Meteorologist Job Description Sample
Meteorologist / Anchor / Reporter
Meteorologist / Anchor / Reporter REF#:
30039 CBS BUSINESS UNIT:
CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL, US
ABOUT US: CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
DESCRIPTION: PURPOSE OF POSITION: Anchor Weather segments on news shows, as needed. PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: ANCHOR: * Present Weather information on-air with understanding and confidence
Report live and on-tape - scripted and unscripted
Appear at public and station events, as required
Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy and fairness
Vacation coverage as needed
Other duties, as assigned PRODUCER: * Prepare and coordinate on-air material for daily newscasts
Ensure that daily show production deadlines are met, in consultation with executive producer and meteorologist
Knowledge of the WSI graphics computer
Ability to create creative graphics on the WSI computer
Contribute story ideas
Field produce, as needed
Other duties, as assigned CORE COMPETENCIES: * Innovative, organized, and results-oriented
Must have strong knowledge of local and national weather
Ability to assemble high quality video and editorial content
Ability to write and edit broadcast copy
Appear comfortable on camera
Ability to do live field reporting work on weather and news stories
Ability to work under deadline pressure
Must demonstrate leadership and people skills
Contribute to station’s digital & social media strategies
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Preferred: MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: * Television weather producing/anchoring experience, preferably five years in top 20 market. AMS Seal required.
Degree in Meteorology or similar field
Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays
EEO STATEMENT: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Scientific Programmer II / Meteorologist
The National Weather Service’s Meteorological Development Laboratory (MDL) is responsible for developing and implementing scientific techniques into NWS operations, furnishing a full spectrum of forecast guidance, providing interactive tools for decision assistance and forecast preparation, and conducting comprehensive evaluations of NWS products. The Quantitative Precipitation Forecast Verification System (QPFVS) is an automated, centralized system that verifies quantitative precipitation forecasts (QPF). This system includes a web-based graphical user interface that allows for side-by-side comparisons and near-real time assessment of weather guidance (e.g., model forecast grids), forecasts (e.g., National Digital Forecast Database and Weather Prediction Center forecasts), and surface objective analyses (e.g., Un-Restricted Mesoscale Analysis). Development has recently started on a gridded verification database to provide gridded QPF verification results in near real time and the web-based GUI to display results as tabular data, plots, charts, and maps. Verification results available through QPFVS may be used in special studies for weather guidance development, presentations at scientific conferences, and in briefings to senior management. Position Description: We are seeking a Meteorologist to perform a variety of scientific programming and data processing tasks to enhance verification techniques and displays for the Quantitative Precipitation Forecast Verification System (QPFVS). Candidate must have solid meteorology background; good math skills, especially statistics. Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), web development, and good software programming skills are preferred. This position supports the Meteorological Development Laboratory (MDL) of the Office of Science and Technology Integration (OSTI) of the National Weather Service (NWS). MDL is located in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Work with MDL scientists to enhance verification displays for QPFVS, including interactive verification displays driven from a PostgreSQL database and a Web Map Service (WMS)
Support efforts to develop, test, and implement procedures within a PostgreSQL database to store and access meteorological and statistical data for visualization
Carry out research and development tasks in support of MDL’s verification projects
Design, develop, implement, and maintain software and webpages necessary for archiving, processing, and displaying meteorological data
Assist MDL scientists with displaying and mapping forecast guidance and verification results, writing documentation, and preparing presentations Required
Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, physical science, or computer programming + 2-4 years’ experience in related area
Knowledge of the principles of meteorology and weather forecasting
Knowledge of programming and scripting
Familiarity with UNIX/Linux environment
Knowledge of mathematical and statistical techniques, including linear regression
Familiarity with statistical guidance for weather forecasting
Experience with code documentation Preferred
Existing favorable National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI)/Tier 1 adjudication
Familiarity with geospatial databases (e.g., PostGIS/PostgreSQL) and software
Experience writing and executing scientific computer software on a Linux/UNIX operating platform
Knowledge of data visualization in browser (e.g., D3, plot.ly)
Familiarity with of numerical weather prediction models, model output post-processing, and their applications
Familiarity with Model Evaluation Tools (MET) verification package
Familiarity with WMS (e.g., MapServer, GeoServer)
Familiarity with Python Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Clearance: Public Trust Or ability to obtain a Public Trust External Company Name: AceInfo Solutions, Inc. External Company URL: www.aceinfosolutions.com
Meteorologist – 9987
Job Title: Meteorologist – 9987
San Ramon, CA
Duration: 9 Months
Pay Rate:Pays up to $72/hr DOE
Hours:Monday – Friday, 40 hrs per week
Works with a team to design, develop, and administer meteorological data acquisition, processing, and dissemination systems as well as operational predictive models. This involves developing and maintaining scripts, programs, models, algorithms, and processes, using data from disparate sources and sizes. Works with internal clients to customize data solutions specifically to project requirements and needs. Interacts with technical and non-technical clients to resolve analysis and technical issues. Provide on call support for production systems and provide timely solutions. Support operational forecast needs and requests.
