Job Posting 67458

Property Portfolio Assistant
BC Housing
Thompson & Okanagan, Penticton
closes in 10 days (Thu, 4 Feb)
full time


Job ID:  3692


Location:  PENTICTON, BC



The duties of the PPA 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 in a team setting, the PPA provides direct support to tenants and Property Portfolio Managers (PPM) 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 PPA analyzes and interprets information to ensure accuracy and initiates corrective actions when necessary. As required, the PPA will complete the tenancy interview and sign-up in the absence of, or in conjunction with, the PPM. The PPA performs both the major and support responsibilities outlined below.


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
  • Three years of progressively more responsible general office experience;
  • Experience in management of residential properties an asset.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable to the employer may be considered.


  • Knowledge of software systems and business skills:
  • Proficiency with Word with higher intermediate to advanced functions;
  • Good knowledge of Windows;
  • Experience with using spreadsheets, especially Excel;
  • Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation;
  • Excellent knowledge of office systems and operating procedures and systems;
  • Keyboarding skills – 50 wpm;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • 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 completiono 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;
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.


  • Knowledge of non-profit societies;
  • Familiarity with applicable legislation (Residential Tenancy Act, etc);
  • 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.

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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