Job: Archaeological Permit Holder/Field Director (SAB) (Job ID: 2019-015)


Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Archaeological Permit Holder/Field Director (SAB) (Job ID: 2019-015)

Location Fort St. John, BC (Job ID# 2019-015)

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 for an opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals? Ecofor is currently seeking a Permit Holder/Field Director to join our team in Fort St. John, BC. This is an hourly position offering competitive wages, housing/subsidy, benefits and opportunities for professional growth and career development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to hold blanket permits and/or direct crews in the Sub-Arctic Boreal culture area.
  • Identify and record areas of archaeology potential and identify archaeological sites.
  • Collect data, ensure accuracy and quality of data, and complete data management.
  • Lead field reconnaissance, archaeological impact assessments for oil and gas, forestry, transportation and other industries.
  • Supervise field crews during Systematic Data Recovery (excavation) for the Fort St. John location.
  • Archaeological monitoring.
  • Write and edit interim reports and site forms.
  • Supervise field crews, review fieldwork and coordinate with Project Managers; and,
  • Promote a strong safety culture and become an active member of the Ecofor team.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Field Director certification and/or Permit Holder status in the Sub-Arctic Boreal culture region.
  • Experience with artifact identification, analysis and artifact cataloguing.
  • Experience in mapping, pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection, field note taking and laboratory experience.
  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas regulations.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Experience using handheld GPS units, mapping software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe software.
  • Willing to travel for work and stay in remote camps for shifts of 10 days or more.
  • Physically able to do strenuous field work in a variety of conditions.
  • Experience writing interim reports and site forms.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. Skill with snowmobiles, ATVs and UTVs is an asset.
  • Current H2S, First Aid, Ground Disturbance, and any other relevant safety tickets would be an asset but is not required.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: by March 6, 2019.  Please include the Job ID number 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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