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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    5A009 - Legal05
Salary:    $64,605.00 - $90,300.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    62945
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Do you consider yourself an expert in the field of property title searching, conveyancing and expropriation? Are you looking for a career move that will allow you to hone your supervisory and leadership skills? If so, consider joining the Northwest Region Property Section team at the Ministry of Transportation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this dynamic role you will plan and coordinate the property administrative services and real estate activities for the region. This will include:
• supervising staff engaged in the transfer of legal title (by purchase and sale) of land and buildings
• coordinating and directing title searches of properties
• leading and directing expropriation procedures
• reviewing property agreements and ensuring compliance
• ensuring maintenance of all production control records
• providing consultation and advice and responding to inquiries

How do I qualify?

Leadership Skills and Abilities:
• You have leadership abilities to supervise staff, explain work assignments and provide direction and technical advice.
• You have planning and administration skills to schedule priorities and meet pre- determined property acquisition deadlines.
• You have coaching skills to effectively coordinate resources, transfer knowledge, and develop skills.

Technical Expertise:
• You have knowledge and experience with real estate practices, common law, contract law, estate law and corporate law related to real property and expropriation.
• You have working knowledge of policies, directives, guidelines and legislation related to conveyancing and expropriation.
• You are able to interpret and apply policies, procedures and statute and common law to ensure course of action is appropriate and authorized.

Communication, Influencing and Consultation Skills:
• You have proven written and verbal communication techniques to create correspondence, draft legal documents and briefing notes.
• You have interpersonal and presentation skills to represent the ministry
with a range of external stakeholders.
• You have influencing and advisory skills to convince others and update management.
• You have consultation and negotiation skills to define issues, resolve discrepancies and determine courses of action.

Administrative Skills:
• You have knowledge of financial and accounting procedures and systems to prepare and monitor budgets and supervise land payments.
• You are able to assess operational, technical and administrative needs of the unit.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 615 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Thursday, February 27, 2014
  • W-MT-62945/14
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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