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WSP Canada

Associate Archaeologist

Posted 6 days ago

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The Opportunity:

We have a new opportunity for an AssociateArchaeologistIto join ourEnvironmental Planningteam inMississauga, Ontario. As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.

Why choose WSP?

• We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging

• Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.

• A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.

• Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.

• Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.

• A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAreWSP

What you can expect to do here:

  • As an Associate Archaeologist on our team you will:
  • Assist with the implementation of archaeology projects with a major focus on data collection and processing and an introduction to or increasing role in analysis and interpretation in a professional cultural resource management setting
  • Utilize field skills to supervise or assist with archaeological excavation and survey work in a variety of field conditions with overnight stays when working on out-of-town projects
  • Have an increasing role in artifact cataloguing and analysis
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports through research and writing assigned sections
  • Contribute to sections of proposals
  • Maintain a high standard of ethical and professional behavior to uphold WSP's reputation and demonstrate a commitment to our Destination Culture
  • Demonstrate a "Safety First" focus and act as a role model to other staff


What you'll bring to WSP:

  • Bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related discipline from a recognized program
  • 3-5 years archaeological work experience or related work experience
  • At least 1 field season of experience supervising a field team of at least 4 people
  • A valid archaeological license in Ontario (Research or Professional)
  • A valid driver's licence and access to a vehicle
  • Experience writing technical archaeological reports
  • The ability and willingness to observe and practice good field methodology at a brisk pace and to work outdoors in variable terrain and weather conditions
  • Knowledge of Ontario material culture and ability to identify artifacts in the field
  • Knowledge and understanding of Ontario Standards and Guidelines for Consulting Archaeologists
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities considered an asset

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP:

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-10

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