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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

WSP Golder
Senior Archaeologist

Salary $95,000 – $140,000 annually
Location Vancouver, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 20-MAY-2022

WSP Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Archaeologist to join our Heritage team in our Vancouver location on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will assist in the growth of the archaeology business in the Lower Mainland 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.

For the role: 

  • You will prepare and contribute to proposals;
  • You will secure heritage inspection, investigation, and alteration permits;
  • You will design and lead archaeological field programs;
  • You will liaise with First Nations;
  • You will manage project scope, schedule, and cost, including invoicing;
  • You will participate in business development activities, including meetings with prospective clients;
  • You will participate in Indigenous community relationship-building;
  • You will undertake analysis and prepare technical reports;
  • You will supervise junior and intermediate staff and Indigenous workers where appropriate;
  • You will participate in Golder’s Health & Safety program;
  • You will demonstrate a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff;
  • You will comply with our Fit for Duty Policy;

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 Coastal Culture Area;
  • Experience identifying, recording and evaluating the full range of archaeological site types expected in the BC Coastal culture area;
  • Experience working with First Nations. Preference will be given to candidates with positive relationships with First Nations in the Lower Mainland;
  • 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).

Your benefits will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Career development planning and mentoring programs tailored to help you reach your goals
  • Employer matched pension plan and share purchase plans
  • Paid vacation days
  • Paid wellness days
  • Ability to purchase additional vacation days
  • Extended medical, dental and group plan benefits that can be customized to your needs
  • Hybrid work arrangement with the ability to work from home and from the office
  • Opportunities to work on national and international projects

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Bradley Drouin, Heritage Group Leader, at bdrouin@golder.com

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Title

WSP Golder
Senior Archaeologist

Salary $86,000 – $130,000 annually
Location Kamloops, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 20-MAY-2022

WSP Golder has a new opportunity for a Professional Archaeologist to join our Heritage team in our Kamloops location on a full-time basis. 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.

For the role:

  • You will prepare and contribute to proposals;
  • You will secure heritage inspection, investigation, and alteration permits;
  • You will design and lead archaeological field programs;
  • You will liaise with First Nations;
  • You will manage project scope, schedule, and cost, including invoicing;
  • You will participate in business development activities, including meetings with prospective clients;
  • You will participate in Indigenous community relationship-building;
  • You will undertake analysis and prepare technical reports;
  • You will supervise junior and intermediate staff and Indigenous workers where appropriate;
  • You will participate in Golder’s Health & Safety program;
  • You will demonstrate a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff;
  • You will comply with our Fit for Duty Policy.

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);

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Career development planning and mentoring programs tailored to help you reach your goals
  • Employer matched pension plan and share purchase plans
  • Paid vacation days
  • Paid wellness days
  • Ability to purchase additional vacation days
  • Extended medical, dental and group plan benefits that can be customized to your needs
  • Hybrid work arrangement with the ability to work from home and from the office
  • Opportunities to work on national and international projects

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Bradley Drouin, Heritage Group Leader, at bdrouin@golder.com

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Title

WSP Golder
Field Director

Salary $60,000 – $95,000 annually
Location Kamloops, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 20-MAY-2022

WSP Golder has a new opportunity for a Professional Archaeologist to join our Heritage team in our Kamloops location on a full-time basis. 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.

For the role:

  • You will prepare or contribute to proposals;
  • You will lead archaeological field programs;
  • You will liaise with First Nations;
  • You will manage project scope, schedule, and cost, including invoicing;
  • You will participate in Indigenous community relationship-building;
  • You will undertake analysis and preparing technical reports;
  • You will supervise junior staff and Indigenous workers where appropriate;
  • You will work with Indigenous community members in a respectful and collaborative manner;
  • You will participate in Golder’s Health & Safety program;
  • You will demonstrate a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff;
  • You will comply with our 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 will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Career development planning and mentoring programs tailored to help you reach your goals
  • Employer matched pension plan and share purchase plans
  • Paid vacation days and ability to bank overtime
  • Paid wellness days
  • Ability to purchase additional vacation days
  • Extended medical, dental and group plan benefits that can be customized to your needs
  • Hybrid work arrangement with the ability to work from home and from the office
  • Opportunities to work on national and international projects

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Bradley Drouin, Heritage Group Leader, at bdrouin@golder.com

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Title

Ridgeline Archaeology Ltd.
Archaeologist – Permit Holders (Any Culture Area)

Salary $85,000-105,000 annually
Location Prince George, BC (note: office work from anywhere in BC)
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 17-MAY-2022

Location:

Our main office is in Prince George with a second office in Salmon Arm.   We are opening Coastal and Sub-arctic offices this summer, you can office work from any location.

