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There are a number of career options for archaeologists in British Columbia. Archaeologists are employed by museums, government (including federal, provincial, and First Nation), as well as the private sector. Most archaeologists are employed by the private sector to evaluate developments to ensure compliance with the Heritage Conservation Act.

Nature of the Work

Archaeological work includes fieldwork (both survey and excavation), artifact processing and analysis, and report preparation. The majority of entry-level jobs involve survey often in remote areas (primarily for forestry and oil/gas clients). Field conditions can be difficult and the work is often physically demanding. Pay scales vary widely from company to company.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications vary from company to company and from job to job. Many companies require a bachelor's degree in archaeology or anthropology and previous fieldwork experience (such as a field school). Outdoor experience, survey/orienteering skills, computer skills (Microsoft Office, ArcView, AutoCAD), writing skills, and strong interpersonal skills are also important.

Employment Opportunities

Current job postings are listed below. If you are looking for employment you could also contact BCAPA member companies. You may also want to check provincial and federal postings. If you have questions about a career in archaeology you can contact the BCAPA through the administrator at admin@bcapa.ca .

Current Job Postings

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Title

A.E.W. Ltd. (Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council)
Archaeological Field Director

Start Date April 2018
Location Southern Interior / Lytton
Information

A.E.W. Ltd, with offices located in Lytton, BC, is a company of a choomEEnsh a Nlaka’pamux, a corporate arm of the Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council (NNTC).

The Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council (NNTC) was established in the early 1980’s to protect and promote the title and rights of the Nlaka’pamux Nation. In recent years the Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council has successfully completed a number of agreements regarding the recognition and implementation of Nlaka’pamux Title and Rights. For the upcoming 2018 field season, our Environmental Services team is seeking two (2) experienced Archaeologists for full-time, one-year Field Director positions, with a strong possibility for annual extensions or a permanent position.

The positions offer considerable schedule flexibility, and relocation to Lytton is not a requirement. However, you must be prepared to undertake fieldwork out of Lytton, Hope, and/or Merritt from April through October. The work location for office-based responsibilities is flexible.

The primary duties will include both field- and office-based responsibilities, including planning, managing, directing, and reporting for heritage reconnaissances, archaeological assessments, and monitoring activities primarily associated with heritage stewardship and archaeological assessments involving the hydro-electric, forestry and mining sectors.

Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting background research and report review;
  • Planning and logistics for field projects;
  • Liaising with community members and NNTC personnel;
  • Conducting survey and shovel testing;
  • Recording and maintaining accurate field notes;
  • Collecting and logging GPS data;
  • Site mapping using survey-grade equipment and/or chain and compass;
  • Planning and executing evaluative unit excavations;
  • Drawing EU profiles and recording layer characterizations;
  • Training and mentoring field crew;
  • Assisting with report mapping, and;
  • Preparing summary, interim and final reports.

This challenging and rewarding opportunity will appeal to professionals that possess a BA and/or BSc with an archaeology focus (a Masters degree is desirable), valid (or eligible for) Field Director status for the Interior region, a B.C. archaeological field school (or equivalent), three years demonstrated experience in B.C. heritage resource management (or equivalent), knowledge and experience in adhering to occupational health & safety practices, a valid Class 5 driver’s licence, and a current First Aid Ticket (Level 1 minimum). Strong technical, mapping and reporting ability is essential. Experience with Trimble GPS units and delivering RISC Archaeological training courses is desirable.

Other key requirements include being self-driven, excellent written and verbal communication skills, proven project management skills, proficiency in report writing, the ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment with minimal supervision, an ability to establish and maintain effective relationships, an ability to work collaboratively in a team, and good computer skills. The ability to adapt, undertake multiple tasks, and respond quickly to changing priorities is imperative.

A.E.W. Ltd offers highly competitive wages, a benefits package, and a flexible work schedule. The expected start date for this position is April 1, 2018 but alternate start dates will be considered.

If you possess the necessary qualifications and skills, please forward your cover letter, resume and salary expectations, in strictest confidence, by Friday, March 16, 2018, to:

A.E.W. Ltd.
Tawnya Collins
tcollins@nntc.ca

Please quote Field Director in the subject line.

