Current Opportunities

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Interested in using your skills to support protection for real estate consumers? We offer challenging careers that help you reach your potential. Our staff members have a wide range of experience and expertise, with backgrounds in law, accounting, real estate, communications, adult education, information technology and customer service. We provide employees with opportunities to grow their skills and broaden their expertise and knowledge.

RECBC is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates. All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in career opportunities at RECBC. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Career Opportunities

  • Senior Compliance Officer

    ABOUT US:

    The Real Estate Council of British Columbia protects the public interest by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. We license individuals and brokerages engaged in real estate sales, rental and strata property management, set entry qualifications, investigate complaints against licensees and impose disciplinary sanctions under the Act.

    We are responsible for ensuring that the interests of consumers who use the services of real estate licensees are adequately protected against wrongful actions by real estate professionals. We encourage public confidence by impartially setting and enforcing standards of conduct, education, competency and licensing for real estate professionals.

    We are accountable to the government, and we advise the government on real estate industry issues.

    We currently have an opportunity for a permanent full-time Senior Compliance Officer to join our team in Vancouver.

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

    Reporting directly to the Manager, Investigations, the Senior Compliance Officer is responsible for conducting compliance investigations arising out of complaints received against licensees. This role conducts compliance investigations of higher complexity and works collaboratively with Compliance Officers and other RECBC staff to actively manage the progress of compliance investigations.

    • Investigate complaints, as assigned, by obtaining further information from respondents,complainants, other witnesses, third parties, and/or other agencies.
    • Assess all information collected concerning complaints to determine whether the evidence supportsa finding of a breach of the Real Estate Services Act, Regulation, Bylaws or Rules.
    • Advise complainants and respondents on the complaint process, on licensee responsibility issuesgenerally, and on the progress and outcome of investigations specifically.
    • Prepare summaries and reports relating to complaint files and make recommendations therein forreview by the Director, Compliance and Investigations, or delegate.
    • Review investigations and reports by other Compliance Officers on an as-needed basis and provideguidance and direction where appropriate.
    • Be a resource and provide training to Compliance Officers as necessary.
    • Attend meetings of the Complaints Committee on an as-needed basis.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

    • Post-secondary education from a relevant and recognized program, plus a minimum of five (5)years experience as an investigator, paralegal or another equivalent
    • Knowledge and understanding of applicable Real Estate Services Act legislation, related regulation and rules, RECBC bylaws preferred
    • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage time-sensitive projects within demanding workschedules
    • Demonstrated ability to apply superior judgment, strategic and innovative thinking in decisionmaking
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; proven capacity to be a self-starter
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze, research, evaluate and interpret legal compliance issues
    • Ability to train and teach adults in a clear and concise manner
    • Proficient in Microsoft office

    WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:

    At RECBC, we want to ensure that we are continually investing in our greatest resource — our people.

    In addition to living out your values by working towards fulfilling the mandates of RECBC, we hope to make your employment experience with us the best it can be with employee perks and benefits that contribute to a balanced and enjoyable lifestyle for you and your family.

    Here is what you can expect from us:

    • Flexible working hours

    • Paid time off

    • Pension plans

    • Health insurance

    • Maternity leaves

    • Ergonomic workstations

    • Employee family assistance programs

    • Employee professional development and training programs

    This is an opportunity to participate meaningfully in the protection of real estate consumers in British Columbia as part of a collaborative and motivated team. If you want a rewarding career in an environment that values innovation, transparency and accountability, consider RECBC.

    Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record, credential verification, and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

    This position is open for external and internal candidates; however, preference will be given to internal candidates.

    We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

    RECBC offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted about a career opportunity, please let us know if you require accommodation.

    The team at the Real Estate Council of BC thanks you for your interest!

    Apply now
  • Compliance Officer

    ABOUT US:

    The Real Estate Council of British Columbia protects the public interest by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. We license individuals and brokerages engaged in real estate sales, rental and strata property management, set entry qualifications, investigate complaints against licensees and impose disciplinary sanctions under the Act.

    We are responsible for ensuring that the interests of consumers who use the services of real estate licensees are adequately protected against wrongful actions by real estate professionals. We encourage public confidence by impartially setting and enforcing standards of conduct, education, competency and licensing for real estate professionals.

    We are accountable to the government, and we advise the government on real estate industry issues.

    We currently have an opportunity for a permanent Compliance Officer to join our team in Vancouver for a 1-year contract

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

    Reporting directly to the Manager of Investigations, or Manager of Intake, the Compliance Officer is responsible for the intake and investigation of complaints. Together with the Manager and, where necessary, the Director of Compliance and Investigations, and others engaged in the Accounting and Audit, and Legal Services Departments, the Compliance Officer is responsible for the investigation and assessment of complaints against real estate licensees.

