Job: Archaeologists (All Levels)


Terra Archaeology Limited
Archaeologists (All Levels)

Location Various Locations, BC

Terra Archaeology Limited (Terra) provides professional archaeological consulting services throughout British Columbia. Our work is conducted at the request of First Nations, federal and provincial government agencies and ministries, private sector corporations, and private landowners.

Job Description

Terra is looking to hire staff archaeologists, field directors, and senior archaeologists at their Victoria, Richmond, and Kamloops offices. Duties and responsibilities will vary based on the position, though all successful applicants, at minimum, may be responsible for completing archaeological field surveys and excavations according to the requirements of Heritage Conservation Act permits issued by the Archaeology Branch. This may include, but not be limited to, any of the following:

  • Taking detailed field notes and sketches
  • Identifying pre-AD 1846 and historic cultural resources
  • Excavating shovel tests, evaluative units, and excavation units
  • Mapping sites and navigating survey areas using a handheld GPS unit
  • Collecting and analyzing artifacts
  • Authoring interim reports

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or anthropology with a focus in archaeology
  • A demonstrated knowledge of BC archaeology and the Heritage Conservation Act
  • Ability to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Ability to travel throughout the province
  • Ability to follow and implement technical and safety training and instructions
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • OFA Level 1

All archaeologists will be expected to equip themselves appropriately for the job.

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