We thank all applicants in advance, but only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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Title

BC Public Service
Resource Manager

Salary $72,000 - $100,000
Location Haida Gwaii, BC
Information

BC Public Service
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Queen Charlotte

Consider this exceptional opportunity to live and work in beautiful Haida Gwaii, B.C. -- unparalleled scenery, amazing outdoor activities and a distinctive cultural experience like no other!

Reporting to the District Manager, you will manage a diverse team and oversee the operations of the Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District. You will promote the unique approach of “One Team – Two Governments” and assist the District Manager in continuing to build the relationship between the Province of British Columbia, the Council of the Haida Nation and Haida Gwaii.

As Resource Manager, you will provide leadership, direction and expert advice on the delivery of exceptional client service. You will support the District Manager in integrating and coordinating natural resource services on Haida Gwaii. You will be responsible for operational program delivery, financial, human resource supervision, project management and assisting with organizational culture change.

Your strong operational orientation and commitment to outcomes makes you comfortable leading change and you have a proven strategic side for developing creative solutions to the complex nature of Natural Resource Management. The successful candidate for this position will be a skilled leader and confident team player with strong supervisory acumen and excellent client service skills who relates well to a diverse range of clients, partners and stakeholders.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Natural resource Management field (i.e. forestry, engineering ,lands, agriculture etc.), commerce, public/business administration, organization change management or environmental science; AND a minimum of 5 years of related experience; OR,
  • Master's degree in a related field/discipline; AND a minimum of 3 years of related experience; OR,
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  Note:  your resume must clearly outline how your education and experience meets as an equivalent as outlined above.

For more information and to apply by March 2, 2018, please go to:

https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=47681

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

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Title

Kleanza Consulting Ltd.
Part-time Level-entry Archaeologist

Location Northwest Coast Cultural Area, BC
Information

Kleanza Consulting Ltd., with offices in Terrace, Prince Rupert, Vancouver, and Vancouver Island seeks an entry-level archaeologist for a part-time position. There is potential for this position to become permanent, and will be based out of Bowser, BC, located on Vancouver Island, with opportunities for travel throughout the coast and interior of BC.

Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in archaeology or anthropology, familiarity with BC archaeology and the Heritage Conservation Act (HCA), excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic, the ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment with minimal supervision, enthusiasm, and the ability to learn on the job.

Responsibilities include: field work, report writing, and working with First Nations. Applicants must be physically fit and hold a valid Driver’s License and Level I First Aid. ATV, snowmobile, and Wilderness First Aid certification would be an asset. A BCAPA membership is also considered an asset.

Kleanza Consulting Ltd. is a small company that prides itself on excellent working relationships with local First Nations and providing a supportive environment for all employees.

Salary: $25/hr plus potential for benefits (after 3 months).

Submit your CV electronically to: kim@kleanza.com

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Crew Lead

Location Various Locations
Information

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George, Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, contaminated sites, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

Ecofor is currently seeking Archaeological Crew Leads (approximately seven-month position) to join our team in Fort St. John, Fort St. James or Williams Lake, BC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify areas of archaeological potential and archaeological sites.
  • Collect data and conduct data management.
  • Lead field reconnaissance and archaeological impact assessments for oil and gas, hydro, forestry, transportation and other industries.
  • Follow permit requirements.
  • Write interim reports and communicate with Field Directors; and,
  • Participate in Ecofor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or have obtained an undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Familiarity with the provincial heritage assessment regulatory environment in BC.
  • Familiarity with mapping, pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection, field note taking and laboratory experience desired.
  • Ability to do strenuous field work.
  • Excavation experience for the Fort St. John location.
  • Experience with using handheld GPS units, mapping software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe software.
  • Willingness to travel for work and stay in remote accommodations.
  • Able to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver's licence.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current H2S, First Aid, Ground Disturbance, and any other relevant safety tickets would be an asset but is not required; and,
  • Certification in ATV and/or UTV operation.

Job ID Numbers:

2018-005 Archaeological Crew Lead - Fort St. John, BC.

2018-006 Archaeological Crew Lead - Fort St, James, BC.

