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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

A nominal fee will be charged for posting jobs to the BCAPA site as of January 1, 2016. Please contact the administrator for more information admin@bcapa.ca.
Title

ERM
Archaeologist

Location Vancouver, BC
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ERM is seeking a highly motivated Archaeologist to join our global consulting firm as part of our archaeology and cultural heritage team based in Vancouver, BC. The successful candidate will provide technical assistance for archaeological desk and field studies for clients both within Canada and internationally. The successful candidate would work with our team to complete site investigation, data processing and reporting tasks for numerous archaeological assessments. This is a fulltime, short-term contract position, with the potential for permanent fulltime employment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform literature review, field reconnaissance, field surveys, and excavation for archaeological studies.
  • Conduct research, report writing, processing field data, and writing site forms.
  • Artifact analysis and cataloguing.
  • Provide technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERM’s business and client base in the area of archaeology and cultural heritage.
  • Interact with other ERM service areas to share multi-disciplinary resources and best practices across the country and internationally.
  • Represent ERM through communications and at meetings with provincial/territorial and federal agencies.
  • Assist with preparing proposals and reports to meet client needs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology (with a focus in archaeology).
  • 1 to 3 years of related consulting experience.
  • Previous consulting experience in British Columbia, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut a plus.
  • Ability to work within Canada and internationally.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
  • Excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Ability to work within a team as well as independently.
  • Valid First Aid and Class 5 Driver’s License a plus.
  • Extensive travel required.

TO APPLY:

Please follow the link to our careers site to apply below:

https://erm.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/ERM_Careers/job/Vancouver/Archaeologist–Entry-Level-_R00000672-1

ERM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – All Levels

Location Burnaby, BC
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ARCHER’s   Burnaby office  have positions available  starting Summer 2018 for seasonal/permanent Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork. We have several intensive but short term projects to staff over the next four to six months and invite serious applicants of all experience levels to join our team.

ARCHER is a Professional Archaeological Consulting firm employing a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of archaeologists and specialists in British Columbia, with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives, and opportunities for professional growth. ARCHER employees benefit from having close ties to the communities they work in as well as experiencing beautiful BC landscapes they may never have had the opportunity to visit before.

The position would primarily be responsible for assisting Field Directors in the conduct of archaeological field work, although office work (analysis etc.) may also be required. For those individuals serious about kick-starting their careers as professional archaeologists, this is the place to be!

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Prior field experience (field school, coop term, field assistant);
  • Consistent availability to work away from home office at remote job sites and offices;
  • Candidates not willing to relocate to a close proximity to one of our offices may still be considered if they are willing to cover all travel and accommodation costs directly related to their remote location; and
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences.

Further details should be viewed here:http://www.archercrm.ca/careers/archaeologist-apprentice/

All Curriculum Vitae must include references. Priority will be placed on reviewing the documentation of those individuals who provide this information.

Your cover letter should emphasize how you meet the baseline skills and administrative requirements for a particular employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to jobs@archercrm.ca

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Ursus Heritage Consulting Ltd.
Field Director

Location Southern Interior and Coastal BC
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Ursus Heritage Consulting Ltd., located in Vernon, BC, seeks an experienced consulting archaeologist for a full time Archaeologist position. Most work will take place in the Southern Interior or Southern Coast.

Applicants must have a Bachelors or graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology, with a field school, minimum 3 years BC archaeological consulting experience, familiarity with BC archaeology, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Applicants must be capable of working in a quality and deadline-driven environment with minimal supervision, and comfortable working in the field for long hours.

The position is field and office based. Responsibilities include field work, report writing, interacting with clients and government personnel, and eventually supervising/mentoring junior staff. Applicants are expected to have Field Director status in the Interior Plateau and Northwest Coast regions or permit holding status.

Applicants must be physically fit, have OFA Level 1 First Aid, and hold a valid BC Driver’s License.

Salary will be commensurate with education, skills and experience.

Submit your C.V. electronically to:

Ian Cameron, Director
ian@ursus-heritage.ca

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Title

Golder Associates Ltd.
Professional Archaeologist

Location Kamloops, BC
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Golder has a new opportunity for a Professional Archaeologist to join our Heritage Team in our Kamloops location. The successful candidate will assist in the growth of the archaeology business in the Kamloops region and will gain valuable and diverse work experience throughout BC as part of our regional team. You will also have the ability to work on multidisciplinary projects that provide opportunities for learning and personal growth.

