Asset Management Project Coordinator (project Coordinator)

Fairfax, Virginia
$88,953.90 - $148,257.62 Annually
May 27, 2023
Jun 10, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Join the Park Authority and our nationally recognized team of professionals! The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) is seeking a high-level professional who is both excited to lead the asset management team and to be a part of one of the most highly regarded park systems in the country. With almost 24,000 acres of parkland, nine Rec Centers, eight golf courses, three lakefront parks, and more, FCPA is an exciting organization to be a part of and there are many opportunities for staff to make a difference at every level. FCPA is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented professional with extensive experience in asset management and overseeing an agency-wide system to determine and implement a true “Total Cost of Ownership” (TCO) paradigm. Experience in vertical, horizontal, fixed, and mobile assets is definitely a plus. The ideal candidate will have a firm grasp of how to ensure robust implementation of an agency wide facility and infrastructure asset management plan/program including, overall system data collection, verification, monitoring, and analysis required to successfully achieve agencies goals for lifecycle management of facility and infrastructure assets.

This position will enjoy a fast-paced culture that promotes accountability, data management and performance analysis, and the development of new ideas in an innovative environment. As a significant member of the Administration Division Senior Leadership Team, provides effective and efficient levels of technical support and development/implementation of the asset lifecycle management strategy for the Fairfax County Park Authority. This includes developing and implementing (with appropriate department staff) the acquisition, deployment, utilization, maintenance, repair, tracking, security, and final disposition of all accountable assets.

Works as the subject matter expert for the agency and leads, coordinates, manages and refines or further develops an asset management plan, ensuring the collection of relevant park and facility asset analysis and development of asset reporting processes, techniques, and methodologies. Coordinates processes with divisions and work groups, develops policy and procedures related to total cost of ownership/life cycle planning. Establishes and maintains effective internal controls that ensure park and facility data is maintained for planning purposes. As asset management lead for the agency, implements new approaches across operations/functions to manage enterprise-wide projects/initiatives and provide expertise necessary to drive change.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Provides supervision, guidance, and training to subordinate technical staff;
  • Confers with County attorneys, County and State agencies, architects, engineers, staff members, and contractors regarding the progress of construction and/or acquisition projects, code compliance, and securing of permits;
  • Reviews construction plans and specifications, shop drawings, payment requisitions, and inspection reports;
  • Reviews cost estimates, cost studies, approves, and administers contracts;
  • Oversees inspection procedures and assignments;
  • Ensures conformance to state, county and agency procurement regulations and policies;
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state requirements on grant funded projects;
  • Compiles facts and prepares reports and correspondence including Board items and presentations;
  • Attends public hearings;
  • Assists in the preparation of the agency budget.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of modern construction practices and methods;
  • Knowledge of the theories and practices of civil engineering;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing land acquisition, construction, condemnation proceedings, and contracts;
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, assign and evaluate the work of professional and support staff in a complex, highly interactive work environment;
  • Ability to direct programs requiring coordination with other governmental agencies, private developers, lending institutions and citizen organizations;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to structure, prepare and deliver concise, understandable presentations on complex issues;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed officials and representatives of public, private sector and community organizations;
  • Ability to review and analyze construction plans and specifications;
  • Ability to enforce contractual specifications;
  • Ability to train and supervise subordinates.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in urban/regional planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, or a related field, and six years of progressively responsible experience in or affiliated with land planning and/or redevelopment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in b usiness administration, IT, data collection and analysis, public administration, or project and policy management , or a related field
  • 6 years of progressively responsible experience in or affiliated with asset system management, business administration, IT, data aollection and analysis, public administration, or project and policy management within those fields, or other related field
  • Knowledge of databases and software applications
  • Experience in leadership, collaboration, and teamwork

Driver's license (required)
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Some field visits required to park and construction sites; ability to traverse uneven terrain, work in inclement weather. Operation of vehicles. Ability to communicate interactively with diverse individuals in variety of environments. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. . EEO/AA/TTY.


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