Archaeology Field Supervisor in Richmond hill, Ontario


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Job Description

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.

Under the Collective Agreement between AECOM and LiUNA, the compensation for Archaeological Field Supervisors at AECOM for the 2024 field season will be in the range of $30.80/hour to $34.52/hour based on experience.


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

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

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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • 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 vities of the unit.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $31.80/hour – $34.52/hour.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

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You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10103349

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: On-Site

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