Senior Archaeologist Permit Holder
BURNABY, British Columbia
3d ago


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth.

We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise.

We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support.

Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are looking to expand our archaeological team. Full time permit holder position based out of the Burnaby office. Work will focus predominantly on projects in the Coastal region of British Columbia.

Your Key Responsibilities

Promote a strong health and safety culture and actively participate in Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment Program

Support the management of existing and new projects

Leading the execution of field and desktop studies

Hold Class 2 Archaeological Permits for projects across Yukon

Proposal writing

Client management, client communication and business development

Work closely with other senior staff to make technical recommendations for cultural resources management

Technical writing and report preparation

Technical direction to staff / mentoring of staff


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Minimum of 7 years’ experience in cultural and heritage resource management

Knowledge of the Yukon Historic Resources Act

Strong leadership and business development skills, including experience building and maintaining productive relationships with clients and Indigenous groups

Demonstrated experience in archaeological project development and management

Demonstrated technical writing skills

Experience in mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection

Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture

Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and Indigenous groups

Willingness to travel for project work and business development opportunities

Strong interpersonal and social skills and ability to interact across a broad range of audiences / technical backgrounds including internal and external clients, Indigenous groups and regulatory agencies

A valid class 5 driver’s license is preferred

Education and Experience

A Bachelor or graduate degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us.

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