Land Administrator/Planner – Ontario

  • Ashley Pastor
  • July 31, 2023
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March 2024

Exciting Career Opportunity in Ontario!

Scott Land & Lease (Scott Land) has an immediate opening for a Land Administrator/Planner in Ontario.

We are looking for:

Someone who knows all facets of Surface Land administration and permitting in Ontario. A passionate, organized person, who loves what they do, is amazing to work with, eager to learn new things and brings a positive, can-do attitude to work each day!

Skills required for success in this role:

  • Successful track record working on demanding projects.
  • Strong technical land skills.
  • Ability to learn new things quickly.
  • Great personality and interpersonal skills.
  • An ability to effectively multi-task.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and highly organized.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend public policies for project development.

What you will do:

  • Manage the production, procurement and organization of all third-party/crossing approvals for clients.
  • Project manage a dynamic portfolio of interesting surface projects, mostly in renewables and ROW.
  • Prepare documents for the acquisition of lands, rights-of-way, damage settlements, rental reviews, pipelines, utility rights-of-way, lease amendments, third-party agreements, etc.
  • Prepare supporting land documents such as third-party line lists, surface acquisition reports, landowner line lists, public consultation reports and notifications.
  • Prepare final packages and auditing.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders such as clients, landowners, regulatory officials, government agencies, and project managers.
  • Prepare and update status reports ensuring accuracy and effective communication of project progress internally and with clients.
  • Deliver projects on time and on budget with an acute attention to detail.
  • Ensure project requirements, deadlines and schedules are on track.
  • Exceed internal and client expectations.

Skills required for success in this role:

  • Previous land experience in Ontario, including large projects, preferably with a broker.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced deadline driven service environment.
  • Detail and accuracy oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (i.e., ability to communicate effectively with internal team members and externally with clients).
  • Excellent organizational skills to set and drive established goals while focusing on accuracy.
  • Positive, friendly, service-oriented approach to duties.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Exceptional reporting and management skills.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario land system, including GeoWarehouse.

Your experience includes:

  • 3+ years of Surface Land experience in Ontario.
  • Previous project coordination and leadership experience.
  • Working knowledge of surface land procedures, relevant land legislation and regulations.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products with strong Excel skills.
  • Experience in a billable time environment like with a land broker is preferred.
  • Monitoring and reporting on project progress.

What we offer:

  • Work from Home.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Opportunity to learn and work with a team of respected professionals and great clients.
  • Opportunity to make a difference on our client’s projects.
  • A variety of new and interesting projects to work and develop your professional skills.
  • Lots of exciting challenges.
  • Directly impact Ontario’s growth in renewables and other surface-related projects.

It’s easy to apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in strict confidence to: careers@scottland.ca. We thank everyone for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.