WEATHER FORECASTER/OBSERVER-PT-Meridian, MS


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Fleet Weather Center Aviation Component 100 Fuller
Meridian, MS 39305
United States

Category
Industry
Government Contractor
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $23 To $27.58
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Part-Time
Primary Military Specialty
Weather

Job Description

 

Atmospheric Technology Services Company (ATSC), an AQ Tribal company, is an excellent place to work. We offer a professional environment that is challenging, rewarding, creative, and respectful of ideas and individuals. ATSC strives to provide exceptional value to our clients, and fair reward to the service team through competitive compensation and benefits.

ATSC is currently looking for a Part-Time, Experienced Weather Forecaster/Observer at the NAS Meridian Weather Office

Role and Responsibilities 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.

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.

AQ TRIBAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, political affiliation, religion, gender, disability, veteran status, and/or sexual orientation.

Additional Notes

Hourly pay begins at $27.58 forecaster / $22.51 observer. The selected candidate shall be paid at the Weather Observer rate during the qualification/certification process and when standing Observer Only shifts. An additional amount is earned for health and welfare benefits. Night differential is compounded to base pay. Duties may include occasional overtime. The schedule will be determined by the Site Manager.

Desired Qualifications & Experience

  • 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 clearance
Job 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.
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