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Real Estate Officer

Ministry of Transportation
Transportation Infrastructure Management Division - Eastern Region - Property
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
01002 - Real Estate Officer 2
$1,301.55 - $1,592.57 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you seeking a challenging opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the real estate industry? If so, bring your valuable skills to the Ministry of Transportation's, Property Section team.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will manage and coordinate the delivery of professional real estate services including appraisal, negotiations, and property sales, leasing and interim management on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation.

How do I qualify?


• You have a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario, in order to travel to field locations.

Technical Knowledge

• You have a thorough knowledge of Ontario real estate practices, legislation, contract law, common law, and real-estate law.
• You have the ability to interpret and apply relevant case law and precedents; sections of the Expropriations Act, Planning Act, Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act; and government policies/directives.
• You have knowledge of property appraisal standards, practices, techniques and methods to estimate values for compensation purposes, as well as, viable and non-viable holdings for disposition.
• You have thorough knowledge of and experience in applying theories and practices of negotiations, disposals and interim management of land.
• You have the ability to read and interpret legal descriptions; survey plans, contract and engineering drawings to ensure appropriate properties are acquired, leased, and/or sold.
• You have sound knowledge consultants/contractor procurement and management sufficient to effectively hire, monitor and evaluate consultants/contractor.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

• You have excellent written communication skills to prepare in-depth narrative appraisals and reports, prepare correspondence to the public and provide written documentation on consultant performance.
• You have excellent oral communication skills including empathetic listening to explain, discuss, negotiate, and resolve with property owners and/or their professional/legal representative(s), contractors, other ministry officials, municipal representatives, and mediation panels.

Negotiation Skills

• You have proven negotiation skills to negotiate with property owners, and their legal representatives for the acquisition of lands and/or the negotiations required to effect sale/lease with prospective purchasers/tenants.

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve contentious issues, clarifying compensation, mitigate construction and inspection related problems.

OPS commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent, 1355 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, East Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Thursday, November 25, 2021
  • Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

    The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 9, 2021 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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