Opportunities exist for meteorologists to join a dynamic environmental team in our Germantown, Maryland office. Excellent forecasting skills are required. Candidates must have good personal communication skills with clients (briefings via telephone/video), must be able to deal with stressful forecast situations, and meet deadlines. Also, candidates should have the ability to distill complex weather situations down to a simple level when required. We are looking for candidates that can operate effectively in a team setting as well as independently Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, or other directly related field.
Up to five years of experience as a Meteorologist or three years of journey-level professional analytical experience that would demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position
Advanced knowledge of the theories and principles of forecasting, mesoscale meteorology and models. Software applications commonly used in the field of meteorology and in the general business environment
Forecasting in a variety of settings (complex terrain, marine etc.)
Exercising judgement and discretion in forecasting large and small-scale events
Making and participating in decisions based on meteorological data and interpretation
Ability to distill meteorological information to a level understandable by clients
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establish effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work
This position will require shift work, nights, weekends, holidays.