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Guest Services Representative

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-17
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• Expereince handling cash
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Analyst

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-17
Position Summary

This role is responsible for providing analytical support to cross functional areas, including Finance, Leasing, Asset Management and Development. This position is located in Primaris’ Toronto Head Office.

Role

• Prepare internal property valuation models and/or work in conjunction with external advisors for International Financial Reporting Standards and other purposes
• Assist in quarterly and annual financial reporting
• Participate in operational reporting/monitoring, and long term forecasting of property/portfolio performance
• Prepare cash flow forecasts and other analysis to assist in the evaluation, underwriting and execution of potential acquisitions and dispositions
• Assist in preparation of write-up and presentations to Senior Management
• Assist in a variety of miscellaneous projects requiring financial decisions (e.g. financing, redevelopment and leasing analysis, business evaluation, capital expenditures)
• Develop and enhance modeling tools and templates
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience in real estate or analysis-driven environment (preferably in retail)

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Excellent financial analysis and proforma modeling capabilities
• Advanced Excel skills and proficient in MS Office and Excel macros with accounting background
• Good understanding of retail real estate fundamentals
• Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
• Detail oriented
• Results driven
• Willingness to learn
• Ability to work under pressure

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-16
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. colleagues, trades people) to assist in coordination of work requirements
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College diploma in a related field an asset

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc. an asset
• Ability to operate power tools
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker

McAllister Place - Saint John, NB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Temporary Contract

POSTING DATE

2018-01-16
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants.

Please note this position will include shift, overnight and rotating schedules dependent on the centre's needs as well as work both indoors and outdoors.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. colleagues, trades people) to assist in coordination of work requirements
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College diploma in a related field an asset

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc.
• Proven trade related background
• Versatile
• Ability to operate power tools
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Manager, Specialty Leasing

Northland Village - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-16
Position Summary

The Specialty Leasing Manager’s primary responsibility is to create miscellaneous revenue for the Centre while ensuring business activity is in keeping with the Centre’s brand identity. The Manager’s responsibilities include revenue generating advertising, media and sponsorships, leasing temporary spaces, common areas, in line temporary locations and arrange vending. This individual is passionate with regard to quality design and merchandising standards.

Please note that this position supports the Specialty Leasing function at both Northland Village and Sunridge Mall.

Role

• Prospect vendors for temporary leasing, branded sponsorships and other miscellaneous income including media and vending
• Develop new and innovative ways to increase revenue for the Centre while maintaining high standards of presentation and service
• Maintain a robust database of clients, vendors and new contacts to be used for generating business relationships
• Represent the Centre in the community in order to build external relationships
• Liaise with Marketing and Operations to maintain branding strategies and develop new revenue opportunities
• Establish open and constant communication with all temporary tenants
• Regulate temporary tenant compliance with Centre rules and regulations regarding merchandising
• Document and administer the leasing of retail merchandising units, kiosks, in-line spaces, storage agreements and other miscellaneous revenue components
• Negotiate lease rates with potential vendors
• Create and effectively manage the Centre’s Specialty Leasing budget, including resolving discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner, monitoring revenue, allocation of funds and coding invoices
• Foster communication and relationships with the Leasing department, customers, tenants, corporate head offices, suppliers, staff and co-workers
• Remain well informed of recent developments in permanent Leasing and how it may impact the Specialty Leasing Program and the Centre
• Remain abreast of Specialty Leasing concepts, kiosk design and innovative trends through analyzing and reviewing data
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years retail leasing or related experience
• Retail management experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong understanding of leasing
• Real Estate/shopping centre knowledge and/or accreditations
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically PowerPoint & Excel
• Excellent customer service skills
• Patient and always diplomatic
• Self-starter
• Creative and outgoing
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Conflict resolution skills
• Negotiation skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Sunridge Mall - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-16
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Park Place Mall - Lethbridge, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-11
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Accounts Payable Clerk

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-03
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to process Accounts Payable (“A/P”) documents when received from all areas of the organization and to provide support to the Property Accountants and Property Administrators including correspondence on A/P functions as well as in using the ERP system and other general A/P administration.

