Job: Archaeologist – Field Supervisor


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

Location Enderby, BC

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist – Field Supervisor for a Seasonal Contract (August 1 – December 31, 2019) position based in Enderby, BC. This position may be extended to full time.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervising and assisting with archaeological field assessments and research
  • Supervising and assisting with artifact cataloguing, reporting, and permitting
  • Assisting with project management tasks, as required
  • Liaising with First Nations, proponents, landowners, and regulatory agencies
  • Assisting the environment, forestry, and culture heritage teams as necessary
  • Mentoring and training junior archaeologists and Splatsin community members
  • Actively participating in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory process
  • Previous experience supervising archaeological assessments, excavations and construction monitoring
  • Proven ability to mentor and train staff

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Eligible or approaching eligibility for Field Director status in the Interior Plateau culture area under Bulletin 17 requirements of the BC Archaeology Branch
  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, human osteology, lithic 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
  • Basic knowledge of surficial geology and landforms
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong aptitude for technical writing and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a diverse team
  • Demonstrated proficiency completing assigned tasks on time and on budget
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Valid driver’s license and clean drivers abstract

If you are a reliable, team player that enjoys a dynamic work environment, competitive salary and an opportunity to share your skills and talents, we would like to hear from you. Please forward your resume and covering letter to, fax 250.838.2131 or send to

Human Resources
P.O. Box 460
Enderby B.C.
V0E 1V0


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

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