CAREERS

At Paramount Resources Ltd. we’re driven by a passion to be the best. Paramount is dynamic, fast-moving and not content with the status quo. A combination of focused approach, technical expertise and financial depth has propelled us into one of the top exploration and production companies in Canada. We’ve been in business since 1978 and our most recent acquisition of Apache Canada Ltd. and merger with Trilogy Energy Corp. have us poised for tremendous growth.
While our continued progress can be attributed to many factors, our people are the primary reason for Paramount’s success. Our premium land positions, diversified portfolio and financial flexibility set the stage for our talented teams to showcase their proven ability to deliver top-tier results.
We demonstrate a culture of operational excellence and deliver on our promises. Paramount takes pride in our track record of protecting the environment while responsibly developing Canada’s natural resources, and strives to instill high EH&S standards at all levels of operations. We understand that economic development is a key factor in building strong communities and we are committed to fostering a culture that respects the people involved in all facets of our work and in the communities in which we operate.
Paramount is involved and invested in many community groups, and the pillars of our corporate giving – healthcare, education and recreation – help provide the tools to build strong communities.
Be part of the energy – join Paramount today!
We’re a Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta, and our shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol POU.

SURFACE LAND ROAD USE AND THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR

About this Opportunity

This position is located in our Calgary Office and reports to the Surface Land Administration Supervisor. The primary responsibility is handling paperwork and correspondence relating to Third Party and Road Use Consents.

Job functions will involve:

  • Process and track Road Use Let’s Requests
  • Obtain Field approval and any follow-up required
  • Draft and review reissuance of Road Use (RUA) and Third Party Lets agreements
  • Input and update all RUA Lets into CS Explorer
  • Other RUA support as required
  • Assists surface land with time sensitive projects; problem solving as necessary; completion of daily tasks and occasional projects as required

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A Land Administration certificate from an accredited institution would be considered an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of related industry experience
  • Working knowledge of land systems (CS Explorer, AbaData and GeoScout)
  • Knowledge of Alberta regulations/procedures (crown/freehold)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong administrative skills, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The successful candidate possesses flexibility, adaptability and an ability to manage multiple large volumes of work within a tight deadline are musts.
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of October 26, 2018.

 

SURFACE LAND THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR

About this Opportunity

This position is located in our Calgary Office and reports to the Surface Land Administration Supervisor. The primary responsibility is handling paperwork and correspondence relating to Third Party Consents. 

Job functions will involve:

  • Process and track third party crossing, proximity and abutments Let’s Requests
  • Obtain Field approval and any follow-up required
  • Draft and review third party agreements
  • Administer the cancellation of files
  • Responding to all inquiries pertaining to the Third Party Let’s Requests
  • Manage the Third Party Inbox
  • Maintain current status report for Third Party Requests
  • Maintain and contribute to Third Party Procedures
  • Assists surface land with time sensitive projects; problem solving as necessary; completion of daily tasks and occasional projects as required

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A Land Administration certificate from an accredited institution would be considered an asset
  • Minimum 3-5 years of related industry experience
  • Working knowledge of land systems (CS Explorer, AbaData, GeoScout)
  • Knowledge of Alberta regulations/procedures (crown/freehold)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong administrative skills, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The successful candidate possesses flexibility, adaptability and an ability to manage multiple large volumes of work within a tight deadline are musts
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of October 26, 2018.

 

SURFACE LAND ADMINISTRATOR

About this Opportunity

This position is in our Calgary Office and reports to the Manager, Surface Land. The primary responsibility is handling Reclamation, No Entry, Renewals and Abandonments.