Information:

Ridgeline Archaeology is currently seeking a motivated Permit Holder to join our team in a full-time and permanent position.  We offer extensive training options, bonus incentives, medical benefits, RRSPs, and professional growth as well as opportunities to advance your career. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm for taking on a management role in addition to further responsibilities within the company such as liaising with community and providing mentorship of junior staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply for, hold, and complete Heritage Inspection Permits (and/or Oil and Gas Commission).
  • Project Management for logistics, crews, and equipment in preparation for field work.
  • Plan and lead field surveys in remote locations and in inclement weather.
  • Conduct site evaluations, mitigations, and excavations according to Arch Branch standards.
  • Record and log data, take photographs, write effective field notes, and mentor new staff.
  • Comply with all WorkSafe safety standards and our own company Policies and Procedures.
  • Author Branch approved technical reports for interim, site, and final report deliverables.
  • Contribute to a healthy team dynamic and to overall team safety.
  • Assist in the maintenance of field equipment and vehicles.

Requirements:

  • Permit Holder status in good standing as granted by the Archaeology Branch of BC.
  • Previous experience in Cultural Resource Management of 6 or more years.
  • Valid First Aid level 1 and Valid Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Comfortable in remote locations, in adverse weather, and in physically strenuous conditions.
  • Willing to work out of hotels/camps and drive on busy FSRs or from boat or helicopter.
  • (Desirable) Bear Aware, ATV/UTV training, S100, Outdoors survival and leadership skills.
  • At ease working around wildlife (bear) and domestic animals (crew dogs).

Remuneration:

  • Salary starting from $85-105k/year, commensurate with education, skills, and experience.
  • Professional development allowance and external training opportunities.
  • RRSP contributions and a comprehensive health and benefits package.
  • Three weeks/year holidays and banked overtime to maximize your work/life balance.

Please provide your Resume and Cover Letter and any inquiries to: cory@rarchaeology.com

Ridgeline is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Company:

Ridgeline Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Management
https://www.ridgelinearchaeology.com

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Title

Metro Vancouver
Archaeologist

Salary $3,680.10 – $4,352.18 bi-weekly
Location Burnaby, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 11-MAY-2022

Position Title: Archaeologist
Position Status: Full-Time Regular
Department: Project Delivery
Employee Group: Teamsters Local 31
Location: 4515 Central Boulevard, Burnaby
Salary Range/ Wage Rate: PG 31 $3,680.10 – $4,352.18 bi-weekly

Our Project Delivery Department is seeking an Archaeologist who will act as an advisor and support for Metro Vancouver’s capital projects, including recommending policies and strategies, liaising with First Nations, addressing issues and concerns arising from finds on sites, and applying for and holding archaeological permits on behalf of the organization. The position reports to the Program Manager, Major Projects – Regulatory Strategy.

You are: a seasoned archaeologist with deep knowledge of the BC archaeological environment and regulatory requirements, who can guide others, work well with teams, and find effective solutions in complex environments.

This role:

  • Assists with procurement and management of Archaeological consultants including First Nations, contractors, and suppliers to carry out work necessary for meeting permit and project requirements; develops terms of reference to support relevant procurement of services, materials and/or equipment; and advises on budgets for archaeological procurement.
  • Applies for permits and is the permit holder for Heritage Conservation Act permits, First Nations permits, and any other permits required for archaeological work, including applying for extensions and amendments; coordinates field work, data retrieval, analysis, and reporting for meeting permit and project requirements.
  • Advises project leads and provides recommendation for policies and actions for new and emerging issues as they arise that relate to First Nations; helps guide policy and strategies with staff, First Nations and builds their capacity through implementation of culturally respectful engagement and communications, in collaboration with First Nations to assess level of interest.
  • Coordinates and facilitates discussions with First Nations as necessary in conjunction with other departments on policies, programs, projects, and agreements; develops and reviews relevant reports; liaises with regulators, First Nations, interest holders, and any other involved parties associated with the work.
  • Conducts background research to assess the archaeological potential of a project area; evaluates possible impacts to any identified archaeological sites caused by proposed project development; provides recommendations of appropriate actions; utilizes provincial Remote Access to Archaeological Data (RAAD); and identifies, records, and assesses archaeological sites.
  • Develops and maintains a protocol for suspected heritage resources that are discovered; conducts subsurface testing, inspections, and investigations; monitors ground disturbing activities; and develops and maintains an archaeological history of the project site.
  • Develops Metro Vancouver policies and provide training to Operations and MV staff on chance find procedures such as how to recognize and protect artifacts, and preparing for ground disturbances.
  • Performs related work as required.

