Marine Synoptic Meteorologist

Weather Routing, Inc. (WRI), a rapidly growing ship routing company that provides optimal routing, weather forecasts, and meteorological consulting for cargo vessels and yachts worldwide, is searching for high quality individuals with strong communication and superior forecasting skills. Computer Experience and Programming also a high asset.

 

Date posted

Feb. 22, 2022 9:15 am

Application deadline

Mar. 31, 2022 5:00 pm

Organization

Weather Routing, Inc. (WRI)

Location

  • United States

Job description

Immediate Openings Spring/Summer 2022: Marine Synoptic Meteorologist

Location: Glens Falls, NY (On-Site Position)

Weather Routing, Inc. (WRI), a rapidly growing ship routing company that provides optimal routing, weather forecasts, and meteorological consulting for cargo vessels and yachts worldwide, is searching for high quality individuals with strong communication and superior forecasting skills. Computer Experience and Programming also a high asset.

B.S. in Meteorology is required. Knowledge or experience in tropical meteorology and/or wind, sea swell forecasting is highly desirable, but we are willing to train the right individual. Applicant must possess excellent communication skills and be motivated self-starter along with knowledge of world geography and typical office computer software. Some desired requirements are listed below.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology
Strong writing skills (able to succinctly describe synoptic weather patterns)
Strong verbal phone skills
Familiar/able to use MS WORD, excel and other software common to a working office
Helpful courses: oceanography, climatology, geography, statistics
Strong desire to work daily in meso-scale forecasting
Strong interest in mid and long range forecasting and weather patterns
Familiar with observation and forecast data including: metars, various model data, ASCAT
Familiar with interpreting satellite data for various features including: tropical storm development, frontogenesis, low development, cold air surges, and more
Some marine (boating/sailing) experience/knowledge helpful
Strong desire (and willingness) to be a part of a team effort
Previous experience with ship routing / post voyage analysis also highly desired

Weather Routing Inc. (WRI) offers a benefit package that includes competitive salaries (earned by employee performance), retirement package, medical benefits (HSA/HMO), vacation plan, and employee driven bonuses with a beautiful location in the Lake George region of Upstate New York.
Mail, fax, or e-mail a detailed cover letter, resume, and transcript to the attention of: Weather Routing Inc,. Attn: Stasu Bizzarro, P.O. Box 345, Glens Falls, New York 12801. E-mail: sbizzarro@wriwx.com. Web: www.wriwx.com

Weather Routing, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

For more details

http://www.wriwx.com