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Property Coordinator 1 - BC Hydro

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Province: Vernon, British Columbia
Position: Property Coordinator 1
Deadline: August 4, 2022
Posted: July 21, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Source: BC Hydro
Job Title: Property Coordinator 1
Job Number: BCH-T-3102-220720E1
Job Location: Vernon 2, British Columbia, Canada

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* Examines, researches, and analyses requests and proposals from internal and external sources regarding existing or new BC Hydro property interests and makes decisions if the proposal/request warrants further technical and engineering review. Reviews legal terms and conditions of BC Hydro’s property interests, searches titles, reviews maps, plans, legal surveys, etc. in order to make decisions. Prepares recommendations for review by senior staff or management. Completes property referrals and clearances as required. Follows up and arranges for or independently prepares documentation to implement approved recommendations.
* Acquires (secures) and renews Crown Land tenures in support of BC Hydro’s operational requirements; reviews, negotiates, and co-ordinates fees, costs, and ensures documentation is in accordance with BC Hydro’s standards.
* Independently prepares standard documents related to the acquisition, disposition, lease and management of BC Hydro’s property interests. Drafts non-standard clauses for review by Property Coordinator 2 and/or Solicitors. Checks executed documents for completion and accuracy for registration and forwards for registration. Compiles relevant property information including property taxes, water charges, legal fees, mortgage payments etc., in support of property transactions. Records and reports registration particulars to the owners/solicitors, and internal BC Hydro personnel.
* Performs field checks and inspections of BC Hydro fee owned properties and rights of way related to proposals/requests and permitted uses granted by BC Hydro.
* Provides management services for BC Hydro properties: includes arranging for advertisement for leases, sales or rentals; monitors sales completion and lease renewal dates; reviews tenant applications, obtains credit checks, explains lease terms and recommends the most suitable tenant; responds to tenant issues and arranges for approved repairs and maintenance; initiates changes or collection action if necessary; issues rental invoices; monitors payment of tenants rental and property tax billings; drafts account adjustment requests, tracks operating expenses and prepares account reconciliation; identifies accounts in arrears, and initiates collection action
by contacting tenants, lessees and others to collect accounts and/or discuss payment
arrangements for rental or lease fees; refers collections beyond assigned authority level to senior
staff or management.
* Prepares financial documents and reports including EARs, Payment Requisitions, AofTs, RPAs
and CRAs in support of various Property functions; processes payments for property transactions,
ensures transactions are correct, handles problems and identifies financial or processing issues to
senior staff.
* Prepares line lists, identification of deficiencies and or dropped property rights and participates in
special studies and projects; utilizes various databases to undertake property research and
analysis including EGIS, BC Online, Corporate Online, GATOR, LIMS, PeopleSoft and PReSS in
support of major capital projects and requests from BC Hydro's operational groups.
* Operates a PC and related word processing, spreadsheet, and other common desktop
applications. Maintains, manages, and updates several property related databases.
* Provides province-wide Properties Help Desk service, answering requests for Properties
information and services; handles contentious trouble calls and rush inquiries from members of
the public over property issues. Interacts with customers to understand customer’s needs and
requirements for their projects and to communicate Hydro’s needs and requirements for public
safety and electrical system integrity.
* Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties that do not affect the rating of the

Qualifications / Required Skills


* Knowledge of Property Law, Principles of Real Estate, Legal descriptions/survey/mapping/formal
registration systems, commercial Real estate sales and leasing, the BC Land Titles system of land
registration and procedures and customer service. Knowledge is typically acquired through High
school graduation plus completion of a one-year Community College program as a Legal
Administrative Assistant and/or completion of 2 years of the 4-year Urban Land Economics
diploma program or equivalent. Computer skills are typically acquired through use of various
internal and external databases and IT systems plus BC Hydro’s in-house courses.
* A minimum of 12 months of practical Real Estate Properties or property legal experience.
Satisfactory performance on this job requires up to 2 additional years to acquire the knowledge
and skills to perform the full scope of the job. Well-developed oral, written, teamwork and
interpersonal skills are required.

Additional Information


This position is affiliated with the Movement of United Professionals union (MoveUP/COPE).
* A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good
Driver's License Type = Class 5
* This is a Full Time Temporary role for approximately 12 months
* This Property Coordinator will work out of the Vernon office.
* Knowledge of real estate law, land titles and property rights preferred.
* Familiarity with right of way management and related issues desirable.
* Ability to work in a team environment required.

Salary: TBA

Contact Information

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at by Aug 04, 2022.

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