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Land Representative (Contract)


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Millertown, NL, CA Toronto, ON, CA Kimberley, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA



Reporting to the Senior Land Representative, the Land Representative is responsible for ensuring the overall success of land operation activities and administration related to various jurisdictions across Canada. This role involves the maintenance of land rights, permits, and contracts and the ability to provide proper land management support to the operations and programs of the Legacy business, ensuring that work is conducted safely according to appropriate standards and policies. The Legacy Team manages lands across Canada and is based in Kimberley, BC, with personnel in various locations in Canada. Travel to Kimberley and the properties is required on an as needed basis.


We are specifically seeking for an individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills, who has an understanding of mineral and surface land tenure issues, experience in building relationships with communities and is a creative negotiator who can solve sophisticated land issues with practical solutions. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to join Teck's Legacy Team to advance strategic priorities and goals by providing land stewardship to legacy mining properties across Canada!


The job location can be based in Vancouver, Kimberley, BC or Calgary, AB or Toronto, ON or Millertown, NL with some travel to site at Kimberley.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhering to and sponsoring safety and environmental requirements, procedures and standard processes

  • Actively identify land acquisition, divestment, relinquishment, and monetization opportunities, including the preparation of relevant contracts and permits to support the underlying transaction

  • Conduct negotiation and administration of third-party agreements (surface leases, access agreements, right of way, licenses and related contracts)

  • Liaise with site managers and project coordinators to ensure that appropriate permit standards and tenure obligations are met, and obligations are managed efficiently

  • Liaise with corporate and legal resources to manage land agreements, the addition or removal of charges on title, land transactions, and all other commercial agreements

  • Ensure land related contracts and agreements are recorded accurately and documented in land database systems

  • Ensure internal GIS systems accurately reflect current land holdings

  • Work with the Legacy Health and Safety group on signage, fencing and trespass issues

  • Annual review of land and mineral title tax assessment and payments, and submits recommendations for reassessment applications, as vital

  • Support the management of complaints or inquiries from public regarding land issues and provides appropriate follow-ups, working with the Legacy Communities lead in resolving these issues

  • Attend office meetings and acts as Teck's representative at meetings with third parties as required

  • Research historical property issues/titles and organizes records

  • Develop and implement processes for mineral and surface land management with the Legacy lands team

  • Continuously improve business operations by refining practices, eliminating barriers, taking action to improve processes, and mitigating problems that interrupt workflow

  • Set goals and prioritize tasks to achieve business results

  • Encourage entrepreneurship, looks at creative and innovative ways to bring value, looking at new ways of approaching work, and improving efficiencies

  • Promote the company’s commitment to sustainability, the environment and health and safety

  • Lead by example, and demonstrate honesty and sincerity and openness to feedback

  • Build a culture of teamwork across all constituents and collaborators and encourages cooperation and open communication

  • Build relationships across the organization and with external and internal partners, and invests in developing talent within the organization by providing recognition, challenge and mentorship

  • Promote a safety leadership culture by ensuring that staff conducts work safely, and that proper safety practices are followed in accordance with Teck’s health and safety policies



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Commerce, Geosciences, or Energy Management. Certification in land management is considered an asset

  • A minimum of four years of experience in land management, experience in mining is an asset but not required

  • Demonstrated experience in both mineral and surface land management across different jurisdictions within Canada

  • Willingness to learn, of land regulations in Ontario and Quebec

  • Able to collaborate with community relations and operational departments to achieve results

  • Shows passion and creativity in creating social governance value by optimizing land resources though daily interactions with external collaborators and completion of projects to support the Legacy lands team

  • Solid understanding that Safety is a core value at Teck and our vision is for everyone to go home safe and healthy every day

  • Good understanding of spatial information, GIS coordinate systems and projections and their applications

  • Understanding of various public and government data base and reporting systems and their application to land management

  • Ability to stays abreast of evolving systems and technologies, and where appropriate makes case for their application and use

  • Support the advancement of community issues/opportunities and seek early involvement of community specialists to mitigate risk as appropriate

  • Understanding of costs associated with tenure management both annually and forward-looking costs

  • Understanding of appropriate interest-based negotiation and dispute resolution techniques in circumstances as required

  • Understanding of different techniques for dialogue and selects most appropriate for circumstance and various communities of interest

  • Proficient ability to acquire, maintain, and divest land properties, permits and licenses for Legacy properties. Including the negotiation and preparation of Legacy contractual agreements related to land access, leasing, licenses of occupation, and acquisition and divestment agreements

  • Outstanding Understanding of mineral and surface land rights (including surface, subsurface, communities of interest, and access) and legal regulations pertaining to land use

  • Proficient ability to actively search for land development opportunities by reference to the property’s legal regulatory framework

  • Expert understanding of local tenure regulations and works with Legacy staff to ensure property holdings and lease obligations are managed effectively

  • Outstanding ability to communicate activities with government agencies and collaborators concerning land acquisitions, permitting and agreements; may act as corporate liaison

  • Proficient understanding of health and safety regulatory framework associated with appropriate local, national and international regulations

  • Proficient understanding of the principles Safety Management System, Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation, Critical Controls, Hierarchy of Controls and use of Risk Control Register

  • Able to take courageous decisions to stop or defer work if health and safety conditions are deemed unsatisfactory

  • Able to proactively resolve or seek support as appropriate to resolve safety hazards and issues

  • Understanding of Teck's philosophy and approach to working with communities


About Teck


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


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the six consecutive years. Teck has also been named to the Forbes list of the World’s Best Employers for the past two years and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People. 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.


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