Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Capital Acquisition Agent

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/11/2018 9:40 AM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Contract Full-time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    4/23/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $88,093.00/Yr.
    CAD $110,115.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


    The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


    Job Description

    Capital Acquisitions Agent (Contract Full-time)

    Contract Duration: 24 Months

    Corporate Services, Real Property Asset Management  – Real Estate



    Reporting to the Capital Acquisitions Program Manager, you will provide comprehensive real estate acquisition and advice necessary to acquire property rights for large individual capital infrastructure projects (roads, water and/or wastewater) through a wide variety of property types (agricultural, residential, commercial, industrial, environmentally sensitive).  



    • Participating in property acquisition programs and complete individual negotiations for multiple capital infrastructure projects
    • Documenting and completing land transactions to secure property rights necessary for client programs
    • Preparing and reviewing appraisal reports for specific projects and properties
    • Reviewing project status with client and supervisor to ensure deadlines are met
    • Recommending and directing expropriation proceedings according to applicable legislation and Regional policy
    • Conducting appraisal procurement and review as necessary for all property negotiations
    • Reviewing engineering drawings to determine property impacts
    • Participating in Environmental Assessments, detailed design, and construction stages of capital projects to direct client on real estate matters
    • Conducting research for feasibility and analysis (buy/full/partial taking, expropriation, business loss, injurious affection, special damages)
    • Negotiating and recommending appropriate compensation settlement and implement recommended solution
    • Conducting planning including critical path analysis for property delivery, setting objectives, prioritizing and setting tasks, and monitoring land acquisition budgets for individual projects – demonstrating expertise in real estate matters of a technical nature including legal, engineering, appraisal and negotiations.



    • A post-secondary education in a related field (i.e., Geography, Urban Planning, Urban Affairs and Real Estate) plus a minimum of five (5) years of previous municipal real estate experience preferably in capital project land acquisitions
    • Knowledge of all applicable legislation related to capital projects, including Expropriation Act, Municipal Act, and Environment Assessment Act
    • Sound knowledge of Registry Office/Land Title Office procedures, legal surveys and plans, and engineering procedures and plans as they relate to property rights and acquisitions
    • A member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and/or International Right of Way Association with an AACI and/or SRWA designation, or qualifications leading to such designations
    • Sound knowledge of general legal matters pertaining to transfer of real property
    • Strong project management skills, organizational abilities, time management skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced multi-project environment
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters
    • Excellent computer skills with MS Office



    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

    Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday


    If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online.

    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


    Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Applicants who provide an email address for this posted position will receive all written correspondence with respect to this job posting directly to the email address they have provided on their application.  As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly to receive this correspondence..


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