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BC Public Service

STO-RE 21R - Archaeological Inventory Officer - AMENDED

3 days ago
63,446 to 72,142 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 21R - Archaeological Inventory Officer - AMENDED

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R21 - Res




Multiple Locations, BC CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Archaeology Branch/IROD

Job Summary

About this Position:

AMENDMENT (Tuesday January 24, 2023): These temporary appointments have been extended to March 31, 2024.

Currently there are 2 temporary positions available until March 31, 2024. These positions may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent positions.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

The positions are based in Victoria but may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working from that location could be considered.

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

The Archaeological Site Inventory Section of the Archaeology Branch (Ministry of Forests) is responsible for collecting, maintaining, and distributing archaeological site information in the Provincial Heritage Register (PHR). Archaeological Inventory Officers are part of a dynamic, high-functioning team of cultural resource professionals within the Archaeology Branch, working to fulfill PHR duties under the Heritage Conservation Act. If you are an effective communicator withattention to detail and a passion for archaeological site records,we encourage you to apply to this challenging and rewarding opportunity.

A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you .

Job Requirements:

• BA or BSc or higher in Archaeology or Anthropology with a specialization in Archaeology.
• An equivalent combination of post-graduate training and experience may be considered.

• Minimum 18 months' experience in professional archaeological resource management, specifically professional field work, site recording, and/or producing reports, site forms, and/or site maps.

Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
• A related master's degree or Doctorate.
• Minimum two or more years' experience in professional archaeological resource management.
• Minimum one or more years' experience in professional archaeological resource management in British Columbia (as part of the minimum 18 months).
• Experience using and/or designing complex spreadsheets (e.g., Excel), relational databases, and/or geographic information system (GIS) software.
• Experience working with Indigenous communities and stakeholders in a natural resource management or cultural resource management context.
• Candidates who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit).

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

Working for the BC Public Service:

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

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 at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical

Additional Information