Job: Archaeological Field Technician


Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Field Technician

Location Prince George, Fort St. James, and Fort St. John, BC


Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural resource management company with a team of over 60 professional and technical employees. Ecofor’s reputation is one of integrity, sound work product and customer satisfaction. Safety is priority and our employees are our number one asset. We strive to promote from within, supporting professional development and career growth.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals?  Do you want a challenging, rewarding career that makes a positive impact on our local communities, or want to build skills and develop strong relationships?

If this interests you, Ecofor is currently seeking Archaeological Field Technicians to join our team in Prince George, Fort St. James, and Fort St. John.

This is an hourly position offering competitive wages.  If you love the outdoors, working in a team, and learning new things this job is for you.

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).
  • Promote a strong safety culture and work collaboratively within Ecofor’s corporate culture.


  • Pursuing or have obtained an undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow the business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Physical ability to do strenuous fieldwork in a variety of field conditions.
  • Willing to travel for work and stay in remote accommodations for extended periods of time.
  • Skill with snowmobiles, ATVs, and UTVs is an asset.
  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management is not required but would be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with mapping (including handheld GPS units and mapping software), pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection, field note taking, and laboratory experience would also be an asset.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe software.
  • Familiarity with the provincial heritage assessment regulatory environment in BC would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with Oil and Gas regulations in BC and excavation experience would be an asset for the Fort St. John location.
  • Proficiency in the operation of field equipment is an asset.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

Job ID Numbers:

  • 2021-002 Archaeological Field Technician – Prince George, BC
  • 2021-003 Archaeological Field Technician – Fort St. James, BC
  • 2021-004 Archaeological Field Technician – Fort St. John, BC

Please apply online at or send your resume and cover letter to by March 5, 2021.  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.

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