Data Rescue Officer x10 at Meteo Rwanda

By | December 12, 2019

Job Description


Search and locate historical datasets: paper, microfilm/microfiche and digital data in Meteo Rwanda’s climate database archives. i. Organize, clean and store hard copies (paper, forms, logbooks) and place them in labelled archival boxes on shelves or in filing cabinets ii. Prioritize the data to be imaged and the data to be digitized. iii. Develop a work plan for imaging and digitizing iv. Create an electronic inventory of paper/microfilmed holdings, including station, year, month, media type, form type and box or file drawer location v. Create an electronic image inventory spreadsheet of what has been imaged and not imaged, validated and not validated vi. Create a digital data electronic inventory spreadsheet of what has been digitized and not digitized, quality
– controlled and not quality
– controlled. vii. Review current digitization and quality
– control steps to see how the new digitized data stream can fit into the Meteo Rwanda’s data management workflow. viii. Develop an imaging process that includes imaging and archiving the data with use of inventory spreadsheets and quality control of the images and metadata ix. Image all copies of data and metadata and archive the images in designated places.


Job Profile


A Minimum of Advanced
– Level certificate (A2) with majors in Mathematics and Physics Has worked as a Meteorological Observer for at least 1 year Has done climate data rescue exercise for at least 6 months

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