- Job posted on: 1st Nov 2023
- Applications close:
We’re looking for a Meteorologist Climatologist Mentor who can live and volunteer in Samoa for 12 months. Join the Australian Volunteers Program to contribute to sustainable development across Central and North Pacific Region.
The Samoa Meteorology Division (SMD) plays a vital role in protecting life, property and economic development in Samoa by providing effective weather, climate, geoscience and ozone advisory services. It also provides meteorological, geo-science, climate change advice to support the sustainable development of natural resources in Samoa. The responsibilities of the SMD with respect to 24/7 multi hazard early warning for Samoa includes provision of observation, forecasting and early warning services including meteorology and extreme weather, tsunamis storm surges and coastal flooding. SMD also provides tropical cyclone forecasts for Samoa.
The volunteer would provide technical support and assess the current situation related to tropical cyclone forecasting at SMD and identify any capacity, knowledge, and process gaps. They would support training and knowledge transfer to address those gaps and recommend actions needed going forward.
We actively support and encourage people of all backgrounds and abilities to volunteer internationally and aim to make the program as accessible and inclusive as possible. - Find out more
The monthly living allowance enables you to live a modest local lifestyle. Based on the cost of living in a particular country, it covers food, your daily commute, communication and other local costs. It is not set to enable you to meet financial commitments at home, such as a mortgage or a personal loan.
A Federal Police Check must be completed during application and a First Aid Certificate will be required.
A position description is attached.