To be successful, you have:

  • Completion of a Master’s Degree with a specialization in Northwest Coast Archaeology or an equivalent combination of a Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or anthropology with a specialization in archaeology, plus considerable post-graduate training and experience on the Northwest Coast of BC is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Professional Membership in the British Columbia Association of Professional Archaeologists.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, methods and procedures applicable to projects or initiatives that relate to infrastructure, archaeology, planning and land use, and/or resource management.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Metro Vancouver objectives, policies, rules and regulations.
  • Considerable knowledge in identifying, recording and evaluating the full range of archaeological site types expected in the BC Lower Mainland.
  • Considerable knowledge in liaising with First Nations, provincial regulatory bodies, municipal staff and other levels of government.
  • Sound knowledge of Metro Vancouver’s history and local First Nations’ history specifically in regard to its development.
  • Ability to hold permits under Sections 12 and 14 of the BC Heritage Conservation Act.
  • Ability to conduct field inspections in a variety of weather conditions and to interpret paper and/or digital maps.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse operations staff to facilitate fieldwork and report compilation.
  • Ability to proficiently compile data and write reports, guidelines, policies and advise on budgets for archaeological procurement.
  • Ability to operate software and programs required such as Microsoft Office suite, ArcView, ArcGIS Pro, AutoCAD and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to complete assignments in a high pressure, time-sensitive environment using sound professional techniques and independent judgment within the parameters of work assignments.
  • Ability to train on chance find procedures such as how to recognize and protect artifacts, and preparing for ground disturbances.
  • Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia.

Our Vision: 

Metro Vancouver embraces collaboration and innovation in providing sustainable regional services that contribute to a livable and resilient region and a healthy natural environment for current and future generations.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and being representative of the region we serve.  We invite all qualified candidates to apply including Indigenous People, visible minorities, immigrants, LGBTQ2S+, all genders and persons with disabilities.

Metro Vancouver requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to any exemptions and accommodations) and provide proof of vaccination upon hire.  Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by May 26, 2022.

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Title

Terra Archaeology Limited
Junior Archaeologist

Location Kamloops, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 29-APR-2022

Terra Archaeology Limited (Terra) is a mid-size professional archaeological services company that operates 5 regional offices in British Columbia. Terra recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and has a diverse and growing client base including First Nations, federal and provincial government agencies, private sector corporations, and private landowners.  We are looking to build capacity in our Kamloops office location and require archaeologists who can take initiative, be proactive, apply professional judgment, and who thrive working both independently and collaboratively within a team. Terra is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description

A junior archaeologist’s duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, responsibility for completing archaeological field surveys and excavations according to the requirements of Heritage Conservation Act permits issued by the Archaeology Branch. This may include, but not be limited to, any of the following:

  • Taking detailed field notes and sketches
  • Identifying pre-AD 1846 and historic cultural resources
  • Excavating shovel tests, evaluative units, and excavation units
  • Mapping sites and navigating survey areas using a handheld GPS unit
  • Collecting and analyzing artifacts
  • Authoring interim reports

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or anthropology with a focus in archaeology
  • Some experience conducting/participating in impact assessments or excavations, such as field school participation
  • Fundamental understanding of BC archaeology and the Heritage Conservation Act
  • Ability to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Willingness to travel throughout the province
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean driving record

Working for Terra

Terra strives to build diverse teams that reflect the communities where we live and work.  Our size gives Terra the unique opportunity for employees to work in relationship based collaborative environment where success is measured by team accomplishments.

  • Flexible Work – we recognize that flexibility in the workplace is a key component to overall job satisfaction.
  • Career Opportunities –we strive to provide a culture that focuses on continued employee growth and development.
  • Community Based – we are involved in the communities that we live and work.

