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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

Sugar Cane Development Corporation
Archaeological Field Supervisor

Location Williams Lake, BC
Information

Job Summary

Sugar Cane Archaeology, a division of Sugar Cane Development Corporation (“SCDC”), is seeking an Archaeological Field Supervisor to be based out of our office in downtown Williams Lake.

Sugar Cane Archaeology is a rapidly growing professional services provider that is currently staffed by two professional archaeologists and 8-15 seasonal field crew.

The Archaeological Field Supervisor will have experience supervising and directing field crews who are conducting archaeology or heritage resource management work including pedestrian survey, shovel testing, and archaeological excavation and monitoring.

In addition to the above, the Archaeological Field Supervisor may be required to assist with other Heritage or Natural Resource Management, and environmental stewardship duties as directed by the Board of SCDC.

This is a full-time seasonal position that could be structured as a contract, and/or potentially lead to a permanent position.

Duties:

  • Identify and record areas of archeological potential, archaeological sites, and traditional use sites
  • Collect data and complete data management
  • Lead preliminary field reconnaissance surveys, and assist in archaeological impact assessments, and excavations
  • Carry out archaeological monitoring
  • Write permit applications, interim reports, final reports, and proposals
  • Engage with clients and assist with business development
  • Assist with Crown referrals and other natural resource management duties assigned by the Board of SCDC

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum BSc in Archaeology or BA in Anthropology with a major in archaeology
  • Minimum 1 year experience in applied Heritage Resource Management
  • Minimum 1 year experience identifying traditional use sites & features, CMTs, and lithic artifacts
  • Experience with lithic artifact analysis and cataloguing
  • Experience with mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection (field notes, photographs, digital information)
  • Possess OFA level 1, with Transportation Endorsement, and S100 safety certifications
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract is required
  • Desire to work closely (in both leadership and supporting roles) with other environmental professionals and First Nations
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture
  • Able to work independently

Forward cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Kirk Dressler, Director
Sugar Cane Development Corporation
#301-172 Second Avenue North
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Z6
Tel. (778) 417-0193
kirk.dressler@williamslakeband.ca

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Title

Tipi Mountain Eco-Cultural Services Ltd.
Interior Plateau Field Director/Archaeological Field Supervisor

Location Interior Plateau Region, BC
Information

Tipi Mountain Eco-Cultural Services Ltd. is seeking a full-time Field Director or an experienced Field Supervisor (preference for the Interior Plateau region). The position will commence in early April for the upcoming field season, however dates will be flexible for the right candidate. Ability to hold permits within the Interior Plateau is a plus, but not required for this position. Tipi Mountain believes that work-life balance is important, we generally work Monday through Friday, with most weekends and evenings spent at home.

Job Title: Interior Plateau Field Director/Archaeological Field Supervisor

Job Type: Full-time Field Director or Archaeological Field Supervisor

Job Duties:

  • Directing and supervising field crews to conduct archaeological assessments: PFR, AIA, SAP, and archaeological monitoring.
  • Technical report writing and editing;
  • Assistance and eventually ownership of all stages of projects, with support from managers: crew organization, project scheduling, field package preparation, etc.

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to make appropriate judgment calls in isolated field environments;
  • Commitment to practical safety;
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat (experience with ArcGIS or QGIS would be an asset);
  • Experience working with basic field technology: Camera, GPS, Avenza, Maps;
  • Physically capable of long field days in adverse conditions;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence;
  • Experience with 4 x 4 vehicles and off-road conditions is a major asset.

Benefits: We offer competitive wages, flexible work arrangements, training and safety certification, and the ability to gain experience in diverse regions and all aspects of archaeological consulting.

