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Guest Services Representative

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-07-16
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

Administrative Assistant

Medicine Hat Mall - Medicine Hat, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-07-16
Position Summary

The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative support while offering exceptional service to all internal and external customers.

Role

• Perform Yardi 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
• Record and deposit accounts receivable
• Monitor inventory of office supplies and place orders when needed
• 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
• Greet all visitors and staff in a friendly and professional manner
• 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
• Create & process necessary storage lease documentation for tenant and landlord execution (property only)
• Collect department hours from various supervisors for Payroll reporting (property only)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

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

Years of Experience
• 1-2 years’ experience in Office Administration, or;
• 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) depending on location
• 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

Guest Services Representative

Park Place Mall - Lethbridge, Alberta

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2019-07-11
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. Please note that this position requires availabilty for afternoon, evening and weekend shifts.

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

Analyst

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-07-08
Position Summary

The Analyst’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service to all clients (both internal and external) with respect to the processing of License Agreements, customer contacts, and continuous support and improvement of Lease Administration processes.

Role

• Review Specialty Leasing executed License Agreements and input critical date and financial information into the ERP system
• Review Storage, Telecommunication, and Service License Agreements and input critical date and financial information into the ERP system
• Create and manage all Contacts required for Property Administration and Lease Administration in the ERP system
• Create and manage all Customers (National Tenants, Retail Chains) required for Leasing Activity and Lease Administration in the ERP system
• Support the Lease Administration team by preparing and reconciling GLA changes used for denominator calculations
• Support the Lease Administration team in the review of CAM, Tax, and other tenant recovery calculations in accordance with lease requirements and departmental processes and timelines including: annual budget process, year-end accruals, annual pre-bills, year-end billings, quarterly forecast process, CAM/Tax/HVAC analysis
• Support the Lease Administration and Asset Management teams on special projects and data cleanup within the ERP system as required
• Review and monitor percent rent processing for all properties, reporting on same
• Compile and communicate property tax information as required to internal parties as well as tax consultants
• Recommend process improvements with regard to the Retail portfolio
• Participate in Lease Audits as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Post secondary education in Business Administration, Finance, Law or related field (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)

Years of Experience
• 1-3 years’ lease administration experience required, preferably in retail

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with ERP system, Yardi preferable
• Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Relationship building skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Independent
• Positive Attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Time management skills
• Ability to meet deadlines

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

Orchard Park Shopping Centre - Kelowna, BC

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-06-21
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
• 3-5 years 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

Manager, Legal

Toronto Head Office (Toronto, ON) or Calgary Regional Office (Calgary, AB)

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-06-19
Position Summary

As a member of the Legal Department, this position provides legal services and support to Portfolio Management, including Leasing and Operations, Property Accounting & Development. This position is responsible for preparing and negotiating leases, ancillary documents, license agreements, contracts and other documentation as well as legal support to the Vice President, Legal.

Role

• Draft, negotiate and finalize retail and office leases
• Establish precedent leases with regional and national tenants
• Draft, negotiate and finalize ancillary documentation, such as extension/amending agreements, assignments, subleases, license agreements, etc.
• Assist Leasing in the preparation and negotiation of letters of intent
• Assist Property Accounting & Operations, including site staff, in the interpretation of lease clauses
• Monitor outside counsel engaged to prepare and negotiate leases and ancillary documents
• Maintain various reports and summaries for Legal team
• Assist Centres in preparation of default notices and other tenant correspondence, as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Law Clerk certification required
• University Degree in legal studies preferred

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in retail lease preparation

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong negotiation, organizational and time management skills
• Conflict resolution skills
• Extensive experience with various legal documents, specifically lease agreements, sublease agreements, indemnity agreements, consent forms
• Basic knowledge of commercial tenancy law
• Superior knowledge of commercial leasing
• Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
• Minimum travel required
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to work in a fast paced and high volume environment

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

Supervisor, Operations

Park Place Mall - Lethbridge, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-06-19
Position Summary

The main responsibilities of the Supervisor, Operations are to oversee the budgets, contracts and deployment of assigned workforce to ensure proper monitoring, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting of all Building Automation Systems and related equipment to ensure the successful operation and maintenance of the building(s).

