Re-Posted: Senior Archaeologist/Marine Archaeology Lead

Wood is currently seeking a Senior Archaeologist/Marine Archaeology Lead, for a full-time position in southwestern Ontario.

Ideally this role will be based in either our Burlington, Richmond Hill, Cambridge or London, ON offices.

The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team of experienced consulting archaeologists. This position will play a key role in growing and developing the Cultural Resource Group in Ontario, with a particular emphasis on Marine Archaeology. The position involves mostly office and some field-based responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with all aspects of archaeological permitting and assessment requirements aligned with the Ontario Heritage Act and MHSTCI’s standards;
  • Research, prepare, and submit proposals and reports for a variety of archaeological projects;
  • Project management, including client and stakeholder communications, organizing and monitoring support staff;
  • Preparation and review of reports to meet MHSTCI’s standards;
  • Senior technical oversight/review;
  • Work with and mentor archaeological staff within the department;
  • Business development activities, including d eveloping in-house marine archaeological capabilities;
  • Interacting with clients, government personnel and Indigenous Nations;
  • Analysis of artifacts and interpretation of data;

Skills / Qualifications

  • Professional License in good standing from the MHSTCI;
  • Ability to secure a Marine Archaeology Permit from MHSTCI;
  • Master’s Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field;
  • 10+ years’ experience in consulting archaeology in Ontario (Stage 1 – 4 AA);
  • Must have detailed working knowledge of Ontario archaeology with an applied understanding of current Standards and Guidelines for Consultant Archaeologists issued by the MHSTCI and associated Technical Bulletins;
  • Capable of delivering quality work in a deadline-driven environment with minimal supervision;
  • Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to obtain Provincial and Federal Security Clearance;
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving policy (MVR);
  • A valid Canadian driver’s license;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert Knowledge of Material Culture such as Historical, lithic and/ or Indigenous Artifacts in Ontario
  • Membership with the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP)
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