The role of the Cultural Heritage Resource Analyst is to apply archaeological knowledge to various assessment and administrative activities, and to assist with the development of a strategy to support the Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Heritage Policy, Stewardship Policy, and other stewardship initiatives.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide cultural oversight and review on all projects that occur within Tsleil-Waututh Nation Consultation Area. Provide administrative assistance to the Archaeology & Cultural Heritage Program Manager as needed. The duties listed below 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 specific duties not listed if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
- Apply archaeological knowledge to activities such as risk assessments and consult experts when necessary
- Research and design evaluation strategies, protocols and frameworks for reviewing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and other environmental documentation from an archaeological perspective
- Review project referrals (e.g. development proposals, environmental assessments, archaeological fieldwork reports, etc.) and provide written responses to internal and external departments
- Process and issue TWN Cultural Heritage Investigation Permits for archaeological work
- Conduct risk assessments for cultural materials
- 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)
- Review and collaborate on reports as directed
- Attend meetings as directed
- Manage filing system related to projects
- Troubleshoot, evaluate processes and strive for improvements
- Degree with Archaeology orientation
- Understanding of Indigenous rights and title, particularly in the context of B.C.
- Business knowledge from working in a business environment
- Good working knowledge of MS Office Programs, Adobe, Google Earth (or other GIS software), video conferencing, and other relevant applications
- Demonstrated advanced analytical abilities
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to solve practical problems in a culturally appropriate manner and deal with a variety of variables in situations
- Demonstrated commitment to teamwork environment
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organization and communication skills
- Self-motivated; attentive to detail; able to work independently and efficiently
- Demonstrate flexibility and cooperation
- Significant desk work with long periods of manual dexterity activities (keyboard operations, filing).
- Occasional field work in variable weather.
- Repetitive actions, such as lifting and bending.
- 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.
- Dynamic environment with multiple demands, changing priorities and constant interruptions.
- Highly sensitive legal, confidential and political issues and environment.
- Engagement with other departments, levels of government and First Nations.
- Occasional meetings outside normal office hours.
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