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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

Wood
Senior Archaeology Manager

Location Fort St. John, BC
Information

Come join our team in Fort St. John!

Make an impression in a growing international company with 55,000 talented people in 60 countries.

This is a highly visible position and a great opportunity to shape our technical services in the Fort St. John, BC region. You will lead our team in executing interesting and challenging local projects for public and private clients.

As a member in our network of regional offices, you will have accelerated responsibility and opportunities for growth, gain exceptional experience over what might be gained in other urban locations, and enjoy an attractive work-life balance.

With many outdoor activities, Fort St. John offers a relaxed lifestyle, plenty of sunshine, and a unique mix of wide expanses of flat, gently rolling plains and forested river valleys. It has a strong sense of community, as well as a diverse economic base to support growth while remaining affordable for individuals and families.

The Role

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure) is currently seeing a Senior Archaeology Manager for our Fort St. John office. The ideal candidate will be capable of overseeing a small permanent local staff as well as large seasonal project teams including multi-disciplinary groups of technologists delivering geotechnical, and environmental management services to local industry.

Scope

Reporting to the Archaeology Group Lead in Burnaby, the Senior Archaeology Manager will be responsible for the operational management and long-term development of the team, clients and related business development, management of oil and gas projects, oversight on technical quality, and delivery on projects. These responsibilities will be delivered within a framework that manages risks and prioritizes safety.

We are seeking an individual with a strong operational background and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a dynamic, challenging environment, and provide sound leadership. They will be a key player in the organization, and have input in the overall direction of the Fort St. John office.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and oversee the office, and ensure consistently high quality deliverables which satisfy client expectations
  • Build, mentor and maintain a high level of team performance
  • Lead business development with new and existing clients, establish and maintain client relationships
  • Develop and implement new business and marketing goals
  • Prioritize project workloads and the management of internal resources
  • Effectively communicate, reinforce and model company policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate with staff, clients and management
  • Lead and provide oversight to project teams, in order to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget
  • Participate in marketing efforts; prepare and present technical proposals
  • Participate in the scientific analysis/preparation or review of technical reports
  • Provide Safety Leadership

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Archaeology (or equivalent); Advanced degree is highly desirable
  • Currently registered or immediately eligible for registration with BCAPA
  • A minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in the consulting sector
  • Demonstrated ability to manage operations and develop a team internally
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain client relationships
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, management and leadership qualities
  • Project management experience in a consulting environment, including ability with: project budgeting, cost forecasting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated business management capabilities

Why Fort St. John?

Located east of the Rocky Mountains, Fort St. John is the business, education, arts and cultural centre for a rural and farming population of about 8,000 and home to 20,000. The local hospitality is complemented by the natural beauty of Fort St. John with its wide expanse of flat, gently rolling plains and the lush green slopes of the Peace River Valley providing a varied terrain ideal for numerous seasonal outdoor activities. Summers offer bird watching, wildlife viewing, fishing, golfing, hiking, and camping, while in winter, the prairie landscape is great for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. As the urban centre, much of the region’s recreational and cultural facilities are located in town and include the museum, leisure pool, arena, a separate arena for children, an 8-sheet curling rink, an outdoor water park, speed skating oval, and indoor walking track. In the center of town is the North Peace Cultural Centre which houses the public library, a theatre, and the art gallery.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below:

https://amecfw-canadaexternal.icims.com/jobs/24314/job

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Field Technician

Location Various Locations
Information

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George, Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, contaminated sites, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

Ecofor is currently seeking seasonal Archaeological Field Technicians (approximately seven-month position) to join our team in Fort St. John, Fort St. James or Williams Lake, BC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the identification of areas of archaeological potential and archaeological sites.
  • Assist in data collection and data management.
  • Assist field reconnaissance and archaeological impact assessments for oil and gas, forestry, transportation and other industries.
  • Assist in Systematic Data Recovery (excavation) for the Fort St. John location; and,
  • Participate in Ecofor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or have obtained an undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Willing to travel for work and stay in remote accommodations for extended periods of time.
  • Physical ability to do strenuous fieldwork.
  • Able to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Familiarity with the provincial heritage assessment regulatory environment in BC.
  • Familiarity with Oil and Gas regulations in BC.
  • Familiarity with mapping, pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection, field note taking and laboratory experience desired.
  • Excavation experience would be an asset for the Fort St. John location.
  • Familiarity with using handheld GPS units, mapping software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe software; and,
  • Certification in ATV and/or UTV operations.

