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Posted: 2019/09/05
Member type: Any
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Salary range: $85,000 - 99,000
Province: Ontario
Closing Date: 2019/09/27
Contact Name: Region of Peel
Website: View Website
Contact Address: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

Job Description:

Capital Acquisition Agent
Corporate Services – Real Property Asset Management
Three Positions - One Regular Full-Time position & Two 24-Month Contract positions

Reporting to the Capital Acquisitions Program Manager, you will provide comprehensive real estate acquisition and advice necessary to acquire property rights for large individual capital infrastructure projects (roads, water and/or wastewater) through a wide variety of property types (agricultural, residential, commercial, industrial, environmentally sensitive).

• Participating in property acquisition programs and complete individual negotiations for multiple capital infrastructure projects
• Documenting and completing land transactions to secure property rights necessary for client programs
• Preparing and reviewing appraisal reports for specific projects and properties
• Reviewing project status with client and supervisor to ensure deadlines are met
• Recommending and directing expropriation proceedings according to applicable legislation and Regional policy
• Conducting appraisal procurement and review as necessary for all property negotiations
• Reviewing engineering drawings to determine property impacts
• Participating in Environmental Assessments, detailed design, and construction stages of capital projects to direct client on real estate matters
• Conducting research for feasibility and analysis (buy/full/partial taking, expropriation, business loss, injurious affection, special damages)
• Negotiating and recommending appropriate compensation settlement and implement recommended solution
• Conducting planning including critical path analysis for property delivery, setting objectives, prioritizing and setting tasks, and monitoring land acquisition budgets for individual projects – demonstrating expertise in real estate matters of a technical nature including legal, engineering, appraisal and negotiations.

• A post-secondary education in a related field (i.e., Geography, Urban Planning, Urban Affairs and Real Estate) plus a minimum of five (5) years of previous municipal real estate experience preferably in capital project land acquisitions
• Knowledge of all applicable legislation related to capital projects, including Expropriation Act, Municipal Act, and Environment Assessment Act
• Sound knowledge of Registry Office/Land Title Office procedures, legal surveys and plans, and engineering procedures and plans as they relate to property rights and acquisitions
• A member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and/or International Right of Way Association with an AACI and/or SRWA designation, or qualifications leading to such designations
• Sound knowledge of general legal matters pertaining to transfer of real property
• Strong project management skills, organizational abilities, time management skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced multi-project environment
• Excellent written and communication skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters
• Excellent computer skills with MS Office

Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online at by September 27, 2019.