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Land Management Assistant

Date:  Jan 13, 2022
Location: 

Vancouver, BC, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

JOB TITLE:

Your Role:

Employees in this classification provide Land Management support to maintain, track, record and fulfill all related land tenure commitments and obligations including legal and legislative requirements for Surface and Mining land tenure.

 

The Land Management Assistant reporting directly to Land Manager, Canada.  In this role you will act as a supporting land tenure specialist working to support various Mines sites within the jurisdiction of Ontario to maintain all types of Land Tenure and associated responsibilities. A key element of this role is the ability to coordinate internally with various departments such as Exploration, Land / Legal, Environmental, and S&ER to coordinate and satisfy exploration and mining activities through supporting tenure applications, data and maintenance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Duties

% of Time

Land Tenure Administration Duties:

  • Assist with the management of land resources by ensuring all land is kept in “good standing” and available for mining and exploration, having regard for Best Land Management Practices and Newmont Land Standard.
  • Record, document and complete action items for land permits, tenure, leases, claims and agreements for land related tenures and land management responsibilities through the Trimble Landfolio Global Land Asset Management (GLAM) system having regard for the Newmont Land Standard.
  • Administer Land Tenure requirements through MNDM – MLAS Claim Services, file work assessment reports, prepare and file  distributions of credit, manage work reserve accounts, staking, and general administrative duties to support various applications such as Exploration Permits, Lease Applications, Lease Renewals and misc. administrative tasks.
  • Provide support for tenure management planning, competitor monitoring, update and/or close actions related to the monthly 30-60-90 day reports, compile data for budget reviews and annual reporting.
  • Provide assistance to various projects and depts for Title Reviews, mapping and Due Diligence evaluations.
  • Perform general clerical and administrative tasks while maintaining the integrity of electronic files, maps and land management databases
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures relating to land management

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Land Tax Management

  • Record, track and process the payment of all Provincial and Municipal tax and rent payments, coordinate with municipal and Government agencies to review property assessment
  • Assist Site Land Managers and the Exploration Geologist to budget and manage all taxes, rents, and agreements to maximize any potential cost savings adding to the long-term profitability of the operation.
  • Assist in maximizing any cost savings on Municipal taxation by preparing appropriate applications for vacancies, any request for reconsideration, or appeals, demolition and construction.
  • Assist Site Land Managers and / or Land Manager, Canada to analyze/estimate cost effect on tax base, and be proactive in pursuing any savings.

 

20%

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

 

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration
  • Post-secondary GIS / Mapping certification an asset
  • Three to Five years’ work experience in mining land administration
  • Trimble Landfolio and SAP Software Experience an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral;
  • Self-starter with excellent time management and prioritization skills;
  • Able to work within a team environment, and on your own with minimal supervision.
  • Strong knowledge of land administration to operate within regulatory parameters of the Mining Act and other provincial acts, as well as develop policy and procedures at or above Newmont standards.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, focus on results and accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks
  • Exemplary analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work under deadlines on multiple projects;
  • Adaptable to quick-paced, changing environment;
  • Ability to handle confidential and proprietary company data and information;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and willing to learn other computer applications, including, but not limited to, ArcGIS and Landfolio.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a temporary 16-month contract position located in Newmont’s North America Region (Canada).
  • Position offers flexible working conditions with a combination of remote work and travel to sites within North America Region and Denver corporate office as required.

 

                                           

  

Please enter Job Number 20556 to submit your online application (http://www.newmontgoldcorp.com/jobs).  
Please ensure that you attach your resume as part of your online application. At this time, we are not accepting candidates referred by recruitment agencies.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to your anticipated start date.  Further, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.