World Vision Ghana: Hydro Geologist

Posted on :

1 Oct, 2010

Category :

NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

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. For over two decades. World Vision has been working with urban and rural communities in all the 10 Regions of Ghana to improve provision of water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices and quality education.

World Vision through a USAID funded Education project in Ghana known as the Transition and Persistence Program (TAP). The TAP project seeks to increase access to junior High School (JHS) by re/constructing and rehabilitating of junior high schools to increase access to equitable and quality education for schools in the rural communities of Ghana.

Job Description

Job Summary:
To provide technical advice to the operations Manager on the selection of sites, drilling location, design, construction, development and performance of boreholes of the water and sanitation program of the Project

Job Responsibilities:

Provide technical support in the management of field operations leading to the selection of sites, design, development and construction of water facilities for groundwater and surface water sources
Provide technical support in the collation, analysis and presentation of field data to advise the project manager on efficient execution of water and sanitation project
Provide technical support for the planning, coordination and monitoring of all constructional and civil engineering works for the project
Supervise the preparation of borehole logs for the project
Assist in the writing and presentation of the operations monthly, quarterly, annual and other technical reports as required by the Project Manager
Ensure efficient handling of all sitting equipment and their accessories and make sure they are always in good condition
Keep abreast with drilling operational techniques globally and advise both the Operations Manager and the Project Manager on new developments
Required Skills or Experience


Person Specification:

A minimum of a first degree in Geological Science, Geological Engineering or Hydrogeology with a minimum of five years experience.
Must possess a valid’s license
Must be proactive with high level of initiative, innovation, drive and a strong team player with interpersonal skill.
The preferred candidate must, be a committed Christian.

How To Apply

Mode of Application: Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV to: [email protected]

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff 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

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