City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
Location: Portland, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Salary: $84,656.00 - $148,138.00
Are you a leader in the field of asset management? Do you have the technical background, specialized knowledge, and collaborative mindset to lead the analysis of complex public infrastructure issues and apply the methods and practices of asset management? If so, this may be a rewarding opportunity for you to apply your expertise and lead a new asset management program.
The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is seeking an Asset ManagementProgram Manager (Analyst IV) to design, develop, guide and manage the bureau-wide implementation of a strategic asset management program for its wastewater, stormwater and natural infrastructure assets. This is a new position, with direct supervision of a new asset management team, and was identified as a critical component of BES’ Strategic Plan to provide a consistent framework for prioritizing its operational and capital investments and ensuring alignment with its vision and strategic goals. The small strategic Asset Management Team works with asset management practitioners across the bureau. It is located within the Strategy Group, one of the bureau’s eight major work groups.
BES is a leader in in asset management practices and implementation. This is an exciting opportunity to customize asset management practices for an agency with over $17.6 Billion in physical assets including built and natural assets we rely on to deliver conveyance, water quality and habitat-related services in our sanitary & stormwater bureau. Asset management is a globally recognized framework to efficiently and equitably manage services and the assets that provide those services. BES embraces asset management because it demonstrates a commitment to our City’s Core values: Anti-racism, Equity, Transparency, Communication, Collaboration and Fiscal Responsibility.
Applicants should specifically address and demonstrate in their cover letter and résumé how their education, training, and/or experience meet each of the following minimum qualifications:
Ability to supervise a multicultural workforce, promote an equitable workplace environment, and apply equitable practices to diverse and complex City services.
Knowledge of the principles, tools, and techniques of project/program development, planning and management, especially as related to developing, planning and managing a strategic asset management plan.
Knowledge of the principles of public administration, municipal budget development, public agency financial management and reporting, and administrative, organizational, procedural, and financial analysis.
Ability to analyze and identify complex administrative, operational, economic, financial, budgetary, and organizational issues; evaluate alternative, provide sound, logical, fact-based conclusions and recommendations, especially as related to the management of infrastructure assets.
Ability to work under limited supervision, independently determine methodologies, assumptions and data parameters to develop and adjust analytical models; determine report formatting; determine methods for resolving issues; especially as related to the field of asset management.
About City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
Environmental Services protects public health, water quality and the environment. We provide sewage and stormwater collection and treatment services to accommodate Portland's current and future needs. We protect the quality of surface and ground waters and conduct activities that plan and promote healthy ecosystems in our watersheds.https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/