FAQs

What is the address for the land title office?

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

What is a Parcel Identifier (PID)?

A Parcel Identifier or PID is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies a parcel in the land title register of in BC. The Registrar of Land...

How do I know which land title district my property is in?

View a map of the Land Title Districts in BC for more information.

How can I find the Parcel Identifier (PID) for a property?

You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active...

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible for administering the land title and survey systems of BC. These systems provide the foundation for all real property business and ownership in the province.

Working as a part of a team in a demanding and fast paced environment, the Examiner of Title Trainee (Trainee) will progress through a prescribed graduated training curriculum to achieve competency as an Examiner of Title. Initially, the Trainee may carry out a variety of clerical duties, such as answering enquiries from clients regarding Land Title services and requirements, and producing various legal documents and certificates. The program involves a blend of eLearning modules, classroom training, mentoring and hands-on experience.

The qualifications the successful candidate will bring include:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in business, law or office administration preferred; or
  • A minimum of Secondary school graduation or equivalent, plus a minimum of three years of clerical or office administration experience; or an equivalent combination of education and training in business, law or office administration;
  • Experience producing detailed documents requiring a high degree of accuracy;
  • Experience providing/obtaining information and responding to enquiries from the public;
  • Proficiency with technology including MS Office applications and databases.

If you are customer focused, have a strong problem solving ability, like to work independently but as part of a collaborative team, then we look forward to receiving your application. As part of the screening process short-listed applicants will be required to complete on-line skills assessments.

This position is included in the bargaining unit. The LTSA offers a competitive vacation package, starting at 3 weeks per year, and vacation is scheduled annually by seniority in January. Due to high business volumes in the summer months, access to vacation is greatest in the spring, fall and winter; and is more limited in the summer. If you enjoy time off in the cooler months, this opportunity is for you!

Prior to submitting an application, please review the job description for further information.

To apply, please submit your completed Examiner of Title Trainee – Applicant Questionnaire along with your resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the qualifications to HR@ltsa.ca by 4:30 pm on October 22, 2019. We currently have 4 openings for Examiner of Title Trainees across our 3 locations. In the subject line please quote the competition number below to identify the location(s) you are applying to:

  • CO–1936 – Examiner of Title Trainee – Kamloops
  • CO–1937 – Examiner of Title Trainee – New Westminster
  • CO-1938 – Examiner of Title Trainee – Victoria

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The LTSA operates critical systems that underpin BC's private property market, civil justice system, taxation and Crown land management frameworks. Ensuring we hire properly qualified and suitable candidates is necessary for the programs and activities of the LTSA and LandSure. As part of our hiring process, we will request that a candidate supply certain personal information so that we may conduct identity, reference, education and credential verification, and criminal record checks. Credit bureau inquiry checks may also be conducted for certain positions. As a public body, the LTSA is authorized to collect personal information under section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).