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A staff of more than 60 skilled and experienced individuals carry out the day-to-day functions of the Real Estate Council of BC, including:

  • developing regulatory education
  • licensing individuals and brokerages
  • conducting audits and inspections
  • investigating complaints and enforcing standards of practice.

Our work is guided by the vision, mission and values articulated in our Strategic Plan.

 

Career Opportunities

The Real Estate Council of BC is committed to employment equity and 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 the Real Estate Council of BC; however, only those who are considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Reports to: Manager, Audit & Assurance Department: Accounting and Audit

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Status: Full Time Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

 

The Audit department at the Real Estate Council of BC is seeking self-directed individuals with key skills or qualifications in trust account and other financial and non-financial audits of licensed brokerages to join our team as Auditors. The successful candidates will be self-motivated professionals with a high level of integrity and a desire to use their skills and knowledge with an organization that values transparency, accountability and public protection.

This role contributes to ensuring compliance with the Real Estate Services Act (RESA) and related legislation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Audit real estate brokerages to ensure compliance with RESA and perform field investigations, including:
    • Plan and schedule investigations based on a completed risk assessment.
    • Interview managing brokers and/or directors.
    • Conduct audits (financial and non-financial components) for trading, rental property management and strata management services.

Financial Components

  • Review trust and general ledgers, monthly trust and general account bank reconciliations, monthly trust liabilities to asset reconciliations.
  • Review monthly owner’s statements, monthly financial packages, and any other relevant documentation required to ensure compliance and appropriate bookkeeping.

Non-financial Components

  • Review trading services documents such as purchase and sale agreements, lawyer/notary title registration and other documentation.
  • Review rental property management documents, such as management service agreements, tenancy agreements and other documentation.
  • Review strata documents, such as management agreements, monthly financial statements, invoices, minutes of strata council meetings, annual general meetings and special general meetings.
  • Document findings in accordance with audit standards.
  • Prepare audit reports and memos for both external and internal audiences.
  • Assist in the development and ongoing review of field audit procedures and strategy.
  • Travel throughout British Columbia is required in this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA CMA) with membership or eligibility to obtain membership with the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia preferred.
  • Minimum BBA/BComm Degree with specialization in Accounting.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in an audit environment, preferably internal audit and/or in a regulatory or legal setting
  • Knowledge of the reporting requirements and financial reporting under Canadian Financial Reporting (ASPE and IFRS) & Assurance Standards (CAS).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong computer proficiency.
  • Ability to work in sensitive audit/investigative environments and to submit evidence before discipline hearings.
  • Excellent ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment and interpret issues and requirements in an environment of change and complexity.
  • Strong listening skills, observation abilities and healthy skepticism.
  • Enjoy working in a systematic and disciplined manner while demonstrating discretion and flexibility as circumstances warrant.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter and resume to referencing RECBC AUDIT position in the subject line of the email.

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.

 

Show/Hide AnswerCompliance Officer/Investigator

Reports to: Manager, Compliance

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Status: Full Time Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

 

The Legal Services & Compliance department at the Real Estate Council of BC is seeking investigative individuals with key skills or qualifications in the intake and investigation of complaints to join our team as Compliance officers. This role reports to the Compliance Manager to ensure compliance with the investigation and assessment of complaints.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receive & review complaints to determine if the complaint falls within the Real Estate Council’s jurisdiction and if evidence suggests breach of the Real Estate Services Act, Regulations, Bylaws or Rules warranting further investigation.
  • Resolve complaints through informal and formal resolution processes.
  • Conduct investigations to assess evidence.
  • Correspond with complainants and respondents and/or licensees on the complaints process and of outcome.
  • Prepare summaries for the review and approval of Legal and/or for consideration by the Complaints Committee.
  • Attend meetings of the Complaints Committee.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education from a relevant and recognized program, plus a minimum of five (5) years experience as an investigator, paralegal or other equivalent.
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation and regulations.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage time-sensitive projects within demanding work schedules.
  • Computer skills (MS Office Suite).

Please email cover letter and resume to referencing RECBC COMPLIANCE position in the subject line of the email.

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.

