Permanent Full Time

November 14, 2019

Treaty, Lands and Resources


The role of the Archaeology & Environmental Stewardship Liaison is to apply archaeological and environmental knowledge to various assessment and administrative activities, and to manage the fieldwork schedules for the Archaeology and Environmental Monitors.


  • Degree with Archaeology or Environmental orientation
  • Understanding of Indigenous rights and title, particularly in the context of BC
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check


Provide administrative assistance to the Archaeology & Cultural Heritage, and Land Water Environment (LWE) Programs as needed. Familiarity with both archaeology and environmental fields is an asset. The listed duties are not intended to describe every function that may be performed by this position. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning additional duties not listed if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

  • Apply archaeological and environmental assessment knowledge to fieldwork activities, such as risk assessments and consult experts when necessary
  • Assist in the management of the archaeology and environmental monitoring initiatives
  • Review project referrals (e.g. development proposals, environmental assessments, etc.) and provide written responses to internal and external departments
  • Process and issue TWN Cultural Heritage Investigation Permits for archaeological work
  • Contribute to the development of a TWN Environmental Monitoring Permit
  • Communicate with co-workers, clients (proponents, consultants, etc.), other First Nation governments, Tsleil-Waututh community members, and other levels of government (e.g. BC Archaeology Branch)
  • Supervise field staff, schedule fieldwork, do site visits and inspections
  • Review and comment on archaeological and environmental field reports
  • Manage safety and professional development training for Archaeology and Environmental Monitors
  • Prepare invoices for fieldwork and manage filing system related to projects
  • Troubleshoot, evaluate processes and strive for improvements
  • Conduct risk assessments for cultural and environmental resources


Oversee activities and schedule of the Archaeology and Environmental Monitors.


  • Business knowledge from working in a business environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office Programs, Adobe, and Internet
  • Good organization skills as well as demonstrate flexibility and cooperation
  • Ability to solve practical problems in a culturally appropriate manner and deal with a variety of variables in situations
  • Self-motivated; attentive to detail; able to work independently and efficiently


Physical Demands

  • Significant desk work with long periods of manual dexterity activities (keyboard operations, filing).
  • Occasional field work in variable weather.
  • Works with potentially dangerous machinery (e.g. excavators, heavy machinery).
  • Repetitive actions, such as lifting and bending.

Mental Focus

  • Ability to synthesize complex and diverse information.
  • Ability to remain calm, professional, objective, and constructive.
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
  • Must model adherence to established systems and processes.
  • Provide detailed and comprehensive strategic advice with little notice.
  • Highly-developed ability to work under pressure.
  • Responds quickly to reassignment of priorities.

Environmental Conditions

  • Dynamic environment with multiple demands, changing priorities and constant interruptions.
  • Highly sensitive legal, confidential and political issues and environment.
  • Engagement with outside consultants, other departments, levels of government and First Nations.
  • Occasional meetings outside normal office hours.
Why work with us?

Training and Career Development

Business Casual Office

Community Fitness & Gym Access

Comprehensive Benefits & Pension

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to: or by mail/drop off:

Tsleil Waututh Nation – HR

3178 Alder Court, North Vancouver BC V7H 2V6


 Please also include in the subject “A&E Stewardship Liaison” and if you are “Self-Identified” (First Nations/Aboriginal), or TWN Community Member.

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