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Archaeology Crew Lead/ Field Director

2021-023 Archaeology Crew Lead/ Field Director – Fort St John 

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural resource management company with a team of over 60 professional and technical employees. Ecofor’s reputation is one of integrity, sound work product and customer satisfaction. Safety is priority and our employees are our number one asset. We strive to promote from within, supporting professional development and career growth.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals?  Do you want a challenging, rewarding career that makes a positive impact on our local communities, or want to build skills and develop strong relationships?

If this interests you, Ecofor is currently seeking an Archaeology Crew Lead or Field Director to join our team in Fort St John, BC.

This is a full time position offering competitive wages, extended health benefits (medical/ dental/ vision) accommodations/wage subsidy and vacation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify areas of archaeological potential and archaeological sites.
  • Collect data and conduct data management.
  • Lead field reconnaissance and archaeological impact assessments for oil and gas, hydro, forestry, transportation, and other industries.
  • Follow permit requirements.
  • Write interim reports and communicate with Field Directors and Permit Holders.
  • Promote a strong safety culture and work collaboratively within Ecofor’s corporate culture.


  • An undergraduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology.
  • Preference given to applicants who are approved to be a Field Director in one or more culture areas in BC.

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow the business, and work closely with other environmental professionals, environmental discipline leads, and First Nations.
  • Experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Familiarity with the provincial heritage assessment regulatory environment in BC.
  • Familiarity with mapping, pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, data collection and field note taking experience desired.
  • Ability to conduct strenuous field work in a variety of field conditions.
  • Experience with handheld GPS units, mapping software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe software.
  • Willingness to travel for work and stay in remote accommodations.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. Skill with ATVs and UTVs is an asset.

Please apply below, or send your resume and cover letter to by October 22, 2021.  Please include the Job ID number(s) you are applying for in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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