Surface Land Manager



  • Office Professionals
  • Job Code: 9B936229910
  • Posted: November 08, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Senior Surface Land Agent based in Calgary, AB.  

In this role the successful candidate will work closely with the Vice President exposing how various clients handle surface land in various geographic areas while working with E&P and pipeline companies of various sizes.with clients involved in renewables, mining, telecom, utilities, big-inch pipe, power and transportation.  Great opportunity for you to take your career up a notch and expand your reach as a Senior Surface Land Agent.


  • Involvement in a range of surface projects including project management, field and administration staff.
  • Communicating with key stakeholders such as clients, landowners, regulatory officials, government agencies and project managers.
  • Effective and efficient completion of all assigned land acquisition projects, ensuring deliverables are achieved while maintaining high level client and employee relations.
  • Provide advice on complex surface rights projects for a diverse group of clients operating in a variety of industries including participation in public consultation.
  • Some fieldwork as well as periodic meetings in the branch offices.
  • Ensure accurate and timely internal/external reporting.
  • Train, mentor and coach within the team as required fostering an environment of constant improvement and excellence.
  • Supporting the Vice President on a wide variety of matters.
  • Assist the team with business development and client relations.
  • Experience in a billable time environment would be an asset.
  • Expertise relating to NEB pipelines including filing, consultation and notices would be a bonus.

Skill Set Requirements:
  • 10+ plus years of surface land experience partnered with previous senior field experience, senior surface coordination and administrative experience.
  • Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma and a valid Commissioner of Oaths certification for Alberta.
  • Strong reporting and project management skills, ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced deadline driven service environment.
  • Demonstrated resiliency and sound judgement in dealing with business and corporate challenges.
  • Proven track record of delivering complex projects on time and on budget with an acute attention to detail.
  • Highly developed communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed with sensitivity to timelines and issue resolution and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Brenda Schnurer, Senior Consultant.  Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

Learn more about David Aplin Group and view all of our current job opportunities, career tips, and tools at



Brenda Schnurer

Office Professionals


Senior Consultant

  • 403.351.2429

By clicking ‘Apply’, you agree to David Aplin Group Terms and Conditions of Use.