VANCOUVER, KAMLOOPS, PRINCE And SURREY
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 has a new opportunity for an Archaeological Field Supervisor to join our Heritage team in on a full-time basis and temporary fixed term contract. Successful candidates can be based out of Kamloops, Kelowna, Victoria, Vancouver, Fort St. John, Castlegar, Nanaimo, and we are open to other locations across the province.
This position is ideal for someone who is looking to gain Field Director in Training days in a variety of settings. WSP Field Directors and Project Staff will work closely with you to find opportunities which supports your journey to becoming a Field Director. The successful candidate will also assist in the growth of the archaeology business in your respective region and will gain valuable and diverse work experience throughout BC as part of our regional team. You will also have the ability to work on multidisciplinary projects that provide opportunities for learning and personal growth.Why WSP?
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:
- 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.
As an Archaeological Field Supervisor your responsibilities will include:
What you'll bring to WSP ...
- Carrying out archaeological survey, test excavation or mitigative excavation in cultural resources management under the direction of the Field Crew Supervisor and in compliance with Heritage Conservation Act permits;
- Assisting with leading archaeological field programs
- Working closely with Indigenous community members while out in the field
- Participating in Indigenous community relationship-building
- Undertaking analysis and preparing sections of technical reports
- Supervising junior staff and Indigenous workers where appropriate
- Working collaboratively with Indigenous community members in a respectful and collaborative manner
- Participating in WSP's Health & Safety program
- Demonstrating a "Safety First" focus and acting as a role model to other staff and complying with the WSP Fit for Duty Policy
The successful candidate will have:
- A degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or an undergraduate degree with equivalent experience
- Working towards your Field Director status in the BC Interior Plateau culture area
- Experience identifying, recording and evaluating the full range of archaeological site types expected in the BC Interior Plateau culture area
- Experience working with Indigenous Communities and Peoples. Preference will be given to candidates with positive relationships with First Nations in the Southern Interior area
- An ability and willingness to perform field work in a variety of weather conditions
- Proficiency with standard data collection equipment including GPS and hand-held tablets
- Proven oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
- An ability to contribute to a positive teamwork environment as well as to work independently
- Solid MS Office skills
- Valid driver's licence (Class 5)
- • UTV and First Aid Certification would be considered an asset
Expected Salary (all locations): $53 900 - $91 700
WSPCanadais providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location. 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.
- 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
Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.
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.
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