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Posted: 2023/10/11
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Salary range: $85,000 - 99,000
Contact Name: Shalika Verma
Website: View Website
Contact Address: 4949 Canada Way
Contact City: Burnaby, BC
Contact Province: British Columbia
Contact Postal Code: V5G 1M2
Contact Email: Protected Email

Job Description:

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 real property appraisal, negotiation and advisory work in the field investigation, valuation and negotiation of real property for District acquisition, expropriation, sale, exchange, lease, rental or other purpose. An incumbent conducts field investigations and appraises real property for the purpose of acquisition, expropriation, sale, exchange, lease and rental; assists and liaises with municipal and external authorities relative to coordination of land development projects; as a member of the Subdivision Committee, estimates land values for sale of subdivision properties; negotiates with property owners and/or their representatives for the acquisition of real property including easements, covenants, and rightsof-way required by the municipality; meets with prospective purchasers or lessees in connection with the sale or lease of municipal property; conducts sales of municipal land for commercial, industrial, multi-family or residential use by public tender; recommends minimum bid prices, prepares bid packages, land sale advertisements, statements and other such materials required for the conclusion of sales; accepts bids, coordinates bid opening procedures and recommends acceptance or rejection of bids received; attends Committees of Council and ad hoc Council meetings as required; estimates costs of removal of structures on land required for municipal purposes; inspects and approves easement restorations. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of grade 12 and completion of a recognized real estate appraisal course plus considerable related experience in real property appraisal and negotiation work or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures used in property acquisition through negotiation and the sale of land through public tender; of current property values and market trends; policies, rules, regulations and by-laws relative to subdivision control, zoning, building and other legislation affecting real property. The incumbent should possess the ability to perform complex property appraisal and negotiation and conduct land sales by public tender; prepare feasibility studies and analyses, appraisal, negotiation and land sale reports and recommendations; and provide advice and guidance relating to land policy, real property transactions and related matters. Certification as an Accredited Appraiser – Canadian Institute or R.I. (B.C.) Appraisal Option and a valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia are required.

The closing date for this position has been extended until it is 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.