Title:                                    On-Call Archaeology Field Technician
Location:                           Mount Currie, BC
Status:                                On-Call for the 2020 Field Season
Reporting to:                   Referral Manager
Wage:                                 Dependent on experience


The Land and Resources Department is seeking individuals who are interested in working as on-call archaeology field technicians for 2020 field season.  The field season will begin upon hiring 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 professional archaeologists that will be hired for specific projects from time to time during the season.


  • Conduct field work for Preliminary Field Reconnaissance, Archaeological Impact Assessments, Archaeological monitoring, and other types of archaeological assessments that may be required.
  • Must be physically fit, have knowledge of outdoor safety, and prepared to work outdoors in all conditions and rough terrain within the Líl̓wat Traditional Territory
  • Early mornings and long days may be required
  • 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 Líl̓wat Nation
  • Assist with other deliverables as required


  • Level 1 first aid
  • RISC Archaeological & CMT Training Certificate of Completion or equivalent work experience
  • Physical ability to work in rough terrain
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Líl̓wat  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
  • Owning or having access to a vehicle an asset
  • Owning a cellular phone an asset

Please submit your cover letter & resume no later than 4:00pm on Friday July 10, 2020:
Richenda Grafton, Office Coordinator, Land and Resources Department
Email: Richenda.Grafton@lilwat.ca
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N2K0, fax: 604-894-6841

Preference will be given to Lil’wat Nation Citizens.
We thank you for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.