Senior Archaeologist

Senior Archaeologist

  • Splatsin Development Corporation
  • Full-time
  • Enderby, BC

Website Splatsin Development Corporation



Established in 2007, Splatsin Development Corporation manages the economic interests of the Splatsinac (Splatsin People) throughout the Secwepemcúl̓ecw (Shuswap). Profits generated through natural resource construction, forestry, environmental, archaeological, culture and heritage and consumer services are invested into the Splatsin Community for the collective benefit of all members. The result is fiscally and environmentally responsible managed land, resources, and culture for the benefit of everyone.

Splatsin Development Corporation is seeking an experience Senior Archaeologist for a full-time position in Enderby, BC. If you would like to be part of a corporation on the mission to generate and manage wealth through active participation in the economy while protecting and preserving the environment for future generations, we want to hear from you.


A Day in the Life of the Senior Archaeologist:

Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is a full-service Heritage, Environmental, and Forestry resource management company based in Enderby, BC. We are a subsidiary of the Splatsin Development Corporation, an economic development corporation wholly owned by Splatsin, a Secwepemc Nation. Our foundation of approach is “Caretakers of the Land.” At Yucwmenlúcwu, we believe in work-life balance, growing rewarding careers, and the highest standards of practice. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package.

Our Heritage team thrives on building lasting relationships, continuous improvement, and bringing modern solutions to heritage resource management. We work with Splatsin to build capacity in the community and support Splatsin’s economic development goals.

We take pride in what we do, and we are looking for passionate, progressive team players to join our dynamic and growing team.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Holding Heritage Conservation Act permits in the Interior Plateau cultural region of BC.
  • Design, manage, and lead archaeological projects.
  • Engagement with First Nations, proponents, and regulatory agencies.
  • Mentorship and training of junior and intermediate archaeologists and First Nations technicians.
  • Analysis and reporting.
  • Preparing proposals and other business development activities.
  • Actively participate in the Yucwmenlúcwu Safety Management System.

What you bring to the Organization/Requirements

  • Permit holding status in the Interior Plateau cultural region of BC.
  • Graduate degree in Archaeology or Anthropology, or an undergraduate degree with equivalent experience.
  • Proven writing skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Heritage Conservation Act and regulatory process.
  • Experience directing archaeological assessments, excavations, and monitoring for the full range of archaeological site types.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract.
  • Ability to work outdoors in challenging field conditions.
  • Professional specializations in any of the following: faunal analysis, statistical analysis, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, or remote sensing techniques.
  • Registered Professional Consulting Archaeologist.
  • Previous experience working with a First Nation organization.
  • Thorough understanding of the First Nations consultation process.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality.


  • You live the brand and corporate values.
  • You have a strong connection with People and are able to build strong relationships
  • Must possess a high level of integrity and personal accountability.
  • You are flexible and succeed in an ever-changing reality.
  • Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-development.
  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Go getter with the drive and willingness to grow.


  • Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental, disability.
  • We offer a competitive salary based on experience.


NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that w equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective.

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