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Job Details

Meteorological Aide

Employer

Canadian Armed Forces/ Forces armées canadiennes

Date Posted

June 18, 2021

Languages

U
  • Location Cold Lake, AB
  • Earnings $35,820.00 to $62,424.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 14, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Canadian Armed Forces/ Forces armées canadiennes

Languages

U

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Operating Systems and Software

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Image processing software
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • MS Outlook

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

Maintain equipment and instruments

Area of Specialization

  • Weather presentation and service
  • Weather station equipment and procedures inspection
  • Surface weather observation and recording
  • Satellite imagery interpretation
  • Precipitation analysis
  • Meteorology data processing
  • Instrument development
  • Ice observation
  • Climatology
  • Atmospheric modelling
  • Aerology

Specialized Equipment and Systems

Airborne survey cameras, sensors and scanners

Specific Skills

  • Participate in field checks and verification
  • Observe, chart and report on ice conditions in navigable waters
  • Observe, record and transmit atmospheric and weather information
  • Maintain and manage digital database
  • Examine and interpret aerial photographs
  • Perform data entry
  • Process data to conduct basic analyses of trends
  • Maintain climatological databases

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Internet access
  • Cellular phone

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Aug 14, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Meteorological Aide is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Cartographic Technologists and Technicians
INNOVATIVE

Interest in designing and preparing maps and related graphs and charts from interpretation of geospatial data

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to compile required data from aerial photographs, surveys notes, records, reports and other maps

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with digital mapping techniques, computer interactive graphics, computer assisted design and drafting (CAD) software, traditional drafting methods and computer and traditional scribing tools to generate maps, graphs and charts

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Photogrammetric Technologists and Technicians
INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing data and information from aerial photographs to provide three-dimensional optical models of terrain

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with digitized stereoscopic plotting and computer graphics equipment to prepare topographic maps

METHODICAL

Interest to trace maps and prepare charts and tables

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

Aerial Survey Technologists and Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with airborne remote sensing equipment such as survey film and digital cameras, laser and radar sensors and scanners; and in adjusting equipment as required

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing images to inspect quality, and to monitor the recording quality of equipment

INNOVATIVE

Interest in producing images of large areas of the earth, coastlines and atmosphere for applications in natural resources, land use and scientific research

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

Remote Sensing Technologists and Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with analog and computer-based remote sensing interpretive equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in verifying the integrity and accuracy of data contained in remote sensing image analysis systems

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing data to develop specialized analog and computer software to customize and integrate image analyses

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

Geographic Information System (GIS) Technologists and Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with geographical information systems; and in integrating external software such as spreadsheets and statistical packages with GIS software

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to develop specialized computer software routines, Internet based GIS, database and business applications that customize geographic information; and in working with external organizations on data transfer and systems compatibility issues

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking to train and provide technical support for GIS users; and in performing data entry and editing activities and maintenance operations following predetermined calibration procedures

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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