 

If you are interested in joining our growing team, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@terraarchaeology.com

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Terra Archaeology Limited
Field Directors

Location Kamloops, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 29-APR-2022

Terra Archaeology Limited (Terra) is a mid-size professional archaeological services company that operates 5 regional offices in British Columbia. Terra recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and has a diverse and growing client base including First Nations, federal and provincial government agencies, private sector corporations, and private landowners.  We are looking to build capacity in our Kamloops office location and require archaeologists who can take initiative, be proactive, apply professional judgment, and who thrive working both independently and collaboratively within a team. Terra is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description

Terra is looking for Field Directors, or close to qualified Field Directors, to assist with leading archaeological field programs and managing projects. Terra is committed to working with successful candidates to provide the experience and mentorship to be an HCA Permit Holder in British Columbia. Tasks include, but are not limited to, project scoping, proposal writing, fieldwork, permit reporting, artifact analysis, and liaising with First Nations and clients. The position is both office and field based out of Kamloops.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicant is already, or is close to becoming, an Archaeology Branch approved Field Director in at least one Branch-defined culture area
  • Comprehensive understanding of BC Archaeology and the Heritage Conservation Act
  • Ability to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Willingness to travel throughout the province
  • Proficiency in report writing
  • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record

Working for Terra

Terra strives to build diverse teams that reflect the communities where we live and work.  Our size gives Terra the unique opportunity for employees to work in a relationship based collaborative environment where success is measured by team accomplishments.

  • Flexible Work – we recognize that flexibility in the workplace is a key component to overall job satisfaction.
  • Career Opportunities –we strive to provide a culture that focuses on continued employee growth and development.
  • Community Based – we are involved in the communities that we live and work.

 

If you are interested in joining our growing team, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@terraarchaeology.com.

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Title

ERM
Archaeologist

Location Vancouver or Smithers, BC
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 25-APR-2022

ERM is seeking a highly motivated Archaeologist to join our global consulting firm as part of our archaeology and cultural heritage team in Vancouver or Smithers, BC. The successful candidate will work with our team for archaeological desk-based and field-based studies, provide office-based coordination of field investigations, and conduct data processing and reporting tasks for archaeological assessments. This is a fulltime, permanent position and an excellent opportunity for an archaeologist to join a growing and exciting technical team, as you build a rewarding career path with a global environmental leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or related field (with a focus in archaeology)
  • Field director status in British Columbia.
  • Permit holding status a plus.
  • Previous consulting experience in other provinces and territories a plus.
  • Demonstrated fieldwork experience and understanding of field logistics.
  • Proven ability to carry research to completion.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong health and safety culture.
  • Ability to work within a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on varied terrain.
  • Team-player, but also able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid First Aid, Driver’s License and a good driving record.

Who We Are:

As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide.  Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business.  ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors.  For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers.  We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency. 

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

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

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

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

 

Please use the link below to apply to this position:

https://erm.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/ERM_Careers/job/Smithers-Canada/Archaeologist–Associate-Level-_R00012426

 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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Title

Millennia Research Limited
Archaeologist

Location lək̓ʷəŋən territory|Victoria
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POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 25-APR-2022

About Us

Are you interested in working with a team that embraces new ways of doing archaeology? At Millennia our archaeologists and GIS specialists share a vision to provide high quality services and products using new technologies and approaches that contribute to the preservation, investigation and knowledge of the past.  Our corporate culture prioritizes the inherent value of archaeological heritage, our connections with each other, our clients and the Nations with whom we work. We gratefully acknowledge these Indigenous communities, their living heritage, and the cultural legacy that has been shared with us. We are equally grateful for the commitment, integrity and passion of our dedicated team.

Millennia provides archaeological services to a wide variety of clients in British Columbia including First Nations, governments, Crown corporations, and private companies and individuals. We are a small company of approximately 20 employees with a collaborative and team-based work environment. Millennia’s office is located close to downtown Victoria, directly adjacent to the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, and near major transit corridors with year-round walking, biking, and public transit friendly commuting options. Most of Millennia’s work is on southern Vancouver Island, but we undertake projects across British Columbia.

If our culture sounds like a match with yours, please apply.

Opportunity

Millennia is looking to expand our team of permanent and temporary full-time Archaeologists. As a Millennia Archaeologist, your key responsibilities may include:

  • Fieldwork including survey, monitoring, and data recovery excavation;
  • Coordinating with field staff, GIS staff, and senior archaeologists and senior managers;
  • QAQC of own work; providing peer review of documents;
  • Field preparations and logistical support;
  • Provincial site inventory form preparation and review;
  • Writing draft AOA, PFR, AIA interim and final reports;
  • Proposal and cost estimate preparation under direction of Project Managers;
  • Routine office tasks;
  • Additional tasks, depending on performance and experience, may include:
    • Liaison with clients, First Nations, and regulators; and,
    • Project budget tracking and management.

