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Posted: 2021/11/25
Employment type: Contract
Closing Date: 2021/12/02
Contact Name: Rosalie Conte
Website: View Website
Contact Address: 1340 Pickering Parkway
Contact City: Pickering
Contact Province: Ontario
Contact Postal Code: L1V 0C4
Contact Email:

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of a team helping to strengthen every community across Ontario? Are you interested in seeing the importance of your work firsthand? Do you enjoy a varied workweek with time spent both in the office and out in the community?


Become a Property Inspector with MPAC


The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more >


Here’s what you will do as part of the team:

·      Collect data through onsite property inspections, critical to formulating accurate property assessment values;

·      Update and retrieve data from various MPAC systems and databases;

·      Communicate with property owners, tax agents, occupants, tenants, builders, and municipal staff in person, over the phone or electronically;

·      Visit new construction sites to review builder plans; and

·      Interact daily with Property Valuation Analysts and Specialists on your team, who rely heavily on the data you collect and update for decision-making.


Here’s what you will need to succeed:

·      A valid G2 or G Ontario driver’s license;

·      The ability to effectively collect and handle data in a way that ensures its credibility and integrity;

·      A meticulous eye for detail and aptitude for working with numbers;

·      A strong customer focus, consistently displaying understanding and dedication to doing what’s right for MPAC’s internal and external stakeholders;

·      The ability to work with different technologies and databases;

·      The capacity to make often complex information easy to understand for property taxpayers; and

·      Overnight travel may be required.



Nice to have:

·      Volunteer or work-related experience in the real estate or property assessment field;

·      A certification (or working towards one) with the IMA, AIC, IAAO or RICS or similar industry association;

·      A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field such as Real Property Valuation, Geography, Urban Studies, Economics, Commerce, Architecture, Construction, Civil Engineering etc.; and

·      A valid Boating License - Pleasure Craft Operator Card.


What’s in it for you:

·       Competitive compensation

·       Great corporate culture

·       Flexible work

·       Opportunity for growth

·       Strong focus on learning, professional accreditation and mentorship

·       Leading edge technology


Full time MPAC employees also enjoy: competitive benefits package, defined benefits pension plan, three weeks’ vacation to start, parental leave top-up and more.


MPAC is committed to doing our part in the fight against COVID-19 and requires that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of working at MPAC. MPAC recognizes its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and will provide accommodation where such requests are substantiated. As a result, if you are the successful applicant for a position, you will be required to submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your first date of employment.


Additional Information:

Posting number: MPAC-352-21

Number of positions: 2

Location: Thunder Bay

Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week

Employment type: Temporary Assignment up to 18 Months

Department: Valuation and Customer Relations

Position level and salary:  (PA2) $51,254

Area of Search: Open


Ready to apply?

Click on this link followed by the “Apply Online” icon once within the posting, create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by December 2, 2021. Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background verification with Mintz Global Screening. By applying to this job posting, you are providing your consent to MPAC to share your name, email address and phone number with Mintz, to conduct the criminal and driver abstract check and for Mintz to disclose the results to MPAC, should you be the successful incumbent.

MPAC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and members of the public feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflect the diversity of the public and communities we serve.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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