Land Agent

  • New York, NY
  • Permanent
  • $100,000 – $120,000 per year
  • Renewable Energy

Job Description

As a Land Agent, you will be primarily responsible for negotiating and securing land agreements in field-based land acquisition to support project development pipeline goals and support field-based land needs for projects in implementation and operations phase. You will also responsible for land acquisition negotiations, assisting in obtaining curative agreements, developing, and maintaining relationships with local officials or stakeholders, conducting update meetings for stakeholders, and project reporting at the direction of a Chief Development Officer.

  • Initiate and manage relationships with landowners that will culminate in securing a long-term land agreement for the purpose of using the land for renewable project development.
  • Assist in obtaining fully executed documents needed in advanced stages of development including, but not limited to, land leases, land purchases, collection and transmission line easements, access road easements, title curative instruments and crossing agreements, under the guidance and supervision of the Chief Development Officer
  • Work with regional teams to implement land acquisition campaigns, including identification of landowners within prospective sites, initiating contact and meeting with individual landowners to articulate the benefits of company’s value proposition, and negotiating contracts with landowners and/or landowner attorneys for participation in proposed renewable energy projects.
  • Provide data to CDO, Land Acquisition for weekly updates with Region Development staff regarding priority tasks for projects and submit a weekly status report(s) to maintain up-to-date summary of project activities.
  • Under the guidance of CDO, Land Acquisition, conduct Stakeholder meetings, presentations and maintain relationships with Stakeholders throughout the land acquisition and development process.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Business, Marketing, or related field is preferred
  • 2+ years of related land acquisition experience required with a preference for those with previous renewable energy experience
  • RL, RPL, or CPL through American Association of Professional Landmen preferred