Team Lead, US Mineral Land Administration

Company Name: Rife Resources Ltd.
Business and Mailing Address: 1000, 517 – 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta
Title: Team Lead, US Mineral Land Administration

Reporting to the Manager, Land Administration, this full-time permanent role will be responsible for assigned duties including, but not limited to:

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze acquired interests in order to accurately set up ownership records
  • Review Division Orders, calculate and verify NRI’s
  • Review and verify interest in Poolings, Production Sharing Agreements and Overriding Royalty Agreements
  • Verify deed ownership and issue oil and gas leases
  • Analyze land and well information to satisfy Accounting queries to ensure accurate royalty payments
  • Analyze wells and unit wells to determine leases that need to be cross-referenced to the well and/or unit
  • Research complicated contract, lease, deed and land owner issues, and communicate results internally and pursue resolution with Operators as required
  • Serve as subject matter expert, providing mentorship and advice on above responsibilities to other team members

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in mineral management of Texas assets
  • A CPLTA or CDOA designation would be an asset, with a minimum of 5-7 years of related experience
  • Experience with MineralSoft and DrillingInfo is an asset
  • Strong understanding of mineral conveyances and ability to calculate fractional ownership based on language in deeds
  • Experience reading well plats and surveys, particularly in Texas
  • Experience with deed registration and curative matters
  • Solid understanding of state statutes as they apply to leasing and conveyancing, poolings and well spacing
  • Strong understanding of mineral land administration with particular experience with conveyances and legal concepts related to mineral ownership and leasing

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Ability to prioritize and meet critical deadlines and timelines
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent attention to detail

Terms of Employment: Full-time Permanent

Language of Work: English

Wage: $90,000 – $130,000 annually

Additional Requirements/Information:
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time of application

Additional Working Conditions:
COVID-19 & Flexible Hybrid Work Pilot Program Information

We understand the way we do our work has changed and our employees are looking for flexibility with a blend of in-office and remote work.  Following the work from home orders being lifted (or once it is safe to do so) the Rife will be transitioning to a 12-month hybrid work pilot program to live, learn and adapt our flexible, hybrid work program in a way that works for our business and our employees.

What does our hybrid work pilot program look like?

  • Combination of in-office and remote work: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday are core in-office work days, Monday and Friday in-office or remote based on your preference
  • Flexible work hours, while committing to being available during our core hours of 9:00am – 3:00pm

If you choose to participate in the hybrid work pilot program, you will:

  • Be provided with a Rife computer or laptop when working in the office
  • Need to have access to a personal computer when working from home (unless assigned a Rife laptop - dependent on business need).
  • Have a high-speed internet connection with a minimum of 50 Mbps for downloads and 30 Mbps for uploads when working remotely


  • Benefits program
  • Health and Wellness spending account
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Pension plan
  • Flex day program
  • Flexible work pilot program

Location of Work: Calgary, Alberta

National Occupational Classification (NOC): NOC 1225 – Purchasing agents and officers.

Please apply in confidence at:

Contact Information:
Dianna Baylis
Manager, Human Resources
t: 403-221-0866
f: 403-221-0888

Closing Date: 
February 1, 2022
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