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Posted: 2023/11/16
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 2023/12/08
Contact Name: Shelby
Website: View Website
Contact Address: 3000 Guildford Way
Contact City: Coquitlam
Contact Province: British Columbia
Contact Postal Code: V3B 7N2
Contact Email: Protected Email

Job Description:


Regular Full-time

About Us

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community.  As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.  We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!

About You / What We Are Looking For

Reporting to the Director City Lands & Real Estate, you will handle complex real property appraisals, negotiation and advisory work in the inspection, valuation and negotiation of real property for acquisition, rental, expropriation, sale, lease, statutory right of way, exchange or other purposes.  You will also inspect properties, conduct research, and review legal documents & agreements for the purpose of acquisition, land development or disposal.  In addition, the incumbent can be expected to perform a variety of property management duties for City owned properties as well as negotiate with a diverse group of stakeholders and/or external customers on different issues. The work is performed with considerable independence of judgement and action.


·        A Degree or diploma from an accredited college or university in Urban Land Economics or related discipline combined with the completion of course work through the Appraisal Institute of Canada, International Right of Way Association, Real Estate Institute BC or other related field, proven experience in a similar role or an equivalent combination of experience and training

·        Sound knowledge of the rules, regulations and bylaws relative to subdivision control, zoning, building and other legislature affecting real property

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills

·        Team player with a collaborative approach adept at building relationships

·        Valid BC Driver’s License

·        Certification with the Appraisal Institute of Canada or equivalent organization

What We Offer:

This position has an hourly rate range of $41.29 – $48.78. The rate of pay is based on a variety of factors including qualifications, knowledge, experience and skills.

You will have the chance to join a rapidly growing and diverse team dedicated to supporting the local community, and be able to engage in variety of learning and development opportunities. Additionally, there is an opportunity to participate in an earned day off/flex day program. This position is based in Coquitlam with some flexible, hybrid work options available. The City offers an attractive vacation and extended benefits package, including the ability to contribute to the Municipal Pension Plan.

Accessibility / Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Coquitlam is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer working towards enhancing equitable practices in our recruitment and retention processes. As an organization we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment to support our growing and diverse work force. To learn more about what equity, diversity, and inclusion means, and the City’s efforts in support of these principles, please visit for more information.

If at any time during the application or recruitment process you require additional assistance or an accommodation, please contact our team for confidential support. Staff can also provide in-person support if required.

Applicants under consideration may be required to undergo a police information check (with no adverse reports).

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Please apply online at by 11:55 pm on December 8, 2023.

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