Your role will include:

  • preparing or contributing to proposals
  • securing heritage inspection, investigation and alteration permits
  • designing and leading archaeological field programs
  • liaising with First Nations
  • managing project scope, schedule and cost, including invoicing and client service
  • participating in business development activities, including meetings with prospective clients
  • participating in Indigenous community relationship-building activities
  • undertaking analysis and preparing technical reports
  • supervising more junior staff and First Nations workers where appropriate
  • participating in Golder’s Health & Safety program
  • demonstrating a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff
  • complying with Golder’s Fit for Duty Policy

Your background should include:

  • a graduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or an undergraduate degree with equivalent experience.
  • Registered Professional Consulting Archaeologist in good standing
  • Field Director and Permit Holder status in the BC Plateau Culture Area
  • experience identifying, recording and evaluating the full range of archaeological site types expected in the BC Interior Plateau culture area
  • experience working with First Nations. Preference will be given to candidates with positive relationships with First Nations in the Kamloops area
  • an ability and willingness to perform field work in a variety of weather conditions
  • proficiency with standard data collection equipment, including GPS and hand-held tablets
  • proven oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • an ability to contribute to a positive team work environment as well as to work independently
  • solid MS Office skills
  • valid driver’s licence (Class 5)
  • ATV/UTV and First Aid Certification would be considered an asset

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Share purchase opportunities
  • Employee owned structure – own the business, own the result
  • Opportunities to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching 

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request

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Title

Millennia Research Limited
Laboratory Manager

Location Victoria, BC
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Millennia Research Limited, Victoria, is looking for an experienced archaeologist to fill a part time career position as Laboratory Manager. Millennia is a company that provides archaeological services to a wide variety of clients in British Columbia. With nearly 20 employees and offices next to the Galloping Goose Regional Park, we offer a pleasant work environment, bicycle-friendly commuting, and a chance to work in a company at the leading edge in the use of technology in archaeology.  The position is based in Victoria. Although there may be opportunities for occasional field work, the job is intended to be in-office. Preference is for candidates with field experience. The successful candidate must have a BA or BSc in archaeology and substantive archeological laboratory experience.

Duties will include:

  • Tracking time spent by project and task;
  • Attending staff meetings;
  • Coordinating with field staff, GIS staff, and managers to determine upcoming project laboratory needs;
  • Receiving samples (artifacts, faunal remains, sediment samples etc) as they come in from the field to the lab, and ensuring they all have appropriate bar codes (or field labels in lieu);
  • Conducting a preliminary review of electronic information for quality assessment;
  • Uploading field data to Millennia’s management database and communicating with GIS staff regarding data;
  • Printing from the management database preliminary ID labels to supplement bar codes and placing these into the correct bags;
  • Cataloguing artifacts, including receiving appropriate numbers from regulators or institutions, following institution, provincial, or Parks Canada standards and formats;
  • Preparing samples to be transferred for further analysis, including preparing shipping and customs declarations where necessary;
  • Coordinating with project directors and photographer to make artifacts or other materials available for photography and replacing them in storage when completed;
  • Tracking materials internally and externally in the Chain-of-Custody part of Millennia’s project management database;
  • Preparing catalogues and other specialized reports for inclusion in reports;
  • Caring for ancestral remains and associated funerary objects in an appropriate and secure manner, engaging with First Nations as needed, and preparing remains for reburial as directed by First Nations advice;
  • Preparing collections for transfer to repository, shipping or delivering as appropriate and updating project tracking form, closing project and informing administrative staff as required and informing regulators if required.
  • Keeping lab and field supplies in supply, reordering as necessary,
  • providing invoices or receipts to financial manager and obtaining permission for large or unusual purchases.

Other requirements of the job:

  • BA or BSc in archaeology/anthropology or museum studies
  • Knowledge of artifact identification, classification, and culture-history for at least one of the three BC regions (Northwest Coast, Interior Plateau, and Boreal Forest);
  • Ability to distinguish between cultural and natural modification;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated cataloguing and other writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • a valid BC driver’s licence
  • commitment to safety
  • Candidates must be able to work to deadlines with minimal supervision.

Wage will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Millennia offers a benefit package with full-time employment and professional development support. Please submit CV with covering letter outlining credentials, experience, availability, references and salary expectations to morley@millennia-research.com