 

Show/Hide AnswerHuman Resources Coordinator

Reports to: Manager, Human Resources

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Status: Full Time Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

 

The Real Estate Council of BC is seeking an aspiring generalist with strong recruitment skills to join our team as a Human Resources Coordinator. This role contributes to supporting various HR initiatives with a specialization in attracting top talent. The role will grow with the individual.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the provision of human resources services and administrative support in such areas as recruiting, HRIS management, benefit administration and internal customer service.
  • Point of contact for internal customers in need of HR support and provides administrative support in the delivery of key services such as recruitment, job evaluation, job design, on-boarding, off-boarding, employee engagement, training and development.
  • Active participant in the design and implementation o an occupational health and safety programme.
  • The hallmarks of success of this role will require your diligence and responsiveness to the needs of the organization as well as your ability to take ambiguous situations and provide clarity to complete needed tasks while working with the HR Manager and leaders.
  • While there is significant emphasis on recruitment in this role, you will be involved in all aspects of the HR function.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management or similar program from an accredited institution.
  • A CPHR designation in good standing (or be in pursuit).
  • First Aid Level 2 Certification or willing to acquire.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a corporate HR environment.
  • Experience managing a full cycle recruitment process.
  • Experience in a regulatory or legal setting is an asset.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter and resume by February 8, 2019 to referencing RECBC HR COORDINATOR position in the subject line of the email.

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.

 

Show/Hide AnswerLicensing Clerk

Reports to: Senior Licensing Supervisor, Education and Licensing Department

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Status: Full Time Temporary – 12 month contract position

Start Date: January 2019

 

The Education and Licensing Department at the Real Estate Council of BC is seeking an organized, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and time-management skills to join our team as a licensing clerk, in a one-year contract position. This role contributes to the efficient provision of licensing services and maintains high standards of customer service, by responding to enquiries and processing applications in a timely and accurate way.

 

As a Licensing Clerk at RECBC, you will be responsible for processing applications and providing support to the licensing department . You are a professional who thrives working independently and as a team member. You have demonstrated initiative, time management, and organizational abilities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for processing applications for licensing and providing support to the licensing department.
  • Responds to answers emails, voicemails and telephone calls about licensing inquiries
  • Manages, reviews and approves licensing applications and renewal applications.
  • Liaises with applicants regarding additional documentation as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education with training in administrative practices or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook and PowerPoint,
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated 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 maintain a calm demeanor during busy or stressful times.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a cover letter and resume to , clearly describing why you are a good fit for this position and how your knowledge and experience will contribute to RECBC’s success.

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.

 

Show/Hide AnswerTechnical Support Representative

Reports to: Manager, Technology, Operations Department

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Status: Full Time Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

 

The Operations Department at the Real Estate Council of BC is seeking a customer service oriented individual with strong communication skills to join our team as a Technical Support Representative. This role contributes to tier 1 and tier 2 support to our external and internal stakeholders through multiple support channels (email, phone, chat).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Triage support issues, resolve directly or coordinate resolution with other members of the technology team, the Licensing department or broader external support providers.
  • Carefully track and communicate progress on issues being resolved.
  • Coordinate with external technology providers on bug resolution and trends.
  • Update and coordinate the external help desk knowledge base and FAQ.
  • Meet service level expectations in response time and quality of service.
  • Identify, propose, and implement opportunities for support process improvements.
  • Assist in the asset management and technology lifecycle procedures.
  • Ability to train non-technical employees in the use of technology.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate extremely well, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users.
  • Keen understanding of support etiquette through each different support channel.
  • Proven ability to document technical support requests from intake to resolution.
  • The desire to be an integral member in a team of dedicated professionals in a customer-oriented organization.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously, excellent time and task management and the ability to prioritize.
  • At least 3 years of prior professional technical customer support experience in similar roles supporting web-based applications.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to embrace change.
  • Experience in the development, documentation and implementation of standards, procedures, user guides and outlines to support operational and end-user processes.
  • Good working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office Products.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with BC’s privacy legislation and requirements.
  • Favoured: Certifications such as MTA, A+, Network+, as well as an enthusiastic attitude.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter and resume by February 8, 2019 to referencing RECBC Technical Support Representative position in the subject line of the email.

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.