2018-007 Archaeological Crew Lead – Williams Lake, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by February 28, 2018.  Please include the Job ID number(s) you are applying for in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at www.ecofor.ca

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Field Technician

Location Various Locations
Information

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George, Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, contaminated sites, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

Ecofor is currently seeking seasonal Archaeological Field Technicians (approximately seven-month position) to join our team in Fort St. John, Fort St. James or Williams Lake, BC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the identification of areas of archaeological potential and archaeological sites.
  • Assist in data collection and data management.
  • Assist field reconnaissance and archaeological impact assessments for oil and gas, forestry, transportation and other industries.
  • Assist in Systematic Data Recovery (excavation) for the Fort St. John location; and,
  • Participate in Ecofor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or have obtained an undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Willing to travel for work and stay in remote accommodations for extended periods of time.
  • Physical ability to do strenuous fieldwork.
  • Able to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver's licence.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Familiarity with the provincial heritage assessment regulatory environment in BC.
  • Familiarity with Oil and Gas regulations in BC.
  • Familiarity with mapping, pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection, field note taking and laboratory experience desired.
  • Excavation experience would be an asset for the Fort St. John location.
  • Familiarity with using handheld GPS units, mapping software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe software; and,
  • Certification in ATV and/or UTV operations.

Job ID Numbers:

2018-008 Archaeological Crew Lead - Fort St. John, BC.

2018-009 Archaeological Crew Lead - Fort St, James, BC.

2018-010 Archaeological Crew Lead – Williams Lake, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by February 28, 2018.  Please include the Job ID number(s) you are applying for in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at www.ecofor.ca

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Lab Director

Location Fort St. John, BC (Job ID: 2018-011)
Information

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George, Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, contaminated sites, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

Ecofor is currently seeking a Lab Director (approximately eight-month position) to join our team in our Fort St. John, BC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Artifact identification, analysis and artifact cataloguing.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Reporting to and updating Project Managers; and,
  • Participate in Ecofor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in Anthropology or Archaeology.
  • Significant experience with artifact identification, analysis and artifact cataloguing.
  • Significant laboratory experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver's licence; and,
  • Able to work in a strong safety culture.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management; and,
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by February 28, 2018.  Please include the Job ID number in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at www.ecofor.ca

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Lab Technician

Location Fort St. John, BC (Job ID: 2018-012)
Information

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George, Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, contaminated sites, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

Ecofor is currently seeking a Lab Technician (approximately six-month position) to join our team in our Fort St. John, BC office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Artifact washing and cataloguing.
  • Assist the Lab Director; and,
  • Participate in Ecofor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or have obtained an undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Able to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver's licence.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Experience with artifact identification, analysis and artifact cataloguing.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by February 28, 2018.  Please include the Job ID number in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at www.ecofor.ca

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Field Director (IP/SAB)

Location Various Locations
Information

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George, Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, contaminated sites, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

Ecofor is currently seeking seasonal Field Directors (approximately eight-month position) to join our team in Prince George and Fort St. John, BC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and record areas of archaeology potential and identify archaeological sites.
  • Collect data, ensure accuracy and quality of data, and complete data management.
  • Lead field reconnaissance, archaeological impact assessments for oil and gas, forestry, transportation and other industries.
  • Supervise field crews during Systematic Data Recovery (excavation) for the Fort St. John location.
  • Archaeological monitoring.
  • Write and edit interim reports and site forms.
  • Supervise field crews, review fieldwork and coordinate with Project Managers; and,
  • Participate in Ecofor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Field Director certification in the Sub-Arctic Boreal culture region for the Fort St. John location and Interior Plateau culture region for the Prince George location.
  • Experience with artifact identification, analysis and artifact cataloguing.
  • Experience in mapping, pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection, field note taking and laboratory experience.
  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas regulations for the Fort St. John location.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Experience using handheld GPS units, mapping software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe software.
  • Willing to travel for work and stay in remote camps for shifts of 10 days or more; and,
  • Physically able to do strenuous field work.
  • Able to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver's licence.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Field Director certification in the Interior and Sub-Arctic Boreal culture regions preferred for the Prince George location.
  • Experience writing interim reports and site forms; and,
  • Certification in H2S Alive, Ground Disturbance IRP-17, and ATV and/ or UTVs operation.

Job ID Numbers:

2018-003 Archaeological Field Director (SAB) - Fort St. John, BC.