Role

• Receive, date stamp & verify invoices for completeness, accuracy & compliance with corporate policies
• Review & release payments in ERP system for processing
• Match cheques to supporting documents and forward to management for signature (when required)
• Prepare and distribute vendor cheques & remittance advice
• Scan all cheques & back-up onto the server
• Code, enter, and scan all expense reports and petty cash into ERP system
• Follow up with employees to ensure that all original receipts have been received for expense reports
• Enter and scan miscellaneous invoices into ERP system (e.g. fitness/education reimbursements, cheque requests, bank drafts, wires, rewards & recognition, etc.)
• Enter monthly recurring payments
• Complete bank draft requests and forward to management for approval
• Review and correct coding for all incoming head office and property invoices
• Assist in monthly A/P close
• Organize transactions at Financial Institution when required
• File copies of cheques and all A/P documents that have been reviewed
• Respond to inquiries from sites and vendors in a timely and professional manner
• Ad-hoc requests and inquiries including requests for audits
• Act as a backup to the AP coordinator to cover vacations/absences/leaves.
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma
• College diploma in Business Administration, Accounting or related field preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-2 years of experience in accounts payable or an accounting environment
• Real Estate industry experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc.)
• Experience using ERP software (MRI preferred)
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
• Excellent customer service skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong organizational skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Administrative Assistant

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-03
Position Summary

The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative support while offering exceptional service to all internal and external customers. While providing direct administrative support to the VP, Asset Management, this role will also provide some assistance to the Finance and IT department leaders.

Role

• Perform ERP administration, which may include;
o Enter and process department expenses
o Scan and attach payables
o Collect and input sales figures
o Collect and verify tenant insurance
• Prepare travel arrangements, organize meetings, social events and maintain calendars/schedules
• Prepare presentations, reports, documents and communications/correspondence
• Photocopy, fax and maintain central filing systems & administrative files
• Enter, update, and verify various database information and electronic records
• Assist in coordinating location-specific events (e.g. member of Social Committee)
• Assist with continuous review and update of website content
• Support in the preparation of financial and tax statements
• Track departmental budget
• Prepare minutes from departmental meetings
• Ensure high standards of customer service are maintained
• Follow-up on document submittals, as required
• Perform basic research using various data sources including the Internet, as requested
• Provide Reception duties as required
• Respond to general inquiries and/or refer to appropriate representatives
• Receive & direct incoming calls in a friendly and professional manner
• Receive, date stamp and prioritize incoming mail as well as arrange for outgoing mail & courier deliveries
• Administer & reconcile petty cash fund
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma
• Certificate or Diploma in Business/Office Administration preferred

Years of Experience
• 3-5 years’ experience in Office Administration of supporting Director/VP
• Experience in Real Estate or Property Management an asset

Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Working knowledge of ERP software (preferably Yardi)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Bilingualism (French/English) an asset
• Excellent customer service skills
• Takes initiative
• At ease with all levels of management (internal and external)
• Professional demeanor; courteous, diplomatic & always tactful
• Ability to develop effective working relationships
• Strong problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize in a changing environment
• Detailed oriented
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Operations Manager

Peter Pond Mall - Fort McMurray, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-03
Position Summary

The main responsibility of the Manager, Operations is to ensure the successful operation of the building and facilities which may encompass areas such as maintenance, cleaning and security.

