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 creating interactive and engaging eLearning content for adult learners? Are you ready to use your exceptional writing skills and professional experience to enhance the online learning experience? Are you interested in using your skills 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 new opportunity for an experienced adult learning writer to join our team as an Education Officer. This temporary, full-time employment opportunity with the potential of becoming permanent, offers competitive compensation with a benefits package, 3 weeks’ vacation, and professional development opportunities.

Role & responsibilities

  • develop course content by securing sources of quality content, gathering relevant information, working with selected subject experts, validating the information, and tracking all source documentation
  • research internal and external sources as well as existing RECA courses based on the specified learning outcomes, course maps, and/or project outlines
  • develop learner knowledge checks based on course material that link to assessments related to licensure examinations
  • perform quality testing of education materials for accuracy, clarity, validity, logical order, and applicability to the respective industry
  • perform beta testing of courses for accuracy, learner engagement, and maximum functionality
  • update and maintain existing course offerings
  • apply Education Programs development standards to content for readability and usability standards
  • apply Education Programs formatting protocols and style guides to all courseware products
  • support RECA’s strategic plan by prioritizing course development projects in conjunction with other initiatives
  • work collaboratively within Education Programs by assisting colleagues, addressing course inquiries and technical issues, and working within the Learning Management System (LMS)
  • assist with coordinating and training Course Providers and Course Facilitators for in-class delivery of RECA course offerings
  • assist with monitoring RECA classroom facilitators to ensure RECA Education guidelines and protocols are followed
  • other duties as assigned

Skills & qualifications

  • university degree related to writing, workplace learning, eLearning, or similar field of study from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • minimum of 3 years of recent experience as an adult learning workplace writer
  • demonstrated ability to develop engaging eLearning materials
  • proven experience working both autonomously and as a team player
  • recognized ability to work on concurrent education projects while adhering to tight deadlines
  • experience with Articulate 360, and Office 365
  • excellent written, verbal, and reading comprehension skills
  • familiarity with MOODLE (learning management system) is preferred
  • experience working with subject matter experts/industry stakeholders
  • exceptional skills researching, organizing, writing, proofreading, and editing material
  • the successful candidate must be able to provide a personal portfolio of eLearning 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 by June 4, 2019. This posting will close when a suitable candidate is found. Please include “Education 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 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.


The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is seeking public members for the Residential Real Estate Advisory Committee, the Commercial Real Estate Advisory Committee, and the Real Estate Appraisal Advisory Committee.

RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers, and provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals.

RECA’s five industry sector advisory committees provide a direct line to industry professionals and help maintain cooperation, communication and an exchange of information between RECA and the industry sector.

The committees also identify and advise council on trends and issues affecting the industry and consumers within the industry sector. Public members of these advisory committees have an important role to play in bringing the consumer perspective to the table.

The individual qualities, knowledge, skills, and experiences that would be an asset for a public member on the committees include:

•       communication, issue analysis, collaboration, and group decision-making

•       independence,  objectivity, sound judgment, and personal integrity

•       experience on regulatory bodies or quasi-judicial tribunals

•       commitment to RECA’s mandate to promote the integrity of the real estate industry and protect consumers

This position cannot be filled by an industry professional.

If you are interested in enhancing consumer protection while contributing to the success of Alberta’s residential, commercial, or appraisal real estate sectors, please forward a letter of introduction and resume no later than Friday, May 24, 2019 to:

Rina Hawkins, Executive Assistant
Real Estate Council of Alberta
Suite 202, 1506 – 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T3C 0M9
E-mail: rhawkins@reca.ca

Please note an expression of interest does not guarantee an interview or committee position.


The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is currently seeking a licensed real estate broker (broker, associate broker or associate) who is active in property management for appointment to Council. The current appointment of property manager, Christine Zwozdesky, expires on October 31, 2019 and she is not eligible for re-appointment.

This appointment commences November 1, 2019 and expires October 31, 2022.

If you are a committed leader and an authorized real estate industry member active in property management with enthusiastic support for self-regulation and a genuine interest in RECA’s role and the professionals it regulates, please forward a letter of introduction, Recommendation Form and resume of related experience prior to 4:00 p.m. (MDT) on June 10, 2019 to:

Rina Hawkins, Executive Assistant
Real Estate Council of Alberta
Suite 202, 1506 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T3C 0M9
E-mail: rhawkins@reca.ca

Review the full details of this Council Member Opportunity.

Please note that an expression of interest does not guarantee a position on Council.


The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is currently seeking a real estate appraiser for appointment to Council. The current appointment of real estate appraiser, Robert Telford, expires on October 31, 2019, and he is eligible for re-appointment.

The real estate appraiser appointment to Council can be either a licensed appraiser or candidate. This appointment commences November 1, 2019 and expires October 31, 2022.

If you are a committed leader and real estate appraiser with enthusiastic support for self-regulation and a genuine interest in RECA’s role and the professionals it regulates, please forward a letter of introduction, Recommendation Form and resume of related experience prior to 4:00 p.m. (MDT) on June 10, 2019 to:

Rina Hawkins, Executive Assistant
Real Estate Council of Alberta
Suite 202, 1506 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T3C 0M9
E-mail: rhawkins@reca.ca

Review the full details of this Council Member Opportunity.

Please note that an expression of interest does not guarantee a position on Council.