New Job Property Coordinator 1 In British Columbia

Property Coordinator 1
Property Coordinator 1

Property Coordinator 1

Company : BC Hydro
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that’s where you come
in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our
customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond
during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a
solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be
ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we
build an even cleaner B.C.


  • Examines, researches, and analyses requests and proposals from internal and external sources
regarding existing or new BC Hydro property interests and makes decisions if the proposal/
request warrants further technical and engineering review. Reviews legal terms and conditions of
BC Hydro’s property interests, searches titles, reviews maps, plans, legal surveys, etc. in order to
make decisions. Prepares recommendations for review by senior staff or management. Completes
property referrals and clearances as required. Follows up and arranges for or independently
prepares documentation to implement approved recommendations.

  • Acquires (secures) and renews Crown Land tenures in support of BC Hydro’s operational
requirements; reviews, negotiates, and co-ordinates fees, costs, and ensures documentation is in
accordance with BC Hydro’s standards.

  • Independently prepares standard documents related to the acquisition, disposition, lease and
management of BC Hydro’s property interests. Drafts non-standard clauses for review by Property
Coordinator 2 and/or Solicitors. Checks executed documents for completion and accuracy for
registration and forwards for registration. Compiles relevant property information including
property taxes, water charges, legal fees, mortgage payments etc., in support of property
transactions. Records and reports registration particulars to the owners/solicitors, and internal BC
Hydro personnel.

  • Performs field checks and inspections of BC Hydro fee owned properties and rights of way
related to proposals/requests and permitted uses granted by BC Hydro.

  • Provides management services for BC Hydro properties: includes arranging for advertisement
for leases, sales or rentals; monitors sales completion and lease renewal dates; reviews tenant
applications, obtains credit checks, explains lease terms and recommends the most suitable
tenant; responds to tenant issues and arranges for approved repairs and maintenance; initiates
changes or collection action if necessary; issues rental invoices; monitors payment of tenants

rental and property tax billings; drafts account adjustment requests, tracks operating expenses
and prepares account reconciliation; identifies accounts in arrears, and initiates collection action
by contacting tenants, lessees and others to collect accounts and/or discuss payment
arrangements for rental or lease fees; refers collections beyond assigned authority level to senior
staff or management.

  • Prepares financial documents and reports including EARs, Payment Requisitions, AofTs, RPAs
and CRAs in support of various Property functions; processes payments for property transactions,
ensures transactions are correct, handles problems and identifies financial or processing issues to
senior staff.

  • Prepares line lists, identification of deficiencies and or dropped property rights and participates in
special studies and projects; utilizes various databases to undertake property research and
analysis including EGIS, BC Online, Corporate Online, GATOR, LIMS, PeopleSoft and PReSS in
support of major capital projects and requests from BC Hydro's operational groups.

  • Operates a PC and related word processing, spreadsheet, and other common desktop
applications. Maintains, manages, and updates several property related databases.

  • Provides province-wide Properties Help Desk service, answering requests for Properties
information and services; handles contentious trouble calls and rush inquiries from members of
the public over property issues. Interacts with customers to understand customer’s needs and
requirements for their projects and to communicate Hydro’s needs and requirements for public
safety and electrical system integrity.

  • Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties that do not affect the rating of the


  • Knowledge of Property Law, Principles of Real Estate, Legal descriptions/survey/mapping/formal
registration systems, commercial Real estate sales and leasing, the BC Land Titles system of land
registration and procedures and customer service. Knowledge is typically acquired through High
school graduation plus completion of a one-year Community College program as a Legal
Administrative Assistant and/or completion of 2 years of the 4-year Urban Land Economics
diploma program or equivalent. Computer skills are typically acquired through use of various
internal and external databases and IT systems plus BC Hydro’s in-house courses.

  • A minimum of 12 months of practical Real Estate Properties or property legal experience.
Satisfactory performance on this job requires up to 2 additional years to acquire the knowledge
and skills to perform the full scope of the job. Well developed oral, written, teamwork and
interpersonal skills are required.


This position is affiliated with the Movement of United Professionals union (MoveUP/COPE).

  • This position's primary focus is to prepare and register statutory right of way documents for BC
Hydro’s distribution assets on private and Crown land, in order to ensure that BC Hydro has the
ability to operate and maintain its electrical distribution system.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation
to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we
invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe.
We are here for our customers.
We are one team.
We include everyone.
We act with integrity and respect.
We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible
minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual
orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively
engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and
while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a
disability, please contact us at Recruitmenthelp@

BC Hydro has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires employees to have a full series of
COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of vaccination on request. This Policy is currently suspended
but may resume at BC Hydro's discretion. While the Policy is suspended, all new employees are
required to disclose their vaccination status to BC Hydro.

Flexible work model role definitions
Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home
based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for
each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time
from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field – No option to work from home
Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office.
Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.
Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week


Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your
certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the
necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

Date Posted: 2022-12-13 Closing Date: 2023-01-03