Job Posting 63766

Property Portfolio Assistant
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver
closes in 31 days (Mon, 7 Sep)
full time


Job ID:  3502


Location:  VANCOUVER, BC







Under general supervision, the Property Portfolio Assistant reports to a Property Portfolio Manager in the Regional Office which is responsible for all business conducted regarding tenants and housing stock within the Regional boundaries. The duties of the Property Portfolio Assistant include the initial set-up of tenant records with accurately documented rents, subsidies, services and the ongoing maintenance of the files using established protocols and BC Housing’s systems and databases. Working collaboratively in a team setting the Property Portfolio Assistant provides direct support to tenants and Property Portfolio Managers (PPMs) regarding all associated programs, products and services including rent calculations, annual reviews, the scheduling and maintenance processes of housing stock and other services. While reviewing and monitoring tenant and housing records, the Property Portfolio Assistant analyzes and interprets information to ensure accuracy and initiates corrective action when necessary. As required the Property Portfolio Assistant will complete the tenancy interview and sign-up in the absence or in conjunction with the Property Portfolio Manager.

The Property Portfolio Assistant is required to work on site as well as in an office environment.



The successful candidate will have the following:


  • High school graduation plus completion of a number of post-secondary courses in a relevant field such as business or program administration
  • Minimum three years related progressively more responsible experience in a comparable environment
  • Experience in management of residential properties, an asset

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable to the employer may be considered



  • Excellent knowledge of office systems and operating procedures and systems
  • Knowledge of non-profit societies and familiarity with applicable legislation (Residential Tenancy Act, etc.) is an asset
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Proficiency with Word 2007 with higher intermediate to advanced functions
  • Good knowledge of Outlook 2007
  • Experience with using spreadsheets, especially Excel 2007
  • Good keyboarding skills with minimum of 50 wpm keyboard speed
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and frequently changing environment
  • Ability to investigate and solve problems creatively and within established regulations
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Proven ability to organize multiple responsibilities simultaneously while ensuring accuracy and timely completion of each
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and understand financial documents received from tenants
  • Ability to exercise good judgement
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning computer applications quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work and priorities and to maintain multiple priorities simultaneously


Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.


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.

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