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Land Agent


Kelowna, BC, CA

Branch: Electric
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Workplace Flexibility: Yes 
Temp Duration: Approx. 12 Months 
Posting End Date: Open until filled


We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Position Overview

You’re an expert in land acquisition in BC and know how to leverage your experience to bring together corporate objectives for effectively managing utility infrastructure. Your interpersonal skills enable you to tactfully and respectfully negotiate agreements that support a strategic vision and continue to set-up your team for success. We need your expertise and unique skillset in our Land Agent role. 


As a Land Agent, you’ll be responsible for the acquisition of land rights to support new and existing FortisBC Electric distribution, transmission and generation infrastructure as well as maintaining existing tenures.

In this role, you will:

  • Facilitate and act as the primary contact for the land acquisition component of the new connects process, as assigned.
  • Provide support and guidance to a variety of stakeholders to improve project outcomes.
  • Manage the lands acquisition component of capital plan projects, as assigned.

What it takes:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or real estate from a recognized program, plus one to three years of relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Extensive knowledge of BC laws and regulations related to real estate. 
  • Knowledge of valuation techniques, particularly as they relate to real estate, Statutory Rights of Way (SRW) agreements, survey plans and other real estate related documentation.
  • Excellent decision-making skills to apply superior judgment, strategic and innovative thinking. 
  • Great interpersonal skills to negotiate solutions, effectively persuade, develop agreements, reach resolutions, and building respectful working relationships.  

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.


Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 


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