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Parkland Administrator - Regional District of Nanaimo

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Province: Nanaimo, British Columbia
Position: Parkland Administrator
Deadline: January 16, 2023
Posted: December 13, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Parkland Administrator contributes to the effective operation of the Regional District’s community and regional park system through the coordination, negotiation and inventory of the regional district’s Parks Division land holdings. This position provides support to the Recreation and Parks management team in meeting departmental goals and objectives.

• Reviews, adheres to, and directs the adherence to safe work procedures in the workplace and generally promotes a safe work environment.
• Provides recommendations to the Superintendent of Parks Planning, Research and Development, Manager of Parks Services and General Manager of Recreation and Parks regarding parkland acquisition and other forms of land tenures.
• Assists with property acquisition negotiation by preparing and reviewing legal documents with input from internal staff, consultants and legal counsel.
• Oversees the internal process to negotiate the purchase, sale, lease, license, permit and interests in land for the Regional District Park’s Division.
• Negotiates, coordinates, prepares and reviews various land-related legal documents such as rights-of-way, permits, easements, leases and licences including ensuring timely updates and renewals.
• Researches land titles and historic information pertaining to land and conduct various land analysis studies.
• Negotiates agreements and partnerships with various third parties, not-for-profit and government organizations.
• Prepares and assists in the presentation of land tenure related reports and other documents to the RDN Board and committees.
• Oversees the development, input, and coordination of the Electronic Document Management database for parkland acquisition, permits, licences, leases, and other forms of land tenures.
• Responds to land-related public inquiries.
• Procures and reviews external environmental reviews, appraisals and survey services as required.
• Works with a wide range of land trust organizations and parkland conservation societies on the development of plans for acquisition and management of parks and open space in the RDN.
• Performs a variety of administrative tasks related to the respective RDN Parks functions including assisting with the development, control, and expenditure of function budgets.
• Performs other related duties, as required.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Undergraduate degree in real estate management, land economics, or related field; plus five years prior job related experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

• Possession of valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.
• Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
• Knowledge of best management practices applicable to land acquisitions and other forms of land tenure.
• Knowledge of legal documents, maps, and land use planning documents.
• Knowledge of GIS applications including the ability to access and use digital mapping data.
• Ability to direct staff, volunteers, contractors and consultants.
• Ability to participate effectively in a team setting and to contribute to problem solving.
• Proven ability to plan and achieve goals and work independently under pressure and to deadlines.
• Proficient in keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, and a variety of computer applications.
• Ability to work varied hours as necessary to meet the requirements of attending public meetings (some evening and weekend work).

Additional Information

Reporting Relationship:
Reports to Manager, Parks

Contact Information

Please quote competition 2022-139 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience, and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via Success Factors by CLICKING HERE.

Applications will be accepted until:
4:00 p.m., on January 16, 2023.