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    • 28 Oct 2014
    • 14 Nov 2014
    • City of Vaughan


    CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE


    We have an exciting opportunity in the
    Parks Development Department for an experienced and motivated individual

    Asset Management Specialist 
    (Parks Development)
    (FILE 14-2017-SM)

    As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

    Reporting to the Director of Parks Development and to the Manager of Corporate Asset Management procedurally, the Asset Management Specialist provides a lead role in the development, implementation, and administration of a lifecycle management plan including a long term capital forecast for all major lifecycle expenditures for City assets; develops and implements asset management policy and procedures; works in partnership with City departments to acquire an asset management work plan that is corporately integrated for City assets, in consideration of the capital budget reserve fund including risk management analysis of capital funding requirements for City assets. Establishes risk management practices in lifecycle cost analysis and performance engineering to prioritize expenditures in collaboration with the Manager of Corporate Asset Management. Provide technical support on the management and maintenance of the municipal infrastructure and reports on the state of local infrastructure on an annual basis.

    Qualifications and experience:
    • Successful completion of a three (3) year College Diploma in Asset Management, Parks & Recreation Facility Operations, Landscape Technology or Engineering e.g. CET Civil Engineering, or suitable equivalent. OR a suitable relevant field with full membership or eligibility for membership in the associated professional designation.
    • Minimum of five (5) years multi-disciplinary experience in asset management related projects and activities, preferably with experience and/or demonstrated knowledge in asset management and capital cost estimating for parks and recreation related facilities including sports fields, small buildings, parking lots, playgrounds, landscape/gardens, trail infrastructure, irrigation, and municipal servicing (electrical, water, storm water, sanitary) preferably within a municipal environment.
    • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Planning Act and associated Acts, By-Laws and Regulations.
    • Must possess an understanding of multi-disciplinary asset requirements to effectively develop and maintain asset policies and valuation methodologies in the operation, maintenance and upgrade of municipal infrastructure.
    • Knowledge of financial planning and procurement processes and practices, including capital and operating budgeting and cost estimation required combined with demonstrated experience in cost benefits analysis and risk management analysis and processes.
    • Knowledge in and ability to apply project management tools and methodologies.
    • Proven proficiency and application in utilizing computer equipment and related software applications, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Word, etc., AutoCAD and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
    • Demonstrates a working knowledge in Parks/Outdoor Recreational Planning combined with knowledge and experience with interpreting mapping information (grading, drainage, topography, structures, vegetation, etc).
    • Experience in identifying Park / Open Space facilities within the municipal park systems as it relates to tracking data as per the requirements of the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) and ability to identify potential intensification pressures on the per capita park provisional service levels.
    • Demonstrated technical competence utilizing asset management related technologies, both hardware and software solutions.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving skills, including the ability to organize and analyze data and information from a variety of sources and compile into recommendations for action.
    • Demonstrated and effective oral / written communication skills and the ability to produce comprehensive reports and recommendations based on detailed analysis for varied audiences
    • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with various groups, including but not limited to the general public, staff, and other levels of government, consultants, contractors, facility users and elected officials.
    • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in the City's core competencies and relevant functional competencies.
    • A valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing and ability to work outside normal business hours, as required.

    In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits. If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion for asset management to the City of Vaughan, please forward your resume in MS Word or PDF only, quoting File 14-2017-SM in the subject line by 4:30 pm Friday, November 14, 2014 to:


    Human Resources Department
    City of Vaughan, , 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
    Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
    Fax 905-832-8575
    resume@vaughan.ca

    Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Director of the Human Resources Department, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585.