Job ID Numbers:

2018-020 Archaeological Field Technician – Fort St. John, BC.

2018-021 Archaeological Field Technician – Fort St. James, BC.

2018-022 Archaeological Field Technician – Williams Lake, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca.  Please include the Job ID number(s) you are applying for in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at www.ecofor.ca

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Title

Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Crew Lead

Location Various Locations
Information

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George, Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, contaminated sites, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

Ecofor is currently seeking Archaeological Crew Leads (approximately seven-month position) to join our team in Fort St. John, Fort St. James or Williams Lake, BC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify areas of archaeological potential and archaeological sites.
  • Collect data and conduct data management.
  • Lead field reconnaissance and archaeological impact assessments for oil and gas, hydro, forestry, transportation and other industries.
  • Follow permit requirements.
  • Write interim reports and communicate with Field Directors; and,
  • Participate in Ecofor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or have obtained an undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Familiarity with the provincial heritage assessment regulatory environment in BC.
  • Familiarity with mapping, pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection, field note taking and laboratory experience desired.
  • Ability to do strenuous field work.
  • Excavation experience for the Fort St. John location.
  • Experience with using handheld GPS units, mapping software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe software.
  • Willingness to travel for work and stay in remote accommodations.
  • Able to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current H2S, First Aid, Ground Disturbance, and any other relevant safety tickets would be an asset but is not required; and,
  • Certification in ATV and/or UTV operation.

Job ID Numbers:

2018-018 Archaeological Crew Lead – Fort St. John, BC.

2018-019 Archaeological Crew Lead – Fort St. James, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca.  Please include the Job ID number(s) you are applying for in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at www.ecofor.ca

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Title

ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Fort St. John
Information

ARCHER is an cultural resource management and consulting firm that employs a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of RPCAs, Field Directors, Archaeologists and specialists with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives , and opportunities for professional growth.

Our Fort St. John office has positions available for full time Archaeological Field Directors (as per Bulletin 17).  Our team is progressive, innovative, and seeks to contribute to the understanding of BC’s long and rich history. The position would primarily be responsible for conducting/leading archaeological field work while meeting professional and stakeholder standards.

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Eligible to work in Canada under a presently valid work visa .
  • Availability to work away from home office at remote job sites;
  • Close to achieving or has met the Bulletin 17 requirements for Field Director
  • Must submit at least two (2) relevant references for verification of qualifications

We would appreciate it if  your cover letter emphasizes your prior experience and knowledge of the baseline skills and administrative requirements for this employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to Rémi Farvacque(r.farvacque@archercrm.ca).

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Title

ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Apprentice

Location Fort St. John
Information

ARCHER is an cultural resource management and consulting firm that employs a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of RPCAs, Field Directors, Archaeologists and specialists with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives , and opportunities for professional growth.

ARCHER’s   Fort St. John office has six (6) positions available  for full time (seasonal and annual) Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork. The position entails physically challenging field survey work although office work (analysis, reporting, etc.) may also be required. Individuals displaying an aptitude for self-motivation, safety, teamwork and the coordination of logistics may be presented with opportunities for advancement. Applicants should expect occasional travel throughout northern BC. On the job training and mentoring will be provided. The position will be part of a team consisting of a Project Lead, Field Director and other archaeologists. The Archaeologist – Apprentice reports to the Field Director.

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Prior field experience (archaeological field school, work co-op, outdoor labor, prior CRM employment);
  • Availability to work away from home office at remote job sites;
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology /Anthropology, consideration given to individuals with Earth Sciences/Geography background.;
  • Must submit at least two (2) relevant references for verification of qualifications
  • Applicants that meet the qualifications of the Northern Focus program are encouraged to apply.

We would appreciate it if  your cover letter emphasizes your prior experience and knowledge of the baseline skills and administrative requirements for this employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to Rémi Farvacque(r.farvacque@archercrm.ca).

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Title

ARCHER CRM Partnership
Technical Writer

Location Fort St. John
Information

ARCHER is an cultural resource management and consulting firm that employs a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of RPCAs, Field Directors, Archaeologists and specialists with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives , and opportunities for professional growth.

