Job: Standing Offer: Archaeological Service Provider
Skeetchestn Natural Resources Corp (SNRC)
|Location||Skeetchestn (Savona, Kamloops, Cache Creek)|
Information: Skeetchestn Natural Resources Corp (SNRC) is seeking a standing offer arrangement with a qualified consulting firm to provide contract archaeological services on an if-as-and-when-needed basis. The intent is to establish a mutually agreeable partnership that can support SNRC in undertaking large archaeological projects and ongoing CRM programs.
SNRC is a full service community-based natural and cultural resources firm contributing to and directing all phases of land and resource planning and management in Skeetchestn traditional territory, protecting title and rights and respecting Secwepemc laws, culture, and traditions. We work in collaboration with the Skeetchestn Indian Band to steward the land, water and all its inhabitants with an ethic of sustainability, respect and reciprocity. Developing economic, professional, social and cultural capacity of community members to care for Secwepemculewc is a core goal.
Candidate firms must have ample experience working in Secwepemc territories and with Secwepemc communities. An understanding of Secwepemc culture and the contemporary contexts and issues affecting these communities are essential prerequisites for the successful firm, as is a strong commitment to reconciliation and awareness of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. Contributing to safe, supportive and educational work environment is a key part of this arrangement.
We encourage firms of all sizes to apply, and welcome novel proposals from professionals who can demonstrate sufficient and reliable access to qualified personnel needed to undertake resource management work of all kinds (e.g. well-resourced and connected networks of affiliated independent practitioners).
The successful service provider will have a core staff with the following mandatory skills and qualifications:
Preference to candidate firms with core staff who are:
In accordance with the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy (here), preference will be given to firms with Indigenous staff.
To submit a proposal for consideration:
A proposal package, submitted by April 26, 2019, should include:
Inquiries welcome: Contact Joanne Hammond (firstname.lastname@example.org. 250-373-2494 ext 216)
|Company||Skeetchestn Natural Resources Corp (SNRC)|