    • Receive and review complaints, open and classify them and acknowledge receipt to complainants.
    • Review and analyze complaints to determine whether the complaint falls within the Real Estate Council’s jurisdiction and whether they disclose evidence of any breach of the Real Estate Services Act, Regulations, Bylaws or Rules warranting further investigation.
    • Attempt to resolve, through informal methods or enlisting further assistance, those complaints that may be appropriately dealt with through informal resolution.
    • Investigate complaints by obtaining further information from respondents and complainants, other witnesses, third parties, and other agencies.
    • Assess all information collected concerning complaints to determine whether the evidence supports a finding of a breach of the Real Estate Services Act, Regulations, Bylaws or Rules.
    • Advise complainants and respondents on the complaints process and licensee responsibility issues generally, and on the progress and outcome of investigations specifically.
    • Prepare summaries relating to complaint files that are administratively closed for the review and approval of the Manager, Compliance, or Manager, Intake.
    • Correspond with complainants and licensees with respect to the disposition of complaints.
    • Respond to queries from licensees relating to the requirements of the Real Estate Services Act, Regulations, Bylaws, or Rules, industry practices and the Council’s complaints and discipline processes.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

    • Post-secondary education from a relevant and recognized program, plus a minimum of five (5)years experience as an investigator, paralegal or another equivalent
    • Knowledge and understanding of applicable Real Estate Services Act legislation, related regulation and rules, RECBC bylaws preferred
    • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage time-sensitive projects within demanding workschedules
    • Demonstrated ability to apply superior judgment, strategic and innovative thinking in decisionmaking
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; proven capacity to be a self-starter
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze, research, evaluate and interpret legal compliance issues
    • Ability to train and teach adults in a clear and concise manner
    • Proficient in Microsoft office

    WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:

    At RECBC, we want to ensure that we are continually investing in our greatest resource — our people.

    In addition to living out your values by working towards fulfilling the mandates of RECBC, we hope to make your employment experience with us the best it can be with employee perks and benefits that contribute to a balanced and enjoyable lifestyle for you and your family.

    Here is what you can expect from us:

    • Flexible working hours

    • Paid time off

    • Pension plans

    • Health insurance

    • Maternity leaves

    • Ergonomic workstations

    • Employee family assistance programs

    • Employee professional development and training programs

    This is an opportunity to participate meaningfully in the protection of real estate consumers in British Columbia as part of a collaborative and motivated team. If you want a rewarding career in an environment that values innovation, transparency and accountability, consider RECBC.

    Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record, credential verification, and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

    This position is open for external and internal candidates; however, preference will be given to internal candidates.

    We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

    RECBC offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted about a career opportunity, please let us know if you require accommodation.

    The team at the Real Estate Council of BC thanks you for your interest!

    Apply now
  • HR Coordinator

    ABOUT US:

    The Real Estate Council of British Columbia protects the public interest by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. We license individuals and brokerages engaged in real estate sales, rental and strata property management, set entry qualifications, investigate complaints against licensees and impose disciplinary sanctions under the Act.

    We are responsible for ensuring that the interests of consumers who use the services of real estate licensees are adequately protected against wrongful actions by real estate professionals. We encourage public confidence by impartially setting and enforcing standards of conduct, education, competency and licensing for real estate professionals.

    We are accountable to the government, and we advise the government on real estate industry issues.

    We currently have an opportunity for a permanent HR Coordinatorto join our team in Vancouver for a 4-6 month contract

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

    Reporting to the HR Manager, The Human Resources Coordinator is a critical member of the Human Resources team and provides support to various HR functions including recruiting, records management, benefits administration and internal customer service. The HR Coordinator provides administrative support in the delivery of key services such as recruitment and supporting the various administrative HR initiatives and mandates within RECBC.

    • Lead the recruitment and selection process for all support and some professional positions.
    • Work with the recruitment agencies and managers for the appropriate onboarding of candidates.
    • Ensure HR documentation flow and related records are maintained in accordance with HR best practices.
    • Assist with the analysis of HR employee data and information to provide business insights that will inform recommendations and decision-making.
    • Partner with accounting (payroll and benefits) to support the accurate processing of employee life cycle management (annual leave tracking, transfers, promotions, salary increases, terminations, etc.).
    • Support onboarding and offboarding activities and statistical reporting.
    • Research and assist in reviewing the Human Resources and Occupational Health and Safety policies and guidelines.
    • Assist with the delivery of HR programs (Occupational Health and Safety, performance reviews, etc.) and initiatives.
    • Benchmark job descriptions and compensation with comparable organizations.
    • Support Communications on their social media initiatives.
    • Perform other duties and projects of similar scope and complexity as assigned.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

    • General knowledge of human resources theories, practices, legislation (BC Employment Standards Acts, BC Privacy Act, BC Human Rights Code, WorkSafe BC health & safety legislation)
    • 2 years experience in a corporate human resources environment, with experience in a regulatory environment, considered an asset
    • Post-secondary degree with a specialization in business or Human Resources and or CPHR candidate or certification in progress
    • Proven interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Detail-oriented, accurate and extremely organized
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency with MS Office programs – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
    • Knowledge or experience of HRIS integration
    • A high degree of professionalism, confidentiality, integrity and a strong work ethic
    • A high degree of initiative and proactivity
    • Adaptable, with a desire for growth and learning

    WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:

    At RECBC, we want to ensure that we are continually investing in our greatest resource — our people.

