Archaeology Supervisor - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract


Job Summary

AECOM is looking for Archaeological Field Supervisors to be based out of multiple Ontario offices.

Please be advised that LIUNA has been certified by the Labour Relations Board to bargain on behalf of persons in the above noted position. The parties have entered a collective bargaining agreement & any candidate who is hired into the noted role will be kept informed of any changes to the terms & conditions of their employment because of that process.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs various responsibilities for a specific technical group or department.

  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.

  • Generally requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of science.

  • Plans and develops scientific tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

  • Supervises group of scientists and/or technicians, coordinating activities of the unit.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in archaeology or related field + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Research or Professional class licence issued by the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Culture Industries

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Must be able to perform strenuous archaeological fieldwork in all weather conditions (lift 40 lbs & be capable of repetitive movement)

  • Ability to work out of town within Ontario for extended periods of time

  • Reliable transportation to & from assigned office or designated project meet spot essential

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ field seasons independently supervising teams during Stage 2-4 archaeological assessments under own issued Research License required

  • Experience operating high precision GPS & Total Station equipment and data recording programs (i.e., Fulcrum & ArcGIS Collector)

  • Firm understanding of MHSTCI Standards and Guidelines for Consultant Archaeologists.

  • Artifact identification skills & experience for the identification of both Indigenous & Euro-Canadian material

  • Expected to prioritize & lead in health & safety & follow all AECOM procedures including strict Covid-19 measures

  • First Aid Certification an asset

  • Sensitivity & awareness combined with a respectful attitude towards Indigenous culture & people is a must. Collaboration in a team environment is key

  • Be responsible & understand the production rate of the field team & work within

  • Motivate field teams in challenging conditions to complete the assigned work

  • Willingness to continually learn & take direction from Field & Office Managers

  • Provide clear & accurate communication regarding field discoveries, field strategies, & staff issues between the field & office teams

  • Clearly communicate & document discussions with field technicians regarding performance & behaviour (i.e., performance reviews)

  • Ability to take clear & accurate field notes

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260432BR

Additional Locations CA - Barrie, ON - 55 Cedar Point Drive, CA - Hamilton, ON - 45 Goderich Rd, CA - London, ON - 250 York St

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.