Full-Time Chief Meteorological Technician x 2-Thohoyandou and Nelspruit
Supervise observation activities including supervision of personnel at lower ranks and he/she
must also act as a second in command of the office when requested. Provide observation
reports in the timelines requested by the department or Client. Responsible for accuracy of
reports and quality control of the data. Provide information that goes to scientists and
Forecasters. Provide special reports for changes in weather. Thorough understanding of
Automatic Weather Stations. Provide mentorship, coaching and leadership to Observers.
Develop new techniques and establishment of new methodologies and processes in the field.
Represent the organisation in national and international bodies when requested. Basic
management duties as delegated when necessary. Responsible for observations quality
Management processes and procedures. Assist with the implementation and compliance to
the requirements of the SAWS Quality Management System.
A Grade 12 Certificate with Maths and Science. Weather Observers Certificate and an AMO competency certificate. Three years’ experience in observation and preferably as a Senior Meteorological Technician. Ability to read, analyse and interpret written request for data and information. Knowledge of South African Weather Service policies and procedures. Knowledge of international standards such as WMO and ICAO. Advanced knowledge of observation tools. A valid code 08 driver’s license or higher Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Candidates who have not been contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The organization reserves the right not to fill this position. PMDMS is an equal opportunity employer
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