Meteorologist

The Connecticut Weather Center is looking for a Meteorologist.

 

Date posted

Oct. 1, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

Dec. 31, 2019 12:00 am

Organization

Connecticut Weather Center

Location

  • United States

Job description

We are private weather company located in Danbury Connecticut specializing in weather warning services to a variety of clients, both in the private and government sector. Since 1984, Connecticut Weather Center has provided a quality weather services to our clients.

Job Description: The Connecticut Weather Center is looking meteorologist during day to day operations. The position would be from the Danbury office and mainly during the afternoon as well as occasional other fill in shifts. Responsibilities would include preparing weather forecast and sending to reports to clients, updating web site, logging daily climate data, recording radio cuts, and making some TV broadcasts.

**Please note that the potential candidate would first go through a non-paid training program.

During this training period, it will be determined if the radio stations would accept the candidate’s voice recordings. If the radio stations accept the candidate’s recordings, a transition to paid part time employment will be made.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate daily weather forecast that get sent to clients
  • Produce and send storm warning reports during severe weather events
  • Build various GIS products includes maps for post snow total reports
  • Create forensic reports
  • Logging daily climate information
  • Updating forecasts on the ctweather.com website
  • Record weather forecasts to be broadcasted on various radio stations
  • Record video weather forecasts that go on out ctweatherchannel.com

Schedule: Mainly during weekday afternoons – Hours vary seasonally but a minimum of 20-30 hours a week. Longer hours during severe weather events as well as winter storms.

Pay: Based on experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology
  • Strong understanding of weather processes and forecasting techniques with a strong hold in synoptic meteorology
  • Ability to forecast for summer severe weather and wintertime snow and ice for clients
  • Working knowledge of all “actual data” such as metars, satellite and radar imagery, surface and upper level maps and computer model data.
  • Good oral, written and personal communication skills
  • Must know how to use various software including MS Office, Paintbrush, Corel, etc.
  • Capability to manipulate coding in WordPress, python and PHP databases.
  • Radio and TV broadcast communication skills a must

Application Instructions: Please email your resume, along with a cover letter, sample audio/video recording, copy of your resume and references to weatherlab@ctweather.com. If you would like to visit our website, see: www.ctweather.com