Career@HKO - Scientific Officer
A Scientific Officer is mainly deployed on performing weather forecasting duties, supervising and training staff and carrying out research in connection with the provision of services in areas including weather, climate, seismology, radioactivity, hydrometeorology, physical oceanography, aviation meteorology, marine meteorology and applied meteorology.
A Scientific Officer may be required to attend training courses locally. He/She may also be sent on an overseas course in meteorology and/or other relevant subjects. He/She may be required to work outdoors, shifts, outside normal office hours, or in adverse weather condition.
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- A first or second class honours Bachelor's degree in Physics, Mathematics, Meteorology, Nuclear Science, or an appropriate science subject from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent; and
- At least two years' post-graduate working experience in meteorology; or
- A Master degree in Physics, Mathematics, Meteorology, Nuclear Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Engineering or an appropriate science subject from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent; and
- Meet the language proficiency requirements of 'Level 1' results in the two language papers (Use of Chinese and Use of English) in the Common Recruitment Examination, or equivalent.
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