Career Opportunities

As the governing body for Alberta’s real estate brokerage, mortgage brokerage, property management, and real estate appraisal professionals, the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is committed to the public interest by promoting the integrity of the industry and protecting consumers. Our dedicated staff team leverage their education and experience to support this mandate, and the RECA Strategic Plan.

 

Why you should join our team?

At all levels of our organization we strive to support our mandate to protect the public of Alberta. Along with meaningful work tied to a progressive strategic plan, RECA offers a variety of perks and benefits for our employees. Please note that perks and benefits are based on the nature of the position. Further detail is provided through the recruitment process. Perks and benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits package based on position
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with specified contribution matching based on the position
  • Employee years of service recognition
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Office space in our brand new building on the periphery of downtown with nearby amenities that include walking paths, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, fitness facilities, and more
  • RECA’s office is a five minute walk from the Sunalta C-Train station with multiple paid parking lots in the surrounding area
  • Heated underground parking can be purchased at a discounted rate, with applicable taxable benefit applied, subject to availability
  • Office space and staff spaces that are functional and designed with employee comfort and safety in mind.  Amenities include but are not limited to ergonomic work stations including sit/standing desks, LED lighting, a Staff Café, secure office access, treadmill desk, and quiet room
  • Access to the latest audiovisual technology in meeting rooms for video conferencing and presentations
  • A strong organizational culture that includes an active social committee
  • A commitment to work-life flow for our employees including a standard 37.5 hour work week

If you are interested in using your skills to support our progressive non-profit organization please see our career opportunities below. We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact only those individuals we are considering for interviews.

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Current Opportunities


The opportunity

Do you have exceptional writing and editing skills to enhance the online learning experience for adult learners? Do you want to use your industry knowledge and experience in course development to support the integrity of Alberta’s real estate industry and promote consumer protection through education? If so, this might be the position for you.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Real Estate Content Writer to join our award-winning Education Programs team. This temporary, full-time employment opportunity offers competitive compensation with a benefits package, and 3 weeks’ vacation.

Role & responsibilities

  • develop course content by researching and securing quality content based on the specified learning outcomes, course maps, and/or project outlines
  • as the subject matter expert, you will validate and track all source documentation and work with other subject matter experts
  • develop learner knowledge checks based on course material that link to assessments for industry licensing exams
  • perform quality testing of education materials for accuracy, clarity, validity, logical order, and applicability to the respective industry
  • provide expertise to update and maintain existing course offerings
  • apply and follow Education Programs development and formatting protocols, and style guides to courseware products for readability and usability standards
  • support RECA’s strategic plan by prioritizing course development projects in conjunction with other initiatives
  • collaborate with team members to address course inquiries
  • innovate internal processes to keep current with learning and development trends and best practices

 

Skills & qualifications

  • university degree related to writing, workplace learning, eLearning, or similar field of study from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • minimum 3 years’ recent experience as an adult learning content writer
  • experience in property management, condominiums, and residential real estate
  • excellent written, verbal, and reading comprehension skills
  • exceptional researching, organizing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • detail-oriented with strong judgment and analytical skills
  • proven experience working autonomously and as a team player
  • ability to work in a highly collaborative environment on concurrent education projects while adhering to tight deadlines
  • experience with Office 365, MOODLE, (learning management system), and Articulate 360 (Storyline 360, Rise) is an asset
  • experience working with subject matter experts and industry stakeholders
  • provide a personal portfolio of writing samples in workplace learning

How to apply

If you think this is the job for you, please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@reca.ca. Please include “Real Estate Content Writer” in the subject line of your email. This posting will close when a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact only those individuals we are considering for interviews.

About us

RECA is an independent, progressive, and innovative non-government organization. It is the standards-setting governing body for real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, property managers, and real estate appraiser professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals. For more information about RECA, visit our website at www.reca.ca.


The opportunity

Do you have exceptional writing and editing skills to enhance the online learning experience for adult learners? Do you want to use your knowledge and experience in course development to support the integrity of Alberta’s real estate industry and promote consumer protection through education? If so, this might be the position for you.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Industry Content Writer to join our award-winning Education Programs team. This temporary, full-time employment opportunity offers competitive compensation with a benefits package, and 3 weeks’ vacation.

