Position Details

Land Surveyor / Contract Administrator (FW1523-MA-002)

ID: FW1523-MA-002 Location: Clearwater, FL Posted Date: Agency: FWS
Wage/Hr: $35.00 Hours/Week: 16 hours per week     Minimum Age: 55

The Fish and Wildlife Service Experienced Services Program was established to create a unique partnership to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The Fish and Wildlife ESP connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the Fish and Wildlife Service to provide scientific, technical, and administrative services in support of the Fish and Wildlife Service priority multiple-use related programs and authorities. The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as Enrollees and are not employees of FWS or National Experienced Workforce Solutions ( NEW Solutions). NEW Solutions is the ESP Non-governmental organization (NGO) responsible for administrative aspects of the Program, and the Enrollees work under Fish and Wildlife Service direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out the Fish and Wildlife Service mission. Fish and Wildlife Service ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current, to access new training opportunities, to engage in gainful project-based positions, and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy and their own financial security. Background security investigation may be required prior to start date. Location, hours and hourly pay are noted in this position description. FWS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for approximately 26 weeks at 16 hours per week. (this is subject to change based on budget and other factors). Position can be performed from anywhere in U.S. Please note that this position will require the use of a personal computer.


Administers land surveying contracts to support the National Wildlife Refuge System’s land protection efforts

  • Prepares statements of work 50%
  • Solicits qualified private surveyors 25%
  • Prepares purchase requests 10%
  • Supports surveyor needs once afield 5%
  • Ensures work completed to project specifications 10%


Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in Land Surveying with federal contracting experience OR BA/BS Degree in Land Surveying OR Previously completed training in 40 hours of Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)

  • Professional Land Surveyor licensure in any state
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Please note that this position will require the use of a personal computer (an FWS computer will not be provided, at least initially).


  • Required Certifications: COR certification preferred
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

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NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.