Job Posting

Job Opportunity: Orienteering Mapper Yukon 2024

Orienteering Canada is looking for a mapper to work in Yukon in 2024.

Job duties

Field checking and mapping of areas near Whitehorse and Carcross, Yukon. Mapping must be done to current ISOM standards using current orienteering mapping software, such as OCAD or OpenOrienteeringMapper. For all map areas, LiDAR data and orthophotography will be supplied by Yukon Government at no cost (by way of download) to use for the development of basemaps.

Terms of employment

  • Temporary contract position for 6 to 10 weeks depending on the estimation of the time needed to complete the project.
  • Work start: May 2024
  • Language of work: English
  • Wage: $25 – $30 per hour depending on experience. 40 hours/week max
  • Benefits: Assistance finding housing and a vehicle will be provided.

Locations of work: One or more of the following: an area near or within the City of Whitehorse, Lewes Creek and Carcross Dunes and Desert near Carcross, Yukon.

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 or equivalent.

Applicants must be able to work in Canada (Canadian resident or work permit).

More information:

To apply: please email with reference YK2024.