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[Met-jobs] Meteorologist Opening at in South Africa

From Derek Van Dam <>
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Date Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:25:08 +0200

Hello Met-Jobs,


We have an opening (1) for an on-air Afrikaans/English Meteorologist position within the weather department at in Cape Town, South Africa. Could you please include this description in the list of your open meteorologist positions. Thank you:



Meteorologist/Weather Anchor

Reporting to the HOD: Weather your Key Performance Areas will include:

§  Analyzing meteorological data to determine weather forecasts

§  Creating Weather or science related graphics

§  Interfacing with the technology at our disposal and assisting in maximizing its potential

§   Presenting live and pre-recorded weather reports

§  Providing forecasts for eNuus, the eNews Channel, & eNewsAfrica

§  Contributing to and compiling/editing of special weather or science related reports

§  Covering breaking weather events live.

§  Performing interviews

§  Educating through public interaction and/or events


Job Requirements:


§  A Degree in the field of Atmospheric Sciences or related fields

  • An excellent command of the Afrikaans and English languages


  • Weather forecasting experience is a plus


§  Confidence in public speaking

  • Willingness to work shifts


  • Must also be able to write and voice stories



·         The successful candidates will be required to work irregular and long hours, including weekends, public holidays and standby shifts.


If you possess the criteria and qualifications stated, please send a motivation letter together with a detailed CV to the HR Department at

Closing date: Friday, 11 November 2011.

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response 14 days after the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful.




Thank you for your time.




Derek Van Dam

   Derek Van Dam   -   Chief Meteorologist
T: +27 21 481 4427

Cape Town: Pty Limited, Block B, Longkloof Studios,
Darters Road, Gardens 8001, Western Cape,
South Africa
GPS: 33' 55.719" S, 18' 24.680" E (Map)
Johannesburg: Pty Limited, 5 Summit Road,
Hyde Park 2196, Gauteng,
South Africa
GPS: 26' 07.683" S, 28' 01.892" E (Map)
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