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Location Antarctica
Position Type Seasonal
Weather Forecaster II – Seasonal

Responsibilities

 

The Weather Forecaster will provide aviation, ship, and site weather forecasting services, maintaining responsibility for developing forecasts and preparing weather briefings for pilots and interested parties such as outlying camps, field parties, and stations, as well as any ocean vessels operating in the area. This position will require the selected individual to be knowledgeable in all aspects of weather forecasting, including creating weather charts and preparing briefing material, and perform in a supervisor capacity; demonstrating good problem-solving skills while overseeing daily operations, preparing all required reports, and monitoring the weather office for areas as outlined in the task order.

Required Skills, Education, Certifications and Experience

 

  • Graduate of a DoD meteorology technician course or equivalent civilian course of study leading to a weather observing/forecasting certification; OR
    • BS degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, or other natural sciences including or supplemented by at-least 24 semester hours of credit in meteorology or atmospheric science that meets WMO-258 BIP-M qualifications
    • Four (4) years of experience in weather forecasting and operational meteorology including at least one (1) year of experience in airport/airfield weather forecasting in support of an operational weather office
    • Must be able to perform job duties in extreme, cold, dark, work environments
    • Must pass medical and dental examination prior to deployment; expenses are reimbursable
    • A valid passport is required and is reimbursable

     

    Preferred

    • Ten (10) years of experience in weather forecasting and operational meteorology including at least one (1) year of experience in airport/airfield weather forecasting in support of an operational weather office
    • Forecasting experience in high latitudes or polar regions
    • Analytical case study development and publication

    Due to COVID-19, quarantine requirements are possible based on NSF direction and travel restrictions.

     

    Physical requirements for this position

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is  required to work remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods; Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Must be able to lift 20 lbs or greater.

     

    Occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions requiring exposure to extreme cold climate conditions.

     

    DIGITALiBIZ, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, creed, national origin or ancestry, religious persuasion, marital status, political belief, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, status as a veteran, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws (collectively any “Protected Basis”).

     

    Reasonable Accommodations

     

    If you are in need of Reasonable Accommodations, please Contact Diane Reed at (240) 252-2955 dreed@digitalibiz.com. She will be able to address this need.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://digitalibiz-careers.icims.com/jobs/2747/job →