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Otter Tail Corporation Land Specialist in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Description

We have an opening for a Land Specialist in Fergus Falls, MN.

For this position, a bachelor’s degree with experience in land management is preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication and negotiating skills, as well as a working knowledge of real estate rights and title transfer. Must have excellent computer skills, strong problem-solving capabilities, and self-directed time management skills. Must have general knowledge of the operation of electric transmission, and distribution systems. A working knowledge of land survey methods, legal land descriptions, county, township, and tribal government operations and ordinances, and GIS is important. Experience in researching title ownership is preferred. This position does require travel within the MN, ND and SD including overnight.

The Land Specialist is accountable for acquisition and disposal of all land and land rights needed by the company for projects related to the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. Responsibilities include title research, line route selection support, securing land rights through permits, licenses, easements, purchases, and other agreements, as well as settlement of damage claims.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package. In addition to the online application, please upload a current resume. Applications accepted through May 12, 2021.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Bachelors or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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