· Works with a team to design, develop, and administer meteorological data acquisition, processing, and dissemination systems as well as operational predictive models.
· This involves developing and maintaining scripts, programs, models, algorithms, and processes, using data from disparate sources and sizes.
· Works with internal clients to customize data solutions specifically to project requirements and needs.
· Interacts with technical and non-technical clients to resolve analysis and technical issues.
· Provide on call support for production systems and provide timely solutions.
· Support operational forecast needs and requests.
· Bachelor's degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science.
· Strong technical and programming skills with proven successful examples.
· Minimum 2 years of work or equivalent experience developing and maintaining data and/or modeling systems, developing and implementing scripts, programming, and performing data analysis.
· Ability to work in a fast paced, operational environment and ability to learn and adapt quickly.
· M.S. preferred.
· SQL, SQL Server, UNIX/LINUX, NCAR Command Language (NCL)
· Experience developing, deploying and maintaining operational predictive modeling experience, fire weather and behavior experience, and detailed understanding of CA microclimates.
The Norland Group has been in operation successfully since 1996. We are a strong believer of people management, professionalism and accountability. We only make promises when we are certain we can fulfill them. Our business focuses on fulfilling the needs of commercial and government customers in administrative services, workforce mobilization, information technology, engineering, project management services.
Our Mission Statement
Our main goal is to provide career advancement opportunities to our associates. We are committed to bringing our customers exceptional support services with the highest quality, integrity, and innovation. We believe that we are the stepping stone for our associates to advance their careers and to live a better life. Everyone should have a chance to live a successful and happy life. We operate our business based on those values and we choose employees who value the same principles.
San Ramon, CA 94583
Duration: 10 Months
- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science.
- M.S. preferred.
- Strong technical and programming skills with proven successful examples.
- Minimum 2 years of work or equivalent experience developing and maintaining data and/or modeling systems, developing and implementing scripts, programming, and performing data analysis.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, operational environment and ability to learn and adapt quickly.
- SQL, SQL Server, UNIX/LINUX, NCAR Command Language (NCL), experience developing, deploying and maintaining operational predictive modeling experience, fire weather and behavior experience, and detailed understanding of
- Works with a team to design, develop, and administer meteorological data acquisition, processing, and dissemination systems as well as operational predictive models.
- This involves developing and maintaining scripts, programs, models, algorithms, and processes, using data from disparate sources and sizes.
- Works with internal clients to customize data solutions specifically to project requirements and needs.
- Interacts with technical and non-technical clients to resolve analysis and technical issues.
- Provide on call support for production systems and provide timely solutions.
- Support operational forecast needs and requests.
We are ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100:2004 Rev C certified, as well as a Minority Business Enterprise.
Our mission is to provide solutions for global organizations of all sizes through candidate proficiency, innovative technology, and process enhancements for engineering and IT advancement.
ABC 7 Chicago is looking for a dynamic meteorologist to join our ABC 7 Weather Team. You are right for this job if you win breaking weather, know the science behind the forecast, have mastered the technology, and deliver your presentation in an engaging and compelling manner.