ARCHER’s    Fort St. John office has a  position available  for a Technical Writer. The advertised-for position is responsible for the production of  technical reports, project tracking, archival and background research, data entry , and information management. The Technical Writer’s team consists of a Geomatician, Project Lead, Field Director and Permit Holder. The technical writer reports to the Permit Holder.

Minimum applicant requirements:

  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology /Anthropology/Earth Sciences/English;
  • Demonstrable writing and research experience/abilities;
  • Must submit at least two (2) relevant references for verification of qualifications
  • Applicants that meet the qualifications of the Northern Focus program are encouraged to apply.

We would appreciate it if  your cover letter emphasizes your prior experience and knowledge of the baseline skills and administrative requirements for this employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to Rémi Farvacque(r.farvacque@archercrm.ca).

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Title

Landsong Heritage Consulting Ltd.
Project Manager

Location Moberly Lake, BC
Information

Established in 1998 Landsong Heritage Consulting Ltd. is a cultural and heritage resource consulting company based out of Moberly Lake, BC (located ~26 km north of Chetwynd and ~120 km southwest of Fort St. John).  Working throughout British Columbia and Alberta, we conduct archaeology, traditional land use (TLU) and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) assessments, in addition to providing heritage resource reporting and regulatory guidance.  Fieldwork is conducted through all seasons.

Landsong is currently hiring for a full-time position to join our team.

Job Description

This job is mainly office based and entails managing projects from background research and field coordination to report submission.  Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Perform project management duties under direction of senior management
  • Work within company established guidelines, procedures and policies
  • Ensure adherence of personnel to company established guidelines, procedures and policies
  • Project execution & management, including managing & tracking project timelines, client communications & expectations, fieldwork coordination & personnel management, fieldwork & reporting tracking
  • Management of daily communications with company personnel, clients, regulators and Aboriginal communities
  • Conference calls & project meetings
  • Conducting work site audits
  • Compliance and oversight of the Landsong EHS Program (Landsong is an alcohol and drug-free workplace)
  • Participation in Landsong Training Program
  • Adherence to the Landsong Quality Management Program (QMP)
  • Technical report writing and other related tasks
  • May involve irregular hours, including weekends and more than 8 hours per day
  • Operation of 4×4 trucks, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles
  • Operation of field equipment such as GPS, H2S monitors

Minimum Requirements

  • Sc. in Archaeology or B.A. in Anthropology with an archaeology major
  • Completion of an archaeology field school program at an accredited university, college or equivalent field experience
  • Experience conducting archaeology fieldwork in NEBC and/or other areas of BC or Alberta
  • Valid Class 5 Driver License (or other province equivalent)
  • Canadian resident (Citizen or Landed Immigrant Status)
  • Candidates are required to relocate to Moberly Lake/Chetwynd area

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Previous project management experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and in a team environment
  • Ability to take direction & feedback from senior personnel
  • Ability to work within a strong & positive safety culture
  • Ability to work with Aboriginal community members
  • Experience with orienteering/navigation
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • Basic understanding of lithic technology; artifact identification
  • Basic understanding of GPS
  • Previous experience with 4×4 trucks & all-terrain vehicles

Wages:

  • Wages will reflect the applicant’s experience and education, and are industry competitive
  • Comprehensive benefits and investments package
  • Bi-yearly equipment allowance
  • Landsong does not pay relocation expenses

To apply for this position, please submit your CV with references and a cover letter via email to joanna@landsong.com, with Project Manager Job Application in the subject line.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  No telephone inquiries or faxes please.

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Title

Landsong Heritage Consulting Ltd.
Alberta Permit Holder / Field Supervisor

Location Moberly Lake, BC
Information

Established in 1998 Landsong Heritage Consulting Ltd. is a cultural and heritage resource consulting company based out of Moberly Lake, BC (located ~26 km north of Chetwynd and ~120 km southwest of Fort St. John).  Working throughout British Columbia and Alberta, we conduct archaeology, traditional land use (TLU) and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) assessments, in addition to providing heritage resource reporting and regulatory guidance.  Fieldwork is conducted through all seasons.

Landsong is currently hiring for a full-time position to join our team.