Permanent full-time employees are eligible for:

  • BC Medical Services Plan coverage
  • cell phone and computer allowances
  • Per diem/Travel allowances
  • funding for professional memberships and professional development activities
  • RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) group plan
  • Extended Health Benefit Coverage group plan
  • Annual health and wellness benefit

Qualified applicants are asked to send their CV, attention Ilana Pretoruis, to ilana@tipimountain.com. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Title

Stantec
Project Manager, Archaeology

Location Quesnel or Prince George, BC
Information

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 in BC’s Interior and are seeking a fulltime Project Manager and Field Director based out of the Quesnel or Prince George offices.  Work will take place throughout British Columbia, in various industries.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a Project Manager and Field Director in the Interior Plateau Culture Area.
  • Manage and execute all aspects of archaeological projects.
  • Work closely with other Project Managers and Team Leads to organize resourcing and logistics.
  • Monitor project financials with the assistance of a financial team.
  • Participate in business development and proposal preparation.
  • Liaise with First Nations, clients and regulators.
  • Work closely with Permit Holders and Field Directors to deliver technically sound recommendations for cultural resources management.
  • Lead preliminary field reconnaissance surveys, archaeological impact assessments, monitoring, and excavation when required.
  • Manage crews or project teams of up to five individuals.
  • Write or quality review permit applications, interim reports, final reports, site forms and proposals.
  • Actively participate in and promote Stantec’s HSSE programs.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Interior Plateau Field Director. Holding Field Director status in other culture areas an asset.
  • Registered Professional Consulting Archaeologist (RPCA) designation an asset.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation an asset.
  • Highly organized and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willing to conduct field work up to 50% of the time during field season.
  • Able to mentor junior staff.
  • Willing to travel for work.
  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and First Nations.
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license; ATV and Snowmobile training an asset.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.

A minimum of 7 years of cultural resource management experience required with a minimum 2 years of experience managing projects.

Typical  office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

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.

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Title

Golder Associates Ltd.
Field Archaeologist

Location Fort St. John, BC
Information

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Field Archaeologist with proven experience in Northeastern British Columbia for the upcoming 2019 Field Season.  This is a full-time contract position based in Fort St. John.

Fieldwork will be primarily located in the Fort St. John area and is scheduled to begin immediately and end early to mid-October. This may be extended or shortened depending on changing schedules and/or weather conditions.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Carrying out archaeological surveys, test excavation, and mitigative excavation in a cultural resource management setting under the direction of a qualified Field Director or Permit Holder
  • Providing effective direction, supervision, and support to members of the field team as required
  • Proficiency with digital field recording techniques and electronic devices
  • Working in a variety of environments such as all-weather conditions, rugged and semi-remote locations, and overnight accommodations in a camp setting
  • Participating in Golder’s Health & Safety program and monitor the Health & Safety performance of archaeological field employees
  • Complying with Golder’s Fit for Duty Policy
  • Demonstrating a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff
  • Maintaining a high standard of ethical behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrates a commitment to our Core Values
  • Performing other duties as required, including but not limited to, artifact analysis, reporting, and research

You will have a background in:

  • Demonstrated experience in Northeastern British Columbia archaeological fieldwork
  • Archaeology, Anthropology or related Degree from a recognized program
  • Ability to observe and instruct others in good field methodology at a brisk pace
  • Strong written and verbal communications, and organizational skills
  • Strength in working in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Ability to do strenuous field work, including hiking in uneven terrain, carrying heavy loads, and manual excavation
  • Ability to follow and implement training and instructions (both health and safety and technical)
  • Valid driver’s license (Class 5)
  • ATV/UTV and First Aid Certification would be considered an asset

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure – own the business, own the result
  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching
  • Global projects and travel opportunities

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 30 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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

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Title

Skeetchestn Natural Resources Corp (SNRC)
Standing Offer: Archaeological Service Provider

Location Skeetchestn (Savona, Kamloops, Cache Creek)
Information

Information: Skeetchestn Natural Resources Corp (SNRC) is seeking a standing offer arrangement with a qualified consulting firm to provide contract archaeological services on an if-as-and-when-needed basis. The intent is to establish a mutually agreeable partnership that can support SNRC in undertaking large archaeological projects and ongoing CRM programs.

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. We work in collaboration with the Skeetchestn Indian Band to steward the land, water and all its inhabitants with an ethic of sustainability, respect and reciprocity. Developing economic, professional, social and cultural capacity of community members to care for Secwepemculewc is a core goal.

Candidate firms must have ample experience working in Secwepemc territories and with Secwepemc communities. An understanding of Secwepemc culture and the contemporary contexts and issues affecting these communities are essential prerequisites for the successful firm, as is a 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. Contributing to safe, supportive and educational work environment is a key part of this arrangement.