Role

• Oversee the general budgets for snow removal, landscaping, fire alarm, electrical, and other general maintenance contracts (as required)
• 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 is made and follow-up to ensure the work has been completed in a timely fashion
• Monitor, inspect, and troubleshoot issues relating to the Fire Protection System
• Address all electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning problems that arise
• Repair, replace, or make recommendations for servicing of plumbing-related parts and piping
• Code invoices from suppliers and submit for processing
• Direct and oversee the recording and maintenance of all chemical tests and add the required chemicals to the HVAC systems, including boilers and chillers
• 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 the management team with all aspects of building operations such as budgeting for capital expenditures, purchasing of materials, controlling inventory of stocked items, and making recommendations on possible changes to enhance the efficiency of building operations
• Direct and oversee contracted work (in conjunction with senior management)
• Follow-up and report contractor performance and possible deficiencies to the Operations Manager (or General Manager) within acceptable time limits
• Actively recruit and train new team members when required
• Coach, 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 and maximize productivity
• Review work completed by direct reports and provide support and guidance when necessary
• Ensure necessary training (including safety) is delivered to direct reports and/or is addressed with General or Operations Manager
• Ensure necessary safety precautions and policies are followed in line with applicable laws and company policies
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in a related field
• 4th or 5th Power Engineering Ticket, or Fireman’s Power Engineering Ticket (depending on property)
• Possession of a Refrigeration Engineer certificate an asset
• Building Environmental Systems diploma (or similar program) an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Building Operator (or similar role)
• Minimum 1 year supervisory/management experience preferably in a shopping centre or mixed use environment

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
• 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

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

Senior Property Administrator

Sunridge Mall - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-06-13
Position Summary

The Senior Property Administrator’s primary responsibility is for daily, monthly, quarterly and annual financial transactions for the property including accounts receivable, collections, monthly charges, year-end charges and percentage rent. This role will work closely with the Accounting department at the Toronto Head Office on financial reporting and processes, and lease administration affecting the property.

Role

• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accruals
• Update, maintain and audit all tenant information to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date
• Prepare and coordinate initial rent letter and rent notices to all tenants
• Timely & accurate entry of Specialty Leasing license agreements (including related storage agreements) into ERP system
• Complete the monthly tenant audit for submission to General Manager
• Reconcile rent roster on a monthly basis
• Assist with preparation and input of property budget(s)
• Manage and maintain accurate sales reports for the property
• Organize and collect supplementary tenant documentation including tenant insurance certificates, architectural certificates, and other pertinent documentation where required
• Resolve tenant operating cost issues
• Reply to tenant inquiries regarding operating costs and other payments
• Liaise with Property Accountants in relation to property revenues/expenses, etc.
• Verify, collect, process, and input rent due, adjustments and other payments from tenants in ERP system
• Recommend bad debt allowances and write-offs and report these to the General Manager
• Provide informational support to managers
• Administer and oversee petty cash dispersal and reconciliation (if applicable)
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision of Direct Reports
• Conduct annual performance reviews and coach direct report(s) accordingly
• Supervise, mentor and evaluate direct report(s) 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
• Provide regular updates & feedback to the General Manager

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3-5 years property administration experience
• Minimum 1 year supervising, coaching, and mentoring direct report(s)
• Experience in Real Estate or Property Management an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge and experience with property accounting software (Yardi preferred)
• Excellent Microsoft Office 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

Coordinator, Finance

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-06-11
Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure that all internal controls for GL receivables are met. In addition, the incumbent will provide outstanding customer service to employees within the properties and the Head Office regarding issues with, for example, cash receipts, billings and daily deposits.

Role

• Thoroughly review all audit packages, reconciliations, and internal control reports on a timely basis
• Prepare and record corporate cash receipts and deposits
• Compile and process monthly Direct Debit file entries, partnering with properties to ensure accurate and timely preparation
• Perform reconciliations for monthly A/R close
• Ensure that the A/R sub ledger balance ties to GL balance and advise Property Accounting and/or Property Administration on correcting entries
• Review daily property deposit reconciliations to ensure segregation of duties
• Prepare monthly cash reconciliations and post on Primenet
• Review quarterly lease profiles against source documents
• Liaise with, and between, the Property Administrators at the sites and the Property Accountants at the Head Office to resolve any queries or issues regarding cash receipts or billings
• Review and enter approved write-offs and provisions into Yardi and prepare monthly reconciliations
• Receive NSFs/returned cheque notifications via fax and distribute to sites
• Review and update A/R procedure manual as needed
• Act as backup for Accounts Payables on wires and loading bank statements to Primenet
• Other backup duties for A/P department as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in Accounts Receivable or Property Administration or Accounting environment
• Real Estate industry experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word etc.)
• Experience with an ERP software (preferably Yardi)
• Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
• Excellent customer service skills
• Proven 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

