Saturday , February 4 2023

Dept of Commerce Jobs – Lead Meteorologist

Website U.S. Department of Commerce

Job Description:

This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office (WFO), with potential vacancies across the United States and its territories.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle general office administrative matters which may occur on shift including augmenting staff, approving overtime and leave.
  • Serve as the shift leader responsible for quality and timeliness of all National Weather Service (NWS) forecast and service products, warnings, and advisories prepared and issued by the Weather Forecast Office (WFO).
  • Serve as the primary contact with other Federal, state, and local agencies such as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and emergency management and law enforcement officials over matters involving the initiation and implementation of immediate or emergency public health and safety measures based on NWS forecasts, warnings and watches.
  • Conduct a weather watch which involves interpretation of Doppler radar data, satellite imagery, and the analysis of other hydro meteorological data for the preparation of all WFO warning, forecast and service products, including individual briefings.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).
  • Time-in-grade/band must be met by closing date of announcement.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Commerce

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Spokane, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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