We encourage firms of all sizes to apply, and welcome novel proposals from professionals who can demonstrate sufficient and reliable access to qualified personnel needed to undertake resource management work of all kinds (e.g. well-resourced and connected networks of affiliated independent practitioners).

The successful service provider will have a core staff with the following mandatory skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Archaeology or Anthropology, with an archaeology field school
  • Qualified field director and/or permit holder in the Interior plateau region
  • 5+ years of field experience in archaeology in the BC interior
  • 3+ years of field experience in archaeology in Secwepemculewc
  • 5+ years of experience supervising field crews on cultural resource management projects (responsibility for management decisions and recommendations)
  • 5+ years of experience in the forestry industry
  • An understanding of the breadth and application of various management options for the responsible care of archaeological and other cultural heritage values and resources
  • Demonstrated knowledge of BC Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory requirements, including awareness of BC Archaeology Branch policies, procedures and standards
  • Excellent knowledge of site and artifact identification and classification
  • Excellent field abilities (effective note-taking, navigating, using standard field equipment)
  • Excellent technical writing skills (eg AIA reports and site forms)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with and access to standard office computer applications and equipment, including GIS capacity
  • Demonstrated experience working in partnership with First Nations communities
  • 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
  • Valid driver’s license, First Aid (OFA 1 or above) and S100 fire suppression

Preference to candidate firms with core staff who are:

  • members of the BCAPA (any level)
  • located locally in the Kamloops-Savona-Cache Creek areas

In accordance with the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy (here), preference will be given to firms with Indigenous staff.

To submit a proposal for consideration:

A proposal package, submitted by April 26, 2019, should include:

  • A corporate prospectus, including information on your firm’s capacity, relevant experience, and an outline of successful research and resource management projects
  • Names and contact information for minimum of 3 business references, at least one reference must be from a First Nations community or organization with whom your firm has engaged in cooperative and mutually beneficial work in the last 5 years
  • current resumes of principle archaeologists (permit holders and/or field directors)
  • a schedule of rates for professional services
  • a cover letter outlining your firm’s relevant skills and experience, and suitability for a cooperative professional arrangement, including a brief summary of the benefits a partnership 

Inquiries welcome: Contact Joanne Hammond (joanne@skeetchestn.ca. 250-373-2494 ext 216)

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Kleanza Consulting Ltd.
Field Directors

Location Vancouver, Vancouver Island (Bowser), Terrace, and Prince Rupert, BC
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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 2019 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.

Submit your CV electronically to: Jenny Botica
 jenny@kleanza.com

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Title

Core Heritage
Archaeologist (Field Director)

Location Cranbrook, BC
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Core Heritage is a rapidly-growing company providing archaeological and heritage consulting services within the southeastern (Kootenay) region of BC. Our projects include municipal developments, provincial and federal infrastructure, forestry, mining, and private land developments.

We are currently seeking an experienced Field Director for a field season term position with the possibility of extension. This position is a great opportunity for an archaeologist who appreciates work/life balance, and enjoys hiking, biking, rock climbing, camping, kayaking, etc. Candidates must be willing to travel and work away from home, be physically fit, and be willing to join our culture of safety.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Field Director status in the Interior Plateau region of BC;
  • 5+ years of archaeological field work experience with at least 1 year as crew lead;
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, technical and non-technical writing);
  • Strong computer and technology skills (Microsoft Office suite and field technology);
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, and;
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Interior Plateau Permit Holder status;
  • Field Director status in other regions of BC;
  • Familiarity with GIS software (QGIS and/or ArcGIS) and map production, and;
  • Valid First Aid (OFA 1 or above), Bear Aware, ATV/UTV training, or other applicable workplace training

Remuneration:

  • Core offers highly competitive wages;
  • Professional development opportunities and support

Please send your CV with a cover letter and references to: careers@coreheritage.ca. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy (here), preference will be given to Indigenous applicants.

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Title

Wood
Archaeologist

Location Burnaby, BC
Information

In preparation for the upcoming field season, Wood’s Archaeology and Cultural Heritage group is seeking Junior Archaeologists and Field Directors for our Burnaby office. Available positions are temporary (on-call), with the possibility of full-time permanent employment for selected applicants.

