Job: Senior Archaeologist Permit Holder


Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Senior Archaeologist Permit Holder

Salary $75,000 – $100,000
Location Burnaby, BC


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are looking to expand our Archaeological team and seeking a full time Senior Archaeologist Permit Holder based out of our Burnaby office. The successful candidate will work with our team to help support the management of projects predominantly focused on the Coastal region of British Columbia.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Promote a strong health and safety culture and actively participate in Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment Program
  • Support the management of existing and new projects
  • Leading the execution of field and desktop studies
  • Hold Class 2 Archaeological Permits for projects across Yukon
  • Proposal writing
  • Client management, client communication and business development
  • Work closely with other senior staff to make technical recommendations for cultural resources management
  • Technical writing and report preparation
  • Technical direction to staff/mentoring of staff

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in cultural and heritage resource management
  • Knowledge of the Yukon Historic Resources Act
  • Strong leadership and business development skills, including experience building and maintaining productive relationships with clients and Indigenous groups
  • Demonstrated experience in archaeological project development and management
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Experience in mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture
  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and Indigenous groups
  • Willingness to travel for project work and business development opportunities
  • Strong interpersonal and social skills and ability to interact across a broad range of audiences/technical backgrounds including internal and external clients, Indigenous groups and regulatory agencies
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license is preferred

Education and Experience

A Bachelor or graduate degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.

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.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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