Learnership / Graduate / Internship Programme 2019 At South African Weather Service

Closing Date: 26 October 2018

THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE is offering the following Internships and Learnerships for 2019:

  • Forecasting Internships
  • National Certificate: Weather Observations Learnerships

FORECASTING INTERNSHIP (REF: WS 12 / 10 /201 8), is offering Internships for study

The South African Weather Service invites graduates who are in possession of an honours degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric sciences with at least mathematics on second year university level and physical sciences on first year university level to apply for a one – year training internship in forecasting at the head office of the South African Weather Service in Pretoria. This course will start in February 2019. The forecasting offices where forecasters possibly can be appointed are: Pretoria, OR Tambo International Airport, Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town. The following must accompany the application:

  • A certified copy of Matric results
  • A certified copy of the full academic record to prove the subject choice at the university where applicable
  • A certified copy of SA identity document
  • A CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • A certified copy of the different degree s The following will serve as recommendations:
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • A basic level of computer literacy

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: WEATHER OBSERVATIONS

Bloemfontein [x2] (REF.WS0 1 /10/2018),

Irene [x1] (REF.WS02 /10/2018),

Nelspruit [x1] (REF.WS03/10/2018),

Mthatha [x1] (REF. WS0 4/ 10/ 2018), is offering Learnerships for study

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 2019. 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 d river’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 representivity 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. For any enquiries regarding the content of the training,

How To Apply

Download Application Form

Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. C. Rae. Correspondence will be limited to short listed 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 specific reference mentioned for each of the different adverts.

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. C Rae at Tel (012 ) 367 – 6019 or by email to colleen.rae@weathersa.co.za

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