We offer an excellent compensation package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. Required training, professional memberships, equipment, supplies, and travel and accommodation are covered by the company.

Wages and benefits dependent on experience. Preference will be given to those with Field Director status in the Northwest Coast Culture Region and to those with excavation experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in fieldwork, research, and analysis as needed
  • Record archaeological and traditional use sites
  • Assist with environmental field work, such as water quality sampling and hydrology
  • Write and edit reports, arrange for report drafting and production.
  • Prepare site forms
  • Liaise with clients, First Nations and others
  • Undertake project planning and preparation, including mobilization and demobilization
  • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of time sheets and expenses
  • Cataloguing and curation of project materials
  • Communicate company standards, policies and procedures to crews
  • Provide leadership, support and effective communication as needed
  • Provide supervision and ensure that projects are carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures and standards
  • Work in accordance with Wood policies and procedures
  • Work safely and be responsible for crew safety as per Wood safety policy
  • Assist with projects as needed and take on other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with focus on archaeology (consideration may be given to those with no degree, but nearing completion of their degree or with extensive field experience)
  • Some experience conducting/participating in impact assessments or excavations
  • Some knowledge of British Columbia archaeology
  • Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Able to travel to locations throughout the province (at company expense)
  • Able to work well with others for extended periods of time in potentially challenging conditions
  • Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Due to the number of resumes we receive, only those applicants who are successful in making a short-list will be contacted for an interview. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply again.

Please submit your applications by email to Christopher Verral at christopher.verral@woodplc.com or directly to the Wood careers page: https://amecfw-canadaexternal.icims.com/jobs/36775/archaeologist/job

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Wood
Archaeologist

Location Fort St John, BC
Information

In preparation for the upcoming field season, Wood’s Archaeology and Cultural Heritage group is seeking Junior Archaeologists and Field Directors for our Kamloops office. Available positions are temporary (on-call), with the possibility of full-time permanent employment for selected applicants.

We offer an excellent compensation package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. Required training, professional memberships, equipment, supplies, and travel and accommodation are covered by the company.

Wages and benefits dependent on experience. Preference will be given to those with Field Director status in the Sub-arctic/Boreal Forest Culture Region, those with excavation experience, lithic analysis and cataloguing experience, and to those based in Fort St John.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in fieldwork, research, and analysis as needed
  • Record archaeological and traditional use sites
  • Assist with environmental field work, such as water quality sampling and hydrology
  • Write and edit reports, arrange for report drafting and production.
  • Prepare site forms
  • Liaise with clients, First Nations and others
  • Undertake project planning and preparation, including mobilization and demobilization
  • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of time sheets and expenses
  • Cataloguing and curation of project materials
  • Communicate company standards, policies and procedures to crews
  • Provide leadership, support and effective communication as needed
  • Provide supervision and ensure that projects are carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures and standards
  • Work in accordance with Wood policies and procedures
  • Work safely and be responsible for crew safety as per Wood safety policy
  • Assist with projects as needed and take on other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with focus on archaeology (consideration may be given to those with no degree, but nearing completion of their degree or with extensive field experience)
  • Some experience conducting/participating in impact assessments or excavations
  • Some knowledge of British Columbia archaeology
  • Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Able to travel to locations throughout the province (at company expense)
  • Able to work well with others for extended periods of time in potentially challenging conditions
  • Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Due to the number of resumes we receive, only those applicants who are successful in making a short-list will be contacted for an interview. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply again.

Please submit your applications by email to Christopher Verral at christopher.verral@woodplc.com or directly to the Wood careers page: https://amecfw-canadaexternal.icims.com/jobs/36073/job   

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Wood
Archaeologist

Location Kamloops, BC
Information

In preparation for the upcoming field season, Wood’s Archaeology and Cultural Heritage group is seeking Junior Archaeologists and Field Directors for our Kamloops office. Available positions are temporary (on-call), with the possibility of full-time permanent employment for selected applicants.

We offer an excellent compensation package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. Required training, professional memberships, equipment, supplies, and travel and accommodation are covered by the company.

