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, and participation in the Calgary Corporate Challenge
  • 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.

Current Opportunities


The opportunity

Do you have a passion for customer service? Do you have strong communication skills to respond to inquiries and issues with ease? Are you computer savvy and enjoy learning new software programs? If so, this could be the career move for you!

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is the independent governing authority for Alberta’s real estate brokerage (including property management), mortgage brokerage, and real estate appraisal professionals. We are seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Administrator to join our Licensing Services team. In this role, you will provide information and assistance related to licensing and myRECA (our online licensing system) to our industry professionals with a focus on customer service excellence.

RECA offers a dynamic team environment that supports collaboration and innovation. This full-time, term opportunity offers an annual starting salary between $46,000 and $50,000, a comprehensive benefits package, and 3 weeks’ vacation.

Role & responsibilities

  • responds to industry professional inquiries including email, phone, and walk-in visits regarding a variety of licensing topics including: first time licensing, criminal record checks, licensing mobility, licensing histories, reinstatements, renewals, and brokerage questions
  • assists industry professionals in accessing and using the online licensing system, myRECA
  • ensures accurate information is inputted into the CRM case management system to ensure accuracy of unit statistical reports
  • works professionally and collaboratively with team members to support unit objectives
  • reviews and analyzes all incoming brokerage-related documentation, including brokerage licence applications, and brokerage amendments, ensuring adherence to RECA’s standards
  • adheres to RECA’s customer service excellence quality standards

Skills & qualifications

  • Grade 12 Diploma, with some post-secondary education preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in a professional office environment or regulatory agency in an administrative role
  • proven abilities in the areas of accuracy and attention to detail
  • proven aptitude for customer service and time management skills
  • the ability to communicate effectively with professionals at all levels
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics CRM or another customer relationship management software is required
  • strong computer skills and a capacity for learning new software programs
  • experience in the industries RECA regulates is an asset

How to apply

If you think this job might be right for you, submit your cover letter and resume to hr@reca.ca no later than March 22, 2019. Please include “Licensing Administrator” in the subject line of your email. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will only contact those we are considering for an interview. RECA may 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.


The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) has opportunities for two (2) appraisers to join its Hearing Panel roster. Roster members serve as decision-makers as part of Hearing Panels under the Real Estate Act and Rules.

For the real estate appraisers opportunity, applicants should have

  • at least 5 years of appraisal experience
  • exemplary understanding of appraisal practice and standards
  • sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy
  • outstanding integrity
  • ability to analyze, and make findings of fact and breach
  • excellent communication skills
  • administrative law knowledge and past tribunal experience are assets.

These appointments may be for up to three (3) years with the possibility of an additional three (3) year term. RECA provides training, and daily honoraria and expenses apply.

If you are an enthusiastic supporter of self-regulation with a genuine interest in maintaining and raising professional standards, please forward a letter of introduction and your resume by March 29, 2019 to cthompson@reca.ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for regulating more than 15,500 industry professionals in the real estate, mortgage, property management, and real estate appraisal industries under Alberta’s Real Estate Act (REA).


The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) has an opportunity for one real estate professional with a specialty in property management to join its Hearing Panel roster. Roster members serve as decision makers as part of Hearing Panels under the Real Estate Act and Rules.

For the real estate professional opportunity, applicants should have

  • at least 5 years of property management experience
  • exemplary understanding of real estate practice and standards
  • sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy
  • outstanding integrity
  • ability to analyze, and make findings of fact and breach
  • excellent communication skills
  • administrative law knowledge and past tribunal experience are assets.

These appointments may be for up to three (3) years with the possibility of an additional three (3) year term. RECA provides training, and daily honoraria and expenses apply.

If you are an enthusiastic supporter of self-regulation with a genuine interest in maintaining and raising professional standards, please forward a letter of introduction and your resume by March 29, 2019 to cthompson@reca.ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for regulating more than 15,500 industry professionals in the real estate, mortgage, property management, and real estate appraisal industries under Alberta’s Real Estate Act (REA).