Job: Archaeological Field Technician (Job ID# 2019-009,010,011,012)


Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Field Technician (Job ID# 2019-009,010,011,012)

Location Various Locations, BC

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural resource management company with a team of over 50 professional and technical employees. Ecofor has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon Territory and Nova Scotia (

Are you looking to build a career in archaeology? Ecofor is currently seeking Archaeological Field Technicians to join our team in Prince George, Fort St. James, Williams Lake, and Fort St. John, BC. This is an hourly position offering competitive wages and opportunities for professional growth and career development.

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.
  • Promote a strong safety culture and become an active member of the Ecofor team.

Skills and 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 in a variety of field conditions.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, and 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.

Job ID Numbers:

  • 2018-009 Archaeological Field Technician – Prince George, BC.
  • 2018-010 Archaeological Field Technician – Fort St. James, BC.
  • 2018-011 Archaeological Field Technician – Williams Lake, BC.
  • 2018-012 Archaeological Field Technician – Fort St. John, BC.

Please send your resume and cover letter to by March 6, 2019.  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.

Company Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
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