Closing date – June 15, 2018

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Title

Millennia Research Limited
Senior Archaeologist/Project Director

Location Victoria, BC
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Millennia Research Limited, Victoria, is looking for an experienced archaeologist to fill a full time permanent career position as Senior Archaeologist/Project Director. Millennia is a company that provides archaeological and traditional use studies to a wide variety of clients in British Columbia. With nearly 20 employees and offices next to the Galloping Goose Regional Park, we offer a pleasant work environment, bicycle-friendly commuting, and a chance to work in a company at the leading edge in the use of technology in archaeology. The position is based in Victoria, but work may take place in all areas of BC, so candidates must be willing to travel and spend time away from home. The successful candidate must have experience directing archaeological assessments and will be responsible for various projects from start to finish, working within a flexible, supportive team structure.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing budgets and proposals under the direction of senior management;
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously, including tracking spend rates vs completion of milestones in relation to budgets;
  • Keeping project management app current for all projects;
  • Preparing permit applications under the direction of senior management;
  • Ensuring permitting requirements are met, including ensuring First Nations are notified in a timely manner, that field methodology is followed, and that repository conditions are fulfilled;
  • Communicating with clients, First Nations, subcontractors, suppliers, and Government regulators in meetings, conference calls, and by email;
  • Scheduling and logistics for projects;
  • Preparing Health and Safety Plans under the direction of Millennia Safety Officer and maintaining records as required;
  • Participating in internal meetings and training sessions;
  • Leading archaeological teams in the field;
  • Directing and assessing work done by other team members;
  • Writing interim, letter, AOA, and other types of reports with peer and senior review;

Applicants must hold or be eligible for BC field director status for the Coast (as per Archaeology Branch Bulletin 17), be knowledge of the BC Heritage Conservation Act; and should have archaeological project management experience. Candidates that are close to completing the requirements for coastal field director will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates that are able to hold permits throughout BC and are members of the BCAPA.

Other requirements of the job:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated report writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience on multi-employer job sites where heavy equipment operates
  • Excellent computer skills
  • WCB OFA Level 1 and Transportation Endorsement certification
  • a high level of physical fitness
  • a valid BC driver’s licence
  • commitment to safety
  • Candidates must be able to work to deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • experience operating off road vehicles

ATV operator and similar certifications would be an asset.

Wage will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Millennia offers a benefit package with full-time employment and professional development support. Please submit CV with covering letter outlining credentials, experience, availability, references and salary expectations to morley@millennia-research.com

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Field Technician

Location Fort St. John and Prince George, BC
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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, Whitehorse and Nova Scotia. 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 Field Technicians to join our team in Fort St. John and Prince George, 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:

  • 2018-027 Archaeological Field Technician – Fort St. John, BC.
  • 2018-028 Archaeological Field Technician – Prince George, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by June 12, 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 Crew Lead

Location Fort St. John and Prince George, BC
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, Whitehorse and Nova Scotia. 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 experienced Archaeological Crew Leads to join our team in Fort St. John and Prince George, BC. Ecofor will either provide accommodation or fly employees in on shift rotations. A signing bonus may be negotiated at time of hire.

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:

  • 2018-025 Archaeological Crew Lead – Fort St. John, BC.
  • 2018-026 Archaeological Crew Lead – Prince George, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by June 12, 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

ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Burnaby, BC
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ARCHER is an cultural resource management and consulting firm that employs a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of RPCAs, Field Directors, Archaeologists and specialists with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives, and opportunities for professional growth.

Our Burnaby office is accepting applications for full time Archaeological FieldDirectors (as per Bulletin 17).  Our team is progressive, innovative, and seeks to contribute to the understanding of BC’s long and rich history. The position would primarily be responsible for conducting/leading archaeological field work while meeting professional and stakeholder standards.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Eligible to work in Canada;
  • Availability to work away from home office at remote job sites;
  • Close to achieving or has met the Bulletin 17 requirements for Field Director for the Northwest Coast cultural area;
  • Must submit at least two (2) relevant references for verification of qualifications

We would appreciate it if  your cover letter emphasizes your prior experience and knowledge of the baseline skills and administrative requirements for this employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to Jobs@archercrm.ca

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Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Enderby, BC
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Job Description:

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist – Field Director for a full-time position based in Enderby, BC. We are a growing cultural and natural 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 archaeological services to our many clients and partners.

We are seeking a highly skilled individual 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 salary and benefits package, flexible work schedule, and positive work-life balance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and assist with archaeological field assessments and research
  • Assist with artifact cataloguing, reporting, and permitting
  • Liaise with First Nations, proponents, landowners, and regulatory agencies
  • Assist the environment, forestry, and culture heritage teams as necessary
  • Mentor and train junior 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 4 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory process
  • Previous experience supervising archaeological assessments, excavations and construction
  • Demonstrated proficiency completing assigned tasks on time and on budget
  • 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
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Valid driver’s license and clean drivers abstract

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

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

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to River Johnson at yucadmin@splatsindc.com with Yucwmenlúcwu Archaeologist – Field Director Position in the subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted via phone to answer a few screening questions, then scheduled for an in-person interview in Enderby, BC. We will be requesting 3 professional or academic references and a professional writing sample as part of the interview process.

Deadline for Applications: July 26, 2018

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Title

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
Archaeologist – Project Manager

Location Enderby, BC
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Job Description:

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist – Project Manager for a full-time position in Enderby, BC. We are a growing cultural and natural 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 archaeological services to our many clients and partners.

