Weather Observer


Job Details

Weather Observer

Churchhill, Manitoba

03/04/2019

37262

Contract/Temp

Job Description



Region: Churchill, Manitoba

Employment Type: Permanent Part-Time

Security Clearance: Enhanced Reliability

Language Requirements: English

Job Reference Number: 37262-AG

 

Project Description:

ADGA delivers strategic insight, world-class technology and service excellence in Defence, Security and Enterprise Computing to clients in the Federal Government, other levels of government and in the private sector. In a world driven by convergence, ADGA provides the expertise and innovation that organizations need to remain secure, efficient and productive. This rests on an outstanding track record built since 1967, safeguarding some of Canada’s most critical assets. Headquartered in Ottawa, with offices across Canada, ADGA is a privately owned Canadian company that employs more than 800 employees, technical consultants and subject matter experts.

We are guided by a set of ethical values of Respect, Loyalty and Trust and a commitment to excellence, which define us and guide our organizational conduct.

We are currently looking a Weather Observer for one of our opportunities in the Churchill, Manitoba.

Environment Canada (EC) Upper Air Weather Observers are required to observe record, encode and transmit various observations, at specified times, as required to comply with the instructions contained in publications provided by EC and as detailed during training.

 

The Observer is responsible for the Aerological Observing Program by performing aerological observations throughout the year. The aerological observations occur twice daily, seven days per week - including all holidays - once in the morning and once in the afternoon.  In addition, the Observer may be required to perform various other functions, including but not limited to:  Snow Surveys and Ozone Flights, as well as various administrative functions, requiring a basic knowledge of computers and various applications such as Microsoft Office.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Observes and records weather conditions for use in forecasting: Periodically observes general weather, sky and visibility conditions, and reads weather instruments including thermometers, barometers, and hygrometers to ascertain elements, such as temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, wind velocity, and precipitation.
  • May collect upper-air data on temperature, humidity, and winds, using weather balloon and winds, using weather balloon and radiosonde equipment.

 

Requirements (experience/skills/clearance):

  • Grade 12 Education
  • Eligible for security clearance
  • Willing to participate in two week training course in Stony Mountain Alberta

 

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ADGA Group Consultants Inc. has policies and procedures in place to support its employees with accommodation requirements throughout the organization.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If accommodation is required, it is requested that you contact ADGA’s Accessibility Officer.

 


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