The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!
This is complex real property appraisal, negotiation and advisory work in the field investigation, valuation and negotiation of real property for acquisition, expropriation, sale, exchange, lease, rental, statutory right of way and other purposes. An incumbent assists and liaises with municipal and external authorities to coordinate land development projects; estimates land values for sale of subdivision properties; negotiates with property owners and their representatives for the acquisition of real property including easements, covenants, and rights-of-way required by the municipality; conducts sales of municipal land for commercial, industrial, multi-family or residential use by public tender or negotiations; recommends minimum bid prices, prepares bid packages, land sale advertisements, statements and other such materials required; accepts bids, coordinates bid opening procedures and recommends acceptance or rejection of bids received; prepares appraisal, negotiation and land sale reports and recommendations; summarizes and evaluates findings of independent appraisers as required; attends Committees of Council and ad hoc Council meetings as required; estimates costs of removal of structures on land required for municipal purposes. Performs related work as required.
Qualifications include completion of grade 12 and completion of a recognized real estate appraisal course plus considerable related experience in real property appraisal and negotiation work or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Certification as an Accredited Appraiser – Canadian Institute or R.I. (B.C.) Appraisal Option or an equivalent designation is required. Completion of a university degree in a related field is an asset. Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures used in appraising real property; of the principles, practices and procedures used in property acquisition through negotiation and the sale of land through public tender; of current property values and market trends. Ability to perform complex property appraisal and negotiation tasks and to conduct land sales by public tender; to prepare feasibility studies and analyses, appraisal, negotiation and land sale reports and recommendations; and to prepare and maintain a variety of records, files, correspondence and other material related to the work; to provide advice and guidance relating to land policy, property transactions and related matters. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.
This is a temporary full time position to December 31, 2021.
The closing date for this competition has been extended until it is filled. New applications are welcome!
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.