Role

• Ensure that all programs related to the overall operation of the Centre are implemented in a timely efficient manner by regularly reviewing the execution of areas such as, preventative maintenance, water treatment, energy management, environmental management, waste management, landscaping, pest control, property security, snow removal, parking lot/deck, roof maintenance and general building rehabilitation, life safety systems, cleaning operations, tenant coordination, and Health & Safety, to ensure cost effective facility management in compliance with all relevant legislation
• Manage operational expenses on a monthly basis by reviewing actual performance against budget, approving all purchase orders and invoices and conducting a monthly variance analysis to determine reasons for variance and find methods to address the situation in order to ensure expenditures remain within prescribed budgets
• Develop the annual operating budget in conjunction with the General Manager and (Senior) Property Administrator for all categories of expense and recovery by conducting thorough studies of all contracts, previous budgets, repairs and upgrades and by controlling expenses versus revenues in order to maintain first class centre and to stay competitive within the market
• Actively manage and participate in RFPs, tenders, bids and contract negotiations with multiple service providers (e.g. waste management, snow removal, cleaning, etc.)
• Create and maintain long term capital expenditure plans
• Ensure maintenance of all mechanical, electrical, life safety and security systems in compliance with Building Codes and manufacturers recommendations to ensure systems remain at optimum level of operation
• Facilitate and coordinate on-going, open communications with tenants by attending various meetings as required by the tenants to understand and address their operational concerns in order to ensure their needs are being met and the organizations assets are maintained appropriately
• Respond to after-hours emergency calls by going to the site and taking the necessary actions required to ensure all emergency procedures are followed and the security of personnel and the property is maintained
• Authorize and verify employee and contractor work schedules to ensure appropriate coverage is maintained
• Ensure necessary safety precautions and policies are followed in line with applicable laws and company policies
• Develop, maintain, and track preventative maintenance and initiatives to ensure timely inspections and repairs to common areas, existing building systems and equipment
• Coordinate and support tenant coordination projects in conjunction with the Design and Construction department. This includes, but is not limited to, cost estimating of all work responsible by the landlord, discussions with local building consultants and site inspections during the construction process
• Foster relationships with tenants, general contractors and third party vendors
• Motivate, direct and evaluate all direct reports through regular formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions, to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability, and to maximize productivity
• Actively recruit and train new team members when required
• Review work completed by the team and provide guidance when necessary
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• 4th or 5th Power Engineering Ticket
• Possession of a Refrigeration Engineer certificate an asset
• Building Environmental Systems diploma (or similar program) an asset
• BOMA Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT), System Maintenance Administrator (SMA), or Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Building Operator, Supervisor, Operations or similar role
• Minimum 3 years supervisory/management experience preferably in a shopping centre or mixed use environment

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Working knowledge of heating and cooling systems
• Experienced in using heating/cooling maintenance and database software programs (i.e. Angus)
• Working knowledge of Fire and Building codes
• Knowledge of Healthy and Safety legislation
• Knowledge of safe operation of power tools and equipment
• WHMIS certification an asset
• Ability to work flexible/extended hours
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
• Comfortable using a PC
• Valid Driver’s License

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

General Manager

Regent Mall - Fredericton, NB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-02
Position Summary

The General Manager is responsible for executing Primaris’ strategic vision in every aspect of the property including the financial, marketing, leasing and service divisions at the property. The General Manager will be accountable to all tenants, customers, employees and other stakeholders.

Role

• Ensure the interests, of the organization (financial and otherwise) are maintained and enhanced through development, communication and implementation of the Asset Management Plan, strategic plan, standard operating procedures and other vehicles of strategic growth
• Assist each department manager in the development and implementation of strategic plans for his/her team and division
• Provide leadership, develop and foster relationships with tenants, suppliers, staff and co-workers to increase team cohesiveness, through meetings and other methods
• Supervise, coach, and train direct reports in the areas of Operations, Maintenance, Marketing, Guest Services, Administration, Security, Specialty Leasing, etc. to ensure financial and service quality goals are not only met but exceeded
• Mentor and evaluate direct reports through formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability and to maximize productivity
• Actively participate in the hiring and training processes when required
• Work in partnership with leasing in the development of merchandise plans
• Mediate conflicts and liaise between and with tenants, suppliers, teams, customers, etc. on behalf of the organization to resolve or provide finality
• Develop short, mid and long term strategies to plan the net operating income stream of the property
• Ensure rent from all tenants is collected in full upon due date
• Deliver on reporting requirements, communications and responses to inquiries from various internal departments including senior management
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (e.g. tenants, the public, employees, etc.) when dealing with difficult issues
• Conduct informal daily and weekly property inspections to ensure high level of quality and efficient operations
• Develop positive public relations through participation in various community programs, such as occupying board positions and engaging in community activities
• Protect the interests of all stakeholders at all times
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
• BOMI courses or certifications
• Provincial Real Estate License preferred
• RPA, CPM, CSM or similar designation an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years experience in shopping centre management with progressive levels of responsibility
• Minimum 3 years experience managing & leading a team

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Extensive knowledge of and experience using an ERP system (preferably MRI)
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills
• Above average presentation skills
• Must be a strategic and focused individual who is committed to achieving goals using strategic plans and effective management skills
• Ability to work well within time constraints, able to effectively prioritize in a high demand environment
• Analytically minded with ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations as they arise
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Positive and professional demeanor
• Well-developed negotiation skills
• Makes solid decisions
• Effectively influences others in a positive manner
• Ability to motivate, delegate and empower effectively
• Interpersonal skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Security Officer

