Job: Archaeologist (Field Director)


Core Heritage
Archaeologist (Field Director)

Location Cranbrook, BC

Core Heritage is a rapidly-growing company providing archaeological and heritage consulting services within the southeastern (Kootenay) region of BC. Our projects include municipal developments, provincial and federal infrastructure, forestry, mining, and private land developments.

We are currently seeking an experienced Field Director for a field season term position with the possibility of extension. This position is a great opportunity for an archaeologist who appreciates work/life balance, and enjoys hiking, biking, rock climbing, camping, kayaking, etc. Candidates must be willing to travel and work away from home, be physically fit, and be willing to join our culture of safety.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Field Director status in the Interior Plateau region of BC;
  • 5+ years of archaeological field work experience with at least 1 year as crew lead;
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, technical and non-technical writing);
  • Strong computer and technology skills (Microsoft Office suite and field technology);
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, and;
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Interior Plateau Permit Holder status;
  • Field Director status in other regions of BC;
  • Familiarity with GIS software (QGIS and/or ArcGIS) and map production, and;
  • Valid First Aid (OFA 1 or above), Bear Aware, ATV/UTV training, or other applicable workplace training


  • Core offers highly competitive wages;
  • Professional development opportunities and support

Please send your CV with a cover letter and references to: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy (here), preference will be given to Indigenous applicants.

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