Manitoba Orienteering Association

2015 News

Job Opportunity: Orienteering Mapper - April 6, 2015

Employment Opportunity: Orienteering Mapper

Orienteering Canada (and its affiliated clubs) have a number of mapping projects to be completed in 2015. One or more positions are available in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Yukon.

Job Duties: Field checking of several forested areas in and near the following cities:

Cranbrook and Squamish, B.C.; Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta; Winnipeg, Brandon, Neepawa, St.Malo,and Portage LaPrairie, Manitoba; Ottawa, Ontario; and Whitehorse, Yukon. Field work on urban sprint maps may be required. Other duties include map drafting to current ISOM and ISSOM standards, artwork and legend using current orienteering mapping software, such as OCAD.

Terms of Employment: Temporary contract positions are available from 4 weeks to 4 to 5 months depending on the locations and your ability to relocate between provinces at the employer’s expense. Applicants may specify the area they are able to work in.

Wage: $25 – $30 per hour depending on experience. 40 hours/week max

Education and Work Experience required: No particular formal education requirements, however applicants must be fully conversant with International Orienteering Federation standards for preparation of orienteering maps including ISOM and ISSOM. Applicants must be able to provide examples of orienteering maps previously completed.

Must be a member of the Canadian Orienteering Mapper Registry.

Benefits: Assistance to find housing and a vehicle will be provided.

Contact: Anne Teutsch at Orienteering Canada: president AT orienteering DOT ca.

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