Past events

17 Oct 2014 Parks & Trades Foreperson
15 Oct 2014 Seasonal Parks Workers II
14 Oct 2014 General manager, Huronia Historical Parks
13 Oct 2014 ROC Supervisor
06 Oct 2014 Manager of Cemeteries
24 Sep 2014 Parks Leadhand, Parks Operations & Maintenance
04 Sep 2014 Director of Roads, Parks & Forestry Operations
25 Aug 2014 Public Works & Operations Foreman
19 Aug 2014 Parks Maintenance (Horticulture)
15 Aug 2014 Roads/Parks Operator
14 Aug 2014 Manager of Forestry & Horticulture
12 Aug 2014 Manager - Parks, Recreation & Culture
26 Jul 2014 City of Toronto Parks Jobs
25 Jul 2014 Parks Crew Leader
24 Jul 2014 Parks, Recreation & Trails Manager
21 Jul 2014 Cross-Over
10 Jul 2014 Gardener
09 Jul 2014 Parks and Open Space Supervisor
09 Jul 2014 Arborist/Supervisor
09 Jul 2014 Supervisor, Parks Maintenance Construction
08 Jul 2014 MANAGER, SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM (Permanent Position)
20 Jun 2014 Superintendent of Construction & Maintenance
16 Jun 2014 Supervisor, Cemetery Operations
16 Jun 2014 Manager, Parks, Cemeteries & Horticulture
16 Jun 2014 Supervisor, Parks Design & Development
13 Jun 2014 Instructor / Curator (IPM)
13 Jun 2014 Instructor / Curator (Veg/Rose Garden)
20 May 2014 City Arborist
08 May 2014 Arborist
08 May 2014 Coordinator of Parks & Services
08 May 2014 Executive Director
16 Apr 2014 Seasonal Equipment Operator - Parks
14 Apr 2014 General Manager, Parks & Recreation
14 Apr 2014 Supervisor, Forestry
14 Apr 2014 Supervisor, Parks Infrastructure & Horticulture
10 Apr 2014 Horticultural Supervisor
08 Apr 2014 Parks Gardener
28 Mar 2014 Seasonal Floral Displays Watering Technician
21 Mar 2014 Gardener II
21 Mar 2014 Utility Person II
12 Mar 2014 Parks Crew Leader
12 Mar 2014 Temporary Bargaining Unit Position Senior Customer Service - Byng Island C.A.
12 Mar 2014 Seasonal Parks Workers II
11 Mar 2014 Assistant Property Manager (2 openings)
11 Mar 2014 Seasonal Parks Infrastructure Labourer
11 Mar 2014 Temporary Full Time Bargaining Unit Position Arborist II
11 Mar 2014 Temporary Bargaining Unit Position Security Officer - Elora Gorge C.A.
11 Mar 2014 Design and Development Assistant
19 Feb 2014 Temporary labourer
19 Feb 2014 Field Services Supervisor (Parks)
19 Feb 2014 Seasonal Equipment Operator
19 Feb 2014 Seasonal Trails Operator
14 Feb 2014 Park Operation Technician, Luther Marsh C.A.
14 Feb 2014 Park Operation Technician, Elora Quarry / Belwood C.A.
21 Jan 2014 Landscape / Grounds Maintenance / General Labour
20 Jan 2014 Cemetery Attendant
10 Jan 2014 Manager of Parks Development & Operations
08 Jan 2014 Arbor Services Coordinator
11 Dec 2013 Parks Operations South Manager
02 Dec 2013 PARKS PERSON I – HORTICULTURE Clarkson – Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens
15 Nov 2013 Seasonal Parks Workers I
14 Nov 2013 Project Coordinator Landscape Architect
04 Nov 2013 Arborist II - Public Operations Department
25 Oct 2013 Parks Operations Manager
22 Oct 2013 Urban Forestry Technician
21 Oct 2013 Public Realm Coordinator (Landscape Architect)
17 Oct 2013 Project Coordinator Landscape Architect
16 Oct 2013 Manager, Parks Operations, Community Services Department
15 Oct 2013 Parks and Recreation Maintenance Technician
09 Oct 2013 Director of Parks and Forestry Operations
16 Sep 2013 Seasonal Parks Workers II
09 Sep 2013 Horticultural Supervisor
02 Sep 2013 Summer Employment for Students, GRCA
20 Aug 2013 Park Attendant 1
16 Aug 2013 Supervisor Parks Operations
15 Aug 2013 Horticulturalist
31 Jul 2013 Manager of Parks - City of Waterloo
12 Jul 2013 Head Gardener - Mississauga
09 Jul 2013 Landscape Architect
29 May 2013 Park Operations Technician
16 May 2013 DISTRICT PARKS FOREPERSON COMMUNITY SERVICES PARKS MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS
13 May 2013 HORTICULTURIST/ GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKING FOREPERSON