Job Description

We are looking for a current Alberta permit holder or an individual with the experience and qualifications close to being able to hold permits in Alberta.  This job would also entail supervising archaeology and TLU/TEK field assessments in BC.  Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising and conducting HRIAs in Alberta as a permit holder for oil and gas, forestry and other industries
  • Supervising archaeology and TLU/TEK field assessments for oil and gas, forestry, wind energy, mining and other industries in BC
  • Compliance and oversight of the Landsong EHS Program (Landsong is an alcohol and drug-free workplace)
  • Participation in Landsong Training Program
  • Adherence to the Landsong Quality Management Program (QMP)
  • Technical report writing and other related tasks
  • May involve frequent remote work, including staying in industrial camps and/or hotels for long periods of time
  • Involves irregular hours, including weekends and more than 8 hours per day
  • Operation of 4×4 trucks, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles
  • Operation of field equipment such as GPS, H2S monitors

Minimum Requirements

  • Sc. in Archaeology or M.A. in Anthropology with an archaeology major
  • Completion of an archaeology field school program at an accredited university, college or equivalent field experience
  • Experience conducting and supervising archaeology fieldwork in NEBC and/or other areas of BC or Alberta
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License (or other province equivalent)
  • Canadian resident (Citizen or Landed Immigrant Status)
  • Ability to work remotely for long periods of time
  • Candidates are required to relocate to Moberly Lake/Chetwynd area
  • High level of physical fitness

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Alberta permit holding status
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and in a team environment
  • Ability to take direction & feedback from senior personnel
  • Ability to work within a strong & positive safety culture
  • Ability to work with Aboriginal community members
  • Experience with orienteering/navigation
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take adequate field notes (incl. photography)
  • Basic understanding of lithic technology; artifact identification
  • Basic understanding of GPS
  • Demonstrated ability to create field maps
  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal communities in Alberta or BC
  • Previous experience with 4×4 trucks & all-terrain vehicles

Wages:

  • Wages will reflect the applicant’s experience and education, and are industry competitive
  • Comprehensive benefits and investments package
  • Bi-yearly equipment allowance
  • Landsong does not pay relocation expenses

To apply for this position, please submit your CV with references and a cover letter via email to joanna@landsong.com, with Alberta Permit Holder / Field Supervisor Job Application in the subject line.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  No telephone inquiries or faxes please.

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Title

Landsong Heritage Consulting Ltd.
Archaeologist – All Levels

Location Moberly Lake, BC
Information

Established in 1998 Landsong Heritage Consulting Ltd. is a cultural and heritage resource consulting company based out of Moberly Lake, BC (located ~26 km north of Chetwynd and ~120 km southwest of Fort St. John).  Working throughout British Columbia and Alberta, we conduct archaeology, traditional land use (TLU) and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) assessments, in addition to providing heritage resource reporting and regulatory guidance.  Fieldwork is conducted through all seasons.

Landsong is currently hiring for full-time positions to join our team.

Job Description

This job entails conducting archaeology and TLU/TEK field assessments under the direction of Field Directors and Field Supervisors.  Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Participation in archaeology and TLU/TEK field assessments for oil and gas, forestry, wind energy, mining and other industries
  • Compliance and oversight of the Landsong EHS Program
  • Participation in Landsong Training Program
  • Adherence to the Landsong Quality Management Program (QMP)
  • Gaining field experience and knowledge from senior personnel with the goal of being able to supervise field assessments and to take on additional tasks and roles within the company
  • If ability is demonstrated, opportunities may be provided in technical report writing and other related tasks
  • May involve frequent remote work, including staying in industrial camps and/or hotels for long periods of time
  • Involves irregular hours, including weekends and more than 8 hours per day
  • Operation of 4×4 trucks, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles
  • Operation of field equipment such as GPS, H2S monitors

Minimum Requirements

  • Sc. in Archaeology or B.A. in Anthropology with an archaeology major
  • Completion of an archaeology field school program at an accredited university, college or equivalent field experience
  • Valid Class 5 Driver License (or other province equivalent)
  • Canadian resident (Citizen or Landed Immigrant Status)
  • Ability to work remotely for long periods of time
  • Candidates are required to relocate to Moberly Lake/Chetwynd area
  • High level of physical fitness

