Jobs In Northern Region 2018
World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
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Purpose of the position
- To contribute to the attainment of the organization’s water well drilling objectives, the Geophysics technician will carry out hydrogeological investigations in varying environmental settings.
- Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
- Conduct field geophysical surveys in different geological and hydrogeological environment
- Perform line operations of field geophysical surveys: laying out and picking up wire, injecting electrical current into the ground, collecting location and geophysical data, recording field notes, etc.
- Assist with field logistics to guarantee proper collection of location and geophysical information.
- Operate, troubleshoot and maintain field equipment.
- Assist with data processing, reduction and analysis using commercial and internal software packages.
- Assist with data management to ensure field deliverables are quality controlled and sent to the Field Geophysicist.
- Ensure efficient handling of all field equipment and their accessories and make sure they are always in good condition.
- Ensure that siting is completed in a manner that meets the objectives and standards of the organisation
- Provide and discuss weekly update on equipments’ performance status with hydrogeologist and in an effort to eliminate optimize and eliminate problems
- Ensure the operations are conducted in the best interest of the Organisation.
- Maintain effective and positive working relationship with others, cooperative and supportive team player, and work with a variety of people
Working Environment / Conditions
- Work environment: Field-based
- Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.
- On call: 10%
Required Skills or Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
- HND graduate (minimum) with a minimum of one year experience in groundwater investigation, High School graduate with 3 years experience in the drilling industry.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license (minimum B)
- Working knowledge of geology or geophysics may be beneficial.
- Computer literate: proficient in MS word, MS excel, etc
- Experience with compasses and GPS units
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Must be able to work under pressure and without supervision
- Must be proactive with a high level of initiative, innovation, drive and a strong team player with interpersonal skills.
- Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
- Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions.
- Perform other duties as required
Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should please get the details of the Jobs from World Vision's website: https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/ghana/water-sanitation-and-health-wash/geophysicist-technician/11507. The deadline for submission of application is December 11, 2018.
- As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children.
- All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
- World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply