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Senior Archaeologist


Yucwmenlúcwu is a full-service Heritage, Environment, and Forestry resource management company based in Enderby, BC. We are a subsidiary of Splatsin Development Corporation, an economic development corporation wholly owned by Splatsin, the southernmost tribe of the Secwepemc Nation. At Yucwmenlúcwu, we believe in work-life balance, growing rewarding careers, and the highest standards of practice.

Our Heritage team thrives on building lasting relationships, continuous improvement, and bringing 21st century solutions to heritage resources management. We work with Splatsin to build capacity in the community and support Splatsin’s economic development goals.

Position Purpose

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is seeking a Senior Archaeologist for a fixed-term contract position with our Heritage team based in Enderby, BC.The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist with all aspects of archaeological resource management practice
  • Archaeological fieldwork and reporting
  • Mentorship and training of Splatsin and other First Nation community members
  • Actively participate in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with 5 years field experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of archaeological field methods
  • Experience participating in archaeological assessments, excavations, and monitoring
  • Ability to work outdoors in challenging field conditions

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, statistical analysis,
  • geoarchaeology, paleobotany, or remote sensing techniques• Previous experience working with a First Nation organization
  • General understanding of the First Nations consultation process
  • 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
  • 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 rewarding, dynamic work environment and competitive wages we would like to hear from you. Please forward your resume and covering letter to [email protected] or fax 250.838.2131.

Deadline for Submissions: March 31, 2021

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

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