Job Posting 101568

Licensing Officer
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 7 days (Thu, 20 Jun)
full time


($55,323.90 - $63,393.31 Annually)


Reporting to the Manager Licensing, the Licensing Officer is responsible for processing new builder licence, builder licence renewal and owner builder applications in accordance with the Homeowner Protection Act. He/she/they reviews applications for completeness and accuracy, gathers information through person and/or telephone interviews, and performs land title and corporate searches through BC Online. The incumbent uses judgment to ensure applications meet the requirements of the Homeowner Protection Act, and provides a file summary and recommendation for the review of the Registrar or the Registrar’s delegate. The position responds to enquiries from government officials, warranty companies, current and potential builders, realtors, lawyers/notary publics and the general public regarding the legislation and policies respecting the issuance of builder licences and owner builder authorizations.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • College diploma in a relevant discipline such as business administration.
  • Sound experience in the review and processing of applications within a regulatory/compliance environment, requiring knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation and policy.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Some knowledge and understanding of the philosophies, principles and practices governing the processing of applications in accordance with provisions of applicable legislation and policies
  • Some knowledge of the Homeowners Protection Act and regulations, and of BC Housing’s programs and policies with respect to increasing consumer protection for homebuyers
  • Excellent computer skills and good knowledge of a number of software programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work well in communicating with the public, and ability to exercise discretion, tact and diplomacy in dealing with inquiries
  • Excellent writing skills with regards to professional business correspondence
  • Good research and analytical skills
  • Good organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to exercise high degree of accuracy, consistency and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as function effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to use good judgment with fair and consistent application of policy

Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact  to arrange a call.



How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


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Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous People, People with Disabilities and Disabled People, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.


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