Wages and benefits dependent on experience. Preference will be given to those with Field Director status in the Interior Plateau Culture Region, and to those based in Kamloops or the Southern Interior.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in fieldwork, research, and analysis as needed
  • Record archaeological and traditional use sites
  • Assist with environmental field work, such as water quality sampling and hydrology
  • Write and edit reports, arrange for report drafting and production.
  • Prepare site forms
  • Liaise with clients, First Nations and others
  • Undertake project planning and preparation, including mobilization and demobilization
  • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of time sheets and expenses
  • Cataloguing and curation of project materials
  • Communicate company standards, policies and procedures to crews
  • Provide leadership, support and effective communication as needed
  • Provide supervision and ensure that projects are carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures and standards
  • Work in accordance with Wood policies and procedures
  • Work safely and be responsible for crew safety as per Wood safety policy
  • Assist with projects as needed and take on other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with focus on archaeology (consideration may be given to those with no degree, but nearing completion of their degree or with extensive field experience)
  • Some experience conducting/participating in impact assessments or excavations
  • Some knowledge of British Columbia archaeology
  • Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Able to travel to locations throughout the province (at company expense)
  • Able to work well with others for extended periods of time in potentially challenging conditions
  • Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Due to the number of resumes we receive, only those applicants who are successful in making a short-list will be contacted for an interview. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply again.

Please submit your applications by email to Christopher Verral at christopher.verral@woodplc.com or directly to the Wood careers page: https://amecfw-canadaexternal.icims.com/jobs/36071/job

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Title

Stantec
Junior Archaeologist (6-month contract)

Location Quesnel or Prince George, BC
Information

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 archaeological team. Entry level, full time seasonal (6-month contract) archaeologist position based out of the Quesnel or Prince George office. Work will take place throughout British Columbia, in various industries.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in identifying and recording areas of archaeological potential, archaeological sites, and traditional use sites.
  • Work closely with a Field Director/Supervisor to make technical recommendations for cultural resources management.
  • Collect field data.
  • Participate in preliminary field reconnaissance surveys and archaeological impact assessments.
  • Assist in archaeological monitoring and excavations.
  • Manage field equipment.
  • Actively participate in Stantec’s HSSE programs.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic working understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (as required).
  • Basic knowledge of field sampling techniques.
  • Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting field work in rural wilderness settings and flexibility in undertaking work assignments and work independently for long hours in the field as necessary.
  • Basic experience/knowledge of hazardous materials as well as a 40 – hour hazardous waste operations and emergency response certificate are desirable.
  • Demonstrates use and understanding of policies and procedures as appropriate to their work.
  • Basic understanding of technical writing skills.
  • Shows initiative in integrating creativity and innovation in all work tasks.
  • Exhibits a strong attention to detail.
  • Conscientious, organized, and disciplined.
  • Open minded and curious; shows an ability to focus on possibilities, not preconceived solutions.
  • Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships within their technical team and Business Center.
  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.

As an entry level position, previous cultural resource management experience is not required.

Participation in an archaeological field school is seen as an asset.

Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

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 direct at www.stantec.com/careers.

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Stantec
Field Director, Archaeology

Location Quesnel, BC
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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 in BC’s Interior and are seeking a full time Field Director based out of the Quesnel office. Work will take place throughout British Columbia, in various industries.

Your Key Responsibilities

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

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Field Director in the Interior Plateau. Field Director status in other culture areas an asset.
  • Permit holding status an asset.
  • Experience identifying traditional use sites & features, CMTs, and lithic artifacts.
  • Experience with lithic artifact analysis and cataloguing.
  • Experience with mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection (field notes, photographs, digital information).
  • Able to conduct field work away from home and stay in hotels or camps for periods of up to 2 weeks during the field season (May-Nov).
  • Desire to work closely (in both leadership and supporting roles) with other environmental professionals and First Nations.
  • Experience with driving on forestry roads and operating ATVs an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in cultural resource management, with 2 years as a Field Director.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs

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 directly at www.stantec.com/careers.

