Job Posting

Archaeological Field Director/ Supervisor

Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Other Professional Occupations in Social Science, n.e.c. (4169)
NOC Job Title: Archaeologist
Expires in 22 days
Expires: 2020-05-01
Last Updated: 2020-01-28

Job Number: 607386

Job Location(s)

315 Yorston Street
Williams Lake, British Columbia
V2G 1H1, Canada

Job Description


Job Summary

Sugar Cane Archaeology, a division of Sugar Cane Development Corporation (“SCDC”), is seeking an Archaeological Field Director/Supervisor to be based out of our office in downtown Williams Lake.


Sugar Cane Archaeology is a rapidly growing professional services provider that is currently staffed by two professional archaeologists and 10-15 seasonal field crew.


The Archaeological Field Director/Supervisor will have experience supervising and directing field crews in the Interior Plateau region; including archaeology or heritage resource management, pedestrian survey, shovel testing, and archaeological excavation.


In addition to the above, the Archaeological Field Director/Supervisor may be required to assist with other Natural Resource Management or environmental stewardship duties as directed by the Board of SCDC.

This is a full-time, seasonal position that could be structured as a contract, and may lead to a permanent position.


·         Identify and record areas of archeological potential, archaeological sites, and traditional use sites

·         Collect data and complete data management

·         Lead preliminary field reconnaissance surveys, archaeological impact assessments

·         Carry out archaeological monitoring

·         Write permit applications, interim reports, final reports, and proposals

·         Engage with clients and assist with business development

·         Assist with Crown referrals and other natural resource management duties assigned by the Board of SCDC

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum BSc in Archaeology or BA in Anthropology with a major in archaeology
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Cultural Resource Management
  • Minimum 1 year experience identifying traditional use sites & features, CMTs, and lithic artifacts
  • Experience with lithic artifact analysis and cataloguing
  • Experience with mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection (field notes, photographs, digital information)
  • Possess OFA level 1, Transportation Endorsement, H2S Alive, ATV/UTV Safety and S100 safety certifications.  
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract is required

  • Desire to work closely (in both leadership and supporting roles) with other environmental professionals and First Nations
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture
  • Able to work independently

Forward cover letter and curriculum vitae to:


Kirk Dressler, Chief Executive Officer

Sugar Cane Development Corporation

315 Yorston Street

Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H1

Tel. (778) 417-0193




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How to Apply

Expiring: May 01, 2020

Contact: Kirk Dressler
Fax: (778) 417-0190