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Field Archeologist
ID # 22210
City Vancouver
Job Type Permanent - Seasonal Part Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 12,000+ 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

 


 

VANCOUVER

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms – made stronger with the recent creation of WSP E&I Canada Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WSP Canada Inc.

We have over 63,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000 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. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

 

The Opportunity:

WSP E&I’s Archaeology and Cultural Heritage group has opportunities for Field Archaeologists in our Vancouver BC office.  

This is an opportunity to work with a highly respected group of professionals who are committed to the work that they do.

 

Why WSP?

  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • 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 yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • 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 attractive pay, flexible work options, 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.

#WeAreWSP
 

A day in the life:

As a Field Archaeologist, you will:

  • Participate in fieldwork, research and analysis as needed
  • Record archaeological and traditional use sites
  • Assist with environmental field work, such as water quality sampling and hydrology
  • Write and edit reports, arrange for report drafting and production.
  • Prepare site forms
  • Liaise with clients, First Nations and others
  • Undertake project planning and preparation, including mobilization and demobilization
  • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of time sheets and expenses
  • Catalogue and curate project materials
  • Communicate company standards, policies and procedures to crews
  • Provide leadership, support and effective communication as needed
  • Provide supervision and ensure that projects are carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Work in accordance with Wood policies and procedures
  • Work safely and be responsible for crew safety as per Wood safety policy
  • Assist with projects as needed and take on other duties as assigned  

 

What you'll bring to WSP ...

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with focus on archaeology
  • Some experience conducting/participating in impact assessments or excavations
  • Some knowledge of British Columbia archaeology
  • Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Able to travel to locations throughout the province (at company expense)
  • Able to work well with others for extended periods of time in potentially challenging conditions
  • Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions    

 

 

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment.  You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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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