Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00100 Meteorological Technician

A-MD-154-000/FP-000 - Appendix 1, Annex D

MOSID 00100 - Meteorological Technician (MET TECH)

General Duties:

The general duties and functions of the MET TECH are to perform duties related to:

  • observing weather elements;
  • preparing and presenting weather briefings and forecasts;
  • sighting, installing, maintaining, calibrating and inspecting meteorological equipment;
  • communicating and disseminating meteorological data;
  • establishing, administering and supervising meteorological programs and facilities.

MOSID Related Duties

Circle the X for each task that Mbr is UNABLE or UNFIT to perform.

1. Work continuous rotating 8 hour shifts with periods of up to 20 hr in tactical or emergency conditions. X X X X
2. Load/unload stores weighing up to 30 kg for short periods, weekly. X X X X
3. Carry one end of sea stretcher bearing a 90kg load up and down ships ladder. X X X
4. Observe weather parameters continuously and under all climatic conditions. X X X X
5. Work extended periods in confined spaces (up to 30 days four times a year at sea). X X X
6. Cope with stress and pressure associated with providing constant weather updates and meeting deadlines. X X X X X X
7. Endure up to 6 hours of eye strain viewing and operating computer terminals. X X X X X X
8. Fight shipboard fires in small compartments while wearing CHEMOX equipment for up to 1 hour. X X X
9. Drive wheeled vehicles in low / no light conditions and endure up to 4 hours sitting while jarring or bumping on cross-country travel. X X
10. Bend, stoop and crawl under and on vehicles. X X
11. Maintain and fire personal weapons. X X
12. Remain alert up to 20 hours a day under combat conditions. X X
13. Endure exposure to fuel, oil fumes and exhaust gases. X X
14. Evacuate a casualty weighing 90 Kg 100 m using fireman's lift. X X
15. Dig a personal trench. X X
16. Supervise and direct personnel in combat or emergency conditions. X
17. Climb on/jump off tracked vehicles. X X

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