Are you interested in working for an organization making a difference to British Columbians?

May 10, 2023

BC Unclaimed is currently looking for an experienced Administrator to join our team. You will be part of a progressive and innovative not-for-profit that values excellent public service. As an Administrator, your role is ensuring individuals looking for their unclaimed money receive a high level of service, along with providing administrative support to the management team as needed.

If this sounds like you, read on to learn more about the position and how to apply.

Position: Administrator

  • Full time; One year term; potential for permanent status to be assessed in twelve months.

  • Hybrid eligible

Purpose of the Job

The Administrator provides administrative support to the management team and a high level of service to individuals looking for unclaimed property and to holders wishing to submit property to the Society.

Administrators assess and recommend claims for approvals, and work with the BC Unclaimed database to produce comprehensive, accurate, and timely information for the public. The administrator(s) provide information to the public regarding claiming and submitting unclaimed funds and actively search for the rightful owners of unclaimed funds.

Key Accountabilities

  • Receives, examines, and enters data from claimants and holders into PIMS database

  • Initiates owner searches through a variety of databases, tracks and follows up on results

  • Provides advice to claimants regarding procedures for claiming or submitting property

  • Responds to general inquiries regarding unclaimed property

  • Prepares files, reviews, summarizes, and makes recommendations on Public Guardian and Trustee estate and court files

  • Prepares error-free board packages for quarterly Board of Directors meetings

  • Provides administrative support to the Executive Director, Manager, and Finance Director.

Qualifications and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Required Experience:

  • Post-secondary education

  • Wills/estates paralegal or legal assistant experience an asset

  • 3-5 years of relevant administrative experience

  • Not-for-profit experience is an asset

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong computer and database management skills

  • Superb knowledge of Word, Excel, Office, Teams, Adobe

  • Multi-tasking skills and a high level of organizational ability

  • Proactive attention to detail

  • Works well under limited supervision and as a team member

  • Must respect a high level of confidentiality

  • Can implement and maintain a well-organized filing and retrieval system

  • Ensure that all materials/tasks are handled in a time-sensitive and organized manner

  • Familiarity with regulations relating to Unclaimed Property such as the Financial Institutions Act and the Real Estate Services Act

  • Strong computer and database management skills

  • Creative, innovative – ability to change/adjust quickly

  • Ability to work under pressure and within a limited timeframe due to high volumes

  • Flexible and ethical

  • Commitment to ongoing learning

Duties & Tasks

The BC Unclaimed Property Society is committed to continuous improvement; in your role, you will be part of a progressive and innovative not-for-profit that values excellent public service. This is a flexible, hybrid position requiring a minimum of one day per week in the office and additional days as needed for operational or team-building purposes.

Internal Relationships

The Administrator works closely on a daily basis with the Management team, coordinator, and other Administrators. The Administrator also assists with the database improvement projects.

  • Reports to: Manager

  • Direct Reports: none

External Relationships

Works with applicants/claimants, holders of unclaimed property, and the general public on the phone, online, and through other correspondence.


$58,000 annually plus a pension plan and a generous and comprehensive benefits package.

How to Apply

Please email your brief cover letter and a resume in one document to The deadline to apply is May 29, 2023.

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