13 New Job Positions Of Observation Officer At Rwanda Meteorology Agency(Deadline: 05th April, 2023)

13 New Job Positions Of Observation Officer At Rwanda Meteorology Agency(Deadline: 05th April, 2023)

Job description:

  1. Monitor the state of the atmosphere on different time scales

Observe, Record and transmit meteorological data from weather observations stations according to Standard Operating Procedures;
Maintain hard and soft copies of weather observations data in recommended format and processes.
Maintain meteorological stations and instruments in well-functioning state
Perform appropriate quality checks at the station and during transmission.
Make and transmit climatology report (weekly, monthly and annually)
Provide state of weather observations in real time to the forecasting office.
Enter weather observations into appropriate logbooks as recommended in QMS processes and procedures.
Report any changes in station metadata to the supervisor
Carry out data entry in CLIMSOFT data management system at the station
Perform basic calibration of instruments at the base station.
Report of instrument malfunctioning immediately to the Observation supervisor at Headquarters for remedial actions without delay

 

 

  1. Represent appropriately interests of Rwanda Meteorological Agency in the area of operations

Receive and document visiting persons or institutions at the station of designation.
Maintain engagement with stakeholders for regular updates of weather events
Maintain good relationships with users and cooperate observers based in the area, and report requirements for new or changed services to the immediate supervisor;

 

 

  1. Ensure good quality data is obtained from the station

Perform quality checks on all observed data.
Ensure that instruments are performing correctly.
Fill electronic forms or logs on daily basis and transmit them at the headquarters for processing and final archiving.

 

 

 

Ensure proper maintenance of manual and automatic weather stations.
Regularly consult WMO manuals and technical documents on how to carry out monitoring of weather and climate observations.
Without delay report any irregularity technical or otherwise in writing to the observation supervisor at the site station with a copy to the headquarters.
Note that for candidate with a Degree or Diploma in any other field must have a professional/technical certification in the field of meteorology from a recognized WMO center/Institution or two (2) years of relevant working experience in Meteorological observations is eligible

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology

0 Year of relevant experience

Degree in Atmospheric Science

0 Year of relevant experience

 

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Geography

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Meteorology

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Hydrometeorology

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Agrometeorology

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture

0 Year of relevant experience

Bachelor’s degree in Climatology

0 Year of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills
Integrity

Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

Inclusiveness

 

 

 

Accountability

Communication

Teamwork

 

 

 

 

Client/citizen focus

Professionalism

Commitment to continuous learning

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Job description:

1. Monitor the state of the atmosphere on different time scales

  • Observe, Record and transmit meteorological data from weather observations stations according to Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Maintain hard and soft copies of weather observations data in recommended format and processes.
  • Maintain meteorological stations and instruments in well-functioning state
  • Perform appropriate quality checks at the station and during transmission.
  • Make and transmit climatology report (weekly, monthly and annually)
  • Provide state of weather observations in real time to the forecasting office.
  • Enter weather observations into appropriate logbooks as recommended in QMS processes and procedures.
  • Report any changes in station metadata to the supervisor
  • Carry out data entry in CLIMSOFT data management system at the station
  • Perform basic calibration of instruments at the base station.
  • Report of instrument malfunctioning immediately to the Observation supervisor at Headquarters for remedial actions without delay

2. Represent appropriately interests of Rwanda Meteorological Agency in the area of operations

  • Receive and document visiting persons or institutions at the station of designation.
  • Maintain engagement with stakeholders for regular updates of weather events
  • Maintain good relationships with users and cooperate observers based in the area, and report requirements for new or changed services to the immediate supervisor;

3. Ensure good quality data is obtained from the station

  • Perform quality checks on all observed data.
  • Ensure that instruments are performing correctly.
  • Fill electronic forms or logs on daily basis and transmit them at the headquarters for processing and final archiving.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of manual and automatic weather stations.
  • Regularly consult WMO manuals and technical documents on how to carry out monitoring of weather and climate observations.
  • Without delay report any irregularity technical or otherwise in writing to the observation supervisor at the site station with a copy to the headquarters.

Note that for candidate with a Degree or Diploma in any other field must have a professional/technical certification in the field of meteorology from a recognized WMO center/Institution or two (2) years of relevant working experience in Meteorological observations is eligible

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology0 Year of relevant experience
  • Degree in Atmospheric Science0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Meteorology0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hydrometeorology0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agrometeorology0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Climatology0 Year of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning

APPLY NOW : 

CLICK HERE  TO APPLY

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