the latest new surveying instruments;
• Good working knowledge in utilizing of computer software and specifically recording measurement software.

Education

• A two years diploma from an accredited institution in land surveying or other related discipline

Work Experience

• A minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible experience, related to land surveying.

• Experience in AutoCAD is required

Languages

Good command of written and spoken English and Arabic.

Special Notice

Contract Status:
Limited Duration Contract for one year; renewable appointment subject to funding
confirmation.
Benefits:
- LDC: Band "D"/ S1 Monthly salary JD 729.70 Fils.
-Contract Status: One year (Extendable) subject to availability of funds, satisfactory
performance of the incumbent and the continuing need for the post.
-Other benefits include medical insurance and annual leave and dependency allowance (if
applicable).
Department/Office: Infrastructure and Camp Improvement Program.
Duty Station: Jordan Field Office/Amman.

Additional Information::
•The incumbent might be required to:
•Drive in performing the job duties, thus s/he must be able and capable of driving a UN vehicle;
•Work beyond regular working hours;
Desirable Qualifications
•Knowledge of regional practice and construction materials used in the area of operation.
•Experience in construction of low-cost housing in the Near East.


General Information:

•Language: (Note that advertisements published in English will only accept applications in English and Arabic submissions will not be considered).
•Only full applications made on UNRWA’s online e-recruitment system will be considered.
•Applications without a cover letter/motivational statement will not be considered.
•The Agency may disqualify applicants whose name appears on the UN Sanctions List, or a UN database of staff
separated for reason of misconduct or of staff.
•Providing incorrect or misleading information on an application will result in the immediate disqualification of a candidate and that no late applications will be accepted.
• UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women.
• UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
• This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates.
• Only candidates residing in Jordan with authorization to work in that duty station at the time
of application are eligible to apply.
• Uncompleted applications will not be accepted and will not be amended as well, please
make sure to fill your application probably before the deadline.
•The Agency will not assume responsibility or accountability to support or facilitate the
issuance of work permit in the duty station, and without a valid work permit, the appointment
may be rescinded since the agency will not provide coverage for relocation costs.
Since this vacancy is an Area staff post, the Agency will not provide coverage for relocation
costs.
•UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the difficult circumstances in which they live.
•A roster may be created from the selection exercise, and successful candidates may become eligible for appointment to the same post or a similar post.
•Applicants have to complete the Personal History Profile (PHP) in inspira in order to be considered. The PHP should be completed with full relevant work experience under the experience tabs as per the requirements in the Job Opening, in order to be considered. All university degrees must also be stated, if applicable. Please also insure to include your current grade level, where applicable.


UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest
standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights, for
diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are
expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully
and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs.
UNRWA is a non- smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower
grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or to change the contract
Modality.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they
have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they
have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of
international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
United Nations Considerations
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to
assignment by him or her.
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current
UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women
under-represented groups.
At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the
necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due
regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of
qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and
inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with
disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when
requested and indicated in the application.
UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence,
neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human
rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who
fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs.
Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed
violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law,
sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to
believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who
have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for
employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of
misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear
on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment
platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the
Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on "Manuals" hyper-link on the upper right side
of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in
the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable
internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations,
resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative
issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information
pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in
inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion,
revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates
under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the
information provided in the application.

United Nations Considerations

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

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