2018-004 Archaeological Field Director (IP/ SAB) - Prince George, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by February 28, 2018.  Please include the Job ID number(s) you are applying for in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at www.ecofor.ca

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Title

Stantec
Archaeological Field Supervisor

Location Quesnel or Prince George
Information

We are looking to expand our archaeological team in the interior; Full time position based out of the Quesnel or Prince George offices.

Key Responsibilities

Working throughout British Columbia in various industries:

  • Identify and record areas of archeological potential, archaeological sites, and traditional use sites.
  • Work closely with a Field Director to make technical recommendations for cultural resources management.
  • Collect data and complete data management.
  • Lead preliminary field reconnaissance surveys and archaeological impact assessments.
  • Assist in archaeological monitoring and excavations.
  • Manage crews of up to five individuals.
  • Write permit applications, interim reports, final reports, site forms and proposals.
  • Actively participate in Stantec’s HSSE programs.

Qualifications

  • Field Supervisor in the Interior Plateau cultural region with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in cultural resource management.
  • Minimum B. Sc. in Archaeology, or BA in Anthropology with a major in archaeology.
  • Experience identifying traditional use sites & features, CMTs, and lithic artifacts.
  • Experience with lithic artifact analysis and cataloguing.
  • Experience with mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection (field notes, photographs, digital information).
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Able to work away from home/stay in hotels or camps for periods of up to 2 weeks during the field season (May-Nov).
  • Desire to work closely (in both leadership and supporting roles) with other environmental professionals and First Nations.
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Experience with driving on forestry roads and operating ATVs an asset.
  • Willingness to learn and develop professionally is required.

Please apply direct at www.stantec.com/careers

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Title

Stantec
Archaeological Field Director

Location Quesnel or Prince George
Information

We are looking to expand our archaeological team in the interior; Full time position based out of the Quesnel or Prince George offices.

Key Responsibilities

Working throughout British Columbia in various industries:

  • Identify and record areas of archeological potential, archaeological sites, and traditional use sites.
  • Make technical recommendations for cultural resources management.
  • Collect data and complete data management.
  • Lead preliminary field reconnaissance surveys, archaeological impact assessments, and possible excavations.
  • Carry out archaeological monitoring.
  • Manage crews of up to five individuals.
  • Mentor and train junior crew members.
  • Write permit applications, interim reports, final reports, site forms and proposals.
  • Actively participate in Stantec’s HSSE programs.

Qualifications

  • Field Director in the Interior Plateau cultural region. Field Director status in a second culture region an asset.
  • Permit holding status an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years working in cultural resource management.
  • Minimum B. Sc. in Archaeology, or BA in Anthropology with a major in archaeology.
  • Experience identifying traditional use sites & features, CMTs, and lithic artifacts.
  • Experience with lithic artifact analysis and cataloguing.
  • Experience with mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection (field notes, photographs, digital information).
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Able to work away from home/stay in hotels or camps for periods of up to 2 weeks during the field season (May-Nov).
  • Desire to work closely (in both leadership and supporting roles) with other environmental professionals and First Nations.
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Experience with driving on forestry roads and operating ATVs an asset.
  • Willingness to learn and develop professionally is required.

Please apply direct at www.stantec.com/careers

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Title

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
Archaeologist

Location Enderby, BC
Information

Job Description:

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist for a full-time contract position (April 1 - October 31, 2018) based in Enderby, BC. We are a growing environmental and cultural resource management company under the Splatsin Development Corporation. Our approach is focused on the protection and conservation of archaeological resources and their connection to Secwepemc people, culture, and traditions. Yucwmenlúcwu provides technical support to the Splatsin community and cultural resource management services to our many clients and partners.

