Manitoba Orienteering Association

2021 News

Job Opportunity: Orienteering Mapper Manitoba 2022 - December 14, 2021

Orienteering Canada is looking for a mapper to work in Manitoba in 2022.

Job duties: Field checking and mapping of several forested and prairie areas in Manitoba and possibly North-Western Ontario, in particular: Grand Beach Provincial Park, Spruce Woods Provincial Park, Lavenham, MB, Neepawa, MB and Kenora, ON areas. Mapping must be done to current ISOM standards using current orienteering mapping software, such as OCAD.

Terms of employment: Temporary contract position for 8 to 16 weeks depending on the precise locations of mapping areas that will be defined, and the estimation of the time needed to complete the project.

Work start: Spring 2022

Language of work: English

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

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

Locations of work: Spruce Woods Provincial Park, MB; Grand Beach Provincial Park, MB; Lavenham, MB; Neepawa, MB; Kenora, ON

Skills requirements: No formal education requirements, however applicants must be fully conversant with International Orienteering Federation standards for preparation of orienteering maps including ISOM and ISSOM. Five or more years of orienteering mapping experience. Applicants must be able to provide examples of orienteering maps previously completed and to be proficient with OCAD mapping software.
Applicants must be able to work in Canada (Canadian residence or work permit).

More information:

To apply: email with reference MB2022.