Forensic Meteorologist

Forensic Weather Consultants, LLC is searching for our 5th Full-Time Forensic Meteorologist.


Date posted

Feb. 14, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Apr. 14, 2020 12:00 am


Forensic Weather Consultants, LLC


  • United States

Job description

Full-Time Forensic Meteorologist

Date posted: February 14, 2020

Organization: Forensic Weather Consultants, LLC

Location: Albany, New York

If you’re looking for an exciting career, living in the beautiful Northeast, analyzing and diagnosing past severe weather, Doppler radar, dual polarization data, hailstorms, snowstorms, hurricanes and other weather events, this may be the perfect career for you. Forensic Weather Consultants, one of the most well-known weather expert firms in the country, is searching for our 5th Full-Time Forensic Meteorologist. This is the perfect long-term career opportunity for someone with a great personality and excellent analytical skills to work regular business hours alongside a fun, energetic team of fellow meteorologists.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Download and plot weather data, radar images, hurricane information and storm reports.
  • Analyze various Doppler radar products, surface observations, soundings, hurricane data and tornadoes to determine what weather conditions occurred at a specific time and location in the past.
  • Lead phone conferences with clients and prepare detailed written reports documenting your findings. -
  • Provide expert testimony at depositions and trials
  • Work in conjunction with engineers, adjusters, attorneys, law enforcement to support their needs.

Candidates Must Meet One or More of the Following Minimum Criteria:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Meteorology with a Minimum of 5-Years of Operational Experience
  2. Masters Degree in Meteorology
  3. Certified Consulting Meteorologist with Operational Experience
  • Must be knowledgeable in decoding and interpreting ASOS surface observations and Soundings.
  • Have a strong understanding of winter storms, severe thunderstorms, hurricanes & mesoscale processes
  • Must be very proficient in analyzing and interpreting GR Analyst, Doppler radar and Dual Pol images
  • Excellent Report-Writing and Communication Skills is a must -Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
  • Experience with Coding, Linux/Unix, NCL, NetCDF, Python, GRIB2 is a plus.

Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a generous 401K match and profit-sharing, paid holidays off, paid vacation time and health insurance contributions.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit an introductory letter and resume by Email to HGA@WeatherConsultants.Com. Please include your educational experience, employment history, meteorological background and at least 3 professional references. No Phone Calls Please.