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Land Lead

Location: 

Spokane, WA, US

Closing Date:  July 31, 2021

 

Reporting to the Manager, US Land & Assets, the Land Lead position is responsible for maintaining rights, titles, and associated interests in real properties under consideration for some types of resource exploration, development, or extraction, researching land ownership, creating title chains, summarizing agreement obligations, curing ownership interest in land, water, and mineral resources, performing administrative tasks and fulfilling certain legal responsibilities to ensure compliance with governmental rules and regulations.  Daily tasks will include assisting in the maintenance of land obligations, data organization, records management, research and performing other necessary tasks as assigned.  Work also includes the maintenance of large and complex filing systems, which may require limited administrative discretion. 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to legal standards and regulations provided
  • Cure errors and omissions on a lease, title, or contract
  • Research and provide documentation of leases, rights-of-way, joint ventures, and other types of agreements
  • Perform in-house title information gathering, organizes and analyzes title documents to assess rights information, and performs internal title updates
  • Create the correspondence to government agencies and property owners
  • Prepare and present reports to upper managers on the status of rights acquisition
  • Assist in the annual maintenance of current land assets
  • Generate check requests
  • Monitor and update land records by closing outstanding obligations
  • Input land data into the land records system
  • Process other monthly land and permit based obligations
  • Provide support to various departments within the organization that require information from the land records
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees
  • Assist in the transfer and curation of historic digital records
  • Work with Records Management group on document retention and destruction
  • Audit and scan historical paper documents to coincide with digital documents
  • Collaborate on data and record storage decisions and best practices
  • Maintain files and records with effective filing systems
  • Utilize database programs and run data queries
  • Execute secure and effective data procedures
  • Assist in maintaining the integrity of data
  • Collect and extract data from records for various reports; submit data to be tabulated; check tabulated data for accuracy and completeness
  • Utilize company resources to complete given responsibilities
  • Complete work with a sense of ownership and pride in performance
  • Take on new challenges, activities, and responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Landfolio, Access and/or SharePoint is preferred
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or an industry-relevant two-year technical degree
  • Applicants from Professional Landman Certificate programs are preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with natural resource management/environmental protection issues
  • Knowledge and/or experience with a contract, business, or property management
  • Experience interpreting and implementing guidelines, regulations, and laws
  • Experience providing effective and timely customer service
  • Experience negotiating contentious issues in a respectful, responsive, and informed manner
  • Experience speaking to the public and writing clearly and succinctly with the use of typical office software
  • Experience collaborating on internal and external issues in an active, respectful, cooperative, and professional manner

Skills:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Problem solving and collaboration
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn on the job as a part of a small team
  • Proficient computer abilities, including advanced skills in MS Office Suite of programs
  • Knowledge of cloud-based programs (SharePoint)
  • Experience organizing and managing large amounts of project-related data
  • Experience creating and modifying digital and hardcopy filing formats and procedures
  • Ability to read and summarize documents of a regulatory, administrative, or legal nature
  • Ability to recognize and maintain the confidentiality of records concerning various business-related terms
  • Able to document, record and generate procedures related to repetitive, time-bound tasks, documentation of institutional knowledge
  • Able to research, analyze and report on regulatory actions and changes
  • Ability to work well under pressure and balance priorities while advancing multiple projects simultaneously

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

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.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 percent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.

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