Permanent Full Time

June 17, 2021


Job Summary:

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

 Work Conditions:

Physical Demands

  • 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.

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 other departments, levels of government and First Nations.
  • Occasional meetings outside normal office hours.

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Cultural Heritage Resource Analyst

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We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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