Senior Archaeologist

Whitehorse, YT

Senior Archaeologist - ( 2400004S )


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Your Opportunity

We are looking to expand our archaeology team and are seeking a full time Archaeologist to lead field programs. Work will focus on projects across various service lines in the Yukon, with opportunities to contribute to projects in British Columbia.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Lead cultural resource management assessments

  • Prepare technical reports

  • Actively participate in Stantec’s HSSE programs


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience leading field-based cultural resource management assessments, including supervising staff

  • Experience identifying traditional use sites and features, CMTs and precontact and historical artifacts

  • Ability to hold a Class 2 Yukon Archaeological Site Regulation permit, or possess the required experience to become a permit holder in the near future

  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture

  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and First Nations

  • Excellent technical writing skills and experience in cultural resource management, including the preparation of regulatory deliverables

  • Self-motivated and ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Yukon), or equivalent

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required. A Master’s degree is an asset.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Cultural Resource Management. Experience in the Yukon is an asset.

  • Experience working in remote locations is an asset.

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.

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Salary Range(s):

  • Lower Mainland $89,000/BC Other Areas $84,000 - Lower Mainland $133,600/BC Other Areas $126,000 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in BC (Lower Mainland includes Vancouver & Burnaby)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Yukon-Whitehorse

Other Locations : Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna, Canada-British Columbia-Terrace, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada-Yukon, Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby, Canada-British Columbia-Sidney, Canada-British Columbia-Quesnel, Canada-British Columbia-Kamloops, Canada-British Columbia-Victoria, Canada-British Columbia-Prince George

Organization : BC-1232 EnvSvcs-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 12, 2024, 1:51:42 PM

Req ID: 2400004S

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