Land Agent

Land Operations · Fort St. John, British Columbia
Department Land Operations
Employment Type Full-Time (Hourly)

Title: Land Agent

Location: Fort St. John

Direct Report: Project Manager


Canada West Land Services Ltd. (CWL) Northern Alberta’s Operations are growing and we require a motivated Field Land Agent to act as our company representative and assist with our continued growth in Calgary and Northern Alberta and BC. We are seeking a motivated Land Agent who is ready to gain mentorship, valuable work experience, and become part of a vastly diverse team.


Preferred Experience and Qualifications Include:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in land or related field, with experience working in the Oil and Gas Industry (Environmental, Government or other) would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with landowners, acquisition, consultation and oil and gas industry would be considered an asset
  • Understanding of applicable guides, acts and regulations
  • Understanding of typical land/regulatory processes and procedures
  • Able to communicate timely, clearly and concisely, by phone, in person and email
  • Able to manage tight deadlines and time constraints
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to take initiative and have exceptional strong work ethic
  • Demonstrate solid critical thinking skills and effective problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional organization and highly detail oriented individual
  • Proactive, action oriented individual
  • Some Travel Required


Role and Responsibilities:

Stakeholder Engagement

20% Allocation

  • Conduct rental reviews and general stakeholder engagement for settling damages or addressing concerns as required
  • Have a general understanding of Oil & Gas Regulations and Energy projects
  • Communication with stakeholders regarding projects.
  • Negotiations with stakeholders
  • Attend daily meetings with Construction personnel, as required


Acquisition and Consultation
20% Allocation

  • Execute completed acquisition documents
  • Negotiating various types of land acquisition agreements with private landowners and special interest groups
  • Audit of acquisition documents
  • Understanding of applicable guides, acts and regulations
  • Communicate timely, clearly and concisely, by phone, in person and email


Company Liaison

15% Allocation

  • Accountable for daily time and accurate reporting to supervisor
  • Assist other disciplines with any ongoing field work
  • Continuous and effective communication with client inside and outside land
  • Communicate field success and deficiencies to Project/Client Manager
  • Document stakeholder concerns and escalate, as necessary


Information/intel gathering

15% Allocation

  • Perform work with minimal supervision
  • Conduct multiple tasks in an organized manner, balance workload priorities, and report progress to Project Manager
  • Maintain a professional appearance and relationship with landowners and stakeholders while representing CWL or the client
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality


30% Allocation

  • Review and understand legal agreements while exercising attention to detail through auditing
  • Maintain notes and reporting for all activities including use of land systems such as Focus and Workhub
  • Enter complete CWL timesheet entries daily
  • Attend monthly CWL safety meetings
  • Communicate reporting issues and escalate to Project Managers when necessary


What CWL Offers:

  • Safe Environment - We are committed to safety, which is why it is at the forefront of our business. Together, we work to safely and reliably serve our clients and ensure a safe work environment for our people.
  • Short-Term Incentive Compensation – We strive to provide transparency to our teammates and created an initiative to give them just that. The Corporate and Incentive Compensation program is based on both CWL’s corporate performance and teammates individual performance. This bonus is distributed annually.
  • Flex Time & Loyalty Days – Our teammates are the pulse of our company, and we provide them with Flex Time and Loyalty Days, on top of paid vacation. This provides them with the ability to have flexible working hours and to be rewarded for years of service to our organization.
  • Extended Health & Dental Benefits and Spending Accounts – We provide our teammates with employer-paid benefits, as well as access to Health & Wellness spending accounts, that help them live their best and healthiest lives.
  • Community Investment Initiatives – Giving back to the communities we operate in is big for us. As an organization, we work hard to get involved in various initiatives and provide our teammates with multiple opportunities to get involved each year.


Additional Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employer-paid Comprehensive Extended Health & Dental benefits
  • Health & Wellness Spending Accounts
  • Start off with 3 weeks’ vacation per year
  • Paid sick days
  • Flex and Loyalty Days
  • Free onsite parking
  • Frequent team-building events
  • Fun office culture and upbeat environment
  • Vacation carry-over provision


Why Canada West Land Services?

We are an experienced, culture driven land broker providing quality solutions. Building meaningful relationships is at the forefront of our organization, and we demonstrate this through our actions. We strive to encourage, develop, and support our people so that they can grow and succeed, both as individuals and teammates. Our decades of success wouldn’t be possible without our teammates, who are our biggest asset.


Adaptable. Reliable. Authentic. Accountable. Team.

These are our core values. If you share the same passions and would like to be a part of our

dynamic team, please submit your resume.


We would like to thank everyone who submits their resume in advance.

Please note, we will only be contacting those whom we wish to interview.


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  • Location
    Fort St. John, British Columbia
  • Department
    Land Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time (Hourly)