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Archaeologist (Junior Archaeologists and Field Directors) – Seasonal Roles – Vancouver


This is a Contract position in Kamloops, BC posted August 25, 2021.

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 Burnaby 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 Company Overview Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges.

We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. 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.