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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

Archer CRM
Archaeologist

Salary $54,080 – $62,400 annually
Location Fort St. John and Delta, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 26-SEP-2022

ARCHER CRM strives to create and foster a workplace environment where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and celebrated. Through the recognition that every individual brings with them unique experiences, cultural histories, and perspectives, our goal is to create a workplace community that encourages growth, creative contribution, and success. With these goals, and through education, integrity and innovation, ARCHER Cultural Resource Management Corp. is committed to promoting the values of Canada’s cultural landscape.

ARCHER CRM is now hiring Archaeologists for our Fort St John and Delta offices. We are looking for applicants who are professionally driven and eager to continue to develop and expand their experience in BC Archaeology.

ARCHER CRM has a competitive Benefits package for this position, actively supports and encourages Archaeologists with their Field Directorship goals, and provides an additional Health and Wellness plan for our long-term employees. For applicants interested in relocating to one of our offices, Relocation/Moving assistance may apply.

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility – to assist Archaeological Field Directors and Project Leads in conducting archaeological field work, including but not limited to:

  • Active participation in archaeological field assessments;
  • Adhering to ARCHER CRM Partnership’s OH&S and Quality Assurance programs;
  • Acquiring field experience and knowledge from senior staff with the intention of taking on further responsibilities within the organization;
  • Upon demonstrated ability, assist Field Director(s) with any/all fieldwork tasks and responsibilities, including supervising small crews and project areas;
  • May involve travel to other ARCHER CRM Partnership offices and job sites.

 Preference given to those with the following skills/experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to take effective field notes;
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate;
  • A minimum of one (1) year’s Field experience (field school, co-op term, field assistant, CRM experience);
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in a team environment;
  • Basic understanding of lithic technology and mapping techniques;
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role is considered an asset;
  • Safe operation of 4X4 vehicles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and UTVs (Fort St John office specifically);
  • Experienced in the use of networked computers in a Microsoft Windows-based environment;
  • Awareness of applicable government regulations.

 Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (B.A. or B.Sc. in Archaeology and/or Anthropology is required;
  • Minimum of 260 working days (approximately 1 year) of experience (with a proven and positive track record) in Archaeological field work;
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License preferred, Class 7 Drivers Licenses will be considered;
  • Ability to independently travel to and from the worksite location daily;
  • Canadian Citizen, or legally eligible to work in Canada;
  • Ability and availability to work away from home office at remote job sites and offices;

Preferred Certifications (Fort St John office specifically):

  • First Aid Level 1;
  • H2S;
  • ATV Rider Safety & Snow Pro;
  • Wildlife Awareness.

No telephone inquiries please.  Questions & expressions of interest can be forwarded to jobs@archercrm.ca

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Title

Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Archaeologist – Reporting Technician

Salary $60,000- $74,000 annually DOE
Location Various Locations, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 08-SEP-2022

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are looking to expand our Archaeology team and seeking an Archaeologist – Reporting Technician within British Columbia. As part of the team your work will focus on projects across various service lines in British Columbia.

This is a 12-month contract position with potential to transition into a full-time permanent role in the future.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing regulatory deliverables including site forms, interim and final reporting
  • Managing digitally and manually collected field data
  • Actively participating in Stantec’s HSSE programs

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Self-motivated with excellent technical writing skills
  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management, specifically reporting (an asset)
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture
  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and First Nations
  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of archaeological experience including the production of regulatory deliverables

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Please apply online at www.stantec.com/en/careers.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Title

Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Archaeologist – Field Director

Salary $70,000 – $80,000 annually DOE
Location Various Locations, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 08-SEP-2022

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are growing and seeking an experience Archaeologist – Field Director to join our amazing team. As part of the team your work will focus on projects across various service lines in British Columbia.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct and oversee research, fieldwork, impact analysis, permitted assessments, and scoping/preparing proposals
  • Provide technical reviews of regulatory deliverables
  • Manage digitally and manually collected field data
  • Support the GIS team in the preparation of figures for regulatory deliverables
  • Actively participate in Stantec’s HSSE programs

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience in cultural resource management, including the preparation and review of regulatory deliverables
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture
  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and First Nations
  • Experience identifying traditional use sites and features, CMTs and precontact and historical artifacts
  • Self-motivated, has excellent technical writing skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Cultural Resource Management in British Columbia and 2 years of data management and digital mapping experience

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Please apply online at www.stantec.com/en/careers (Req ID: 220000TO).

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Title

Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Senior Archaeologist – Permit Holder

Salary $75,000 – $100K annually DOE
Location Various Locations, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 08-SEP-2022

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are looking to expand our Archaeological team and seeking a full time Senior Archaeologist Permit Holder based out of our Burnaby office. The successful candidate will work with our team to help support the management of projects predominantly focused on the Coastal region of British Columbia.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Promote a strong health and safety culture and actively participate in Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment Program
  • Support the management of existing and new projects
  • Leading the execution of field and desktop studies
  • Hold Class 2 Archaeological Permits for projects across Yukon
  • Proposal writing
  • Client management, client communication and business development
  • Work closely with other senior staff to make technical recommendations for cultural resources management
  • Technical writing and report preparation
  • Technical direction to staff/mentoring of staff

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in cultural and heritage resource management
  • Knowledge of the Yukon Historic Resources Act
  • Strong leadership and business development skills, including experience building and maintaining productive relationships with clients and Indigenous groups
  • Demonstrated experience in archaeological project development and management
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Experience in mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture
  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and Indigenous groups
  • Willingness to travel for project work and business development opportunities
  • Strong interpersonal and social skills and ability to interact across a broad range of audiences/technical backgrounds including internal and external clients, Indigenous groups and regulatory agencies
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license is preferred

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor or graduate degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Please apply online at www.stantec.com/en/careers.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Company Stantec Consulting Ltd.
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