The City of Yellowknife
July 12, 2020
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
Corporate Services
Northwest Territories


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all.




We are currently seeking a professional, creative, highly skilled and experienced individual to assume the challenging and rewarding position of Manager, Asset Management.  The primary responsibilities include leading the development and maintenance of a corporate asset management program at the City of Yellowknife. Working across all Departments, this position works closely with internal and external resources to realize the objectives identified in the City’s five-year asset management roadmap.


Candidates must have a university degree in a relevant discipline and eight to ten years of experience in asset management, at least three of which are in a leadership role.  In addition, the work requires a comprehensive knowledge of asset management theory, considerable proficiency with asset management practices and experience implementing or enhancing asset management practices, preferably in a municipal government setting. The successful candidate must be an exceptional communicator and relationship-builder. Strong interpersonal, organization, administration, project management, and problem-solving skills are essential, as is the ability to multi-task on a range of complex initiatives. The job responsibilities also require the incumbent to exercise sound judgement and tact at all times, and to be both a strong team player and a leader who can work with minimal supervision.

The ability to work competently in the Microsoft Office suite of products is required, as is familiarity with common asset management tools.


The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive salary and as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly housing allowance, a defined benefit pension plan and relocation assistance. For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at:

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than Friday, July 31, 2020.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.


Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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