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Real Estate Law Clerk

Job Title: Real Estate Law Clerk

Reports to: Taggart Group Legal Counsel

Location: 3187 Albion Road South

Date: December 8th, 2017

Work Description:

The Real Estate Law Clerk is responsible for carrying out administrative legal duties as set out by the Taggart Group legal counsel.  All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Taggart Group of Companies’ vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures.    The Real Estate Law Clerk, in coordination with the Taggart Group legal counsel, is responsible for carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and goals of the Taggart Group of Companies and its affiliate companies.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with internal and external legal counsel as well as Tamarack sales staff and employees, regarding Tamarack residential closing matters
  • Preparing statement of adjustments, closing lists and utility notifications for Tamarack closings
  • Completing Land Transfer Tax beneficial transfer returns and deferral applications
  • Reading reference plans (including strata plans) and surveys and completing part lot exempting by-law applications and renewals.
  • Liaise with the City of Ottawa/Kingston regarding the legal requirements to lift an inhibiting order regarding the registration of a subdivision
  • Preparation and registration the following types of e-reg documents: transfers, charges, notices, easements, postponements and discharge of charge
  • Docketing and billing time
  • Drafting legal correspondence and performing general office and clerical duties

Statement of Qualifications:

  • University or College level degree in related field
  • A minimum 3-5 years of experience as a legal clerk or paralegal, or in a legal setting is required
  • Experience in residential real estate would be considered a strong asset
  • Experience in drafting e-reg documents is required
  • Working knowledge of legal software such as Teraview and Conveyancer is required
  • Strong capabilities with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Office 365) are also vital to this role.
  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be a team player, open and flexible with change as this role will continuous evolve
  • A strong sense of initiative is required as the candidate will also work independently on a regular basis.  Personal Accountability, attention to detail, and organizational skills are essential
  • File and data management expertise is vital in this role; the candidate must have strong organizational skills to effectively manage all legal documents and maintain accurate records

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
  • Sitting or Standing for long periods of time a t workstation

 

 

 

 





Drafting Coordinator

Job Title: Drafting Coordinator

Reports to: Manager, Drafting

Company: Tamarack Developments

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: November 29, 2017

Work Description

The Drafting Coordinator is a key member in the design team for Tamarack Developments. This role is responsible for obtaining permits, prepare working drawings, and ultimately to provide support in the delivery of Tamarack housing projects. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, tenants, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Drafting Coordinator with the support of the Manager are responsible for designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and goals of Tamarack Developments.  

Major Responsibilities:

Drafting Coordinator

  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) Revit and drafting workstations
  • Develop and prepare residential working drawings from sketches
  • Complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets
  • Create site plans, consolidate information on grading, surveys, utilities, and other important construction information.
  • Compile information for city permit applications & apply
  • To provide our construction sites with permits & working drawings in a timely fashion
  • The position will be required to review drawings for a home, and bring them up to full working drawings.
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to with suppliers’ specifications
  • Review customer design change requests, organize and prepare detailed notes for reviewing these changes with the appropriate consultants. Follow up and ensure timely delivery of this process.
  • File and data management expertise is important in this role; effectively manage all documentation for home construction. Maintain accurate records and maintain accurate files.
  • Remain current with subdivision developments and amenities, or changes to legal environment in new home construction.
  • Contribute to an award winning and innovative organization, recognized as a leader in the industry.
  • Respect and protect the privacy of home buyers. including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; and their right to privacy and dignity.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The candidate possesses a diploma in an Architectural Technology or Technician program.
  • Experience with AutoCAD 2016, and Revit 2016 design programs is required.
  • Prior work experience in drafting, in residential home building is required. A minimum of 5 years’ experience is preferred.
  • Experience using OBC (Part 9)
  • Able to read & understand Structural (floor and truss layouts), mechanical, & electrical design.
  • Sound technical background (hands-on) with logical deductive reasoning
  • Valid driver’s license & access to vehicle, Travel for work will be required.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • The candidate will possess strong organizational skills, and plans their work in an effective manner.
  • The Draftsman has the Ability to work in a team environment; or to work independently- using initiative.

Work Environment:

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
  • Sitting or Standing for long periods of time at workstation
  • Overtime may be required to meet specific project deadlines

 

 

 

 





Accounting Clerk - Tamarack Homes

Job Title: Accounting Clerk

Reports to: Controller

Name of Company: Tamarack Homes

Location: 3187 Albion Road South

Date: November 9, 2017

 

Work Description
In this hands-on role, the Accounting Clerk assists the Project Accountants and Controller, performing various administrative accounting tasks on a timely and accurate basis in accordance with company policies and internal controls. The Accounting Clerk plays a key role in ensuring that invoices are verified, paid, posted and filed.