10 May 2013 Gardener
06 May 2013 Seasonal Sports Field Operator
09 Apr 2013 Manager, Parks - Public Operations Department
03 Apr 2013 Seasonal Parks Workers II
03 Apr 2013 Greenskeeper - 17 positions available
01 Apr 2013 Seasonal Sports Field Operator
13 Mar 2013 Park Superintendent II - Rockwood
08 Mar 2013 Manager of Field Services - Parks
08 Mar 2013 Park Operation Technician
08 Mar 2013 Seasonal Parks General Labourer (Contract
08 Mar 2013 Seasonal Park Student
07 Mar 2013 Seasonal Equipment Operator
07 Mar 2013 Seasonal Gardener
07 Mar 2013 Seasonal Water Tank Operator
06 Mar 2013 Park Superintendent
01 Mar 2013 Director of Parks Development
27 Feb 2013 Gardener / Leadhand
28 Jan 2013 Aerial Rope Tree Trimmer
25 Jan 2013 Temporary labourer
18 Jan 2013 Aquatic Facility Manager
18 Jan 2013 Aquatics Instructor
17 Jan 2013 Parks Seasonal Student - Operator
09 Jan 2013 Horiculturalist and Urban Forester
07 Jan 2013 Supervisor of Conservation Area Operations
07 Jan 2013 Head Gardener for City of Mississauga
02 Jan 2013 Parks Planner/Landscape Architect
20 Dec 2012 Playspace Technician
06 Dec 2012 Aquatics Services Superintendent
21 Nov 2012 Supervisor, Kortright Centre for Conservation
14 Nov 2012 Executive Director, IPM Council of Canada
13 Nov 2012 ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR – PARKS, TURF AND HORTICULTURE
16 Oct 2012 Supervisor of Forestry Operations
16 Oct 2012 Forestry Specialist - Trees For Conestogo Watershed Coordinator
18 Sep 2012 Instructor/Curator, School of Horticulture
23 Aug 2012 Park Superintendent - Bronte Creek
23 Aug 2012 MANAGER OF OPERATIONS (FORESTRY & HORTICULTURE, SPORTS TURF, & TRAILS)
10 Aug 2012 Manager, Parks and Open Space - City of Guelph
27 Jun 2012 Regulations Officer
19 Jun 2012 Parks Supervisor
24 May 2012 Arborist
08 May 2012 Inspector, Forest Health Care
02 May 2012 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker - Parks)
02 May 2012 Interpretive Program Guides
01 May 2012 Director of Operations
01 May 2012 Supervisor, Property Management & Maintenance Services
01 May 2012 Supervisor Parks
17 Apr 2012 Supervisor of Parks
13 Apr 2012 Park Superintendents
02 Apr 2012 Park Operations Technician
02 Apr 2012 Park Operations Technician
02 Apr 2012 SUPERVISOR OF PARKS OPERATIONS
28 Mar 2012 Forestry Data Collector
28 Mar 2012 Supervisor of Parks
15 Mar 2012 ATHLETIC FIELD AND PLAYGROUND TECHNICIAN
08 Mar 2012 Operator III Forestry
07 Mar 2012 Park Operations Technician
07 Mar 2012 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker – Parks)
06 Mar 2012 MANAGER – RECREATION AND LEISURE SERVICES
05 Mar 2012 Parks and Recreation Maintenance Technician
01 Mar 2012 Director of Recreation
01 Mar 2012 Director, Parks & Forestry
27 Feb 2012 Manager, Parks and Open Space
27 Feb 2012 Parks Maintenance Summer Staff
13 Feb 2012 Park Operations
10 Feb 2012 General Supervisor, Parks Operations & Technical Services
06 Feb 2012 Equipment Operator (Temporary up to 6 months)
03 Feb 2012 Gardener
24 Jan 2012 Director of Parks & Recreation
20 Jan 2012 Manager Parks
18 Jan 2012 Supervisor, Parks & Open Space
18 Jan 2012 2012 Summer Seasonal Positions
18 Jan 2012 Gardener 2
18 Jan 2012 Sales Representative Central & East Ontario
17 Jan 2012 Facility Maintainer/Equipment Operator
16 Dec 2011 Small Engines Mechanic B
13 Dec 2011 Seasonal Parks Labourers
01 Dec 2011 Manager, Parks
22 Nov 2011 Manager of Parks, City of Orillia
07 Nov 2011 Park Superintendent – Bronte Creek
11 Oct 2011 Gardener/Leadhand, Guest Relations, Garden & Nature
30 Sep 2011 Parks Group leader
30 Sep 2011 Park Maintenance Worker
09 Sep 2011 Director, Parks
23 Aug 2011 Seasonal Parks Workers
05 Aug 2011 Horticulturalist
15 Jul 2011 Coordinator of Parks Services
14 Jul 2011 Seasonal Parks General Labourer
28 Jun 2011 Foreman III – Parks Operations
20 Jun 2011 Operations Supervisor - Major Parks and Horticulture
31 May 2011 Gardener 2
