- Are you creative and intuitive in your approach to multitasking?
- Do you enjoy using technology to seek out efficiencies?
- Does collaborating with a team with varied strengths excite you?
If this sounds like you, The Montgomery County Department of Parks-Management Services Division is the place you want to be for your next Adventure and career challenge! We are seeking a motivated, highly organized, and professional EAM Coordinator who is directly responsible for leading all county-wide EAM projects for the Montgomery County Department of Parks. This is a key role to ensure the EAM is being utilized effectively throughout the Department. Coordinates and communicates with management, development teams, vendors, systems administrators and other related service providers and users, to advise, research problems, identify solutions, and create efficiencies. The position must be resourceful and proficient at driving effective communications, change management, and employee engagement. This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for the Park Asset Manager in the Section. Takes direction and guidance from the Data Analytics Section Manager, and resides in our Headquarters Building in Wheaton, MD and has a Hybrid work schedule. Go to our website to learn more about the work of the Parks Department:
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner. As a part of that Bi-County Commission, the Montgomery County Department of Parks has a career staff complement of over 800 employees, and we serve a diverse population of more than one million residents in the Washington, DC area. We manage 420 parks on over 37,000 acres of parkland. Go to our website to learn more: https://www.montgomeryparks.org/
Please Note: The salary range listed above represents the earning potential for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
* Competitive Employment Sign-on Bonus and Employee Referral Program available
(Commensurate with education, experience and other MNCPPC eligibility criteria).
* This is a Hybrid Workplace Position
* Very flexible and competitive benefits package available!
Examples of Important Duties
- Organizes stakeholder meetings to facilitate open dialogue on the utilization of EAM to gather requirements, prioritize request, seek efficiencies, and update users.
- Leads and coordinates integration and enhancement efforts with EAM.
- Assists with the development of Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
- Creates Project Plans from the strategic plan and from users’ needs
- Coordinates with vendors and internal customers to ensure contracted work tasks are defined with appropriate project plan, timeline, and budget.
- Works with EAM users to ensure project plans and strategic plans tasks are appropriate and meet their needs.
- Coordinates quality assurance and quality control of deliverables from project plans, contracted work, and strategic plan goals with internal EAM support staff.
- Modifies project plans, strategic goals, and timelines as requirements change and communicate those changes to all stakeholders.
- Creates and implements a communications plan that will enhance the utilization of EAM throughout the Department
- Coordinates meetings/events and communicates with management, Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation, vendors, EAM system administrators, and EAM users to advise, research problems, identify solutions and ensure efficient development and implementation of EAM.
- Ensures staff have the vital tools by interacting with staff through one-one and user group meetings and creates a training plan to encourage the proper use of the system.
- Reports on progress of project plans, strategic goals, and contracted work to management and stakeholders regularly.
- Collaborates with other EAM positions across the Department to ensure EAM is being utilized correctly.
- Assists with building and implementing system workflows for operational and administrative functions to create efficiencies with EAM support staff and contractors.
- Guides and mentors, the Park Asset Manager work program to create synergy within the Section.
- Helps with technical EAM issues that are requested from users.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems or any related field.
- Four (4) years of experience in applications support and development.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total eight (8) years.
- Depending upon area of assignment, a valid driver’s license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations. Driver’s license must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee’s ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required by the position of assignment.
Important Skills and Characteristics:
- Communicates and interacts effectively with all employees and partners. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships, including collaboration, with internal and external contacts. Actively listens to understand key information, including concerns, wants and needs of users to obtain technical requirements to ensure EAM is utilized to its full potential. Proven ability to effectively communicate complex technical topics to other non-technical people.
- Working Knowledge of Infor/Hexagon EAM or other EAM systems
- Knowledge of, and skill in applying, the principles, methods, techniques and practices of effective Project Management.
- Organizes and prioritizes work using effective time management skills necessary to manage multiple projects and activities, plan for resources to meet deadlines and goals, and work independently when responding to day-to-day functional needs.
- Collaborative with a strong work ethic; a cooperative spirit, excellent communication, creative thinking, and interpersonal skills.
- Proven ability to approach and interact with people of all backgrounds and the ability to think collaboratively with various members of the organization.
- Superb written, verbal, organizational and social skills. Proficient in office software (MS Office), enterprise software and specialized software for planning, scheduling, communicating (email), word processing, collecting, and reporting data, preparing presentations, and researching.
- Demonstrated track record of GIS, Microsoft PowerBI, Python, and other related software.
- Experience working with a Parks Department or other large and complex government organization preferred.
- Advanced ArcGIS skills and proficient in MS Office, enterprise software and specialized software for planning, scheduling, communicating, word processing, collecting and reporting data, preparing presentations, researching, document control and performing other computer functions for data management and retrieval.
- Ability to communicate in another language a plus.
Primarily works in an office setting; may work outdoors on an incidental basis. Work is primarily sedentary and requires very light to light physical effort.