 

Major Responsibilities:
Accounting Clerk

·         Stamp, code, verify and post invoices for utilities and tax bills

·         Weekly matching, coding and posting of invoices

·         Prepare, print and process weekly and biweekly cheque runs

·         Process permit cheque requisitions

·         Review and submit time sheets

·         Monthly reconciliation of suppliers and process discount checks

·         Prepare month-end files for posted GL invoices

·         Periodically liaise with suppliers regarding outstanding invoices and payments

·         Prepare year-end packing and moving of files for storage, and prepare new files

·         Assist with the preparation of year end audit

·         With respect to the above duties, ensure established process and policy is adhered to, reporting any discrepancies to the Controller

·         Other duties as may arise from time to time


Statement of Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         Post-Secondary Education in Accounting or Finance is required for this role.

·         1 to 2 years’ relevant work experience in Accounting or Finance preferred

·         Strong ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

·         Ability to meet deadlines

·         Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

·         Highly proficient use of various office based software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe

·         Experience using an ERP system or other complex accounting system, in the construction industry would be an asset

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality and approach situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.


Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

·         Providing service to several people, working under many simultaneous deadlines

·         Sitting or standing for long periods of time at workstation

·         Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals

.         Repetitive work
 

Please submit your resume and a cover letter.

All applications can be directed to the Human Resources Manager, at careers@taggart.ca





Sales Assistant (Part-time)

 

Job Title: Sales Assistant (full time & part time)

Reports to: Sales Representative

Name of Company: Tamarack Homes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: October 20, 2017

Work Description

The Sales Assistant is responsible for the overall delivery of the administration initiative for Tamarack Developments Sales site. As a member of the Tamarack sales staff you are the first face people see when they walk in model homes. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Sales Assistant in coordination with the Sales Representative is responsible for designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and sales goals of Tamarack Developments.  

Major Responsibilities:

Sales Assistant

  • Welcome and greet clients act as the first point of contact to all clients.
  • Make sure homes are in a good condition prior to opening and before closing.
  • Properly introduce yourself and sales representative to the client.
  • With the direction of the sales representative prepare marketing /promotional materials
  • Promote special programs or on-going offers.
  • Answer incoming calls in a professional manner that is consistent with the Tamarack guidelines and policies.
  • Answer sales questions to the best of your ability if the sales representative is unavailable. Redirect what you do not know to sales representative.
  • Schedule appointment with the sales representative for home walk thru’s or design consults.
  • Schedule and liaise with the Tamarack Design Centre.
  • Assist in administrative duties, data entry and the preparation of sales contracts and purchaser files.
  • Update and maintain the traffic circulation reports and present this data to your manager.
  • Identify with the sales representative with targeted leads to begin the sales process.
  • Maintain client data base.
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss credit terms, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports.
  • Remain current with subdivision developments and amenities.
  • Contribute to an award winning and innovative organization, recognized as a leader in the industry.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Previous skills in sales required (experience in home building is an asset).
  • OREA certification is an asset.
  • Bilingual in French and English is an asset.
  • Administration experience is an asset.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills, both in person and over the phone.
  • Willing to learn, adapt and adjust to changing needs of customers.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office including word, excel and outlook is an asset.

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines.
  • Must be of good physical condition to preform various duties around model homes.
  • Sitting or standing for long periods of time at workstation.
  • Retail hours are a requirement, working evenings and weekends.

 

 

 

 





Finishing Foreman

Job Title: Finishing Foreman

Reports to: Site Superitendent

Name of Company: Tamarack Homes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: October 19, 2017

Work Description

The Finishing Foreman manages sub-contractors for all finishing trades and takes the site from second fix through the completion and handover; and works in conjunction with the Site Superintendent leading the project team. The Finishing Foreman provides technical management and project leadership on construction projects at the field level.

The responsibilities include; directing trades onsite; planning crew activities in the short and long turn; resolving finishing construction issues; field level client relations; maintaining a high standard of safety and quality; managing small-to medium-sized projects or directing one portion of a major project, and overseeing proper protocols in the field. 

Major Responsibilities:

Finishing Foreman

•  Manage all sub-contractors for finishing services.

•  Direct onsite day to day finishing activities.

•  Develop and maintain construction and finishing management plan.

•  Monitor and maintain finishing schedules.

•  Manage on-time delivery of individual projects, as per contracted scopes of work.

•  Plan and review specifications.

•  Plan crew activities and work.

