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Water Enviroment Services - Asset Manager

Posted: 3/28/2024
Salary: $94,016.06 - $126,921.52
Location: Oregon City, OR


Application Deadline: Monday April 22nd, 2024


Position Description:

Clackamas Water Environment Services (WES) is currently seeking an experienced leader to join them as an Asset Manager (classified as Administrative Services Manager) to plan, organize, direct, and implement WES' asset management program. In this dynamic leadership position, primary responsibilities will include planning, organizing, and directing technical staff responsible for ongoing development and implementation of asset management principles and best practices for the organization.

The Asset Manager oversees the means and methods for improving, collecting, analyzing and reporting on data used to support complex decision making, using accepted asset management principles and practices; develops and coordinates data management programs related to WES' operations; supports strategic planning and oversees use of specialized software for data collection and reporting. Additionally, the Asset Manager oversees work of staff in documenting business processes and use of continuous improvement processes; recommends tools and technology to enhance productivity, safety and quality; has responsibility for management, planning, budget control, staffing and work standards for the Asset Management Team.

Successful candidates will have a strong ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively in both written and verbal form, with a broad range of program stakeholders including technical and field staff, senior management, and partner organizations. Successful candidates will also have demonstrated leadership experience, thorough knowledge of principles and practices of strengths based team building, project management, data management, and data-driven analysis and risk assessment.

Competitive candidates will also be complimented by experience successfully planning, researching, organizing, developing, and implementing organizational programs. Building a resilient clean water future where all people benefit and rivers thrive is our job. We do this by providing wastewater services, stormwater management, and environmental education. Our agency is committed to building a highly skilled collaborative team that values protecting public health, environmental stewardship, responsive customer service and teamwork. We’re on the search for experienced individuals who place a high value on the one water we all share.


Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of related experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of this position
  • A minimum of two (2) years of the above experience must have been in a leadership or program management role with supervisory responsibilities
  • A minimum of two (2) years of planning and management in the acquisition, maintenance, upgrade, operation, or replacement of assets
  • A minimum of two (2) years of project management experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of data management experience
  • Experience with procurement in a public sector setting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to adapt level of communication as needed based upon the audience
  • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy.


Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills: 

  • Demonstrated experience leading a high functioning team
  • Experience working for a clean water or other utility
  • Experience with managing employee performance in a government or union environment
  • Experience in a leadership role that included responsibilities of working with staff on professional development
  • Experience managing asset inventories, condition assessments and prioritizing renewal and replacement projects
  • Experience working with computerized maintenance management systems and GIS Familiarity with data lakes or data warehouses
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of data


How to Apply:

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