• Staff Land Agent - Entry Level

    Job Locations US-WY-Sheridan | US-CO-Denver | US-PA-Canonsburg
    Job ID
    2017-1165
    Category
    Landmen
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This is an entry level assignment.  Associate Landmen assist in negotiating rights for oil and gas leases or pipeline ROW on property within project areas and parameters defined by clients; explain the principles and advantages of oil and gas exploration and development to individual land owners, consortium groups, and/or at public meetings.

    Responsibilities

    • Participates in decisions within established parameters on how best to approach land owners and proceed with lease negotiation.
    • Meets with landowners either at his or her property or another agreed upon location

    • Establishes trust and rapport with land owners to facilitate negotiations and have a positive working relationship. 

    • Negotiates lease and / or Right of Way agreement with landowners on behalf of clients under the guidance of senior staff

    • Explains project to landowners including expectations, procedures, timing, and financial arrangements

    • Provides reports to Project managers on the status of their negotiations an details of executed lease agreements

    • Prepares lease agreement packets containing the lease agreement and other necessary documents related to the transaction. 

     

    Qualifications

    • Previous experience in outside sales, real estate, negotiating leases and/or property sale agreements or equivalent related experience preferred

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Ability to prioritize and organize work in order to meet project deadlines

    • Ability to gain trust of clients and landowners to facilitate the lease negotiation process

    • Possesses a high level of professionalism and ethical standards

    • Intermediate familiarity with standard computer applications including Outlook, Word and Excel.
    • Significant travel may be required

    • Work outside normal business hours may be required

    • Ability to travel to land owner residences or other agreed upon meeting locations

    • AAPL Membership highly preferred

    • Valid driver's license, good driving record as well as successful completion of a background check may be required.

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