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Property Representative 1 - Acquisitions & Sales - BC Hydro

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Property Representative 1 - Acquisitions & Sales
Deadline: March 24, 2023
Posted: March 10, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Source: BC Hydro
Job Title: Property Representative 1 - Acquisitions & Sales
Job Number: BCH-T-1639-230310E1
Job Location: Dunsmuir, British Columbia, Canada

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* Arranges the sale, acquisition, lease and/or management of moderately complex properties or property rights ensuring that BC Hydro's requirements are met; researches and analyzes property rights, physical attributes and/or customer requests; determines financial impacts, feasibility and prepares reports and recommendations; prepares budget estimates for capital or operating expenditures for acquisition projects; solicits interest via advertisements; arranges for, prepares and negotiates offers, terms and conditions with customers, property owners and others; prepares agreements, documentation and required approvals.
* Manages an assigned real estate leasing portfolio representing BC Hydro’s interests as a landlord or tenant by: renegotiating/reviewing lease agreements, managing the contractual relationships, and conducting site inspections; monitoring and advising tenants of breaches/financial or other agreement problems and following up to take appropriate corrective action and/or negotiate a resolution.
* Manages moderately complex BC Hydro’s utility corridor property interests, reservoir lands, fee owned lands and other interests; negotiates agreements; performs site inspections; reviews development and construction plans; ensures work is carried out in accordance with plans, agreements and safety requirements; follows up with property owners, developers and contractors on right of way encroachments where a safety hazard to public or BC Hydro works exists.
* Provides assistance and support to Property Representative 2’s and reporting Manager on major complex capital projects and proposals; undertakes assigned moderately complex task segments for project elements as a work package manager.
* Provides technical direction to contractors, professional consultants and Properties staff; provides direction and instruction to Legal Services on the preparation, registration and release of various property rights and transactions; provides technical guidance and checks the work of Property Coordinators.
* Conducts research regarding legal, historic, economic, financial and political uses of land and rights related to various projects and proposals; prepares reports, supporting data and recommendations; follows up to implement approved recommendations.
* Reviews and approves contract payments to maintain BC Hydro property rights; approves payment requisitions for other staff members within designated authority limits.
* Prepares and submits Crown land tenure, other permits and permissions, and Agricultural Land Commission applications as required.
* Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties that do not affect the nature of the job.


* University degree in the field of Business with a focus on real estate, Land Use or Resource Land Management; or 80% completion of a Diploma in Urban Land Economics or of a professional designation in one of the following: Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI), Right of Way Professional (RWP), Senior Right of Way Professional (SR/WA), Certified Leasing Officer (CLO) or a Professional RI designation from the Real Estate Institute of BC (REIBC).
* Four (4) years' experience in progressively more responsible real estate related positions involving the acquisition/sale of land, acquisition of property rights, appraisal report writing, analysis of various property transaction details, contracts administration and property rights and interest registration.
* Must hold a valid class five (5) driver's license.


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 standing:
Driver's License Type = Class 5
* This is a Full-Time Temporary role with an approximate end date of February 2024.
* This is a re-bulletin posting, previously candidates do not need to re-apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at by Mar. 24, 2023.

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Flexible work model role definitions
Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field – No option to work from home
Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office.
Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.
Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week

Salary: TBD

Contact Information

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at by Mar. 24, 2023.