Your Education, Credentials and Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or anthropology;
  • Candidates with fieldwork experience in BC completed under HCA permit will be given preference;
  • Canadian citizen or valid work permit;
  • A valid BC driver’s licence (Class 5 or higher);
  • A willingness to travel and spend time away from home;
  • Compliance with current Millennia Safe Work Procedures;
  • WCB OFA Level 1 (transportation endorsement an asset);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to solve problems;
  • Able to conduct fieldwork under strenuous conditions and rough terrain; and
  • Familiarity with the Heritage Conservation Act and current BC Archaeology Branch policies and bulletins.

Our Offer to You

In keeping with our corporate culture, Millennia offers a rounded employment package that supports our team in the field, in the office and in their personal lives, a package that recognizes the value of a work/life balance and well-being.  This package includes:

  • A competitive wage and benefits package;
  • A hybrid remote and in-office work environment;
  • Year-round field and office opportunities;
  • A flexible work schedule;
  • A combination of office and field tasks;
  • Interesting archaeological projects and learning opportunities;
  • Working with long-term committed clients, including many First Nations; and,
  • Opportunities to work on wide variety of projects. No two jobs are the same!

Wage will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Permanent positions will be based out of Victoria; temporary positions may offer flexibility or be based elsewhere in BC.

Please submit CV with covering letter outlining experience, availability, references and wage expectations to morley@millennia-research.com

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Title

Millennia Research Limited
Senior Archaeologist

Location lək̓ʷəŋən territory|Victoria
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 25-APR-2022

About Us

Are you interested in working with a team that embraces new ways of doing archaeology? At Millennia our archaeologists and GIS specialists share a vision to provide high quality services and products using new technologies and approaches that contribute to the preservation, investigation and knowledge of the past. Our corporate culture prioritizes the inherent value of archaeological heritage, our connections with each other, our clients and the Nations with whom we work. We gratefully acknowledge these Indigenous communities, their living heritage, and the cultural legacy that has been shared with us. We are equally grateful for the commitment, integrity and passion of our dedicated team.

Millennia provides archaeological services to a wide variety of clients in British Columbia including First Nations, governments, Crown corporations, and private companies and individuals. We are a small company of approximately 20 employees with a collaborative and team-based work environment. Millennia’s office is located close to downtown Victoria, directly adjacent to the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, and near major transit corridors with year-round walking, biking, and public transit friendly commuting options. Most of Millennia’s work is on southern Vancouver Island, but we undertake projects across British Columbia.

If our culture sounds like a match with yours, please apply.

Opportunity

Millennia is looking to expand our team of permanent and temporary full-time Senior Archaeologist positions. As a Senior Archaeologist, your key responsibilities may include:

  •  Fieldwork including survey, monitoring, and data recovery excavation;
  • Coordinating with field staff, GIS staff, and senior managers;
  • QAQC of own and other’s work;
  • Field preparations and logistical support;
  • Provincial site inventory form preparation and review;
  • Writing, review and editing of AOA, PFR, AIA interim and final reports;
  • Proposal and cost estimate preparation;
  • Routine office tasks;
  • Liaison with clients, First Nations, and regulators; and,
  • Project budget tracking and management.

Your Education, Credentials and Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or anthropology;
  • Strongly preferred BC Archaeology Branch approved Field Directors (as per Bulletin 17). Those that can demonstrate that they are very close to obtaining this will also be considered.
  • Canadian citizen or valid work permit;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with province-wide permit holding status.
  • A valid BC driver’s licence (Class 5 or higher);
  • A willingness to travel and spend time away from home;
  • Compliance with current Millennia Safe Work Procedures;
  • WCB OFA Level 1 (transportation endorsement an asset);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to solve problems;
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Able to conduct fieldwork under strenuous conditions and rough terrain;
  • Experience creating, tracking, and managing budgets;
  • Experience writing and editing technical reports;
  • Familiarity with the Heritage Conservation Act and current BC Archaeology Branch policies and bulletins.

Our Offer to You

In keeping with our corporate culture, Millennia offers a rounded employment package that supports our team in the field, in the office and in their personal lives, a package that recognizes the value of a work/life balance and well-being. This package includes:

  • A competitive wage and benefits package;
  • A hybrid remote and in-office work environment;
  • Year-round field and office opportunities;
  • A flexible work schedule;
  • Project management opportunities;
  • A combination of office and field tasks;
  • Interesting archaeological projects and learning opportunities;
  • Working with long-term committed clients, including many First Nations; and,
  • Opportunities to work on wide variety of projects. No two jobs are the same!

Wage will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Permanent positions will be based out of Victoria; temporary positions may offer flexibility or be based elsewhere in BC.

Please submit CV with covering letter outlining experience, availability, references and wage expectations to morley@millennia-research.com

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