This is a Permanent, Full-time position.
Province: Victoria, British Columbia
Position: Manager, Tenure Services
Deadline: November 25, 2020
Posted: November 12, 2020
Job Description / Duties
The Manager, Tenure Services is responsible to provide expert advice and guidance to senior and executive management and other stakeholders regarding all aspects of legal land tenure including highway tenure, property acquisition, expropriation, litigation and land management. The position is acts as a land tenure expert for ministry acquisition of land for all transportation uses and is responsible to ensure legal tenure is established throughout the province and acts as the provincial expert on land tenure. Acting on behalf of the Branch, the position leads or participates in a wide variety of land tenure projects, committees and working groups regarding land tenure issues specific to MOTI. This position guides ministry compliance with, facilitates changes to, and documents best practices relating to prevailing legislation including the Transportation Act, Coastal Ferry Act (BC), British Columbia Transit Act, South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act, Land Title Act, Expropriation Act and Land Act with respect to property acquisition, acting for the benefit of the Ministry. The position is responsible for the development, preparation, coordination and presentation of complex expropriation actions for the purpose of ensuring a consistent and provincial perspective on expropriation actions undertaken by the Ministry. The position leads the litigation process resulting from previous expropriations and provides advice and recommendations to senior and executive management on reconciliation of active files. This position also works with other client agencies enabling legislation, and, as necessary, report and action implications arising out of decisions reached by the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Qualifications / Required Skills
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Salary: $65,600.24 - $ 92,700.24 annually
Catherine Du Bois
Manager, Property Acquisition
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The Properties and Land Management Branch (the Branch) is responsible for over 5,000 land and water parcels held by the BC Transportation Financing Authority (BCTFA), which is a Provincial Crown corporation. The Branch holds and manages lands acquired primarily for transportation purposes. One of the Branch’s mandates is to generate revenue for the Province by leasing or disposing of lands deemed surplus to Ministry needs which, in turn, can help fund additional infrastructure projects across the Province. The Branch also manages property acquisition for the ministry pursuant to the Transportation Act, Land Title Act and Expropriation Act.