We are seeking a highly skilled individual who wishes to join our diverse team of professionals. This position will involve both field and office based responsibilities, including project management, archaeological assessments, historical research, client liaison and supervision. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, flexible work schedule, and positive work-life balance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan and implement archaeological assessments and projects
  • Manage archaeological projects and cultural resource protection initiatives
  • Complete archaeological field assessments, research, permitting, and reporting
  • 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
  • Develop and foster working relationships and promote business development
  • Prepare and review work plans, proposals, budgets, and guidance documents
  • Mentor, train, and supervise junior archaeologists and Community technicians

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology with a minimum of eight years’ experience
  • Minimum of 4 years’ direct project management and supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory processes
  • Eligible to hold Heritage Conservation Act Section 12 and Section 14 permits in the Interior Plateau culture area
  • Demonstrated proficiency managing and delivering projects on time and budget
  • Proven ability to mentor, train, and supervise junior staff
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline orientated 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
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Previous experience working with a First Nation Organization
  • General understanding of the First Nations consultation process
  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, human osteology, lithic analysis, statistical analysis, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, or remote sensing techniques

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Crystal Johnson at yucadmin@splatsindc.com with the following subject line – Yucwmenlúcwu Archaeologist & Project Manager Position. Short listed candidates will be contacted via phone to answer a few screening questions, then scheduled for an in-person interview in Enderby, BC. We will be requesting 3 professional or academic references and a professional writing sample as part of the interview process.

Deadline for Applications: July 26, 2018

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ARCHER CRM Partnership
Technical Writer

Location Fort St. John
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ARCHER is an cultural resource management and consulting firm that employs a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of RPCAs, Field Directors, Archaeologists and specialists with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives , and opportunities for professional growth.

ARCHER’s    Fort St. John office has a  position available  for a Technical Writer. The advertised-for position is responsible for the production of  technical reports, project tracking, archival and background research, data entry , and information management. The Technical Writer’s team consists of a Geomatician, Project Lead, Field Director and Permit Holder. The technical writer reports to the Permit Holder.

Minimum applicant requirements:

  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology /Anthropology/Earth Sciences/English;
  • Demonstrable writing and research experience/abilities;
  • Must submit at least two (2) relevant references for verification of qualifications
  • Applicants that meet the qualifications of the Northern Focus program are encouraged to apply.

We would appreciate it if  your cover letter emphasizes your prior experience and knowledge of the baseline skills and administrative requirements for this employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to Rémi Farvacque(r.farvacque@archercrm.ca).

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ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Apprentice

Location Fort St. John
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ARCHER is an cultural resource management and consulting firm that employs a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of RPCAs, Field Directors, Archaeologists and specialists with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives , and opportunities for professional growth.

ARCHER’s   Fort St. John office has six (6) positions available  for full time (seasonal and annual) Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork. The position entails physically challenging field survey work although office work (analysis, reporting, etc.) may also be required. Individuals displaying an aptitude for self-motivation, safety, teamwork and the coordination of logistics may be presented with opportunities for advancement. Applicants should expect occasional travel throughout northern BC. On the job training and mentoring will be provided. The position will be part of a team consisting of a Project Lead, Field Director and other archaeologists. The Archaeologist – Apprentice reports to the Field Director.

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Prior field experience (archaeological field school, work co-op, outdoor labor, prior CRM employment);
  • Availability to work away from home office at remote job sites;
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology /Anthropology, consideration given to individuals with Earth Sciences/Geography background.;
  • Must submit at least two (2) relevant references for verification of qualifications
  • Applicants that meet the qualifications of the Northern Focus program are encouraged to apply.

We would appreciate it if  your cover letter emphasizes your prior experience and knowledge of the baseline skills and administrative requirements for this employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to Rémi Farvacque(r.farvacque@archercrm.ca).

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Title

ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Fort St. John
Information

ARCHER is an cultural resource management and consulting firm that employs a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of RPCAs, Field Directors, Archaeologists and specialists with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives , and opportunities for professional growth.

Our Fort St. John office has positions available for full time Archaeological Field Directors (as per Bulletin 17).  Our team is progressive, innovative, and seeks to contribute to the understanding of BC’s long and rich history. The position would primarily be responsible for conducting/leading archaeological field work while meeting professional and stakeholder standards.

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Eligible to work in Canada under a presently valid work visa .
  • Availability to work away from home office at remote job sites;
  • Close to achieving or has met the Bulletin 17 requirements for Field Director
  • Must submit at least two (2) relevant references for verification of qualifications

We would appreciate it if  your cover letter emphasizes your prior experience and knowledge of the baseline skills and administrative requirements for this employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to Rémi Farvacque(r.farvacque@archercrm.ca).

Company ARCHER CRM Partnership
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