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Land Development Coordinator

at Meritage Homes Corporation

Posted: 1/5/2020
Job Reference #: 7214
Keywords: office

Job Description

  • Job ID
    US-FL-Boynton Beach
  • Responsibilities

    Meritage Homes is looking for a Land Development Coordinator to facilitate and provide administrative support for Meritage’s Land Department in South Florida, mainly the processing of invoices and managing land vendors. The candidate must be a self-starter, action-oriented, provide attention to detail and have strong problem solving skills. This role is essential for the success of the Land Department and managing our contractors in a positive manner. In addition, this person will lend support to the Purchasing team as well.

    In this role, you will handle the following responsibilities:


    • Manage the process to set up new vendors and contractors for the land department, working with accounting to ensure compliance
    • Coordinate all land proposals, bid processes and contracts with the Land Development team
    • Prepare and ensure timely execution for all Land Development Master Agreements, Professional Services Master Agreements, Authorization Agreements, Change Orders and other legal documents

    Change Order/Contract Amendment Processing

    • Receive written Proposal for Change Orders; verify quantities and unit pricing are correct
    • Prepare and obtain proper signatures for approval of Change Order and/ Contract Amendment
    • Process all Applications for Payment, verifying contract amounts, obtaining required approvals, and submitting to A/P by required monthly deadline

    Invoicing, Pay Applications

    • Review Budgets and Schedules for all Projects; instruct all Subcontractors/Vendors the process of Invoices & Applications for Payments in order to get paid in a timely manner
    • Review all Invoices, Change Orders, Pay Applications and apply proper Coding to route for sign-off using DocuSign

    Land Files

    • Oversee all File management, including but not limited to: Signed Contract Docs, Bids, Bid Spread, Award Letter, Site Specific Materials, Pay Applications, Change Orders, Back Charges and Vendor files.
    • Manage project correspondence, including but not limited to Subcontractor correspondence (email included), Meritage correspondence, Jurisdictional correspondence, Engineer/Landscape Architect/Consultant correspondence
    • Maintain records of progress schedules, Weekly meeting notes


    • Process issuance of new bonds, extensions, reductions & releases.
    • Track and manage critical bond dates while maintaining all bond files.
    • Review and update monthly reports and spreadsheets for Region

    Land Purchases

    • Manage Land Purchase Contracts & Contract Amendments
    • Coordinate Land and Lot Closings
    • Process deposits and wires.
    • Maintain Deposit Tracker / critical dates.


    • Minimum High School Diploma, or equivalent is required
    • Minimum of two years of experience in an office support position focusing on managing vendors and their payments. Preference will be given to any candidates with experience/knowledge in the homebuilding industry.
    • Strong computer skills with expertise in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ideally this person will also have proficiency in JD Edwards or E1.
    • Good Oral/Written Communication and Interpersonal Skills, ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner. Ability to gather information and generate documents with accuracy.
    • Daily interactions with Government Agencies, Trade Partners, construction personnel, Sales, Design Center, and employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to handle the stress of dealing with various agencies and trades, while resolving issues in a positive manner.


    Are you looking for an amazing career opportunity? Well, look no further! At Meritage Homes, we offer a variety of different careers and are dedicated to building beautiful, environmentally friendly homes, that give our customers the most memorable moments with their loved ones. Meritage Homes is a national top 10 homebuilder and a 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. If you have a self-starter mindset and want to be a part of something great, come join a company that helps people live happier, healthier lives.

    When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:

    • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
    • An organization that lives by its core values everyday
    • Maintaining a consistent competitive drive to be the best
    • A competitive pay structure
    • Strong benefits
    • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment
    • Flexibility in work-life integration
    • Having pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment
    • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
    • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital part of the team
    Looking for an amazing career opportunity but just not seeing exactly what you want? We are always looking for top talent and we are interested in connecting with you in the future!