Job: Heritage Field Director


Heritage Field Director

Salary $64,350 – $78,000
Location Various Locations, BC


The Organization:

A.E.W. LP was formed in 2017 by Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council member communities to carry out “on the ground” work related to archaeology, the environment and wildlife protection. This work has been made necessary by activities of others within the Nlaka’pamux homeland including transportation, mining, forestry, oil and gas, and utilities projects. The Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council is not opposed to development within our homeland, but developments and activities must be consistent with Nlaka’pamux title and rights.

The Role:

A.E.W. Limited Partnership (A.E.W. LP) is seeking a (3) full-time Heritage Field Director(s) based out of Southern Interior or Lower Mainland, BC.

We are in search of highly motivated leaders to work with the Archaeology department as a Heritage Field Director(s) to provide on-site management, direction and reporting of activities and personnel related to archaeological projects and Cultural Heritage projects.

Reporting to the Director of Archaeology, the Heritage Field Director will:

  • Conducting background research and report review
  • Planning and logistics for field projects
  • Liaising with community members and NNTC personnel
  • Conducting survey and shovel testing
  • Recording and maintaining accurate field notes and photographic records
  • Collecting and logging GPS data
  • Site mapping using survey-grade equipment and/or chain and compass
  • Planning and executing evaluative unit excavations
  • Drawing EU profiles and recording layer characterizations
  • Training and mentoring field crew
  • Submitting complete daily field paperwork to the Project Manager for approval
  • Assisting with report mapping
  • Supervising more junior staff and other field workers where appropriate
  • Preparing summary, interim and final reports
  • Commitment to be a positive team member
  • Commitment to respecting Nlaka’pamux title and rights
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Graduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or an undergraduate degree with equivalent experience
  • Eligible for Field Director status for the Interior Plateau B.C.
  • 4 years demonstrated experience in B.C. heritage resource management (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge and experience in adhering to occupational health & safety practices
  • Strong technical, mapping and reporting ability
  • Proficiency with MS Word and MS Excel
  • Experience working within a team environment
  • Experience working with Indigenous Communities
  • Valid First Aid certification (Level 1 minimum)
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence
  • BC-based archaeology field school (or equivalent)

The benefits of working at AEW LP:

  • Growth opportunities
  • Great work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Matching Pension program
  • Extended Health and Dental program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Flexible work schedules with work from home opportunities


$64,350.00 – $78,000.00 per year


If you are interested in this opportunity and possess the necessary qualifications and skills, please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

The deadline for applications is open until filled.

We thank all applicants in advance. Please self-identify, as preference will be given to Nlaka’pamux.

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