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Specialist I, Operation Lands

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


This position is responsible for administering landowner contracts, ensuring communications to the landowners regarding payments are accurate and reflective of the lease agreements.  This role will be utilizing Pandell’s LandWorks system to make associated landowner payments as well as be a key contact for all landowner payment inquiries.   The Operations and Land Specialist is accountable for the prioritization and deployment of tasks and resources against existing operational projects with a view to land, landowner, and stakeholder success.  This role will also be required to conduct self-audits on the system to ensure compliance with the lease agreements.   This role will also need to be able to understand the lease agreements for the various projects, input the requirements into the system and then work with other internal stakeholders (Settlements, FP&A, Asset Strategy and Operations) to ensure timely payments under the agreements.

The Operations Land Specialist will prioritize, initiate, evaluate, and complete all significant steps in partnership with the Operations and Land Supervisor to ensure overall administrative contract and payment goals are accurate and on schedule. Also, Communication with landowners to provide documentation around updates to leases (due to property transfers, landowners passing away, etc.)


Landowner Contract Administration:

  • Process contracts / contract changes and validate data in  the LandWorks software system to keep database current
  • Utilizing operational data and the LandWorks software package to  process regular landowner payments
  • Conduct periodic audits of landowner payments and contract reviews to ensure data entered and payment history is in adherence to agreements and that contractual obligations have been fulfilled
  • Receive and respond to landowner payment inquiries.
  • Entry of landowner data and contract terms into the LandWorks system for new projects ensuring a smooth transition from Business Development to Operations upon COD
  • Assist Accounts Payable with the distribution of tax documents for landowners

Document Preparation and Control:

  • Prepare, edit, format and quality control of documents (with hyperlinks, table of contents, table of figures and tables, appendices, references, incorporation of excel files documents, incorporating photos and graphics into documents, converting documents to pdf, etc.).
  • Prepare operational reports for internal communication between various departments
  • Process various invoices and submit for payment, as required.

Landowner Relations:

  • Receive and respond to landowner inquiries
  • Receive and respond to other stakeholders (other land agents, companies, etc.) inquiries
  • Assist in the preparation of and execution of landowner meetings
  • Prepare and distribute various landowner correspondence (notices, payment details, regular newsletter communiciations)
  • Correspond with landowners to provide documentation around updates to leases (due to property transfers, landowners passing away, etc.)

Education and Experience


  • College or professional program of 3 years or less
  • Experience with land contracts, land administration systems an asset

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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