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Archaeologist - Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

ERM is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Archaeologist to join our global consulting firm as part of our archaeology and cultural heritage team in Toronto, ON.

The successful candidate will support archaeological assessments acting as a field lead for studies in southern Ontario and provide technical assistance for archaeological desk-based studies. The successful candidate will work with our team to complete field investigations, data processing and reporting tasks for archaeological assessments.

This is a primarily field-based position for the period of May to July 2019. Field crews will work 10 hr days for 10 days on/ 4 days off, although field schedule is weather dependent. This is an excellent opportunity for an archaeologist to work with an expert consulting team and a global environmental leader.


  • Oversee field studies and manage subcontractors; lead field reconnaissance, field surveys, and excavation for archaeological studies.
  • Conduct research and writing for archaeological and cultural heritage assessments.
  • Perform literature review, artifact analysis and cataloguing.
  • Provide technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERM’s business and client base in the area of archaeology and cultural heritage, specifically in Eastern Canada.
  • Interact with other ERM service areas to share multi-disciplinary resources and best practices across the country.
  • Represent ERM through communications and at meetings with provincial/territorial and federal agencies.
  • Communicate regularly with clients via email and phone conferences.
  • Assist with preparing reports to meet client needs.


  •  Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology or related field (with a focus in    archaeology)
  •  Experience working with Aboriginal groups in southern Ontario an asset.
  •  Experience working in urban environments where buried subsurface utilities are present is an asset.
  •  Experience with the ability to work within Canada
  •  Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
  •  Excellent communication and computer skills.
  •  Ability to work within a team as well as independently.
  •  Travel will be required.
  •  Valid First Aid and G Driver’s License a plus.

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Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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