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Senior Real Property Administrator

Competition No: 2024-007

Duration: Regular Full Time

Salary: $7,629 – 7,946 – 8,285 – 8,647 – 9,014/month

Schedule: 70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM (Nine-Day Fortnight)

Special Notes: Normal for CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement

Last Updated: 3/21/24

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is complex property management and supervisory work in real property administration for city-owned properties. An incumbent of this class supervises and reviews the work of subordinate staff; provides training and interpretation of property management policies and procedures. Develops, recommends and implements new and revised operating policies, procedures, occupancy and usage guidelines and property management methods in addition to tenant orientation, retention and documentation procedures and processes. This position includes calculating value of city assets including buildings, contents and equipment for lease, rental, sale and fire insurance purposes; reviewing variety of data and prepares rental and cost benefit analyses. Conducts regular property inspections; recommends the repair, maintenance or demolition of rental properties; participates in the tendering process and recommends acceptance or rejection of bids; approves and monitors contracts; coordinates and monitors construction progress. A Senior Real Property Administrator advertises and shows properties for lease or rental; prepares and executes rental/lease agreements; oversees the collection of rent and other fees as applicable; terminates tenancies in accordance with applicable agreements, legislation and directives. Implements energy conservation, emergency preparedness, health and fire safety, and preventative maintenance procedures; monitors and directs the work of third party property managers and maintenance staff; reviews accounting, operating and reporting records and procedures. Other responsibilities include classifying tax exempt properties; preparing permissive property tax exemption applications; estimating operating/capital and maintenance budget requirements; prepares budgets; prepares funding requests; reviews property revenues and expenditures; prepares council reports on budgetary, lease and rental matters. Provides research and technical support on property management matters for senior staff and Council; and oversees website content related to property management. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Land Economics or a related discipline and completion of courses in sales, marketing and negotiation, plus considerable related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of property management principles, practices and procedures in addition to property values and real estate market conditions and trends. An incumbent will have considerable knowledge of valuation and investment analysis methodologies; knowledge of legislation, bylaws and regulations governing the work performed; of processes related to property rezoning, subdivision and transfer of density, and heritage and amenity bonuses. Ability to provide work direction, guidance, mentoring and feedback to other staff; to prepare assessments, calculations and analyses related to the work; and negotiate lease terms, rates, use clauses and related matters. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts; to prepare correspondence, records, reports and budgets related to the work. A Senior Real Property will have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and effectively use related computer software. A Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia and be eligible for Professional Membership or Professional Membership in the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia.

The closing date for this competition has been extended until all positions are filled. New applications are welcome!

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Property Management & Real Estate
Posted: May 22, 2024, 4:23 pm
Expires: June 22, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $7,629.00 to $9,014.00 Month