Job: Archaeologist



Location Vancouver, BC


At WSP our Environmental Management team is providing environmental and archaeological services to position WSP as a leader in the market. We’re looking for an Archaeologist to join our Environment team, located at our Vancouver, BC office. Reporting to the Team Lead, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Western Canada, you will participate in archaeological project work.


  • As an Archaeologist you will participate in or supervise Archaeological Impact Assessments, Preliminary Field Reconnaissance, and Site Alterations;
  • You will supervise field work;
  • You will assist with Site forms;
  • You will assist with artifact analysis and cataloguing;
  • You will assist with reporting;
  • You will assist in proposal writing;
  • You will perform background research and analysis, including consultation with government agencies;
  • You will assist in delivery of high quality reports on time and within budget, drawing upon technical and scientific knowledge, training and experience;
  • You will work within a team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of staff;
  • You will be involved in urban, rural and remote field work where travel may be required; and
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Possess an undergraduate degree in archaeology or anthropology with a specialization in archaeology;
  • Have a minimum 2 years’ experience working in the Northwest Coast Culture region as an archaeologist;
  • Are working towards fulfilling (or have fulfilled) the Archaeology Branch criteria listed in Bulletin 17 to qualify as a Northwest Coast Field Director (minimum);
  • Possess a valid class 5 BC driver’s license; and
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
    • Northwest Coast field directorship, in good standing with the Archaeology Branch of British Columbia;
    • Graduate degree in archaeology;
    • Experience with QGIS/ARCGIS;
    • First Aid Level 1, Wildlife awareness.

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