Archaeological Field Director/ Supervisor
Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal
Start Date: As soon as possible
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
Last Updated: 2020-01-28
Job Number: 607386
315 Yorston Street
Williams Lake, British Columbia
V2G 1H1, Canada
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
How to Apply
Contact: Kirk Dressler
Fax: (778) 417-0190