Senior Property Agent
Current Rate of Pay: Min = $60.02/hr, Max = $69.58/hr
Employment type: Temporary Contract
Duration of employment: 2 Years
Hours of work: 35 hrs/week
Work location: Head Office
Division: Corporate Services
Business unit: Property, Assets & Risk Management
Remote Work: Hybrid
With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.
TRCA is considered the provincial leader in conserving, restoring, and managing natural resources to advance safe and sustainable development.
To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF or Word file prior to midnight on February 14, 2024.
How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:
The Senior Property Agent is responsible for the management of TRCA owned and managed lands and real estate assets. Specifically, this position provides oversight of TRCA acquisitions and disposals and the coordination and negotiation of transactions, contracts and management agreements.
- Supervises and undertakes land acquisition and management programs and projects as set out in the property and risk management work plan. This involves, but is not limited to:
- Negotiating complex agreements with multiple stakeholders
- Requesting and reviewing external consultant reports
- Preparing reports and communicating updates and discussing strategy and developing actions with senior management and board
- Liaising with internal departments to review and comment on various initiatives as well as with external municipal and provincial partners
- Ensuring stakeholders are aware and understand corporate directions and initiatives
- Implements program requirements and oversees a wide variety of internal and external asset use and management for priority transaction that are contentious, complex and political in nature.
- Initiates and develops effective relationships with partners and agencies ensuring engagement, cooperation and collaboration necessary to fulfill the Greenlands Acquisition Project objectives, manage expectations, and influence outcomes through timely and multi-layered transactions
- Maintains regular and direct involvement, including taking on a leadership role where appropriate, in corporate projects and high priority objectives
What will you need to succeed:
- University degree in real estate, appraisal, planning, law or related disciplines and/or experience.
- Valid Ontario Class G2 driver's license
- 5+ years of progressive experience related to real estate, appraisal, planning, legal, or a combination of experience
- 2+ years of progressive managerial, supervisory or project management experience
Knowledge/Skill/Ability – Competencies
- Ability to comprehend and interpret legislation applicable to areas under review and to ascertain compliance
- Demonstrated skills and understanding in land securement, disposition, leasing and valuation
- Able to comprehend written documentation and procedural guidelines; skilled in writing clear correspondence (concise, logical, grammatically correct)
- Able to write persuasive or compelling content for the purpose of generating positive responses or heightened interest by others
- Experience interacting and connecting with persons of various social, cultural, or economic backgrounds; at ease with a variety of audiences
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate project status for various audiences
- Ability to conduct public consultations and facilitate negotiations
- Influential communicator able to facilitate discussions between parties with different perspectives of competing interests and resolve conflicts
What TRCA has to offer you:
As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values by demonstrating the following behaviours; integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).
You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:
- Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
- Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
- Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
- Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
- Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top-Up Program.
- Provides unique TRCA Perks.
- Provides flexible work arrangements.
- Offers potential for career growth and advancement.
While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.
TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.
Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection, and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Manager of Records and Information, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (437) 880 2308.
- Employment Indicator Temporary Contract
- Travel Required Yes
- Travel % 25
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- 101 Exchange Ave, Concord, ON L4K 5R6, Canada