Business Development Consultant - LRT

City of Hamilton. Hamilton, ON

Closing Date June 12, 2019 Location Hamilton, ON Work Type

Full-time, temporary opportunity of up to 24 months 

Salary Range $47.537 to $55.597 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule) Experience Level  - Job ID 15243
Job Description
Your appraisal background and expertise in municipal real estate and business development will drive your success in this key role within the City of Hamilton’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project Division.

Reporting to the Senior Business Development Consultant, Hamilton LRT, you will be responsible for the management of Realty matters associated with the LRT construction. This will include both project management and the negotiation of property acquisitions, property leasing, the creation of appraisals and the appraisal review function for the Hamilton LRT project.

Your qualifications as a Business Development Consultant for the LRT project include:
Accredited membership in the Appraisal Institute of Canada, currently maintaining an AACI or CRA designation.
Demonstrated experience in the creation and review of narrative appraisals.
Proven knowledge in the municipal real estate function and business development normally acquired through the completion of a university degree in Economics, Municipal Administration, Urban and Regional Planning, Commerce, Business, or another related discipline, or a combination of a community college diploma and relevant work experience. 
Ability to estimate business loss, and negotiate commercial property claims resulting from the LRT project.
Working knowledge of the Ontario Municipal Act and the Expropriations Act.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to relate effectively with peers, all levels of management, business clients and property owners.
Ability to manage, supervise and balance a number of projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

This full-time, temporary position offers a wage range of $47.537 to $55.597 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule).

Hamilton. A city of progress.
At the City of Hamilton (, our vision is “to be the best place to raise a child and age successfully.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project Division in the Planning & Economic Development Department.

How to Apply

For full details and to apply
If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit for details on this Business Development Consultant (LRT) position, JOB ID #15243, and to apply online, by Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.