Heritage Resource Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer R24
If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application
This position participates on a team of cultural resource professionals, fulfilling permitting and assessment duties under the Heritage Conservation Act (HCA) and provides expert senior professional advice and direction in cultural resource management to Government and external stakeholders.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Nathan.P.Friesen@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with a specialization in archaeology. Preference may be given to applicants with a related Master’s degree;
- 5 years’ experience in archaeological resource management, including field experience working in the Northwest Coast, and/or the Interior Plateau, and/or Subarctic/Boreal Forest culture areas; OR
- An equivalent combination of post-graduate training and experience.
- 3 years’ experience working with First Nations and stakeholders in a natural resource management or cultural resource management context.
- Willing and able to travel and conduct field inspections
- Possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.