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Tsawwassen First Nation
Asset Management Specialist
 

(Full-Time Regular)
 
About Tsawwassen First Nation
Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) is a proud Coast Salish nation with our land base situated in Tsawwassen, B.C. In 2009, the Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement came into effect – this treaty was the first modern urban treaty in BC and the first treaty to be successfully negotiated through the BC Treaty Commission process. The Treaty provides us municipal, provincial and federal types of jurisdiction over a land base of 724 hectares.
 
Tsawwassen First Nation is a full member of Metro Vancouver, the first First Nation to do so.  We are now going through a period of revival and renewal as we plan our future and seek opportunities to sustain our growth physically, economically and culturally, for present and future generations.
 
About the Opportunity
Tsawwassen First Nation has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Asset Management Specialist, based in Tsawwassen, BC.
 
This is a new position and we are seeking a highly motivated, collaborative, and experienced Asset Management Specialist to establish and oversee the TFN's inaugural Infrastructure Asset Management program. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive asset management strategies, policies, and processes to ensure the efficient and effective management of the TFN's infrastructure assets. Also, responsible for and lifecycle analysis and program development to support rehabilitation and replacement planning for municipal facilities and infrastructure assets.
 
Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with internal departments, external stakeholders, and community partners to gather data, assess asset and information needs, and develop long-term asset management strategies.
  • Develop and implement an infrastructure asset management framework, including asset inventories, condition assessments, performance metrics, and risk management protocols.
  • Lead the development of strategies for various infrastructure assets, including roads, bridges, utilities, facilities, and public spaces.
  • Supervise asset condition assessments, lifecycle analyses, and risk assessments to inform long-term financial planning, decision-making processes and prioritize asset management activities.
  • Assist with asset management policies, procedures, and best practices in alignment with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and organizational objectives.
  • Implement and utilize asset management software and tools to maintain accurate asset inventories, track asset performance, and facilitate data-driven decision making.
  • Inform other TFN departments (Operations & Public Works) on maintenance programs, and develop budget forecasts to support asset renewal, rehabilitation, and replacement strategies.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and training to staff members involved in asset management activities to ensure consistent and effective implementation of asset management practices.
  • In addition to asset management duties, provide support in project managing capital works.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of asset management principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Experience in conducting lifecycle analyses, and risk assessments for infrastructure assets. Ability to establish Levels of Service (LOS), KPI indicators, and baseline data requirements.
  • Proficiency in asset management software and systems, GIS technologies, and database management tools.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

 
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Asset Management, or Engineering Technologist with GIS background with 10 years of work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience related to civil infrastructure design, infrastructure asset management and project management experience.
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Asset Management Professional (CAMP) or Certified Infrastructure Asset Manager (CIAM) are an asset but not required.
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence and ability to travel to project sites as required.

 
Working Conditions
Work is performed primarily indoors in an office environment. Off-site travel and extended hours are occasionally required for meetings, field inspections, and attending conference and training events.
 
Location:  Lands Office at 2460 Falcon Way, Tsawwassen, BC.
 
Salary:
TFN government provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan. The annual salary range for this position is between $85,000 to $110,000 per annum. Placement within the pay scale is based on a review of skills, experience and internal equity. 
 
If you are interested in a challenging opportunity with a leading edge progressive municipal type government, please apply:  https://scouterecruit.net/jobs/TSAW65        
 
We wish to thank all interested applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Posting is open until filled.
 
Pursuant to the Tsawwassen First Nation Government Employees Act, first priority in hiring among qualified applicants will be given to Tsawwassen Members, second priority to spouses (as defined in s. 3 (1) of the BC Family Law Act) of Tsawwassen Members, and third priority to members of other First Nations. If you fall within one of these categories and you wish to have this voluntary information considered as part of your application, please indicate the applicable category in your cover letter.