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Weather Forecaster/Observer

Company: Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC
Location: Milton
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC

JOB SUMMARY/OBJECTIVEThis Part-time position is responsible for performing meteorological weather watch consisting of taking, evaluating, recording, encoding, and disseminating surface weather observations (METAR/SPECI). The individual also monitors radar and satellite imagery, issues observed weather warnings, responds to PMSV, and disseminates PIREPs.
Hourly pay begins $32.58 per hour Weather Observer/$38.12 Weather Forecaster plus $5.35 per hour for up to 40 hours per week Health & Welfare. Night and Sunday differential is compounded to base pay. Duties may include occasional overtime. The schedule will be determined by the Site Manager
Minimum requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Prior observation certification with the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal Aviation Administration, or National Weather Service, including two years experience in observing, taking, recording, and disseminating surface weather observations using Meteorological Aviation Routine Weather Report(METAR) code
  • Prior forecaster certification with the Department of Defense (DoD) or National Weather Service, including two years experience in aviation forecasting.
  • Must have completed a DoD formal training program for weather observing AND forecasting or equivalent National Weather Service program. Must provide proof of completion.
  • Must have visual acuity correctable to 20/20 with glasses or contacts throughout the life of the contractDesired qualifications:
    • Experience operating the Automated Service Operating System (ASOS)
    • Experience using the Navy's Flight Weather Briefer program
    • Persons currently holding an active CAC ID or having a recent security clearanceDuties Include:
      • Performs Meteorological Weather Watch, taking, evaluating, recording, encoding, and disseminating surface weather observations
      • Operates the Pilot to Metro Service
      • Monitors radar and satellite imagery
      • Issues weather warnings, watches, and advisories
      • Receives and disseminates PIREPs
      • Provides DD-175-1, canned route, and over-the-counter briefings
      • Writes Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts.Operations may include nights, weekends, and occasional holidays. The selected candidate shall be paid at the observer rate during the qualification/certification process and when standing Observer Only shifts.
        Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, or mental or physical disability provided the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.
        Reasonable AccommodationsThe ADA defines reasonable accommodation as a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job and does not cause undue hardship for the employer. Examples of reasonable accommodations may include: Additional modifying equipment or devices; Modified work schedules; Providing an interpreter; or Making the work environment readily accessible to individuals with disabilities.
      • This Organization Participates in E-Verify-
      • Right to Work -
      • Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision -



Keywords: Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC, Mobile , Weather Forecaster/Observer, Other , Milton, Alabama

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