Open Street Map

HOT Junior Coordinator – Cap-Haitien, Haiti

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) will start working in Haiti by mid March 2013 with Local Haitian mappers to implement some of the aspects of the USAID-HRI funded Cap Haitian Mapping (CHM) project in Northern Haiti. Through this project, a joint team of HOT and local Haitian mappers will be creating a group of 60 mappers recruited amongst the youths of Cap Haitian and together with them will improve upon the baseline data of localities in the Cap Haitian Development Corridor (CHDC). The whole team will be partnering with the University of Limonade which will be providing office space and capacities throughout and after the tome of the project. HOT will work with a team of local mappers in designing and running training and data collection plans as well as producing specific training and guidance documentation around OSM-based surveying and mapping techniques, data model, data collection, JOSM presets and libraries of symbols for use within web map services and JOSM, as well as coordinating the development of tools (improvements to the HOT export tool and web visualization services).

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Please send your CV, a cover letter, and a writing sample that illustrates your report writing capability to by February 24, 2013. Questions specific to this position can be directed to


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