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and in a team environment
  • Ability to take direction & feedback from senior personnel
  • Ability to work within a strong & positive safety culture
  • Ability to work with Aboriginal community members
  • Experience with orienteering/navigation
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take adequate field notes (incl. photography)
  • Basic understanding of lithic technology; artifact identification
  • Basic understanding of GPS
  • Demonstrated ability to create field maps
  • Previous experience with consulting archaeology and working with Aboriginal communities in British Columbia
  • Previous experience with 4×4 trucks & all-terrain vehicles

Wages:

  • Wages will reflect the applicant’s experience and education, and are industry competitive
  • Comprehensive benefits and investments package
  • Bi-yearly equipment allowance
  • Landsong does not pay relocation expenses

To apply, please submit your CV with references and a cover letter via email to joanna@landsong.com, with Archaeologist Job Application in the subject line.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  No telephone inquiries or faxes please.

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Title

Golder Associates Ltd.
Supervisors and Field Crew Assistants

Location Fort St. John
Information

Golder has a new opportunity for Archaeological Field Crew including Supervisors and Field Crew Assistants with proven experience in Northeastern British Columbia for the upcoming 2018 Field Season.  These are contract positions based in Fort St. John.

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

As an Archaeological Field Crew Supervisor, your role will include:

  •  Providing effective direction, supervision, and support to members of the field team as required
  • Carrying out archaeological survey, test excavation and mitigative excavation in a cultural resources management setting
  • 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
  • Providing training and direction to new archaeological field staff and refreshers to existing staff
  • 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 behavior 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

As an Archaeological Field Crew Assistant, your role will include:

  • Carrying out archaeological survey, test excavation and mitigative excavation in a cultural resources management setting under the direction of the Field Crew Supervisor
  • Demonstrating a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff
  • Complying with Golder’s Fit for Duty Policy
  • Maintaining a high standard of ethical behavior to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrates a commitment to our Core Values
  • Working in a variety of environments, such as all-weather conditions, rugged and semi-remote locations, and overnight accommodations in a camp setting
  • Performing other duties as required, including but not limited to, artifact analysis, reporting, and research

To be successful as a Field Crew Supervisor you will possess:

  • 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

To be successful as a Field Crew Assistant you will possess:

  • Archaeology, Anthropology or related Degree from a recognized program or nearing completion
  • Some knowledge of British Columbia archaeology
  • Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Ability to do strenuous field work, including hiking in uneven terrain, carrying heavy loads and manual excavating
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to take direction and work in both a team environment and independently
  • Valid driver’s license (Class 5)

At Golder we offer:

  • 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 40 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.

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Title

ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – Field Directors

Location Burnaby, Fort St. John
Information

Our Burnaby and Fort St. John offices have positions available for full time Archaeological Field Directors (as per Bulletin 17).  Our team is progressive, innovative, and seeks to contribute to the understanding of BC’s long and rich history.

ARCHER is a Professional Archaeological Consulting firm employing a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of archaeologists and specialists in British Columbia, with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives, and opportunities for professional growth. ARCHER employees benefit from having close ties to the communities they work in as well as experiencing beautiful BC landscapes they may never have had the opportunity to visit before.

The position would primarily be responsible for conducting/leading archaeological field work, while meeting professional and stakeholder standards.

Minimum 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 an Archaeology Branch-approved field director for one or more Culture Area in BC;
  • 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.

Further details can be viewed here:http://www.archercrm.ca/careers/archaeologist-field-director/

All Curriculum Vitae must include references. Priority will be placed on reviewing the documentation of those individuals who provide this information.

Your cover letter should emphasize how you meet the baseline skills and administrative requirements for a particular employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to jobs@archercrm.ca

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ARCHER CRM Partnership
Archaeologist – All Levels

Location Various Locations
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ARCHER’s   offices  (Burnaby, Fort St. John, Prince George, Vanderhoof) have positions available  starting Spring 2018 for seasonal/permanent Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork.

ARCHER is a Professional Archaeological Consulting firm employing a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of archaeologists and specialists in British Columbia, with full-time staff at our offices in Burnaby, Prince George, Fort St. John and Vanderhoof. We offer a competitive remuneration package with benefits, extensive training, incentives, and opportunities for professional growth. ARCHER employees benefit from having close ties to the communities they work in as well as experiencing beautiful BC landscapes they may never have had the opportunity to visit before.

