Posted on July 09, 2019

Position Purpose


Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking an Archaeologist – Field Supervisor for a Seasonal Contract (August 1 – December 31, 2019) position based in Enderby, BC. This position may be extended to full time.

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 2 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory process
  • Previous experience supervising archaeological assessments, excavations and construction monitoring
  • Proven ability to mentor and train staff
  • Eligible or approaching eligibility for Field Director status in the Interior Plateau culture area under Bulletin 17 requirements of the BC Archaeology Branch
  • 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 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]indc.com, fax 250.838.2131 or send to

Human Resources

Splatsin

P.O. Box 460

Enderby B.C.

V0E 1V0

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:

Open until filled

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