27 May 2011 Program Coordinator, Franklin Children's Garden
20 May 2011 Manager, Facilities and Property
20 May 2011 Gate Attendant
20 May 2011 Park Maintenance
20 May 2011 Security Enforcement Officer
18 May 2011 Sports Field Operator (Temporary)
18 May 2011 Gardener (Temporary)
18 May 2011 Equipment Operators (Temporary)
13 May 2011 Director of Parks & Recreation
11 Apr 2011 Gardener
04 Apr 2011 Parks Operations Support
01 Apr 2011 Project Manager
19 Mar 2011 Parks & Arena Operator II
17 Mar 2011 Park Attendant I
16 Mar 2011 Parks Operations Technician
14 Mar 2011 Mill Creek Crew Leader, Aquatics
23 Feb 2011 Supervisor, Marine Services
23 Feb 2011 Supervisor of Parks Maintenance and Construction
23 Feb 2011 Supervisor Parks
17 Feb 2011 Full-Time Supervisor - Cemetery Services
16 Feb 2011 Apprentice Horticulturist
11 Feb 2011 Executive Assistant
04 Feb 2011 Manager, Parks
04 Feb 2011 Park Operations Technician
03 Feb 2011 Parks and Cemetery Supervisor
03 Feb 2011 Senior Project Manager – Parks & Cemeteries Operations
03 Feb 2011 Head Gardener Pest Management
28 Jan 2011 London (Ontario) Commercial Territory Manager
10 Jan 2011 Sales Consultant
10 Nov 2010 Project and Development Planner
08 Nov 2010 Director, Recreation
04 Nov 2010 Manager of Parks Operations
21 Oct 2010 Horticulturalist
13 Oct 2010 Parks Lead Hand
20 Sep 2010 Trails Project Coordinator
10 Sep 2010 Finance Manager / Secretary-Treasurer
25 Aug 2010 Park Operations Support (POS)
18 Aug 2010 Supervisor of Facilities and Parks
03 Aug 2010 Arborist I
27 Jul 2010 Arborist
19 Jul 2010 Facility Coordinator
14 Jul 2010 Horticultural Supervisor
12 Jul 2010 Parks Maintenance Supervisor
09 Jul 2010 Gardener
01 Jul 2010 Temporary Full Time Parks and Leisure Services Capital Project Manager
22 Jun 2010 Cemetery Operator
11 Jun 2010 Horticulturist/Arborist
07 Jun 2010 Security Officer
02 Jun 2010 Public Works Supervisor – Parks & Forestry
31 May 2010 Supervisor, Park Maintenance
27 May 2010 Arborist I
20 May 2010 Parks/Special Events Foreman
18 May 2010 Parkskeeper IV - District (4 Vacancies)
17 May 2010 Manager of Parks and Civic Facilities
13 May 2010 Gardener II - District
05 May 2010 Supervisor, Turf and Sports Fields
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor, Property Management and Maintenance Reference #: X10CSA19696
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor, Parks Maintenance and Construction Reference #: X10CSA19695
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor Parks, Reference #: X10CSA19799
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor Parks Reference #: X10CSA19694
14 Apr 2010 Maintenance Assistant, Pinehurst Lake C.A.
12 Apr 2010 Co-ordinator Parks and Environmental Services
08 Apr 2010 Manager, Water Resources Engineering
06 Apr 2010 Carpenter’s Assistant / General Construction Labourer
03 Mar 2010 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker – Parks)
03 Mar 2010 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker – Parks)
03 Mar 2010 Forestry Operations Technician
26 Feb 2010 Director Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services
25 Feb 2010 Parkskeepr IV - District (4 Vacancies)
24 Feb 2010 Landscape Information and Job Fair
17 Feb 2010 General Supervisor Parks Operations and Technical Services
17 Feb 2010 AutoCAD Operator & Golf Course GPS Surveyor
09 Feb 2010 Director, Parks and Recreation
25 Jan 2010 Seasonal Parks General Labourer
01 Jan 2010 Conservation Area Designer

Ontario Parks Association

7856 5th Line South · RR4 · Milton · Ontario · L9T 2X8 *

Phone: 905-864-6182 · Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783 · Fax: 905-864-6184

Email: shelley@ontarioparksassociation.ca or training@ontarioparksassociation.ca


(*Note: If you are mapping our location, enter Halton Hills, not Milton, as the city)

 

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