    In addition to living out your values by working towards fulfilling the mandates of RECBC, we hope to make your employment experience with us the best it can be with employee perks and benefits that contribute to a balanced and enjoyable lifestyle for you and your family.

    Here is what you can expect from us:

    • Flexible working hours

    • Paid time off

    • Pension plans

    • Health insurance

    • Maternity leaves

    • Ergonomic workstations

    • Employee family assistance programs

    • Employee professional development and training programs

    This is an opportunity to participate meaningfully in the protection of real estate consumers in British Columbia as part of a collaborative and motivated team. If you want a rewarding career in an environment that values innovation, transparency and accountability, consider RECBC.

    Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record, credential verification, and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

    This position is open for external and internal candidates; however, preference will be given to internal candidates.

    We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

    RECBC offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted about a career opportunity, please let us know if you require accommodation.

    The team at the Real Estate Council of BC thanks you for your interest!

    Apply now
  • Education Representative

    ABOUT US:

    The Real Estate Council of British Columbia protects the public interest by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. We license individuals and brokerages engaged in real estate sales, rental and strata property management, set entry qualifications, investigate complaints against licensees and impose disciplinary sanctions under the Act.

    We are responsible for ensuring that the interests of consumers who use the services of real estate licensees are adequately protected against wrongful actions by real estate professionals. We encourage public confidence by impartially setting and enforcing standards of conduct, education, competency and licensing for real estate professionals.

    We are accountable to the government, and we advise the government on real estate industry issues.

    We are currently seeking to hire two Education Representatives to join our team for a 1-year contract.

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

    Reporting to the Senior Manager, Education, the role of the Education Representative is to support the day-to-day operations of education programs and delivery at RECBC. Education representatives provide licensing, education and continuing education requirements and waivers to licensees and members of the public, answering learner inquiries, and maintaining licensee and learner data for education waivers, applied practice and continuing education courses.

    The Education Representative is also responsible for assisting in administering the operations of education programs related to scheduling and delivery of in-person and virtual classrooms as well as the administration of the education waiver policies, reviewing and recommending requests for education waivers for approval by the Senior Manager, Education in consultation with the education Operations Supervisor. Many of these duties are clerical in nature and are of moderate complexity and are completed following established practices.

    • Acting as the first line of contact responding to general public inquiries by phone, emails, and in-person including providing information about licensing education requirements and waivers.
    • Answering phone and email inquiries from licensees related to the program requirements, procedures, registration, content, organization, cancellation and refund policies.
    • Answering phone and email inquiries from real estate member boards regarding learner course completion.
    • Ensuring service standards are met and maintaining statistics of call volume and subject.
    • Assisting in scheduling classes; coordinating the schedules of instructors and notifying them of any changes, cancellations or rearrangements when required.
    • Supporting virtual classroom delivery by providing ongoing administrative and technical support to instructors to ensure disruption-free delivery.
    • Scheduling courses for commercially applied course students.
    • Assisting in keeping instructors up to date with the information that affects delivery of course(s).
    • Revising and maintaining course registration as required.
    • Assisting in arranging teaching centres for classes as needed and maintains contract and correspondence files.
    • Confirming dates and classroom requirements with class location contacts.
    • Arranging classroom supplies and equipment for course venues.
    • Ordering and tracking course manuals to class.
    • Ensuring course completion records are maintained accurately in licensing files and databases.
    • Informing the Education Operations Supervisor and Senior Manager, Education of any significant opportunities or problems that may optimize or jeopardize the achievement of goals.
    • Maintaining records of education decisions in licensing database and quarterly spreadsheet.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

    • 2+ years of experience in administrative and office support roles in a regulatory setting preferred.
    • A good understanding of the real estate industry is an asset.
    • Office administration graduate or equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • Strong understanding of applicable Real Estate Services Act legislation and related regulations and rules preferred.
    • Proficient using MS Office, familiarity with Windows environment.
    • Experience with using and administering online video conferencing platforms such as Zoom.
    • Excellent customer service and proven interpersonal skills and diplomacy.
    • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
    • Excellent editing and proofreading skills.
    • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
    • Demonstrated a high level of initiative, time management and organizational ability.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
    • Ability to analyze situations and find solutions.
    • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and maintaining a calm demeanour during busy or stressful times.

    WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:

    At RECBC, we want to ensure that we are continually investing in our greatest resource — our people.

    In addition to living out your values by working towards fulfilling the mandates of RECBC, we hope to make your employment experience with us the best it can be with employee perks and benefits that contribute to a balanced and enjoyable lifestyle for you and your family.

    Here is what you can expect from us:

    • Flexible working hours
    • Paid time off
    • Gym membership
    • Public Service Pension Plan
    • Health insurance
    • Ergonomic workstations
    • Employee and family assistance programs
    • Employee professional development and training programs

    This is an opportunity to participate meaningfully in the protection of real estate consumers in British Columbia as part of a collaborative and motivated team. If you want a rewarding career in an environment that values innovation, transparency and accountability, consider RECBC.

    The team at the Real Estate Council of BC thanks you for your interest!

    Apply now