Responsibilities : *Preparing and executing compelling, energetic and informative weather reports for on-air newscasts and other station platforms
Update forecast/conditions and interact with viewers via social media
Keep newsroom producers and managers up-to-date on breaking weather conditions
Provide extensive coverage during severe/extreme weather events
Ability to work as a team with other meteorologists and newsroom personnel
Ability to report live on weather events
Connect and give back to the community through public appearances and other community work
Basic Qualifications : *Dynamic and conversational presentation skills
Knowledge of The Weather Company graphics systems and ability to build a show independently *5 years or more experience as an on-air meteorologist
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Required Education : *College Degree in Meteorology required
- CBM and/or NWA Seals of Approval preferred
Additional Information : This is an AFTRA-represented position. No phone calls, please. Equal Opportunity Employer
Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Reporting Location
Job ID: 509830BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks
NRL Research Meteorologist Job
NRL Research Meteorologist (Job Number:427376)
- Description:* Job Description:
The Marine Meteorology Division of the Naval Research Laboratory located in Monterey, California (www.nrlmry.navy.mil) has openings in the following areas: 1) data assimilation, including observational data ingest, processing, and assimilation, 2) atmospheric global, mesoscale, and tropical cyclone prediction systems, including numerical techniques and physical parameterization, 3) atmospheric/ocean/ice/wave coupled prediction systems, 4) global, mesoscale, and tropical cyclone probabilistic prediction, and 5) configuration management, software infrastructure, and computational performance improvement.
These positions provide great opportunities for both basic and applied research, and state-of-the-art technology development that will advance the capabilities of systems used operationally by the Navy for weather and extended range predictions. Applicants for openings 1-4 should have extensive knowledge and experience in atmospheric science or related scientific fields and programming with MPI experience desirable. Applicants for opening 5 should have experience in software system engineering and software development practices.
Depending on qualifications and experiences, the applicants may be hired as a postdoc, visiting scientist, or permanent staff member.
Required: • Secret Clearance • Masters degree in meteorology, oceanography or a physical science. • 3-5 Years experience working with Numerical Weather Prediction Models (NWP) • 3-5 Years experience working with Fortran • 3-5 Years experience working with shell scripting Desired: • PhD in meteorology, oceanography or a physical science • experience with Python • experience working with High Performance Computers (HPC) • experience working with computational clouds • familiarity with Naval Operations. SAIC
SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects.
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Posting:* May 4, 2017, 4:00:00 AM Primary Location: United States-CA-MONTEREY Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret Potential for Teleworking: No Travel: None Shift: Day Job Schedule: Full-time
Description Award Winning Broadcaster WJZY, the Fox Owned and Operated television station in Charlotte, NC is seeking a Chief Meteorologist. This position reports to the VP, News Director. The ideal candidate will oversee the daily operations of the weather department by performing the following duties:
Must have experience in severe weather coverage and knowledge of industry-standard broadcast weather computer and radar systems
Must be able to sustain severe weather coverage, esp. during tornado warnings.
Must be a great communicator and tell a compelling weather story especially on days when the weather is quiet
Must demonstrate experience in use of alert systems to disseminate weather information across multiple platforms
Must excel in social media and be willing and able to win weather coverage versus other local meteorologists on social platforms
Must have ability to shoot, edit and report stories as well as do traditional weathercasts
Performs the essential duties and responsibilities of a weather anchor for assigned newscasts
Schedules weather personnel
Works with vendors and suppliers to keep weather equipment fully functional and up to date
Prepares and implements a severe weather plan
Establishes a philosophy for the best delivery of weather information to the public
Assists with the maintenance of story boxes in the newsroom computer system including updating files and noting possible story ideas
Reviews newscasts to ensure objectives are attained
Meets all scheduling and broadcast deadlines
Attends and participates in all scheduled meetings
Responsible for any and all equipment issued by FOX * Assists News Director with preparation of weather staff performance appraisals
Other duties as assigned ## Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a broadcast meteorologist preferred
Four year degree required. Must be certified as a meteorologist
Must be flexible and able to work overtime, holidays and varied hours. Please include weather reel when submitting application. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled. To apply please visit the following website: https://foxtv.taleo.net/careersection/charlotte/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType;=K&location;=13300100185&searchExpanded;=true&radius;=1
For opportunities at other 21st Century Fox companies, please visithttp://www.21cf.com/JobSearch/QuickSearch/. Job: Chief Meterologist
Primary Location:* United States-North Carolina-Charlotte
Job Type:* Standard
Req ID:* 17000469
METEOROLOGIST – We are FOX 17 News, A Tribune station in the 43rd market and we looking for our next meteorologist. West Michigan experiences every kind of severe weather, so if you are into forecasting and tracking when big weather breaks, this is a great opportunity for you.