Role & responsibilities

  • develop course content by researching and securing quality content based on the specified learning outcomes, course maps, and/or project outlines
  • work with subject matter experts to validate and track all source documentation
  • develop learner knowledge checks based on course material that link to assessments for industry licensing exams
  • perform quality testing of education materials for accuracy, clarity, validity, logical order, and applicability to the respective industry
  • provide expertise to update and maintain existing course offerings
  • apply and follow Education Programs development and formatting protocols, and style guides to courseware products for readability and usability standards
  • support RECA’s strategic plan by prioritizing course development projects in conjunction with other initiatives
  • collaborate with team members to address course inquiries and work within the Learning Management System (LMS)
  • help coordinate and train Course Providers and Course Facilitators for in-class delivery of RECA courses
  • help monitor RECA classroom facilitators to ensure RECA Education guidelines and protocols are followed
  • innovate internal processes to keep current with learning and development trends and best practices

 

Skills & qualifications

  • university degree related to writing, workplace learning, eLearning, or similar field of study from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • minimum 3 years’ recent experience as an adult learning content writer
  • knowledge in commercial real estate and/or property management
  • excellent written, verbal, and reading comprehension skills
  • exceptional researching, organizing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • detail-oriented with strong judgment and analytical skills
  • proven experience working autonomously and as a team player
  • ability to work in a highly collaborative environment on concurrent education projects while adhering to tight deadlines
  • experience with Office 365, MOODLE, (learning management system), and Articulate 360 (Storyline 360, Rise) is an asset
  • experience working with subject matter experts and industry stakeholders
  • provide a personal portfolio of writing samples in workplace learning

How to apply

If you think this is the job for you, please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@reca.ca. Please include “Content Writer” in the subject line of your email. This posting will close when a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact only those individuals we are considering for interviews.

About us

RECA is an independent, progressive, and innovative non-government organization. It is the standards-setting governing body for real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, property managers, and real estate appraiser professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals. For more information about RECA, visit our website at www.reca.ca.


The opportunity

Are you an experienced investigator with an interest in the real estate industry or professional regulation? Do you want to help build the industry’s reputation and protect the public? Or, are you an experienced real estate professional looking for a new challenge? If so, this may be the career opportunity for you!

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is seeking a Professional Conduct Review Officer (Investigator) to fill a 1-year term. As a Professional Conduct Review Officer, and on behalf of the executive director, you will investigate possible breaches of the Real Estate Act by objectively gathering all relevant facts and safeguarding evidence.

Role & responsibilities

  • investigate: the initial evaluation of complaints and subsequent investigations into potential breaches of the legislation
  • assess: evaluate the conduct of industry professionals arising out of complaint or information based on all the facts and circumstances at the time in question
  • recommend: upon completion of the investigation, make a recommendation of outcome, and document information to support decisions
  • demonstrate: make use of proven analytical and problem-solving skills; logical decision-making
  • trust: proven ability to build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • collaborate: work with team members to ensure that the investigative and resolution process complies with the Real Estate Act
  • report: prepare complete and objective investigation reports for the executive director and analysis reports for legal counsel
  • communicate: explain complex legal concepts to individuals
  • participate: attend hearings and prosecutions as a witness to provide evidence

 

Skills & qualifications

  • minimum of post-secondary diploma, certificate, or equivalent from an accredited university or college
  • familiarity with the real estate, real estate appraisal, mortgage brokerage, and/or property management industries is preferred
  • strong written and verbal skills including experience with report writing
  • interviewing experience and techniques with the ability to deal with, and persuade, difficult persons
  • strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • capability to work under pressure in a changing and fast-paced environment
  • investigation experience within a regulatory environment is an asset
  • experience with interpreting and applying legislation is an asset
  • working experience with Microsoft Office 365
  • a valid driver’s licence for occasional travel

How to apply

If you think this might be the right career opportunity for you, submit your cover letter and resume via email to Human Resources at hr@reca.ca. This posting will close when a suitable candidate is found. Please include “Professional Conduct Review Officer” in the subject line of your email. We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact only those individuals we are considering for participation in selection exercises or interviews. We may also consider your application for other job openings at RECA.

About us

The Real Estate Council of Alberta is the independent governing authority that sets, regulates, and enforces standards for real estate brokerage, mortgage brokerage, property management, and real estate appraisal professionals in Alberta. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers, and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals. To find out more information about RECA, visit our website at www.reca.ca.