Weather Forecaster observer 20200814 153 Hot
- Oak Harbor, Washington
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Weather Forecaster observer 20200814 153 job at Alabama Quassarte EDA in Oak Harbor WA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Job Summary/objective This Part-time position is primarily responsible for performing meteorological weather watch consisting of taking evaluating recording encoding and disseminating surface weather observations (METAR/SPECI); issuing Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts; writing DD-175-1s issuing and disseminating weather watches warnings and advisories; and responds to PMSV and disseminates PIREPs. Job specifications Qualifications/Education 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 programs. Must provide proof of completion. Preference will be given to those having experience with the Navy??s Flight Weather Briefer and those persons currently holding an active CAC ID or recent security clearance. Essential Functions Performs Meteorological Weather Watch taking evaluating recording encoding and disseminating surface weather observations Monitors radar and satellite imagery Issues weather warnings watches and advisories Responds to PMSV. Receives and disseminates PIREPs Provides DD-175-1 canned route and over-the-counter briefings Writes and disseminates Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts. Operates the Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) Physical Demands/Requirements Sitting-Continous 5.5 to 8 hours per shift Stand-Frequent .25 to 5.5 hours per shift Lift/Carry-Occasionally 0-10 lbs Walk- Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift Drive-Never Reach Above- Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift Bend/Stoop-Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift Pushing/Pulling-Never Fine Manipulation-Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift Stress Level-Moderate Work Environment The selected candidate will work in an office type atmosphere. Meals are taken in conjunction with the shift and candidates will have access to a refrigerator microwave and limited vending machines. The workload will vary and may be stressful at times when bad weather is present. The candidate can expect irregular work hours to consist of days evenings and weekends. Due to the nature of the position the candidate can expect to be exposed to the weather elements on a regular basis. Additional Notes Hourlypay begins$30.84 Weather Observer/$36.25 Weather Forecasterplus $5.05 per hour for up to 40 hours per week Health and Welfare.Night and Sunday differential is compounded to base pay. Duties may include occasional overtime. The schedule will be determined by the Site Manager. Atmospheric Science Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race religion color sex national origin age United States military veterans 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 Accommodations The 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 an 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. Apply for This Job
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