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16 Oct, 2017
16 Oct, 2017
The South African Weather Service (SAWS) as the mandated national meteorological service has a vision of “A WeatherSMART Nation” – where citizens and institutions are able to use quality and reliable weather and climate related data provided by the organization to enhance the quality of their lives and build resilience to extreme weather events and mitigate climate change impacts
Candidates with a Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with 50% (D symbol) or higher for Mathematics (not
mathematics literacy), 50% or higher for Physical Science and 50% or higher in English are invited to apply for learnership to undergo ten (10) months observation training at the SA Weather Service Regional Training Centre in Pretoria, commencing February 2018.
Candidates will receive training in all aspects of weather observation as per the National Certificate in Weather Observation. (SAQA QUAL ID no 58995).
After completion of training, successful candidates may be appointed at regional offices where shift work will necessitate having a valid driver’s license.
It will thus be expected of the learnership holders to obtain a driver license within the training year, at own cost.
Good interpersonal relations and computer literacy will serve as additional recommendations.
The South African Weather Service is an equal opportunity employer. It is the intention of the Weather Service to promote and represent through the filling of these positions.
This is an open advertisement, but candidature of individuals from the previously disadvantaged communities and females will receive preference.
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service application form, obtainable
from the SA Weather Service website: www.weathersa.co.za or contact Ms. Gugu Maphisa (012 367 6085), [email protected]
In order to be considered, the application form should also be accompanied by certified copies of
matriculation certificates and a testimonial.
Please also state the relevant Ref. no for the respective region you are applying for. Successful candidates will be required to enter into a learnership contract with the South African Weather Service.
Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa.
Closing date: 20 October 2017.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.
NB. For interview purposes, applicants should please quote the reference mentioned at the beginning of the different adverts.