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Analyst Land


Tempe, AZ, US

Date:  Feb 27, 2024

Requisition ID: 16545


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.


Why Work at SRP

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health, and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking



Under minimal supervision, analyze, plan, acquire, manage, and dispose of land/land rights for the construction/protection of SRP water, power, support facilities and other real property interests. Recommend and implement action required to maximize the return on SRP's investment in land and facilities by economical management. Assume lead role as required.

What You'll Do

  • Conduct critical negotiations with public/private landowners, attorneys and business executives to acquire, manage and dispose of land rights.
  • Negotiate major leases, sales, contracts and other agreements for economical management of real property interests.
  • Interface with legal counsel on litigation for condemnations, land disputes, resolution of legal problems and provide expert court testimony.
  • Interface with planning, engineering, environmental and legal in planning estimating and acquiring proper routes/sites for state sitting approval.
  • Analyze and formulate legal documents and descriptions from land records/surveys for acquisition, management and disposal of land rights.
  • Develop and present recommendations for land agreements, condemnations and route/site selections to executive management and SRP board.
  • Conduct feasibility and market studies, analyses and appraisals of property to be acquired managed and disposed of for maximum economic benefit.
  • Develop data and represent SRP at hearing before city councils, corporate zoning commissions and other state/federal governmental bodies.
  • Analyze complex engineering and land use plans for acquisitions, management and disposition of land rights. Supervises special projects.
  • Eliminate encroachment on SRP property by legal action to protect owners and economic use; settle land/improvement construction damage claims.
  • Analyze and recommend disposition of proposed uses for SRP land rights to insure the most efficient and economical use.
  • Analyze and act upon local, state and federal statutes and regulations to determine impacts on land rights and property management activities.

What It Takes To Succeed

Promotion to level 2 requires a minimum of two years of experience at level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor; meet Land Agent criteria as defined in the approved “Land Agent Progression Guidelines” to a level as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to senior level requires a minimum of three years of experience at level 2; fully competency in all aspects of functional areas of assignments and as such would be recognized as a specialist; the skills necessary to take lead responsibilities as determined by the supervisor; meet Land Agent criteria as defined in the approved “Land Agent Progression Guidelines” to a level as determined by the supervisor. The criteria document may include additional education/training approved by management.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

To promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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