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.

Read more about how RECA operates and how we’re organized.


The Minister of Service Alberta is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as Board of Directors Chair, Board of Directors Public Members and Industry Council Public Members of the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA).

RECA’s Board of Directors is responsible for setting the organization’s strategic direction and providing oversight of operations. Each Industry Council will have independent responsibility for the governance of their industry.

The Board of Directors accountabilities include:

  • strategy, logistics, and coordination
  • overall strategic governance (setting vision, goals and objectives)
  • compliance with reporting and accountability requirements
  • oversight of administration and operations

For more information, and to apply, please see the full recruitment posting on the Government of Alberta website.


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 an 11-month 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 a 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 and use 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
  • 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 residential real estate brokerage, commercial real estate brokerage. mortgage brokerage, and property management professionals in Alberta. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers. To find out more information about RECA, visit our website at www.reca.ca.