Overview / Responsibilities:
In support of the upcoming field season, Wood’s Archaeology and Cultural Heritage group is seeking Junior Archaeologists and Field Directors for our Vancouver office. Available positions are temporary (on-call), with the possibility of full-time permanent employment for selected applicants.
We offer an excellent compensation package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. Required training, professional memberships, equipment, supplies, and travel are covered by the company.
Wages and benefits dependent on experience. Preference will be given to those with Field Director status in the Northwest Coast Culture Region.
Participate in fieldwork, research and analysis as needed
Record archaeological and traditional use sites
Assist with environmental field work, such as water quality sampling and hydrology
Write and edit reports, arrange for report drafting and production.
Prepare site forms
Liaise with clients, First Nations and others
Undertake project planning and preparation, including mobilization and demobilization
Ensure accuracy and timely submission of time sheets and expenses
Cataloguing and curation of project materials
Communicate company standards, policies and procedures to crews
Provide leadership, support and effective communication as needed
Provide supervision and ensure that projects are carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures and standards
Work in accordance with Wood policies and procedures
Work safely and be responsible for crew safety as per Wood safety policy
Assist with projects as needed and take on other duties as assigned
Skills / Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with focus on archaeology
Consideration may be given to those with no degree, but nearing completion of their degree or with extensive field experience
Some experience conducting/participating in impact assessments or excavations
Some knowledge of British Columbia archaeology
Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
Able to travel to locations throughout the province (at company expense)
Able to work well with others for extended periods of time in potentially challenging conditions
Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions
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Diversity Statement (EEO):
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.