Job description

ROY NORTHERN LAND AND ENVIRONMENTAL is an expanding progressive surface land and environmental consulting firm with an interest in oil and gas, forestry, mining, energy, and agricultural industries, as well as municipal authorities throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Canada’s north. We employ a team of over 70 staff members located in our Fairview, Fort St. John, and Terrace offices, and we offer interdisciplinary expertise to develop environmental solutions for our clients throughout western Canada. For 40 years, we have directly assisted clients in regulatory application and have provided consulting expertise on environmental legislation, regulations and guideline compliance related to project planning, development, and reclamation. We know great things happen when smart people with equal amounts of talent and determination come together to create what could not be done alone. Help us do great things!


· Bachelor or Graduate Degree in Archaeology or Anthropology

· 3+ years of relevant archaeological experience

· Member of the BCAPA preferred

· Interior BC Field Director or eligible to apply preferred, or Permit Holder

· Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office

· Current Safety Tickets (i.e., First Aid, H2S) preferred

· Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

· Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency


Displays leadership and independence in scheduling, prioritization, and completion of work tasks

· Understands project management processes and willing to adhere to them

· Strong commitment to health, safety and environment culture

· Working knowledge of the oil and gas industry and regulations in BC preferred

· Well-versed in pertinent provincial heritage legislation

· Superior attention to detail and ability to produce professional deliverables on time and on budget

· Ability to coordinate project planning, logistics, and preparation for field work

· Ability to make decisions with consideration of appropriate inputs

· Experience with working on large work programs with multiple team members

· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, technical report writing skills, and project management skills

· Willing to travel and work away from home periodically

· Must be physically fit, comfortable in an outdoor setting, and able to adapt to various weather conditions


· Initiate, manage, and lead archaeological assessments for forestry, mine, oil and gas facility and pipeline projects

· Assist with proposals including scopes of work and cost estimates for archaeological projects preferred

· Assist with building and maintaining positive client relationships, focusing on providing top-quality service

· Train and mentor junior staff; help build a high functioning team

· Execute complex field programs

· Complete technical reports

· Maintain an understanding of applicable heritage regulations, guidelines, and associated industry practices within BC

· Consult with Archaeology Branch and/or BC Oil and Gas Commission, and interact with regulators on behalf of clients

· Document and keep records in accordance with Roy Northern’s Quality Management Plan


· Full Time Position

· Competitive Salary

· Vacation and Personal Days

· Group Life and Health Benefits

· Wellness Program and Training Opportunities

· RRSP and Employer Contributions RRSP and Employer Contributions

· Compensation packages will be determined based on candidate’s experience, education, and overall suitability for position.

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. We thank all applicants for applying and advise that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $70,000.00-$100,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Wellness program


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

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Job Archaeologist (BC Field Director or Permit Holder) in Fort St. John

Roy Northern Land and Environmental

Fort St. John