•  Coordinate all activities between site, trades, and suppliers.

•  Resolve finishing issues.

•  Manage customer service and issues.

•  Ensure and coordinate site safety program.

•  Maintain quality control program and standards of quality.

•  Ensure installation accuracy for all unit finishes and upgrades.

•  Manage accuracy of trade progress and completion requests.

•  Monitor and maintain good housekeeping.

•  Maintain daily logs.

•  Complete PDIs, 30-day service and year-end reporting.

•  Organize site meetings.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•  A high school diploma is required, college diploma an asset (i.e.: architectural construction      management).

•  Minimum 5 years of construction and finishing site experience and residential leadership experience.

•  Solid understanding of construction methods and blueprint reading.

•  An eye for detail and great capacity in finding and resolving issues.

•  Sound knowledge of construction execution and best practices.

•  Superior leadership skills.

•  Excellent organizational and time management skills.

•  Initiative and strong work ethic.

•  Excellent communication skills, can maintain interpersonal relationships at all levels.

•  Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Outlook.

•  Bilingualism (French/English) is required.

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

•  Residential construction site.

•  Must be of good physical condition to perform various duties on site.

•  Must be able to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time.

•  Overtime as required.

 

 

 





Site Superintendent

 

Job Title: Site Superintendent

Reports to: Tamarack Developments

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: August 23, 2017

Work Description

The Site Superintendent manages and controls their assigned residential construction projects. This includes, but is not limited to: overseeing field operations for a set tamarack sub-division, site safety, assigning tasks to the carpentry and labouring team, monitoring productivity, scheduling of trades and ensuring the quality of the workmanship with regards to servicing the new homes. The Site Superintendent provides technical support to the construction team and trades on site and ensures that we are able to deliver a quality home in a timely manner to the Tamarack clients.  The performance of these duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Site Superintendent in conjunction with the Construction Manager is responsible for supporting new initiatives, and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and sales goals of Tamarack Developments. 

Major Responsibilities:

Site Superintendent

  • Manage all services required for the construction of a new home: such as installation of flooring, cabinetry, counters, painting, as well as the coordination of plumbing, and electrical servicing
  • Direct the day to day on site activities, such as staffing requirements, trades services, material deliveries, home owner visits and coordination that is required with the service team for PDI’s and pre-move inspections
  • Develop and maintain construction and site management plan. Organize and lead site meetings when needed.
  • Ensure that the major project milestones are met. If delays are anticipated, communicate and coordinate with the key stakeholders to avoid down time as much as possible.
  • Manage on-time delivery for each individual home that is being constructed in the sub-division.
  • Ensuring that the construction is completed in accordance with Tamarack Specifications and quality standards.
  • Coordinate all activities between site, trades, and suppliers. Troubleshoot issues that may arise during construction of the new homes. Escalate issues to the Construction Manager when delivery of the home will be delayed, or when the quality of the home will be compromised. Resolve field construction issues.
  • Support the Service team as needed. Respond to inquiries from the Service Manager, the inspectors or any of the service team to ensure the timely response back to the home owner. 
  • Ensure that we are in compliance with the site safety program by conducting daily safety checks and by providing training to the construction team or any new trade visiting site.  
  • Manage relationships with the City of Ottawa, coordinate with inspectors to finalize grading for each individual unit.
  • Schedule city inspections and obtain occupancy permits when construction of home is complete
  • Maintain quality control program and standards of quality that in accordance with the Tamarack Guarantees.
  • Ensure installation accuracy for all unit finishes and upgrades, coordinate with construction team to repair any finishes that do not meet the specifications.
  • Manage accuracy of trade progress and completion claims. Certify work has been complete for all invoices received.
  • Monitor and maintain clean construction sites, regardless of which stage of construction that a home is in.
  • “Maintain daily logs, keeping a record of all activities and progress made for the entire construction site
  • Complete other related tasks to ensure that the home owner is satisfied with the construction of their new home.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A high school diploma is required, college diploma an asset (i.e.: architectural studies or a program in construction management).
  • Minimum of 10 years in residential construction site experience is required for this role.
  • Experience working onsite in a leadership capacity for a minimum of 5 years is required.
  • Solid understanding of residential construction methods and blueprint reading are necessary.
  • Sound knowledge of construction execution and best practices.
  • Superior leadership skills, with prior experience managing a team of 5 or more employees.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Initiative and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills, can maintain interpersonal relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power point) and Outlook.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset.

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

•  Residential construction site.

•  Must be of good physical condition to perform various duties on site.

•  Must be able to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time.

•  Overtime as required.






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