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The Land and Resources Department is seeking individuals who are interested in working as on-call archaeology field technicians for 2018 field season.

Title:                          On-Call Archaeology Field Technician
Location:                  Land and Resources Department, Mount Currie, BC
Status:                       Casual/Temporary/On-Call for the 2018 Field Season
Reporting to:          Referral Manager
Wage:                        Dependent on experience

Summary:

The Land and Resources Department is seeking individuals who are interested in working as on-call archaeology field technicians for 2018 field season.  The field season will begin in April and continue until there is snow (typically the end of October).  Candidates will report directly to the Referral Manager, and will be expected to work cooperatively with our Land and Resources Department Cultural Technicians, as well as with the professional archaeologists that will be hired for specific projects from time to time during the season.  Candidates will assist in conducting field work for Preliminary Field Reconnaissance, Archaeological Impact Assessments, Archaeological monitoring, and other types of archaeological assessments that may be required.  Candidates must be physically fit, have knowledge of outdoor safety, and prepared to work outdoors in all conditions and rough terrain within the Líĺwat  Traditional Territory.  Early mornings and long days may be required.

Duties:

  • Be punctual, reliable and prepared to work outside in all conditions
  • Arrive at work with appropriate clothing and gear for field work, including cork boots, rain gear, visibility vest, hard hat and water proof paper and pen.
  • Conduct field duties under the direction of the Archaeologist or Cultural Technician, as applicable
  • Take field notes and prepare field reports as needed
  • Support and role model values and vision of Líĺwat Nation
  • Assist with other deliverables as required

Qualifications:

  • Level 1 first aid
  • RISC Archaeological & CMT Training Certificate of Completion
  • Physical ability to work in rough terrain
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Líĺwat Nation culture, history and traditional territory an asset
  • Ability to use mapping and GPS tools on an iPad an asset
  • Valid BC Driver’s License an asset
  • Vehicle an asset
  • Owning a cellular phone an asset

 

Please submit your cover letter & resume no later than 4:30pm on April 27, 2018 to:
Bobbi-Jo Leo, Office Coordinator, Land and Resources Department
Email: Land.administration@lilwat.ca
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, BC  V0N2K0, fax: 604-894-6841


We thank you for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.