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Golder Associates Professional Archaeologist in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Professional Archaeologist to join our Heritage team in our Vancouver location. This is a full time , position to join our team and is entitled to our benefits and pension plan as well as our career development opportunities.

The successful candidate will assist in the growth of the archaeology business in the BC Region and will gain valuable and diverse work experience as part of our regional team. You will also have the ability to work on multidisciplinary projects that provide opportunities for learning and personal growth.

The Role will include:

  • Preparing or contributing to proposals

  • Leading archaeological field programs

  • Liaising with First Nations

  • Managing project scope, schedule, and cost, including invoicing

  • Participating in Indigenous community relationship-building

  • Undertaking analysis and preparing technical reports

  • Supervising junior staff and Indigenous workers where appropriate

  • Working with Indigenous community members in a respectful and collaborative manner

  • Participating in Golder’s Health & Safety program

  • Demonstrating a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff

  • Complying with Golder’s Fit for Duty Policy

You will have a background in:

  • A graduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or an undergraduate degree with equivalent experience

  • Field Director status

  • Experience identifying, recording and evaluating the full range of archaeological site types

  • Experience working with First Nation communities. Preference will be given to candidates with positive relationships in the Lower Mainland area

  • An ability and willingness to perform field work in a variety of weather conditions and varying durations

  • Proficiency with standard data collection equipment including GPS and hand-held tablets

  • Proven oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • An ability to contribute to a positive teamwork environment as well as to work independently

  • Solid MS Office skills

  • Valid driver’s licence (Class 5)

  • ATV/UTV and First Aid Certification would be considered an asset

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • National project opportunities

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.


Title: Professional Archaeologist


Requisition ID: 21000727