Job functions will involve:

  • Completion of various tasks, from abandonments, reclamation certificate or no entry candidates to cancellation of surface for the province of Alberta and British Columbia; including in-house documentation or coordination through a broker of all required surface land documentation in accordance with AER, AEP and OGC guidelines. Closing the loop on the file
  • Coordinating renewals; completion of all required surface land documentation
  • Liaison between Surface Land and brokers, surveyors, construction, governmental representatives, drilling, engineering and HSE, directing or resolving issues and obtaining or providing information as required
  • Assembly of Surface Land records including invoice coding
  • Problem solving as necessary; actively reporting progress and problems to Manager, Surface Land
  • Maintaining internal reports and current status reports for area of responsibility
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist Surface Land with time sensitive projects; problem solving as necessary; completion of daily tasks and occasional projects as required

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A Land Administration certificate from an accredited institution would be considered an asset
  • Minimum 7 years of related industry experience
  • Working knowledge of land systems (e.g. Pandell, CS Explorer, AbaData, SPIN, ETS, IWIR and Kermit)
  • Solid understanding and strong knowledge of land documents, applicable legislation and regulations, and the ability to apply such knowledge
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The successful candidate possesses flexibility, adaptability, problem solving and an ability to manage large volumes of work within a tight deadline.
  • Ability to work independently while functioning effectively in a team environment is essential
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of October 26, 2018.

SURFACE LAND ADMINISTRATOR ONE YEAR CONTRACT

About this Opportunity

This position which is a one-year term contract that is located in our Calgary Office and reports to the Surface Land Administration Supervisor. The primary responsibility is handling British Columbia, Oil Sands and Surface Land Rentals.  

Job functions will involve:

  • Completion of various tasks, from conception of a project through to reclamation or no entry for the province of Alberta (Oil Sands Only) and British Columbia; including acquisition in-house or coordination through a broker of all required crown surface land documentation in accordance with AER, AEP and OGC guidelines
  • Liaison between Surface Land and brokers, surveyors, construction, governmental representatives, drilling and engineering, directing or resolving issues and obtaining or providing information as required
  • Verification of complete project documentation, which includes completion of audit of documentation for AER and OGC licensing packages for wellsites, pipelines, facilities, etc.
  • Assembly of Surface Land records including invoice coding
  • Analyze, negotiate and resolve crown, stakeholder or area resident complaints or concerns
  • Interact closely with the requisite technical team to ensure that all projects are administered to allow the team to meet its objectives and deadlines
  • Create new projects in Pandell and following up for the life of the project
  • Request payments and prepare packages sent to landowners and third parties
  • Review and audit surface land packages for wellsites, pipelines, facilities, etc.
  • Ensure timely input and accuracy of databases including Pandell and CS Explorer
  • Research and process invoice/credit issues
  • Handle the general department email account and all its enquiries
  • Review and process the monthly Surface Land Rentals, including the crown compare
  • Resolve any Rental coding issues
  • Handle any Business Associate changes in CS Explorer
  • Input any files required by the different Regions in CS Explorer
  • Assist surface land with time sensitive projects; problem solving as necessary; completion of daily tasks and occasional projects as required

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A Land Administration certificate from an accredited institution would be considered an asset
  • Minimum 8-10 years surface land administration experience (must have British Columbia experience)
  • Extensive knowledge of surface land practices and procedures
  • Strong project coordination skills and adaptability to change
  • Understanding of provincial regulations for Alberta and British Columbia
  • Working knowledge of land systems (Pandell, CS Explorer, ETS, AbaData, Kermit)
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently while functioning effectively in a team environment is essential
  • Time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize a demanding workload
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of October 26, 2018.

FRAUDULENT EMPLOYMENT OFFER ALERT

Some individuals in other countries have been receiving fraudulent notices of employment opportunities and fraudulent employment offers by e-mail that are represented to be from Paramount Resources Ltd.   Please be advised that Paramount does not recruit prospective employees using this form of notice. Please do not reply to these notices, do not supply personal information to any person alleging to be part of this process, and do not pay money to anyone for any role in facilitating an employment opportunity or immigration process.

Furthermore, any information received from or about Paramount that refers to e-mail addresses or websites other than "paramountres.com" should be considered suspect.