Job: Junior Archaeologist, Field Director, Senior Archaeologist


Ursus Heritage Consulting Ltd.
Junior Archaeologist, Field Director, Senior Archaeologist

Location Southern Interior and Coastal BC (Vernon, Nelson, Vancouver Island)


Ursus specializes in heritage and archaeological consulting services. Our clients include First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities, developers, forestry clients, private landowners, BC Hydro, and local, Provincial and Federal Governments. Our offices are located in Vernon, Nelson, and the Comox Valley. Ursus offers flexible work schedules and telecommuting as well as home office benefits.

Salary and Compensation will be commensurate with education, skills and experience. Ursus also offers the following benefits:

  • RRSP Matching
  • Medical & Dental coverage, Life and Travel insurance
  • Cell Phone Allowance
  • Allowance for academic training
  • Annual allowance for conference attendance
  • Annual allowance for field gear
  • Above industry vacation allowance

Ursus Heritage Consulting Ltd., located in Vernon, BC, seeks archaeologists for the following roles: Junior Archaeologist, Field Director and Senior Archaeologist. Most work will take place in the Southern Interior or Southern Coast.

Applicants must have a Bachelors or graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology, with a field school, minimum 2 years BC archaeological consulting experience, familiarity with BC archaeology, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Applicants must be capable of working in a quality and deadline-driven environment with minimal supervision, and comfortable working in the field for long hours.

The position is field and office based. Responsibilities include field work, report writing, interacting with clients and government personnel.

Applicants must be physically fit, have OFA Level 1 First Aid, and hold a valid BC Driver’s License.

Submit your resume electronically to:

Ian Cameron

Company Ursus Heritage Consulting Ltd.
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