Manager, Infrastructure Services

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-05-23
Position Summary

The Manager, Infrastructure Services is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the high functioning of Primaris’ computing environment including the day-to-day technical operations of the corporate information systems and coordinating the support and maintenance for these systems. The incumbent provides the guidance, direction and expertise required to ensure appropriate implementation of integrated and adaptable systems in a mixed computing environment. In addition, this person manages the workflow and results of internal IT resources and provides advice and recommendations to the Vice President, Information Technology regarding the direction of Primaris’ information systems.

Role

Infrastructure
• Maintain in-depth and fundamental knowledge of the core elements of IT systems, including PC and server configuration, networking, email, dns, firewalls, backup, storage, printing, mobility, cloud services and security
• Develop and implement strategic and operational plans to ensure that IT systems have been configured to meet operational requirements
• Develop, implement and maintain IT standards; supervise the implementation of servers, desktops, networking systems and other hardware devices; ensure that systems are properly developed and user requirements are documented accurately
• Analyze and devise solutions and assign responsibilities to the Technical Support Analyst and give direction to external contractors
• Oversee outsourced resources to ensure that effective communication is maintained, 3rd party contractors are performing to expectations and are meeting quality, timing and budgeting requirements
• Follow industry trends and ensure that Primaris’ environment is kept current using established best practices
• Report regularly to the Vice President, Information Technology with recommendations on new technology and provide direction for computer systems, including connectivity and convergence of current technology trends

Systems
• Ensure Head Office and remote systems are configured and maintained to perform at a high level of accuracy and reliability
• Oversee the design, creation and secure operation of Primaris’ building networks (base building networks)
• Procure internet services, and maintain accurate inventory of service agreements for Primaris, ensuring that agreements are tracked and negotiated in a timely fashion
• Maintain detailed knowledge of current security issues and ensure that Primaris follows best practices for safe computing
• Act as the primary contact with external contractors that Primaris relies upon to support its distributed environment. Provide coordination and direction to contractors, and ensure that the work being performed is accurate, dependable and cost-effective
• Ensure that requests for support are addressed in a timely manner and that the change management process is followed and documented properly
• Assist the Vice President, Information Technology by providing knowledge and insight during contract negotiations
• Advise on and implement ad hoc initiatives

Other Responsibilities
• Maintain accurate software and hardware inventory for the company; accurately plan for equipment retirement and replacement
• Assist the VP, Information Technology in preparing annual budgets, including working with the General Managers to prepare and gain approval for multi-year technology expenditure
• Assist, and when required, lead the procurement of technology solutions, including the issuing of Requests for Proposals
• Assist the VP, Information Technology in creating service level agreements; ensure that Primaris and its partners are following the terms of these agreements
• Work closely with internal and external auditors to ensure systems and processes are compliant and pass IT General Controls (ITGC) control testing
• Work closely with IT team members to create complex requirements documents
• Investigate technical issues that may involve complex analysis from our distributed network and an in-depth examination of the interaction between applications, users and their perceived and real requirements
• Where required, perform hands-on IT tasks
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision of direct reports
• Prioritize requests, devise solutions, assign tasks and ensure completion
• Supervise, mentor and evaluate direct report(s) 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
• Provide regular updates & feedback to the Vice President, Information Technology

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems or related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in the financial services industry
• Minimum 3 years supervisory experience with computer projects, systems and services

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Ability to effectively oversee and/or lead a diverse range of IT activities and initiatives
• Expert knowledge of client/server computer technologies and relational database architectures
• Expertise in leading service delivery teams
• Strong background in a Microsoft, Cisco and Juniper environments
• Expertise in networking, cloud services and security
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent organizational, budget and project management 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

Property Accountant

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-05-03
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
• 1-3 years real estate accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• Experience with Yardi an asset
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven
• Strong understanding of CAM and tax recovery 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

Maintenance Worker

Peter Pond Mall - Fort McMurray, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-05-02
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

Guest Services Representative

Sherwood Park Mall - Sherwood Park, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2019-05-01
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

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2019-03-26
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

Place d'Orleans - Ottawa, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2019-03-12
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. Please note this position requires flexible availability including weekends and evenings.

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
• 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
• Bilingual (French/English) 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