Job: Field Director


ARCHER CRM Partnership
Field Director

Location Burnaby, BC


Our Burnaby office has positions available for full time Coastal Archaeological Field Directors (as per Bulletin 17). Work will primarily be based out of the Greater Vancouver area on multi-year projects, with potential for some work in interior BC.

Our team is progressive, innovative, and seeks to contribute to the understanding of BC’s long and rich history. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people like you to conduct and manage exciting field projects and participate in research opportunities.

Job Description

Primary Responsibility: to conduct and lead archaeological field work meeting ARCHER CRM Partnership and stakeholder standards, including but not limited to:

  • Archaeological field assessments in a supervisory capacity;
  • Adhere to ARCHER CRM Partnership OH&S and Quality Assurance programs;
  • Provide direction to archaeological assistants;
  • Co-ordinate effectively with Crew Chief(s);
  • Co-ordinate with Project Lead(s) to satisfy client needs;
  • On an as-needed basis, assist Project Director(s) with project co-ordination;
  • Will involve frequent travel to other ARCHER CRM Partnership offices & jobsites.


  • Valid Class 5 Driver License;
  • Safe operation of vehicles, ATV, snowmobiles, and other devices;
  • Consistent availability to work away from home office for up to 14 days at a time;
  • Be a Branch-approved field director for one or more regions in BC;
  • Must provide an up-to-date ‘experience summary spreadsheet’ as per Archaeology Branch Bulletin 17 (available here);
  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology/Anthropology/Earth Sciences;
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying, recording, documenting and suggesting to a supervisor management recommendations for found archaeological remains, including features;
  • Eligible to work in Canada under a presently valid work visa .

Preference given to those with the following skills/experience:

  • That at least one reference provided be an individual who can comment directly on the applicant’s supervisory time;
  • meet the qualifications for applying for Permit Holder status but have not applied for such yet;
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in a team environment, coordinating with Crew Chief(s) if present and taking direction from Project Leads, the Regional Manager, and/or Directors;
  • Be a Canadian citizen.

Preferred Certifications:

  • First Aid Level 1 & Transportation Endorsement;
  • H2S, WHMIS, TDG;
  • ATV Rider Safety and Snow Pro;
  • Bear Aware.


  • Wage commensurate with demonstrated experience;
  • Benefits package available to qualifying employees.

No telephone inquiries. References must be submitted with CV.

Questions & expressions of interest are to be forwarded to jobs at (@) , or by fax to

Company ARCHER CRM Partnership
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