We are seeking a highly skilled Archaeologist who wishes to develop their career with our diverse team of professionals. This position will involve both field, office, and lab based responsibilities including archaeological assessments, research, artifact cataloguing, reporting, and equipment maintenance. We offer a competitive wage, flexible work schedule, and positive work-life balance. The expected start date for this position is April 2, 2018; however, we are open to discussing this further with the right candidate. There is potential for this position to become permanent.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and assist with archaeological field assessments and research
  • Assist with artifact cataloguing, reporting, and permitting
  • Review archaeological referrals and provide technical recommendations
  • Assist with the First Nations consultation process relating to archaeological resources
  • Liaise with First Nations, proponents, landowners, and regulatory agencies
  • Assist the environment, forestry, and culture heritage teams as necessary
  • Mentor, train, and supervise technicians and community members
  • Active participation in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the cultural resource management industry or academic equivalent
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and permitting and assessment process
  • Previous experience supervising archaeological impact assessments, archaeological excavations, and construction monitoring
  • Proven ability to mentor and train staff
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Strong aptitude for technical writing and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a diverse team
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Eligible for Field Director status under Bulletin 17 requirements of the BC Archaeology Branch
  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, human osteology, lithic analysis, statistical analysis, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, or geomatics
  • Demonstrated proficiency completing assigned tasks on time and on budget
  • Previous experience working with a First Nation organization
  • General understanding of the First Nations consultation process
  • Eligible to hold BC Heritage Conservation Act Section 12 or 14 permits in the Interior Plateau culture area
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Basic knowledge of surficial geology and landforms

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to peggy.joe@splatsindc.com with the following subject line – Yucwmenlúcwu Archaeologist Job Application. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2017. Short listed candidates will be contacted via phone to answer a few screening questions, then scheduled for an in-person interview in Enderby, BC. Interviews will be scheduled between March 2-15, 2018. We will be requesting 3 professional or academic references and a professional writing sample as part of the interview process.

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Title

Kleanza Consulting Ltd.
Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager/Field Director

Location Terrace, BC
Information

Kleanza Consulting Ltd., with offices in Terrace, Prince Rupert, Vancouver, and Vancouver Island seeks an experienced Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager/Field Director for a full-time position, based out of Terrace. This position is available immediately and anticipated to be permanent.

Though based out of Terrace, there is potential for travel to our Prince Rupert Office, and throughout the province.

The applicant must be an approved Field Director, and permit holder for the Northwest Coast with the Archaeology Branch. Applicants must have a Bachelors or graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology, and hold a minimum of eight years experience in archaeology in BC. In addition, the applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, proven project management experience, fabulous report writing and review ability, a good work ethic, the ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment with minimal supervision, the ability to interact with clients, government representatives, and First Nations, and keen to mentor more junior staff. The ability to Field Direct in more than one culture region would be an asset.

The applicant must be physically fit and hold a valid BC Driver’s License. Level I First Aid, ATV, snowmobile, and Wilderness First Aid certifications would be an asset.

Kleanza Consulting Ltd. is a small company that prides itself on excellent working relationships with local First Nations and providing a supportive environment for all employees. We offer benefits and a myriad of perks to employees, including flexible schedules, conference funding, the potential to work throughout the province and fun gear gadgets.

Submit your CV electronically to: kim@kleanza.com

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Title

Roy Northern Land and Environmental
Archaeologist (Field Director or Supervisor)

Location Fort St. John, BC
Information

ROY NORTHERN LAND AND ENVIRONMENTAL is an expanding progressive surface land and environmental consulting firm with a special interest in oil and gas, forestry, mining, energy, and agricultural industries, as well as municipal authorities throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Canada’s north. We employ a team of over 60 staff members located in our Fairview, Calgary, Fort St. John, Prince George, and Terrace offices, and we offer interdisciplinary expertise to develop environmental solutions for our clients throughout western Canada.  For over 30 years, we have directly assisted clients in regulatory application, and have provided consulting expertise on environmental legislation, regulations and guideline compliance related to project planning, development and reclamation.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Field Director status in NEBC and/or other areas of BC
  • Bachelor or Graduate Degree in Archaeology or Anthropology
  • 1+ years of field experience in archaeology
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • First Aid and H2S Safety tickets
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Strong commitment to health and safety leadership and culture
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills in addition to technical report writing skills

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Willing to travel and work away from home
  • Must be physically fit
  • Willingness to assistant in other aspects of Roy Northern services
  • Adherence to Roy Northern’s OH&S and Quality Management program

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive Salary
  • Group Life and Health Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • RRSP and Employer Contributions
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Remote work options and camp/shift options also available
  • Compensation packages will be determined based on candidate’s experience, education, and overall suitability for position.

Please email applications to Scott Rogerson at scott@roynorthernbc.com .  This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. We thank all applicants for applying and advise that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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