October 2014
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[Met-jobs] Aviation Meteorological Observers

From Philip Rogers <>
Date Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:04:35 +0000

National Center for Meteorology and Seismology – United Arab Emirates


Aviation Meteorological Observers


The National Center for Meteorology and Seismology of the United Arab Emirates is looking for qualified applicants to fill several Meteorological Observer positions within the United Arab Emirates.


The position:


The Meteorological Observer will undertake hourly or half hourly meteorological observations at a selection of airports across the United Arab Emirates. The Meteorological Observer will work a rotating shift roster. The meteorological

observer will communicate with end users with respect to meteorological observations and or flight documentation.


The successful applicants will undertake the following tasks:


·         Be responsible for the undertaking of surface and/or upper air meteorological observations.

  • Be responsible for communicating with other meteorological observation departments and sites for the retrieval and distribution of meteorological observations.
  • The Meteorological Observer will, when designated or required, prepare meteorological flight documentation for customers and operators.
  • The Meteorological Observer will assist with any other task, as defined by a Meteorological Forecaster or senior Aviation Meteorology Staff member to ensure the efficient operation of the meteorological department.
  • The Meteorological Observer will be responsible for the quality assurance of products disseminated from the department.
  • The Meteorological Observer may be responsible for the dissemination of non-standard/non-automated products produced at the meteorological office.
  • The Meteorological Observer will be responsible for the maintenance of all meteorological records under his/her supervision.
  • The Meteorological Observer will be responsible to communicate, in a clear and concise manner, products available at his office.




The Meteorological Observer must have minimum High Secondary School certificate.

The Meteorological Observer must have certified training meeting the requirements of WMO Doc 1083 BIP MT.

The Meteorological Observer must have at least 4 years of operational experience, preferably in a National Weather Service Environment.

The Meteorological Observer must be willing to work on a rotating shift basis, covering 24 hours a day – 7 days a week.


Benefits Include:


A generous, tax-free salary.

Medical insurance coverage.

Local accommodation coverage.

A generous vacation package.



Interested applicants should send their CV to Mr Mohamed Al Abri, Head Aviation Meteorology at


Please note that only those applicants meeting the qualifications defined herein and chosen for an interview will be contacted.



Phil Rogers

Senior Advisor

Aviation Meteorology

Abu Dhabi International Airport

National Center of Meteorology & Seismology (NCMS)


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