The position would primarily be responsible for assisting Field Directors in the conduct of archaeological field work, although office work (analysis, reporting, etc.) may also be required. For those individuals serious about kick-starting their careers as professional archaeologists, this is the place to be!

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Driver Licence;
  • Canadian Citizen;
  • Prior field experience (field school, coop term, field assistant);
  • Consistent availability to work away from home office at remote job sites and offices;
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences;
  • Preference will be given to northern applicants that meet the qualifications of the Northern Focus program.

Further details can be viewed here: http://www.archercrm.ca/careers/archaeologist-apprentice/

All Curriculum Vitae must include references. Priority will be placed on reviewing the documentation of those individuals who provide this information.

Your cover letter should emphasize how you meet the baseline skills and administrative requirements for a particular employment opportunity.

Please submit your applications by email to jobs@archercrm.ca

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Wood
Archaeologist – All Levels

Location Various Locations
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Description

Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler) is accepting resumes for Junior, Intermediate, and Senior Archaeologists. Successful candidates will join our Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Group as Casual (on-call) employees, with the possibility of Short-term or Permanent (with full benefits) contracts being offered to selected applicants.

Wood maintains one of the largest teams of archaeologists in Western Canada, and we have full-time archaeology staff at our offices in Burnaby, Kamloops, Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Edmonton, and Calgary. We offer an excellent remuneration package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. For full-time employees, any required training, professional memberships, equipment, supplies and travel time are covered by the company.

Our team will be working on a variety of office and field activities such as impact assessments, excavations, artifact analysis, and reporting.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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 participate in minimum two- to three-week work cycles away from home.
  • 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.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class 5)

Applicants with significantly higher qualifications than the above minimums will be considered for Intermediate or Senior level positions.

Wood is 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 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 invited to apply again.

Please submit your applications by email to Christopher Verral at christopher.verral@woodplc.com

We very much appreciate your enthusiasm in seeking a position with us and thank you in advance.

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Wood
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Kamloops, BC
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Description

Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler) is seeking an Archaeologist approved as an Interior Plateau Field Director for a full-time, permanent position in our Kamloops office.

Wood maintains one of the largest teams of archaeologists in Western Canada, and we have full-time archaeology staff at our offices in Burnaby, Kamloops, Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Edmonton, and Calgary. We offer an excellent remuneration package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. For full-time employees, any required training, professional memberships, equipment, supplies and travel time are covered by the company.

Successful candidates will be responsible for the implementation of cultural resource management projects throughout the province at an intermediate level, but primarily in the southern interior. The position would require both office- and field-based tasks.

Responsibilities may include field work, data analysis, report writing, interacting with clients and government personnel, and supervising/mentoring more junior staff. Successful candidates will work in a dynamic and supportive team environment with some of the most experienced consulting archaeologists in BC. The job offers opportunities to work on a variety of projects throughout BC and the opportunity to develop new skills and further career advancement.

Minimum Requirements

  • Field Director status in the Interior Plateau Region. Candidates who are close to receiving status will also be considered.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with focus on archaeology.
  • 3 years’ experience in consulting archaeology in BC.
  • Strong knowledge of British Columbia archaeology.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of quality work in a deadline-driven environment with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of leading an Archaeology Field Crew and mentoring Junior Archaeologists.
  • Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions and to work well with others for extended periods of time in potentially challenging conditions.
  • Able to travel to locations throughout the province (at company expense).
  • Able to periodically participate in minimum two to three work cycles away from home.
  • Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions.
  • Able and interested in both field and office-based tasks.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class 5).

Wood is 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 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 invited to apply again.

Please submit your applications by email to Christopher Verral at christopher.verral@woodplc.com

We very much appreciate your enthusiasm in seeking a position with us and thank you in advance.

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Sugar Cane Development Corporation
Archaeological Field Director/Supervisor

Location Williams Lake, BC
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Sugar Cane Archaeology, a division of Sugar Cane Development Corporation (“SCDC”), is seeking an Archaeological Field Director/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 one professional archaeologist and 8-10 seasonal field crew.

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

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

This is a full-time position that could be structured as a contract or 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, 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 Cultural 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 and F100 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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