Thursday, 12 October 2017

SAWS Internship Opportunity 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.

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 the 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 2018.

The forecasting offices where forecasters possibly can be appointed at 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 degrees:
  • The following will serve as recommendations:
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • A basic level of computer literacy
REF: (REF.WS12/10/2017)

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service application form,
obtainable from the SA Weather Service website:

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. Gugu Maphisa (012 367 6085),
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

No faxed applications will be accepted. The organisation reserves the right not to fill this positions.
South African Weather Service is an equal opportunity employer. 

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.

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