Municipal Property Assessment Corporation Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 26, 2023Full time
Do you want to be part of a team helping to strengthen every community across Ontario? Are you interested in seeing the importance of your work firsthand? Become an Assessment Advocacy Assistant with MPAC The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more. Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism MPAC is committed to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism. We take important steps towards ensuring that all voices are respected, valued and being heard. MPAC is dedicated to fostering an environment where employees can bring their full, unique and authentic selves and are inspired to do their best work. Job Description What makes you great for this role? You are a detailed-oriented team player who can provide administrative and legal support services to the Assessment Litigation and Dispute Resolution / Legislative Interpretation, Litigation and Strategy branch in the administration of appeals before the Assessment Review Board (ARB). We have: A team of highly skilled, dedicated, and collaborative staff to work with Leadership that supports you An enterprise that embraces change A work environment that has flexible work locations (including remote), hours of work and overall employee wellness support You have: Completion of post-secondary education in legal/office administration, law clerk, paralegal or related field The ability to read and understand legal documents Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues An understanding of the need to exercise tact and maintain confidentiality Organization and time management skills while maintaining high quality output A willingness to embrace collaborative sharing of ideas and solutions within a team environment Nice to have: Knowledge of the appeals process within the Province of Ontario and the administrative practices of the Assessment Review Board What you will do: Support Assessment Advocates by gathering research information and documentation for the provision and administration of advocacy and appeals services Monitor MPAC's corporate assessment appeal system to support Assessment Advocates in resolving scheduling issues Research and assemble background information, documents, applicable court cases, supporting claims and research data, as directed by Assessment Advocates Assist branch staff in providing and preparing required documentation and responses with identified timelines as per legislative / policy requirements Provide administrative services to branch staff under the direction of the Manager Gain an understanding of the advocacy work the branch provides Additional Information: Requisition ID: 939 Closing Date: February 7, 2023 Ready to apply? Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background verification with Mintz Global Screening. By applying to this job posting, you are providing your consent to MPAC to share your name, email address and phone number with Mintz, to conduct the criminal and driver abstract check and for Mintz to disclose the results to MPAC, should you be the successful incumbent. MPAC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and members of the public feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflect the diversity of the public and communities we serve. Persons with disability who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may email their request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be posted in both English and French on our website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are only posted in English on the English version of our website.