Surface Land Administrator – Alberta

  • Ashley Pastor
  • April 26, 2024
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June 2024

Scott Land & Lease has an immediate opening for a Surface Land Administrator in Alberta. This is a great opportunity to work with one of Alberta’s most experienced Surface Teams!

We are looking for:

Someone who knows all facets of Surface Land administration in Alberta, both freehold and Crown. 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:

  • Track record of success working on demanding projects
  • Strong technical land skills
  • Ability to learn new things quickly
  • Engaging personality and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to effectively multi-task
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and highly organized
  • Strong computer skills
  • OneStop experience

What you will do: 

  • Prepare documents for the acquisition of lands, rights-of-way, damage settlements, rental reviews, well sites, pipelines, utility rights-of-way, lease amendments, third-party agreements, make Crown applications on OneStop 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
  • Identifying land requirements and potential risks on projects, while mitigating or escalating risks appropriately
  • Ensure project requirements, deadlines and schedules are on track
  • Exceed client expectations

Skills required for success in this role:

  • Previous land experience in Alberta, 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 client)
  • 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

Your experience includes: 

  • 2+ years of Surface Land experience in Alberta
  • Working knowledge of surface land procedures, relevant land legislation and regulations
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products with strong Excel skills, and ability to integrate new software into daily workflows
  • Experience in a billable time environment — land broker experience is preferred
  • Monitoring and reporting on project progress

What we offer: 

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Opportunity to learn and work with the industry’s top land professionals on one of Alberta’s top surface teams
  • Opportunity to make a difference on projects for a wide range of clients in multiple industries
  • A variety of new and interesting projects
  • An opportunity to enhance and develop your professional skills
  • Lots of exciting challenges

It’s easy to apply:

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