Job: Project Manager, Archaeology


Project Manager, Archaeology

Location Quesnel or Prince George, BC

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Your Opportunity

We are looking to expand our archaeology team in BC’s Interior and are seeking a fulltime Project Manager and Field Director based out of the Quesnel or Prince George offices.  Work will take place throughout British Columbia, in various industries.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a Project Manager and Field Director in the Interior Plateau Culture Area.
  • Manage and execute all aspects of archaeological projects.
  • Work closely with other Project Managers and Team Leads to organize resourcing and logistics.
  • Monitor project financials with the assistance of a financial team.
  • Participate in business development and proposal preparation.
  • Liaise with First Nations, clients and regulators.
  • Work closely with Permit Holders and Field Directors to deliver technically sound recommendations for cultural resources management.
  • Lead preliminary field reconnaissance surveys, archaeological impact assessments, monitoring, and excavation when required.
  • Manage crews or project teams of up to five individuals.
  • Write or quality review permit applications, interim reports, final reports, site forms and proposals.
  • Actively participate in and promote Stantec’s HSSE programs.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Interior Plateau Field Director. Holding Field Director status in other culture areas an asset.
  • Registered Professional Consulting Archaeologist (RPCA) designation an asset.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation an asset.
  • Highly organized and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willing to conduct field work up to 50% of the time during field season.
  • Able to mentor junior staff.
  • Willing to travel for work.
  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and First Nations.
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license; ATV and Snowmobile training an asset.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.

A minimum of 7 years of cultural resource management experience required with a minimum 2 years of experience managing projects.

Typical  office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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