Radio Operator

  Mine Action Coordination Center of Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 980
Date Posted:Dec 29, 2010
Reference:MACCA 2010/12/02
Closing Date:Jan 11, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Security/Safety
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Mine Action Coordination Center of Afghanistan:


The Mine Action Coordination Centre of Afghanistan (MACCA) supported by the United Nations in partnership with the Department of Mine Clearance coordinates the activities of the Mine Action Programme for Afghanistan (MAPA) including survey, mine clearance, battlefield clearance, mine risk education, and victim assistance activities throughout the country since 1989 and the mine action services reach almost every corner of the country.

Job Summary:

The Radio Operator under the direct supervision of the Area Manager is responsible for the following assigned tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Carries out all radio operations activities for the Area Mine Action Centre (AMAC)
• Operates all types of communications equipments including local land and phone lines
• Monitors and operates HF and VHF radio channels
• Maintains records of Sat phone and fax use
• Transmits and receives messages for all personnel working in the de-mining programme
• Logs and transmits and receive messages for all Mine Action Programme activities
• Record all necessary messages such as mine and security incidents and accident reports
• Monitors movement of MACCA/AMAC or UNOPS personnel on mission when tasked
• Receives and logs all clearance organizations stat and clearance activities on daily basis
• Monitors the daily radio check for all international staff
• Perform any other duties relevant to the field as required

Job Requirement:

• Secondary diploma or equivalent certificate
• 3 years relevant experience in the field
• Experience with the de-mining NGOs is preferable
• Should always have helping attitude
• Ability to work independently and during long hours
• Good command of English Language and fluent in local languages (Pashto and Dari)

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