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Discussion: Job Opportunity: Orienteering Mapper Manitoba 2024

in: Orienteering; General

Oct 30, 2023 9:25 PM # 
Orienteering Canada is looking for a mapper to work in Manitoba in 2024.

Field checking and mapping of several forested and prairie areas in Manitoba and North-Western Ontario, in particular: Grand Beach Provincial Park, Spruce Woods Provincial Park, as well as the Lavenham and Neepawa areas in MB, or Kenora, ON areas. Mapping has to be done to current ISOM standards using current orienteering mapping software, such as OCAD.
For map areas, LiDAR data will be via download or file for the development of base maps.

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.
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.
Location(s) of work : Spruce Woods Provincial Park, MB; Grand Beach Provincial Park, MB; Lavenham, MB; Neepawa, MB; Kenora, ON
Contact information :

Skills requirements: 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 and to be proficient with OCAD mapping software.

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