Meteorologist

AccuWeather Headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania, has an opening for a Meteorologist.

 

Date posted

Oct. 26, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Dec. 26, 2020 12:00 am

Organization

AccuWeather Headquarters in State College

Location

  • United States

Job description

Meteorologist

COMPANY

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania, and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network.  

Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally.  

SUMMARY

Meteorologists strive daily to save lives and property, which is at the forefront of AccuWeather’s Mission Statement, across the United States and globe. Our meteorologists create and effectively communicate impact-driven forecasts for all weather phenomena to the general public, schools, transportation departments and a variety of other clients. The team creates hurricane forecast tracks and impacts specifically tailored to clients as well as snowfall prediction maps. They also identify areas of concern for severe weather, flash flooding and other hazardous weather. By using a consensus forecast approach, all team members from interns and newer forecasters to senior meteorologists lend their knowledge to achieve forecasts with Superior Accuracy™.

This person will join our team at our Headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania. As you learn, grow and thrive, career advancement opportunities may include being designated as a Shift Coordinator or other leadership positions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in meteorology or atmospheric sciences from a four-year college or university, or equivalent education and experience
  • Must have or qualify for professional membership in the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association
  • Demonstrated superior skill in weather forecasting and job performance in multiple forecast areas
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial capabilities
  • Ability to read, understand, analyze and utilize the complete array of available weather data
  • Ability to write weather forecasts and commentary that communicate effectively and follow proscribed formats
  • Ability to effectively present information verbally and respond to questions from colleagues, co-workers and clients
  • Ability to work with and utilize mathematical concepts involved in weather forecasting and numerical modeling, including extrapolation, interpolation, second degree differentials of abstract and concrete variables and other concepts
  • Ability to analyze and integrate multiple inputs, sources and parameters; to incorporate scientific principles with pattern recognition and objective analysis; and to draw conclusions from multi-variate data that is internally inconsistent

For more details

https://boards.greenhouse.io/accuweather/jobs/2415361