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Posted: 2019/10/08
Member type: Any
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Salary range: $70,000 - 84,000
Province: Ontario
Closing Date: 2019/10/21
Contact Name: Lee Ferguson
Website: View Website
Contact Address: 1340 Pickering Parkway
Contact Email: ac.ca1571432731pm@sr1571432731eerac1571432731

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?


Become a Property Valuation Specialist 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:

·         Valuation of Hospitality Properties including Hotels, Long-Term Care, Retirement Homes and Golf Courses;

·         Maintain current property values, review and respond to formal challenges such as Request for Reconsiderations and Appeals to properties in an assigned portfolio;

·         Inspect, collect, research and analyze data relevant to the valuation process;

·         Apply appropriate valuation approach(es) as required by property classification;

·         Communicate with and provide appropriate customer service to taxpayers and municipalities;

·         Appear before tribunals and courts as an expert witness to explain the methodology and process for determining the assessed value;

·         Provide training to staff on valuation techniques for specific property types, and provides input to the development/update of various training manuals; and

·         Prepare and deliver presentations to internal and external business stakeholders to proactively communicate valuations and standards.


Here’s what you will need to succeed:

·         A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field such as Real Property Administration, Real Estate and Housing Program, Geography, Urban Planning, Economics etc.;

·         A certification with IMA, AIC, IAAO or RICS;

·         A least 5 years of experience with diverse high profile commercial properties in the valuation discipline of income (e.g. Hospitality property types);

·         Expert knowledge of appraisal techniques and theory on the approaches to value for commercial properties including large portfolio clients with multiple property types;

·         Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills to undertake investigation of valuation issues;

·         Written communication skills and experience in preparing detailed valuation reports, briefing notes and responses to client enquiries; and

·         Exhibit strong communication and team building skills to liaise with and convey valuation concepts and theories to internal and external stakeholders.

Nice to have:

·         Knowledge/experience in the application of various valuation tools including cost manuals, multiple regression analysis, MPAC policies and procedures;

·         Knowledge of assessment related legislation and regulations, including the Assessment Act and the Municipal Act; and

·         Proficient in the use of corporate and property-specific computer programs, including statistical applications (SPSS).


Additional Information:

Posting number: MPAC-189-19

Number of positions: 1

Location: To be determined upon the close of the competition.

·         Assessment Office #03, Ottawa OR

·         Assessment Office #04 Pembroke OR

·         Assessment Office #17 Muskoka-Parry Sound

Hours of work: 36.25

Employment type: Full-time

Branch: Centralized Properties

Department: Valuation and Assessment Standards

Position level and salary: PA5 $73,800 per year

Area of Search: Open


Ready to apply?

Click on this link followed by the “Apply Online” icon, create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by October 21, 2019.

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.

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