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WSP Canada

Junior-Intermediate Project Archaeologist Vancouver, BC 2021-06-26

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Overview of the Opportunity:

At WSP our Ecology / EIA team is providing environmental and archaeological services to position WSP as a leader in the market. We're looking for an Archaeologist to join our Environment team, located at any of our offices in British Columbia. Reporting to the Team Lead, Ecology and Environmental Impact Assessment, with day to day direction of the Team Lead, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, you will participate in participate in archaeological project work throughout BC.

Why choose WSP?

•A Canadian success story - a company that grew from humble roots in Quebec to a global, multinational powerhouse with over 48,000 employees worldwide;
•Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
•Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than we were yesterday, for our employees, future employees, and our fellow Canadians, we're open to your ideas and trying new thing;
•A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer competitive pay, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

•As an Archaeological Field Supervisor/ Director, you will participate in or supervise Archaeological Impact Assessments, Preliminary Field Reconnaissance, and Site Alterations;
•You will supervise field work;
•You will assist with Site forms;
•You will assist with artifact analysis and cataloguing;
•You will assist with reporting.
•You will assist in proposal writing;
•You will perform background research and analysis, including consultation with government agencies;
•You will assist in delivery of high quality reports on time and within budget, drawing upon technical and scientific knowledge, training and experience;
•You will work within a team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of staff;
•You will be involved in urban, rural and remote field work where travel will be required;
•Other duties as assigned/required.

We'd love to hear from you if you...

•Are eligible to work in Canada;
•Possess a valid class 5 BC driver's license;
•Have a minimum 3-5 years' experience working in British Columbia as an archaeologist;
•Possess an undergraduate degree in archaeology or anthropology with a specialization in archaeology;
•Experience in completing regulatory documentation and reporting per BC archaeology guidelines;
•Are working towards fulfilling (or have fulfilled) the Archaeology Branch criteria listed in Bulletin 17 to qualify as a Field Director.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:

•Northwest Coast or Interior field directorship, in good standing with the Archaeology Branch of British Columbia, or eligible to acquire;
•Graduate degree in archaeology;
•Experience with QGIS/ARCGIS;
•First Aid Level 1, Wildlife awareness is considered an asset.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

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