Job: Archaeologist – Field Director


Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
Archaeologist – Field Director

Location Enderby, BC


Yucwmenlúcwu is a full-service Heritage, Environment, and Forestry resource management company based in Enderby, BC. We are a subsidiary of Splatsin Development Corporation, an economic development corporation wholly owned by Splatsin, the southernmost tribe of the Secwepemc Nation. Our foundation of approach is “Caretakers of the Land.” At Yucwmenlúcwu, we believe in work-life balance, growing rewarding careers, and the highest standards of practice. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package.

Our Heritage team thrives on building lasting relationships, continuous improvement, and bringing 21st century solutions to heritage resources management. We work with Splatsin to build capacity in the community and support Splatsin’s economic development goals.

We take pride in what we do, and we are looking for passionate, progressive team players to join our dynamic and growing team!

Position Purpose

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist – Field Director for a full-time position with our Heritage team based in Enderby, BC.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervision of all aspects of archaeological resource management practice
  • Engagement with First Nations, proponents, landowners, and regulatory agencies
  • Mentorship and training of junior archaeologists and Splatsin community members
  • Active participating in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory
  • Experience supervising archaeological assessments, excavations, and
  • Field Director status in the Interior Plateau or approaching
  • Proven ability to mentor and train staff

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, statistical analysis, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, or remote sensing techniques
  • Previous experience working with a First Nation organization
  • General understanding of the First Nations consultation process
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented
  • Strong aptitude for technical writing and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a diverse
  • Demonstrated proficiency completing assigned tasks on time and on
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Valid driver’s license and clean drivers

If you are a reliable, team player that enjoys a dynamic work environment, competitive salary, and full benefit package, would like to hear from you. Please forward your resume and covering letter to

Pursuant to section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act preference may be given to applicants of aboriginal ancestry.

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