Posted on July 02, 2019

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist – Field Director for a full-time position based in Enderby, BC.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervising and assisting with archaeological field assessments and research
  • Supervising and assisting with artifact cataloguing, reporting, and permitting
  • Assisting with project management tasks, as required
  • Liaising with First Nations, proponents, landowners, and regulatory agencies
  • Assisting the environment, forestry, and culture heritage teams as necessary
  • Mentoring and training junior archaeologists and Splatsin community members
  • Actively participating in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory process
  • Previous experience supervising archaeological assessments, excavations and construction monitoring
  • Eligible for Field Director status in the Interior Plateau culture area under Bulletin 17 requirements of the BC Archaeology Branch
  • Proven ability to mentor and train staff
  • Eligible to hold BC Heritage Conservation Act Section 12 or 14 permits in the Interior Plateau culture area
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong aptitude for technical writing and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a diverse team
  • Demonstrated proficiency completing assigned tasks on time and on budget

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Previous experience working with a First Nation organization
  • General understanding of the First Nations consultation process
  • Basic knowledge of surficial geology and landforms
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Positive, diplomatic, and understanding personality
  • Valid driver’s license and clean drivers abstract

If you are a reliable, team player that enjoys a dynamic work environment, competitive salary and benefit package and an opportunity to share your skills and talents, we would like to hear from you. Please forward your resume and covering letter to [email protected], fax 250.838.2131 or send to

Human Resources


P.O. Box 460

Enderby B.C.

V0E 1V0


Until Filled

Pursuant to section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act preference may be given to applicants of aboriginal ancestry.