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Title

In Situ Consulting
Archaeologist

Location Sunshine Coast, BC
Information

In Situ Consulting is seeking an Archaeologist to join our team on the Sunshine Coast, BC. The expected start date for this position is Spring 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Produce technical reports and assist Field Director in conducting archaeological fieldwork, including but not limited to:

  • Active participation in archaeological field assessments
  • 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

Roles and tasks include:

  • Participation in archaeological fieldwork (forestry survey, excavation, monitoring)
  • Timely completion of archaeological assessment reports and compilation of related documentation
  • Effective management and/or compilation of resource data and inventory
  • Archival and background research, which may involve travel
  • Meet Project Manager expectations of deliverables

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver License
  • Canadian Citizen
  • Consistent availability to work away from home office at remote jobsites and offices
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences

Desirable Certifications:

  • Valid First Aid Level 1 & Transportation Endorsement
  • Valid H2S, WHMIS 2015, TDG
  • ATV Rider Safety & Snow Pro (preferred)
  • Bear Aware

Preference given to those with the following skills/experience:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in compiling and writing consulting level archaeological impact assessment reports
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to interpret maps
  • Basic knowledge of surficial geology and/or landscape archaeology
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in a team environment, taking direction from Project Director
  • Prior experience liaising with First Nations, Proponents, regulatory bodies, land agents, and landowners
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse crew to effectively facilitate fieldwork and report compilation
  • Detail oriented with an aptitude for technical editing
  • Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork throughout Coastal British Columbia.
  • Demonstrated ability to take effective field notes
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate in a forestry context
  • Field experience (field school, co-op term, field assistant)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in a team environment
  • Basic understanding of lithic technology, GPS terminology & mapping techniques
  • Safe operation of vehicles, ATV, snowmobiles, etc.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your C.V. and two examples of writing (one

technical and one theoretical) to Ashley Christensen-Pate via email: ashley@insituconsulting.ca

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Archer CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Fort St John, BC
Information

Our Fort St John office has positions available for full time Archaeological Field Directors (as per Bulletin 17) for the Spring of 2019. 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;
  • Consistent availability 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 (available here);
  • 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.

Certifications:

  • First Aid Level 1 & Transportation Endorsement;
  • H2S, WHMIS, TDG;
  • ATV Rider Safety and Snow Pro;
  • Bear Aware.

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 at (@) archercrm.ca , or by fax to 1.250.261.5474

A printable PDf document of this job posting is available here.

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Archer CRM Partnership
Archaeologist

Location Fort St John, BC
Information

Our Fort St John office has positions available starting Spring 2019 for seasonal Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork.

Job description

Primary Responsibility – to assist Archaeological Field Directors 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;
  • May involve frequent 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;
  • Field experience (field school, co-op term, field assistant);
  • 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 4X4 vehicles, ATV, snowmobiles, and other devices;
  • Experienced with computers as it relates to MS Office software (Word, Excel, Access);
  • Awareness of applicable government regulations and map production protocols;
  • Preference will be given to Fort St John applicants that meet the qualifications of the North Focus program.

Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Consistent availability to work away from home office at remote job sites and offices
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences;
  • Minimum of 260 working days of experience (with a proven and positive track record) with consulting archaeology work;
  • 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.

Certifications:

  • First Aid Level 1 and Transportation Endorsement;
  • H2S, WHMIS, TDG;
  • ATV Rider Safety & Snow Pro;
  • Bear Aware.

Remuneration:

  • Wage commensurate with demonstrated experience.

No telephone inquiries. References must be submitted with CV.

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

A printable PDF document of this job posting is available here

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Archer CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Apprentice

Location Fort St John, Prince George, and Vanderhoof, BC
Information

Our Fort St John, Prince George, and Vanderhoof offices have positions available starting Spring 2019 for seasonal Apprentice Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork.

Job description

Primary Responsibility – to assist Archaeological Field Directors 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;
  • May involve frequent 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;
  • Field experience (field school, co-op term, field assistant);
  • 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;
  • Preference will be given to Fort St John applicants that meet the qualifications of the North Focus program.

Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Consistent availability to work away from home office at remote job sites and offices
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences;
  • 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.

Certifications:

  • First Aid Level 1 and Transportation Endorsement;
  • H2S, WHMIS, TDG;
  • ATV Rider Safety & Snow Pro;
  • Bear Aware.

Remuneration:

  • Wage commensurate with demonstrated experience.

No telephone inquiries. References must be submitted with CV.

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

A printable PDF document of this job posting is available here.

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