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2017-12-14
Position Summary

The main responsibility of the Security Officer role is to deliver outstanding customer service to all employees, patrons and tenants of the property by keeping all areas safe and secure. This position is a first responder to all security and medical calls at the property.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all employees, patrons and tenants by monitoring the property
• Respond immediately to security and medical calls from tenants, customer service or other departments
• Patrol the property (internal and external) on a continual basis to ensure all areas are safe and secure (including parkades where applicable)
• Deliver first aid, CPR or other medically necessary emergency procedures to any customer, tenant or staff member if required
• Ensure stores open and close in accordance with property policy
• Review reports from previous shift to ensure no issues were left unresolved
• Issue tickets/notices to persons who warrant reprimand in accordance with the various acts and policies
• Organize fire and evacuation drills for all tenants
• Escort tenants or other department staff on bank deposits
• Responsible for opening and locking all entrance/exit doors on the property
• Log and report any maintenance and housekeeping issues
• Communicate regularly with other departments to ensure issues are dealt with in a timely manner
• Record all occurrences from the shift and reports them to direct supervisor
• Coordinate the property’s “Lost and Found” program
• Regularly monitor mechanical, fire/sprinkler and electrical rooms
• Audit AED machines, First Aid Kits, and fire extinguishers
• Report on any occurrences on the property including security offences, medical calls, health and safety hazards, etc.
• Monitor CCTV and electronic lighting systems
• Monitor safety procedures and precautions at constructions areas on the property
• Assist other departments as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Police Foundations, Security, Criminology or equivalent considered an asset
• Valid Security License

Years of Experience
• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in security or similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Criminal background check clearance
• Working knowledge of provincial Criminal Code
• Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements and processes
• Knowledge of the Trespass to Property Act
• Familiar with tenant rules and regulations
• Basic Microsoft Office & computer skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• PPCT certification/tactical defense training an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Accountant

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2017-12-14
Position Summary

The Property Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service for all clients (both internal and external) and for the efficient and accurate accounting of a real estate portfolio owned by Primaris.

Role

• Monthly reporting, including month-end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, GST & QST returns, bank reconciliations, etc.
• Prepare quarter-end audit packages and liaise with auditors
• Draft annual financial statements and cost statements
• Prepare annual tenant operating cost and realty tax billings
• Prepare operating and capital budgets
• Prepare quarterly re-forecasts
• Assist with the integration of new property acquisitions as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program preferred

Years of Experience
• 3-5 years real estate accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• ERP system experience an asset
• Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Building Operator

Sunridge Mall - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2017-11-09
Position Summary

The main responsibilities of the Building Operator are to perform day to day preventative maintenance and troubleshooting for extensive Building Automation Systems as well as customer service duties to ensure the seamless operation of the property.

Please note that the successful candidate will have a flexible work schedule including availability during the day, evenings and on weekends.

Role

• Plan, coordinate, and perform maintenance and repair of all electrical and/or mechanical equipment and maintain up-to-date records of activities
• Monitor and operate the Building Automation System and ensure that problems are addressed to prevent system malfunctions and downtime
• Ensure that all calls for service of mechanical and electrical equipment are made in an expeditious manner and follow-up to ensure quality of work
• Inspect and troubleshoot issues relating to the Fire Protection System (where applicable)
• Address all electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning problems that arise and replace parts as necessary in conjunction with the Building Code
• Record and maintain all water chemical tests and add the required chemicals to the building-closed HVAC systems
• Maintain all electrical and mechanical rooms so that they are clean and organized at all times, including the painting of piping, pumps and floors
• Address tenant requests and complaints promptly and professionally
• Assist Management with all aspects of building operations such as budgeting for capital expenditures, purchasing of materials, controlling inventory of stocked items, directing contractors for budgeted work, and making recommendations on possible changes to enhance the efficiency of building operations
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials (if applicable)
• Operate owners’ motorized equipment (i.e. forklift, tractor, scissor lift, etc.)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education or Equivalent
• Secondary School diploma or equivalent
• College Diploma in a related field an asset
• Enrolled in or completion of Building Environmental Systems diploma (or similar program)
• 4th or 5th Power Engineering Ticket, or Fireman’s Power Engineering Ticket
• Possession of a Refrigeration Engineer certificate an asset

Years of Experience
• 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Working knowledge of heating and cooling systems
• WHMIS certification an asset
• Knowledge of Healthy and Safety legislation
• Working knowledge of Fire and Building codes
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
• Valid Driver’s License
• Ability to work flexible/extended hours

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Sherwood Park Mall - Sherwood Park, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2017-11-09
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com