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Job Posting: Archaeology Coordinator - Position Filled

September 1, 2021

Job Title: Archaeology Coordinator
Service Area: Archaeology
Status: Permanent Full-time (40hr/week; flexible options available)
Location: North Vancouver (Remote during Covid-19, all hardware will be provided)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Open until filled



Established by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Inlailawatash is an innovative and growing company that provides a range of natural and cultural resource services to diverse clients. The company has five service areas: Tree & Vegetation Management; Ecosystem Restoration; Archaeology; GIS, Mapping & Information Management; and Renewable Resources. By placing the respect of Aboriginal and environmental values as overarching priorities for our business, Inlailawatash is truly unique. Visit for more details.



The role of the Archaeology Coordinator is to conduct and analyze every day financial activities, facilitate overall company processes and procedures, and provide administrative and project coordination support to the Inlailawatash Archaeology team. This role is responsible for the effective management of the Archaeology Department’s administrative and financial systems for the purpose of creating a productive work environment for all Inlailawatash employees.



  • Facilitate day-to-day financial operations (payroll, invoicing, accounts payable, and other transactions)
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting for the Archaeology Department
  • Participate in strategic data analysis, research, and modeling for senior company leadership
  • Support project analysis, validation of plans, and ad-hoc requests
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements
  • Oversee the time management system for the Archaeology Department
  • Assist Archaeologists with both Provincial and First Nations permitting processes.
  • Liaise and communicate with clients representing Archaeology Project Managers as required and dictated by their fieldwork schedules.
  • Support the company’s human resource team in everyday activities including:
    • Facilitating Archaeology Department understanding of standards, policies, and procedures
    • Enrolling and understanding pension and benefits plans
    • Assisting in the onboarding processes for new hires and contract renewals
  • Maintain company business licenses and insurance certificate requirements for Archaeology projects.
  • Coordinate communication between the Archaeology Department and other business areas




  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Management, or the equivalent degree in a related/specialized field and two+ years of related experience in accounts receivable, general bookkeeping, business management etc.
  • General understanding of Archaeology/First Nations/Heritage Resources in British Columbia
  • Experience with business accounting software
  • Strong demonstrated use of Excel and Word
  • Previous experience working for or with an Indigenous community or organization is an asset.



  • Positive attitude and desire to work as part of a dynamic team
  • In depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to synthesize large quantities of complex data into actionable information
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate within an established team
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Interest in working with and learning about Indigenous communities



  • Significant desk work with long periods of manual dexterity activities
  • Ability to synthesize complex and diverse information
  • Ability to remain calm, professional, objective, and constructive
  • Respect and follow established systems and processes
  • Dynamic environment with multiple demands, changing priorities and constant interruptions
  • Highly sensitive legal, confidential, and political issues and environment
  • Respond quickly to the reassignment of priorities, requiring innovation and resourcefulness
  • Able to work from home and the office



  • Excellent pension plan and benefits
  • Positive and supportive working environment
  • Meaningful work in supporting Indigenous economic reconciliation


Apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to Please use subject line: Archaeology Coordinator: Last Name, First Name (e.g. Archaeology Coordinator: Doe, John). Applicants of Indigenous ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply.

We thank you for your interest in advance. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.

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