Property Agent

Head Office, 101 Exchange Avenue, Concord, Ontario, Canada Req #1218
Monday, July 8, 2024

Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = $50.59/hr, Max = $58.65/hr

Employment type: Permanent Full-time

Hours of work: 35 hrs/week

Work location: Head Office

Division: Legislative and Property Services

Business unit: Property and Asset Management

Travel: Up to 25%

Remote Work: up to 75%


About TRCA:

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.


TRCA is considered the provincial leader in conserving, restoring, and managing natural resources to advance safe and sustainable development.


To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF or Word file prior to midnight on July 22, 2024 

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

The Property Agent supports the management of TRCA owned and managed lands and real estate assets. The position’s objective is to ensure senior leadership are informed of ongoing negotiations, environmental conditions, and risks relating to projects and provide appropriate recommendations.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Supports routine land acquisition, disposition, and management programs and projects as set out in the property and risk management work plan. This involves, but is not limited to:
    • Negotiating agreements
    • Requesting and reviewing external consultant reports
    • Preparing reports and communicating updates to senior management and board and making strategic recommendations, where appropriate
    • Liaising with internal divisions to review and comment on routine or non-complex initiatives
    • Ensuring stakeholders are aware and understand any corporate directions and initiatives
  • Manages and coordinates routine program requirements and oversees a wide variety of internal and external asset use and management items that arise from various municipal management agreements within TRCA’s jurisdiction
  • Maintains regular and direct involvement in corporate projects and high priority objectives
  • Oversees and manages the coordination of external contract work activities
  • Reviews and analyzes reports for accuracy and assess any risks or opportunities
  • Manages consultants to ensures compliance and conformity with internal policies and procedures including but not limited to Encroachment, Land Sale, Contaminated sites etc. and external regulations and requirements


What will you need to succeed:

Education (degree/diploma/certifications/licenses)

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in real estate, appraisal, planning, law or related disciplines
  • Valid Ontario Class G2 driver's license



  • 4+ years of experience related to real estate, appraisal, planning, legal or related disciplines


Knowledge/Skill/Ability - Competencies

  • Ability to comprehend and interpret legislation applicable to areas under review and to ascertain compliance
  • Able to comprehend written documentation and procedural guidelines; skilled in writing clear correspondence (concise, logical, grammatically correct)
  • Able to write persuasive or compelling content for the purpose of generating positive responses or heightened interest by others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate project status for various audiences
  • Influential communicator able to facilitate discussions between parties with different perspectives of competing interests and resolve conflicts, coupled with strong negotiations skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite including online software such as MS teams, WebEx, and SharePoint

What TRCA has to offer you:

As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values by demonstrating the following behaviours; integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare)


You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
  • Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top-Up Program.
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.


While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.


TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.


Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection, and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Manager of Records and Information, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (437) 880 2308.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Permanent Full-Time
  • Min Hiring Rate $50.59
  • Max Hiring Rate $58.65
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 20
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