Up to 40 hrs per week

Note: This role is only open to TWN Community Members and TWN Employees. 


The Archaeology & Environmental Monitor is responsible for both participating in and monitoring archaeological and environmental work within Tsleil-Waututh Nation consultation area.


The Archaeology and Environmental Monitor works alongside archaeology consultants and environmental consultants to monitor and participate in archaeology and
environmental fieldwork.

  • Act as eyes and ears of TWN to ensure cultural and environmental resources are honoured and protected.
  • Participate in all aspects of archaeological and environmental fieldwork, as required.
  • Report relevant information to TWN Archaeology & Environmental Liaison, and/or TWN Archaeology & Cultural Heritage Program Manager.
  • Monitor archaeological fieldwork, including excavation (all ground-disturbing activities).
  • Participate in archaeological fieldwork (shovel/auger testing, hand excavation, surveying, screening, raking, shoveling.)
  • Inspect areas for signs of artifacts or cultural materials.
  • Monitor environmental fieldwork (such as habitat assessment, sediment fences, in-stream works)
  • Work alongside non-TWN Archaeology and Environmental Consultants.
  • Take daily notes and fill out time sheets and expense forms.
  • Assist with washing and cataloguing artifacts when required.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Archaeological Training for this position will be provided. Ability to recognize intact or stratified cultural deposits and artifacts. And familiarity with basic archaeological terminology is an asset
  • Environmental Monitoring Training for this position will be provided. Familiarity with local plants and fish is an asset
  • Enjoy being outside
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other fieldwork staff
  • Good communication skills and motivated with a positive attitude
  • Physically fit (hiking, standing, long pedestrian surveys, moving equipment)
  • Ability to maintain focus during repetitive working conditions
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Willing to travel throughout Lower Mainland area
  • Willing to undergo project specific safety training and able to take direction
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations and site safety instructions
  • Ability to accurately report work activities on time-sheet with project codes
  • Possess a valid First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain within a set time-frame
  • Willingness to learn and ability to take direction from more than one supervisor
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-motivated, attentive to detail, able to work independently and efficiently
  • Demonstrate flexibility and cooperation
  • Must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check


If this position interests you, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@twnation.ca 

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