BC Public Service
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Land Acquisition Coordinator
Lead the way and showcase your real estate administration skills on a fast-paced
project management team
Salary $53,856.66 - $61,096.97 annually
Forest Lands Acquisitions is a dedicated and focused group committed to fulfilling our client’s needs. If you are seeking a challenging and high energy career in a position that gives direct support for engagement with public land owners and a variety of government agencies, then look no further! The position provides a direct contribution to the ministry’s operational activity, revenue generation, protection of natural resources and community growth and will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of land acquisition processes, data base management and legislation.
The Land Acquisition Coordinator negotiates the less complicated aspects of new lease and license agreements, as well as the renewal of existing agreements, and the administration of leases, licenses and right-of-way agreements throughout their negotiated terms. This position serves as the business area expert for program area information systems, providing key insight into the functions and requirements of the unit, including support in protecting the Ministry’s capital investments.
The Land Acquisition Coordinator responds to leasing and right-of-way questions and issues and acts as the initial point of contact for the Ministry with property owners, co-users, their representatives to discuss negotiated lease rates and terms, and renewal agreements; responds to and researches requests and renewals for co-use agreements and implements approved agreements; and manages the stand-alone system lease and license tracking system (Real Estate Project Tracking system) to ensure that rents are paid on time and that key project information is recorded.
Qualifications for this role include:
- Degree in Urban Land Economics, Geography, Planning, Natural Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Law or related discipline, plus a minimum of 5 years of experience conducting one or more of the following: real estate/land administration, legal assistant, database management, office management or property negotiations; OR
- Diploma in Urban Land Economics, Geography, Planning, Natural Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, or a related discipline plus a minimum of 7 years of experience conducting one or more of the following: real estate/land administration, legal assistant, database management, office management or property negotiations; OR
- Registered or eligible to register with a professional designation in Certified Project Management (CPM), Real Estate Institute of British Columbia RI(BC), or Senior Right of Way Professional (SRWA) or their equivalent with a minimum of 2 years related real estate experience.
For more information and to apply by April 30, 2019, please go to: