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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

City of Kamloops
Project Archaeologist #379

Location Kamloops, BC
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At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier free recruitment for everybody everyday.  This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.

All applicants are considered, regardless of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, family status, marital status, physical and mental disability, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political belief or conviction of a criminal or summary conviction offence unrelated to their employment.

Persons with a disability or in need of assistance with the application process are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department at 250.828.3439 or hr@kamloops.ca.

We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Job Description

An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for a Permanent, Full-Time Project Archaeologist with the City of Kamloops! The Project Archaeologist is accountable for the planning, organizing and supervision of staff and consultants required to manage archaeological and cultural heritage resources for City of Kamloops and First Nations with traditional territory within the City boundary. This includes all phases of planning, construction and post construction works for the capital, operating and development needs of the organization.

In addition to project management responsibilities, the incumbent will work with senior leaders from the organization and engage with First Nations on policies, processes, standards and templates for permitting to proactively protect archaeological and cultural resources.

Typical duties of this position include:

  • Reviews and comments on technical plans and studies from an archaeological perspective.
  • Reviews and provides recommendations to proposed projects, project specifications and policies and procedures for the organization.
  • Manages applications for Provincial permits on behalf of the City of Kamloops and working with the Province to obtain City wide blanket permits for emergency and/or asset maintenance works.
  • In consultation with senior leaders from the organization and engagement with the First Nations, the incumbent will maintain policies, processes, standards and templates for archaeological and First Nations engagement processes, reports and permitting for capital projects, operations, and development.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Eligibility for Professional Membership in the British Columbia Association of Professional Archaeologists.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in archaeology or anthropology with a specialization in archaeology.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in archaeological resource management, familiarity with Provincial Heritage Conservation Act, rules and regulations and a working knowledge of related municipal, provincial and federal laws, regulations and practices.
  • Prior experience liaising with First Nations, provincial regulatory bodies, municipal staff and other levels of government, with strong preference for experience liaising with the local First Nations in the BC interior.
  • Experience on projects or initiatives that relate to infrastructure, archaeology, planning and land use, and/or resource management.
  • Experience identifying, recording and evaluating the full range of archaeological site types expected in the BC Interior.
  • Must be eligible to hold permits under Sections 12 and 14 of the B.C. Heritage Conservation Act.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

Please note this is an Exempt Management position.

Hours & Days of Work

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hours per Week

37.5

Department

City of Kamloops -> Civic Operations -> Capital Projects

Position Type

Permanent Full-Time

Reports To

Capital Projects Manager

Close Date

May 16, 2021

External job postings are open to everyone. We accept applications online only; be sure to carefully read the application instructions for each job you apply to.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that persons with disabilities who require assistance with the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (250) 828-3439.

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Title

Stó:lō Research & Resource Management Centre
Junior Archaeologist

Salary $20-$25/hr
Location Chilliwack, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 06-MAY-2021

Stó:lō Service Agency requires the services of a qualified Junior Archaeologist to fill a Full-Time Position with the Stó:lō Research & Resource Management Centre. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

The Junior Archaeologist will help analyze, catalogue, and curate artifacts in our repository and conduct archaeological projects within S’olh Téméxw – Stó:lō Traditional Territory. The Junior Archaeologist will assist with the administration of the Stó:lō Heritage Policy, be involved in cross-cultural awareness initiatives, conduct research, and maintain databases.

This position reports to the Heritage Stewardship and Archaeology Manager and SRRMC Director. The successful candidate will work out of the Central (Chilliwack) office. Some travel may be required for this position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology (with a focus in Archaeology).
  • Must have participated in a field school or have field experience.
  • Drug and alcohol testing required.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and a team player with a strong background and demonstrated skills in communications.
  • Must have familiarity and understanding of Stó:lō and/or other First Nations’ culture, traditions and history with a commitment to learning more about Stó:lō culture and history is essential.
  • Must have knowledge of federal, provincial, and local governance policies/legislation related to heritage and First Nations.
  • Must have knowledge of the Stó:lō Heritage Policy.
  • Excellent physical health and physically fit for surveying in rough terrain, shovel testing, and excavation.
  • Have proven ability to work on a variety of Windows computer programs including MS Word, Excel and Access.
  • A familiarity with GIS is an asset.
  • Should have Level One First Aid training.
  • Comfortable with working independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in an effective manner.
  • Ability to maintain a healthy working relationship with staff, community representatives/members and representatives of other organizations.
  • Maintain the confidentiality guidelines of all records, materials and communications concerning clients, staff and Stó:lō Service Agency.
  • Experience with off-road vehicles would be an asset.
  • Artifact curation skills would be an asset.

Successful candidates will be required to provide the following if screened in for an interview:

  • Proof of education documentation
  • References: Three names and phone numbers of recent supervisors
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ License
  • Must successfully pass the required pre-employment Criminal records Check.

Salary Range: $20.00 – $25.00/hour dependent upon qualifications and experience

Type of Position: Full-time position with a 3-month probationary period and planned performance evaluations.

Applications Deadline: Friday May 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Candidates will be screened according to the qualifications/requirements. Interested candidates are required to submit a resume and covering letter. Please include position title on subject line. Send to:

Stó:lō Service Agency Personnel Department
Bldg. #5A, Floor #2 – 7201 Vedder Road
Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5
Email: jobs@stolonation.bc.ca

For more information about this and other employment opportunities, visit www.stolonation.bc.ca

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Title

Stó:lō Research & Resource Management Centre
Archaeologist

Salary $24-$30/hr
Location Chilliwack, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 06-MAY-2021

Stó:lō Service Agency requires the services of a qualified Archaeologist to fill a Full-Time Position with the Stó:lō Research & Resource Management Centre. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

The Archaeologist will conduct archaeological projects within S’olh Téméxw – Stó:lō Traditional Territory, assist with the administration of the Stó:lō Heritage Policy, be involved in cross-cultural awareness initiatives, conduct research, maintain databases, and analyze, catalogue, and curate artifacts.

This position reports to the Heritage Stewardship and Archeology Manager and SRRMC Director. The successful candidate will work out of the Central (Chilliwack) office. Some travel may be required for this position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology (with a focus in Archaeology).
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a field supervisor in archaeology.
  • Drug and alcohol testing required.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and a team player with a strong background and demonstrated skills in communications.
  • Must have familiarity and understanding of Stó:lō and/or other First Nations’ culture, traditions and history with a commitment to learning more about Stó:lō culture and history is essential.
  • Must have knowledge of federal, provincial, and local governance policies/legislation related to heritage and First Nations.
  • Must have knowledge of the Stó:lō Heritage Policy.
  • Excellent physical health and physically fit for surveying in rough terrain, shovel testing, and excavation.
  • Have proven ability to work on a variety of Windows computer programs including MS Word, Excel and Access.
  • A familiarity with GIS is an asset.
  • Should have Level One First Aid training.
  • Comfortable with working independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in an effective manner.
  • Ability to maintain a healthy working relationship with staff, community representatives/members and representatives of other organizations.
  • Maintain the confidentiality guidelines of all records, materials and communications concerning clients, staff and Stó:lō Service Agency.
  • Experience with off-road vehicles is an asset.
  • Artifact curation skills is an asset.

Successful candidates will be required to provide the following if screened in for an interview:

  • Proof of education documentation
  • References: Three names and phone numbers of recent supervisors
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ License
  • Must successfully pass the required pre-employment Criminal records Check.

Salary Range: $24.00 – $30.00/hour dependent upon qualifications and experience

Type of Position: Full-time position with a 3-month probationary period and planned performance evaluations.

Applications Deadline: Friday May 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Candidates will be screened according to the qualifications/requirements. Interested candidates are required to submit a resume and covering letter. Please include position title on subject line. Send to:

Stó:lō Service Agency Personnel Department
Bldg. #5A, Floor #2 – 7201 Vedder Road
Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5
Email: jobs@stolonation.bc.ca

For more information about this and other employment opportunities, visit www.stolonation.bc.ca

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Title

Synergy Land and Environmental Services
Field Director/Field Supervisor

Location Calgary, Fort St John, Vancouver or any centrally located hub in BC or AB
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 26-APR-2021

SYNERGY LAND AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES is an expanding progressive land and environmental consulting firm with a special interest in oil and gas, forestry, mining, energy, and agricultural industries, and municipal authorities throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Canada’s north. We offer interdisciplinary expertise to develop environmental solutions for our clients throughout Canada.

Our team has positions available for a Field Director or Supervisor, both full time and seasonal. For the right candidate in Fort St John this role can also become an Office Manager Role for Archaeology, Environmental and Land which will further your career and wage prospects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Archaeological field assessments in a supervisory capacity
  • Adhere to Synergy’s health and safety program
  • Co-ordinate with Project Manager or be the Project Manager as required
  • Liaising with First Nation communities
  • Participating in Indigenous community relationship-building
  • Supervising junior staff

Mandatory Requirements

  • Field Director or supervisor status in NEBC and/or other areas of BC and/or Permit Holding status in Alberta
  • Bachelor or Graduate Degree in Archaeology or Anthropology
  • 2+ years of field experience in archaeology
  • Has at least 360 days of consulting field experience under a BC permit
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • First Aid and H2S Safety tickets
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency
  • Willing to travel and work away from home
  • Must be physically fit
  • Willingness to assistant in other aspects of Synergy services

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

Preference will be given to those with the following skills or experience:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in a team environment
  • Basic understanding of GPS, GIS, and mapping techniques
  • Safe operation of UTV, ATV, snowmobiles, and other such equipment
  • Understanding of lithic technology

Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Group Life and Health Benefits
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Compensation packages will be determined based on candidate’s experience, education, and overall suitability for position.

Questions & expressions of interest are to be forwarded to slesresumes@synergyland.ca

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Title

WSP
Project Archaeologist

Location Vancouver, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 26-APR-2021

Overview of the Opportunity:

At WSP our Ecology / EIA team is providing environmental and archaeological services to position WSP as a leader in the market. We’re looking for an Archaeologist to join our Environment team, located at any of our offices in British Columbia. Reporting to the Team Lead, Ecology and Environmental Impact Assessment,  with day to day direction of the Team Lead, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, you will participate in archaeological project work throughout BC.

Why choose WSP?

  • A Canadian success story – a company that grew from humble roots in Quebec to a global, multinational powerhouse with over 48,000 employees worldwide;
  • Enhance the world around you – from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
  • Outstanding career opportunities – we’re growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than we were yesterday, for our employees, future employees, and our fellow Canadians, we’re open to your ideas and trying new thing;
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it’s like to be a part of our journey.

We offer competitive pay, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAreWSP

A day in the life:

  • As an Archaeological Field Supervisor/ Director, you will participate in or supervise Archaeological Impact Assessments, Preliminary Field Reconnaissance, and Site Alterations;
  • You will supervise field work;
  • You will assist with Site forms;
  • You will assist with artifact analysis and cataloguing;
  • You will assist with reporting.
  • You will assist in proposal writing;
  • You will perform background research and analysis, including consultation with government agencies;
  • You will assist in delivery of high quality reports on time and within budget, drawing upon technical and scientific knowledge, training and experience;
  • You will work within a team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of staff;
  • You will be involved in urban, rural and remote field work where travel will be required;
  • Other duties as assigned/required.

We’d love to hear from you if you…

  • Are eligible to work in Canada;
  • Possess a valid class 5 BC driver’s license;
  • Have a minimum 6-10 years’ experience working in British Columbia as an archaeologist;
  • Possess an undergraduate degree in archaeology or anthropology with a specialization in archaeology;
  • Experience in completing regulatory documentation and reporting per BC archaeology guidelines;
  • Are working towards fulfilling (or have fulfilled) the Archaeology Branch criteria listed in Bulletin 17 to qualify as a Field Director.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:

  • Northwest Coast or Interior field directorship, in good standing with the Archaeology Branch of British Columbia, or eligible to acquire;
  • Graduate degree in archaeology;
  • Experience with QGIS/ARCGIS;
  • First Aid Level 1, Wildlife awareness is considered an asset.

To apply, please visit:

https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=WSP&cws=59&rid=15563

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Title

Kleanza Consulting Ltd.
Operations Manager

Location Various Locations, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 25-APR-2021

Kleanza Consulting Ltd., with offices in Terrace, Vancouver, Prince Rupert, and on Vancouver Island, seeks an experienced Operations Manager for a full-time position, beginning May 1, 2021 (or earlier, ideally, but subject to negotiation).

Our ideal Operations Manager does not necessarily have a background in archaeology. We seek a resilient, enthusiastic, responsive, and initiative-taking individual with proven strengths in data management, critical administrative systems, values-based decision making, and communication. This individual thrives on connecting people, being the go-to person for staff support, tracking timelines, managing budgets, and improving internal systems and controls.

As a critical part of our Leadership Team, the Operations Manager works directly with company owners and Senior Archaeology Manager to ensure smooth daily and overall operations of the company in all aspects from delegation of tasks, project tracking, finances, mentorship, external liaison, and internal well-being. The Operations Manager is ideally located within commuting distance of one of our four offices, but remote work can be accommodated. There may be travel to our offices from time to time.

The ideal applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience), project management experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work remotely in a deadline-oriented environment with minimal supervision, ability to simultaneously manage different departments, liaise with clients, delegate tasks, oversee financial operations, and a demonstrated people manager and leader. Familiarity with cultural resource management in BC and the Heritage Conservation Act are considered assets but are not required. Preferences will be given to applicants with experience with grant writing, proposals, report writing, social media, marketing, story-telling (in support of our film and visual reporting department), education and working with First Nations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to the Project Managers with project planning and budget tracking
  • Responding to requests for proposals
  • Tracking permit obligations
  • Supervising Administrative Assistant for payroll, payables, and receivables
  • Overseeing HR and staff support
  • Supporting mentorship program led by Senior Archaeology Manager
  • Supporting owners in company values and mission
  • Proofing social media posts
  • Creating educational and promotional content

The successful applicant will adhere to Kleanza’s values of family, education, community, honesty, and integrity, and will promote Kleanza’s culture with employees, First Nations, subcontractors, and clients. Come join us to do archaeology for good.

Wage commensurate with experience. Health and dental plan, employee assistance plan, RRSP matching, conference and equipment funding, subsidized cell phone included.

Submit your cover letter, CV, and references electronically to: careers@kleanza.com.

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Kleanza Consulting Ltd.
Field Director

Location Northwest Coast and Interior, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 25-APR-2021

Do you want to work with a company that recognizes the importance of work-life balance, has an unsurpassed reputation for challenging the current culture in BC consulting archaeology, and is a leader in facilitating community-based projects, engagement, and ethical practices? Do you wish you had the opportunity to develop your own projects, work directly with company owners to impact company focuses, cultivate your own interests within a supportive and encouraging setting, and work within a company that respects employees’ personal values and professional objectives? Our company is growing, and we are looking for exceptional staff to work with us on diverse, challenging, and unique projects in the Vancouver area and throughout BC, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.

Kleanza Consulting Ltd., with offices in Terrace, Prince Rupert, central Vancouver Island, and Vancouver seek an experienced Field Directors for the Northwest Coast and Interior culture areas for a temporary full-time position for the 2021 season, starting immediately. There is potential for this position to become permanent. Field Directors will have opportunities to develop their experience in other culture areas within the province.

Applicants must be approved Field Directors with the British Columbia Archaeology Branch. Applicants must have a Bachelor or graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology, familiarity with BC archaeology and the HCA, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment with minimal supervision, and ability to supervise small- and medium-sized crews. Applicants with the ability to Field Direct and hold permits on the north coast AS WELL AS the central interior will be given preference.

Responsibilities include: field work, report writing, interacting with clients, working with First Nations, and supervising small- and medium-sized crews. Applicants should enjoy adventure, critical thinking and problem solving, working in challenging physical conditions, and working to actively improve the current standards of consulting archaeology in BC.

Applicants must be physically fit and hold a valid class 5 Driver’s License and Level I First Aid. Additional training such as ATV, snowmobile, and Wilderness First Aid certification 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 and safe environment for all employees. We provide health/dental benefits, conference and gear funding, as well as other fun perks after 3 months employment.

The successful applicant will adhere to Kleanza’s values of family, education, community, honesty, and integrity, and will promote Kleanza’s culture with employees, First Nations, subcontractors, and clients. Come join us to do archaeology for good.

Wage commensurate with experience. Health and dental plan, employee assistance plan, RRSP matching, conference and equipment funding, subsidized cell phone included.

Submit your cover letter, CV, and references electronically to: careers@kleanza.com.

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Title

Kleanza Consulting Ltd.
Project Manager

Location Vancouver, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 25-APR-2021

Do you want to work with a company that recognizes the importance of work-life balance, has an unsurpassed reputation for challenging the current culture in BC consulting archaeology, and is a leader in facilitating community-based projects, engagement, and ethical practices? Do you wish you had the opportunity to develop your own projects, work directly with company owners to impact company focuses, cultivate your own interests within a supportive and encouraging setting, and work within a company that respects employees’ personal values and professional objectives? Our company is growing, and we are looking for exceptional staff to work with us on diverse, challenging, and unique projects in the Vancouver area and throughout BC, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.

Kleanza Consulting Ltd., with offices in Terrace, Prince Rupert, central Vancouver Island, and Vancouver seeks an exceptional Project Manager for a permanent, full-time position based out of Vancouver office. The position will primarily be based in Vancouver, but may include travel throughout BC.

Ideal applicants will be a Permit Holder in at least one culture area in BC, and have a proven track record of undertaking ethical archaeology with and for First Nations in MetroVancouver and the rest of the province. Applicants must have at least five years’ experience in BC archaeology, understand the unique complexities associated with undertaking projects in the Vancouver area, and be well-respected and known by our clients and the Archaeology Branch. Applicants must have a Bachelor or graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology, experience supervising field staff and office-based colleagues, excellent report- and proposal-writing skills, and enjoy being a mentor to more junior colleagues. They must thrive in a fast-paced, exciting company, where innovation, thinking outside the box, and enthusiasm are highly valued skills.

Responsibilities include: field work, report writing, interacting with clients, working with First Nations, project planning, developing project scopes and estimates, developing research design, managing project budgets, deliverables, and timelines, and supervising crews.

Applicants must be physically fit and hold a valid class 5 Driver’s License and Level I First Aid.

Kleanza is a small heritage company that prides itself on excellent working relationships with local First Nations and providing a supportive and safe environment for all employees. We provide extended health/dental benefits (and life and travel insurance for you and your family), flexible works schedules, opportunities to telecommute, and a relaxed work environment.

Submit your CV electronically to: careers@kleanza.com

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Title

Skeetchestn Natural Resources Corp (SNRC)
Supervising Archaeologist

Location Skeetchestn, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 25-APR-2021

Company: Skeetchestn Natural Resources Corp (SNRC). SNRC is a full service community-based natural and cultural resources firm contributing to and directing all phases of land and resource planning and management in Skeetchestn traditional territory, protecting title and rights and respecting Secwepemc laws, culture, and traditions.

Developing economic, professional, social and cultural capacity of community members to care for Secwepemculewc is a core goal.

This is a permanent full-time position for archaeologists who have or are close to qualifying for field director status in the Plateau region.

Location: Skeetchestn, BC. Our office is a beautiful and easy 40 minute drive west of Kamloops, and 25 minutes east of Cache Creek. Little to no overnight travel/camp work required.

We offer opportunities for mentorship and advancement to field director, permit holder and project manager. You will work with a skilled and experienced team of professionals and technicians, and have the unique opportunity to get to know the cultural landscape of Skeetchestnulewc (territory).

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are field- and office-based work relating to all aspects of regulatory heritage management, with a focus on forestry, mining, energy, parks and community infrastructure projects.

Minimum mandatory skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology, with an archaeology field school
  • 3+ years of field experience in archaeology in the BC interior
  • Demonstrated knowledge of BC Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory requirements (permits, forms, reporting), and BC Archaeology Branch policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of site and artifact identification and classification
  • Demonstrated field abilities (effective note-taking, navigating, using field equipment)
  • Technical writing, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt, undertake multiple tasks, and respond quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to conduct field work under a variety of physically challenging field conditions
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Strong commitment to reconciliation and awareness of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Membership in the BCAPA (any level)
  • Experience in and knowledge of the archaeology of Secwepemculewc/southern interior
  • An understanding of various management strategies for the responsible care of archaeological and other cultural heritage values and resources
  • Functional knowledge of GIS applications (ArcView, QGIS)
  • Valid First Aid (OFA 1 or above), Bear Aware, ATV training, S100 fire suppression, WHMIS or other workplace safety training
  • Experience working with Secwepemc communities and an understanding of Secwepemc culture and the contemporary contexts and issues affecting these communities

Compensation: Competitive wage commensurate with experience and qualifications, full benefits package including matched pension contribution, and 4 weeks’ paid vacation.

We offer opportunities for advancement and support for achievement of additional qualifications (field directorship, permit-holding status, BCAPA membership) and other funded professional development and public archaeology outreach opportunities.

To apply: Send your cv and references to joanne@skeetchestn.ca, with ‘Archaeologist job application’ in the subject line. Please ensure you have obtained consent from references to be contacted.

In accordance with the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy, preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Secwepemc candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Title

ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Various Locations, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 12-APR-2021

Our Burnaby, Prince George, Vanderhoof and Fort St John offices have 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. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people like you to conduct and manage exciting field projects and participate in research opportunities.

Job Description

Primary Responsibility: to conduct and lead archaeological field work meeting ARCHER CRM Partnership and stakeholder standards, including but not limited to:

  • Archaeological field assessments in a supervisory capacity;
  • Adhere to ARCHER CRM Partnership OH&S and Quality Assurance programs;
  • Provide direction to archaeological assistants;
  • Co-ordinate effectively with Crew Chief(s);
  • Co-ordinate with Project Lead(s) to satisfy client needs;
  • On an as-needed basis, assist Project Director(s) with project co-ordination;
  • Will involve frequent travel to other ARCHER CRM Partnership offices & jobsites.

Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Safe operation of vehicles, ATV, snowmobiles, and other devices;
  • Available to work away from home office for up to 14 days at a time;
  • Be a Branch-approved field director for one or more regions in BC;
  • Must provide an up-to-date ‘experience summary spreadsheet’ as per Archaeology Branch Bulletin 17;
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences;
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying, recording, documenting and suggesting to a supervisor management recommendations for found archaeological remains, including features;
  • Eligible to work in Canada under a presently valid work visa .

Preference given to those with the following skills/experience:

  • That at least one reference provided be an individual who can comment directly on the applicant’s supervisory time;
  • meet the qualifications for applying for Permit Holder status but have not applied for such yet;
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in a team environment, co-ordinating with Crew Chief(s) if present and taking direction from Project Leads, the Regional Manager, and/or Directors;
  • Be a Canadian citizen.

