Manager, Expropriation, Litigation and Tenure
Management Band 2
An eligibility list may be established.
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The Properties and Land Management Branch (the Branch) is responsible for over 5,000 land and water parcels held by the BC Transportation Financing Authority (BCTFA), which is a Provincial Crown corporation. The Branch holds and manages lands acquired primarily for transportation purposes.
The Manager of Expropriation, Litigation and Tenure is responsible to provide expert advice and guidance to senior and executive management regarding expropriation, litigation and legal land tenure. The position is responsible for the development, preparation, coordination and presentation of complex expropriation actions for the purpose of ensuring a consistent and provincial perspective on expropriation actions undertaken by the Ministry. The position leads the litigation process resulting from previous expropriations and provides advice and recommendations to senior and executive management on reconciliation of active files. The position is acts as a land tenure expert for ministry acquisition of land for all transportation uses and is responsible to ensure legal tenure is established throughout the province and acts as the provincial expert on land tenure.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Catherine.DuBois@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Urban Planning, Business, Commerce, Law, Public Administration or equivalent; and one (1) year of related experience OR
- Diploma in Urban Land Economics (DULE) with an appraisal stream/specialty or an equivalent level of real property-related post-secondary education three (3) years of related experience OR
- An equivalent combination of Education and Experience may be considered.
Related Experience must include all of the following:
- Experience in real property (or related) field.
- Experience interpreting or applying regulatory instruments.
- Experience researching and analysing interests’ in land.
- Experience supervising staff or leading teams.
Preference may be given to those with one (1) or more of the following:
- Membership with a nationally recognized appraisal institute or society such as the Appraisal Institute of Canada with an AACI candidate or AACI designation;
- Accreditation with the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia (RIBC);
- Membership or course work completed towards an International Right of Way Association (IRWA) designation;
- A law degree with a real property specialty;
- Experience with legal highway tenure in British Columbia.
- Experience in real property expropriation.
- Experience interpreting and/or implementing the Expropriation Act in British Columbia.
NOTE: Documented proof of meeting the conditions above may be requested from the applicant as part of the hiring process.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
CRC – A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.