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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

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
Senior Archaeologist

Location Enderby, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 10-JUN-2021

Yucwmenlúcwu is a full-service Heritage, Environment, and Forestry resource management company based in Enderby, BC. We are a subsidiary of Splatsin Development Corporation, an economic development corporation wholly owned by Splatsin, the southernmost tribe of the Secwepemc Nation. Our foundation of approach is “Caretakers of the Land.” At Yucwmenlúcwu, we believe in work-life balance, growing rewarding careers, and the highest standards of practice. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package.

Our Heritage team thrives on building lasting relationships, continuous improvement, and bringing 21st century solutions to heritage resources management. We work with Splatsin to build capacity in the community and support Splatsin’s economic development goals.

We take pride in what we do, and we are looking for passionate, progressive team players to join our dynamic and growing team!

Position Purpose

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking a Senior Archaeologist for a position with our Heritage team based in Enderby, BC.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Hold Permit in the interior BC Plateau Region
  • Assist with all aspects of archaeological resource management
  • Archaeological fieldwork and reporting
  • Mentorship and training of Splatsin and other First Nation community members
  • Actively participation in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with 5 years field experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of archaeological field
  • Permit holding status in the interior BC Plateau Region
  • Experience participating in archaeological assessments, excavations, and
  • Ability to work outdoors in challenging field

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, statistical analysis, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, or remote sensing techniques
  • Previous experience working with a First Nation organization
  • General understanding of the First Nations consultation process
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented
  • Strong aptitude for technical writing and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a diverse
  • Demonstrated proficiency completing assigned tasks on time and on
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Valid driver’s license and clean drivers

If you are a reliable, team player that enjoys a rewarding, dynamic work environment and competitive wages we would like to hear from you. Please forward your resume and covering letter to human.resources@splatsindc.com.

Pursuant to section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act preference may be given to applicants of aboriginal ancestry.

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Title

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

Location Enderby, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 10-JUN-2021

Yucwmenlúcwu is a full-service Heritage, Environment, and Forestry resource management company based in Enderby, BC. We are a subsidiary of Splatsin Development Corporation, an economic development corporation wholly owned by Splatsin, the southernmost tribe of the Secwepemc Nation. Our foundation of approach is “Caretakers of the Land.” At Yucwmenlúcwu, we believe in work-life balance, growing rewarding careers, and the highest standards of practice. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package.

Our Heritage team thrives on building lasting relationships, continuous improvement, and bringing 21st century solutions to heritage resources management. We work with Splatsin to build capacity in the community and support Splatsin’s economic development goals.

We take pride in what we do, and we are looking for passionate, progressive team players to join our dynamic and growing team!

Position Purpose

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist – Field Director for a full-time position with our Heritage team based in Enderby, BC.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervision of all aspects of archaeological resource management practice
  • Engagement with First Nations, proponents, landowners, and regulatory agencies
  • Mentorship and training of junior archaeologists and Splatsin community members
  • Active participating in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory
  • Experience supervising archaeological assessments, excavations, and
  • Field Director status in the Interior Plateau or approaching
  • Proven ability to mentor and train staff

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, statistical analysis, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, or remote sensing techniques
  • Previous experience working with a First Nation organization
  • General understanding of the First Nations consultation process
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented
  • Strong aptitude for technical writing and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a diverse
  • Demonstrated proficiency completing assigned tasks on time and on
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Valid driver’s license and clean drivers

If you are a reliable, team player that enjoys a dynamic work environment, competitive salary, and full benefit package, would like to hear from you. Please forward your resume and covering letter to human.resources@splatsindc.com.

Pursuant to section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act preference may be given to applicants of aboriginal ancestry.

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Title

Ridgeline Archaeology Ltd.
Archaeologist – Field Archaeologist

Location Prince George, BC
Information

POSTED TO JOB BOARD ON: 08-JUN-2021

Ridgeline Archaeology is currently seeking a motivated archaeologist to join our team for the 2021 field season. This is for full-time work based out of Prince George.  We offer extensive training, incentives, and professional growth as well as opportunities to advance your career. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm for taking on further responsibilities within the company and provide leadership in remote field locations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and coordinating logistics for field work.
  • Assist in preparing and maintenance of field equipment and vehicles.
  • Conduct field surveys in remote locations and in inclement weather.
  • Contribute to a healthy team dynamic and overall team safety.
  • Conduct site evaluations, mitigations, and excavations according to Arch Branch standards.
  • Record and log data using GPS (iPads), take photographs and write effective field notes.
  • Comply with all appropriate safety standards and our company Policies and Procedures.
  • Assist with artifact analysis and preparation of technical and site reports.

Requirements:

  • Comfortable in remote locations, in adverse weather, and in physically strenuous conditions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or a degree in progress.
    Valid First Aid level 1.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License.
  • (Desirable) Bear Aware, ATV/UTV training, S100, Outdoors survival and leadership skills.
  • Previous experience in Cultural Resource Management of 1 or more years.
  • Confident and capable of leading safe teamwork outdoors and in remote locations.
    Willing to work out of hotels/camps or commute on busy FSRs or from boat or helicopter.
  • At ease working around wildlife (bear) and domestic animals (crew dogs).

Remuneration:

  • A competitive wage commensurate with your education, skills, and experience.
  • Qualified individuals will be eligible for our health and benefits package.

Please provide your Resume with references and any inquiries to: info@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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