Preference given to those with the following Certifications:

  • First Aid Level 1 & Transportation Endorsement;
  • H2S, TDG;
  • ATV Rider Safety and Snow Pro;
  • Wildlife Awareness.

Remuneration:

  • Wage commensurate with demonstrated experience;
  • Benefits package available to qualifying employees.

No telephone inquiries.  References must be submitted with CV.

Questions & expressions of interest are to be forwarded to jobs@archercrm.ca , or by fax to 1.250.261.5474.

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ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Supervisor, Field Director Stream

Location Various Locations, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 12-APR-2021

Our Burnaby, Prince George, Vanderhoof and Fort St John offices have positions available immediately for full time Archaeologists who are on track to becoming a Field Director (as per Bulletin 17).  Our team is progressive, innovative, and seeks to contribute to the understanding of BC’s long and rich history.

Job Description

Primary Responsibility: to conduct and supervise archaeological field work meeting ARCHER and stakeholder standards, including but not limited to:

  • Active participation in archaeological field assessments in supervisory capacity;
  • Adhering to ARCHER CRM Partnership’s OH&S and Quality Assurance programs;
  • Provide direction to archaeological assistants;
  • Co-ordinate with Project Lead to satisfy client needs;
  • Will involve frequent travel to other ARCHER CRM Partnership offices and jobsites.

Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Available to work away from home office at remote job sites and offices;
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences;
  • Has at least 360 days of consulting field experience in BC under permit.
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying, recording, documenting and suggesting to a supervisor management recommendations for found archaeological remains, including features;
  • Provide an up to date ‘experience summary spreadsheet’ as per Archaeology Branch Bulletin 17 if possible;
  • Eligible to work in Canada under a presently valid work visa.

Preference given to those with the following skills/experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to navigate;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in a team environment;
  • Basic understanding of lithic technology, GPS terminology and mapping techniques;
  • Safe operation of vehicles, ATV, snowmobiles, and other devices;
  • That at least one reference provided be an individual who can comment directly on the applicant’s supervisory time;
  • Be a Canadian citizen.

Preference given to those with the following Certifications:

  • First Aid Level 1 and Transportation Endorsement;
  • H2S, TDG;
  • ATV Rider Safety and Snow Pro;
  • Wildlife Awareness.

Remuneration:

  • Wage commensurate with demonstrated experience;
  • Benefits package available to qualifying employees.

No telephone inquiries.  References must be submitted with CV.

Questions & expressions of interest are to be forwarded to jobs@archercrm.ca , or by fax to 1.250.261.5474.

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Title

Golder Associates Ltd.
Archaeologist/Field Director (ID: 21000273)

Location Kamloops or Kelowna, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 12-APR-2021

Golder has a new opportunity for a Professional Archaeologist to join our Heritage team in our Kamloops or Kelowna locations. This position is full time temporary from April to December. The successful candidate will assist in the growth of the archaeology business in the Southern Interior 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.

The Role will include: 

  • Preparing or contributing to proposals
  • Leading archaeological field programs
  • Liaising with First Nations
  • Managing project scope, schedule, and cost, including invoicing
  • Participating in Indigenous community relationship-building
  • Undertaking analysis and preparing technical reports
  • Supervising junior staff and Indigenous workers where appropriate
  • Working with Indigenous community members in a respectful and collaborative manner
  • 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

You will have a background in:

  • A graduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or an undergraduate degree with equivalent experience
  • Field Director 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 Southern Interior 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 teamwork 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
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching
  • National project opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years

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

Golder Associates Ltd.
Senior Archaeologist (ID: 21000272)

Location Kamloops, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 12-APR-2021

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
  • Participating in business development activities, including meetings with prospective clients
  • Participating in Indigenous community relationship-building
  • Undertaking analysis and preparing technical reports
  • Supervising junior staff and Indigenous workers where appropriate
  • Participating in Golder’s Health & Safety program

You will have a background in:

  • 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 teamwork 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
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring and
  • National project opportunities

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.

Company Golder Associates Ltd.
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