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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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Show/Hide AnswerDirector, Operations

Reports to: Executive Officer
Status: Full Time Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

A key member of the senior leadership team, the Director, Operations acts in a leadership and advisory role to guide the human resources, technology, communications and administration of RECBC, supporting the achievement of strategic objectives and promoting strong employee engagement.

As a member of the executive team, the Director, Operations supports the achievement of RECBC’s vision, mission, strategy, plans, policies and service delivery standards within defined strategic and operational goals. You are a systems and integrative thinker who is skilled at balancing innovation and risk. RECBC will benefit from your experience as a change leader with a collegial and participative style. You are recognized as a team builder who values effective communication and is able to cultivate empowered and high performing teams aligned with a culture of innovation and excellence.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director is responsible for the management and direction of the following functions toward the achievement of operational excellence across RECBC: human resources, information technology, management reporting, communications and risk management. This includes:

Strategic leadership

  • Provide leadership for major projects in each of the functional domains where the Director, Operations is responsible.
  • Support the work of the other branches of the organization through the provision of appropriate services.
  • Keep the management and executive teams informed of significant opportunities or issues that optimize or jeopardize the achievement of goals.
  • Support the preparation and delivery of materials for the Board.

Operational oversight

  • Manage people-related policies, practices, programs and initiatives.
  • Promote collaboration, cooperation and communications within the organization to achieve RECBC’s goals.
  • Advance the work of the entire organization through the definition and management of service standards and operational reporting systems.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of data governance and project management standards and controls.
  • Orchestrate and summarize the regular reporting of progress against strategic objectives by project owners for the use of executive management and the board.
  • Guide the development and maintenance of an enterprise risk register.
  • Set and maintain standards for document control and retention, ensuring that systems and business processes are adequate for storing and protecting documents in a manner that is consistent with all applicable legislation.
  • Ensure the creation, maintenance and application of standards and business processes for procurement.

People leadership

Provide oversight and strategic direction to:

  • Human Resources, ensuring that the needs of the organization are met in the areas of recruiting, compensation, training, staff development, organization design, benefits administration and performance management.
  • Technology, ensuring that systems and processes meet the transactional and reporting needs of the organization in a secure, innovative, efficient and effective manner.
  • Communications, to meet the needs of the organization for internal and external communications including media releases, multi-media materials, web site content, social media, and public meetings.
  • Administration, supervising support staff members responsible for the administrative support and physical premises to meet the needs of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and experience

  • 5 – 10 years experience in progressively senior leadership roles managing people, policy, process and leading organizational change.
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and develop people and to build collaborative relationships easily.
  • A graduate degree in a relevant area of study, such as business administration, human resources, technology or communications.
  • Highly motivated to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and to plan and organize numerous projects

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem‐solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously.
  • Proven history of progressively increasing responsibility in managing professional and administrative staff in a regulated or regulatory organization.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading change initiatives in one or more of the following domains: human resources, organizational design, technology implementations, financial management.
  • History of achievement in continuous professional education relevant to the position.
  • Ability to work within a cross functional team.
  • Interpersonal, coaching, mentoring, change management, mediation and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and engage critical stakeholders within and external to the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with colleagues and the executive, able to lead and be led.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership which encourages good working relationships between departments and breaks down silos that impede client service and operational efficiencies.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter and resume to

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 AnswerManager, Audit and Assurance

Reports to: Director, Accounting and Audit
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Status: Full Time Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

As a key member of the management team, the Manager, Audit and Assurance will lead RECBC’s brokerage audit and assurance programs, ensuring they are carried out in a fair, consistent and timely manner, and reporting on program outcomes to meet the public interest.

The hallmarks of success of this role will be to manage and empower a team of committed, professional staff to undertake brokerage audits (office and records inspections), educate managing brokers and resolve deficiencies, and to review annual accountant’s reports required under the Real Estate Services and Rules Act. The Manager will champion change and refine the risk-based audit methodology, identify and implement process improvement and modernization opportunities, as well as establish robust training and development programs for succession and career progression.

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Show/Hide AnswerCompliance Assistant

Reports to: Manager, Compliance
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Status: Full Time Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

The Real Estate Council of BC is seeking a proactive individual with strong administrative skills to join our team as a compliance assistant. This role contributes to the effective and timely progress of compliance investigations by providing support and assistance to compliance team members and RECBC staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond to inquiries from the public and real estate licensees regarding complaint and disciplinary processes and procedures at RECBC
  • Prepare and process investigation files
  • Prepare correspondence, investigation reports, meeting minutes
  • Schedule complaint committee meetings and coordinate availability of participants
  • Transcribe interviews
  • Prepare and generate statistical reports

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle tasks based on priority levels.
  • Must be detail oriented and accurate with the ability to multi-task at a high level of productivity, in a fast paced, collaborative environment.
  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent and at least three years’ experience working in an office environment. Familiarity with office equipment, procedures and processes.
  • Strong computer proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on Excel and Word.
  • Must have a strong commitment to providing quality service.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your 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 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.