Job: Archaeological Field Supervisor


Sugar Cane Development Corporation
Archaeological Field Supervisor

Location Williams Lake, BC

Job Summary

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

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

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

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

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


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

Your Capabilities and Credentials

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

Forward cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

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

Company Sugar Cane Development Corporation
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