You must be energetic, engaging and excited to live and work on Michigan’s West Coast. The next FOX 17 meteorologist must have an intense passion for covering severe and inconvenient weather that impacts our viewer’s lives. We are looking for a dynamic personality who can strike a balance between being aggressive when serious weather threatens and having fun when the skies clear.
Willingness to report General Assignment News when needed also expected. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Deliver on-air forecasts for station newscasts and local programming. • Produce and prepare weather forecasts. • Provide forecasts and breaking news on digital platforms. • Report weather, news and breaking news for station newscasts. • Aggressive on social media and demonstrated ability to engage audience on all platforms. • Desire to connect with local communities by meeting with local groups and representing WXMI at important events. • Experience shooting and editing video as an MMJ.
Successful candidates MUST have At least THREE years of weather forecasting experience in a small or medium-market commercial TV newsroom. Prior experience as a Meteorologist and reporter preferred. Please apply online: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/. Please include a clickable link to your demo reel in your resume.
Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. Tribune Media Company (NYSE:
TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV.
Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com. Job Number: 2018-47017
Meteorologist / Reporter
14 News, the Tri-State's News and Weather Leader in Evansville, In has a rare opening on our Meteorology team. The person in this position is expected to bring a weather delivery that includes accurate forecasting, high energy and a real sense of urgency in their weathercasts.
This position covers weekend weather shifts, vacations by the Chief and morning meteorogists and assists with severe weather coverage as needed. Also serves as reporter / weather producer for special projects and other duties as assigned. This position also works closely with the weather team to create content for the weather blog and social media.
Applicant should be knowledgeable of Weather Central Live Fusion graphics, ESP Live radar display and Weather Central suite of products. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check. Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume and link to your most recent work.
No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V ID: 2018-8135 Work Days: Hours would include weekend and weekdays Work Hours:
Hours would include weekends and weekdays External Company Name: Raycom Media, Inc. External Company URL: www.raycommedia.com
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… We are currently seeking an Agricultural Meteorologist, with analytical and modeling experience, to join our research and development (R&D) team within the Agricultural Solutions (AP) business. The position is located near State College, PA. Agricultural Meteorologist (1704534) – Bellefonte, PA ZedX Inc., now part of BASF Group, is a globally-recognized provider of weather, plant, pest, and management models in support of production decisions and food security at all spatial and temporal scales important to agriculture. As an Agricultural Meteorologist, you will be responsible for setting up and leading analytic studies and/or the development of weather-based agronomic models from planning to execution. Formula for Success: You Will…
Apply your extensive knowledge of how weather impacts pest development, crop growth, and management practices
Write scientific documents (such as peer reviewed journal articles) and create presentations for targeted audiences
Describe complex scientific modeling solutions to non-scientific internal and external clients For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division Create Your Own Chemistry:
What We Offer You… Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASFRS Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
PhD in a Physical Science (e.g. Meteorology, Physics, Environment, etc.) with a working knowledge of Agriculture – OR - PhD in an Agricultural Science (e.g.: Plant Physiology, Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology, etc.) with a working knowledge of Meteorology
Experience and demonstrated applied knowledge in Mathematics & Data Analytics for creating Agronomic Models
Fluency in English; written and verbal
Competency in at least one programming language (e.g., R, FORTRAN, C, C , etc.)
Knowledge of scientific and technical trends in the agricultural research community
Willing to participate in formal educational programs and onsite training to complete a work assignment
Willing to participate in a multicultural, multidisciplinary work environment
Job:REDE - Research & Development
Organization:N-APN-Crop Protection North America
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