Meteorologist I

AccuWeather is currently accepting applications for a Meteorologist.


Date posted

July 17, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

July 31, 2019 12:00 am


AccuWeather Inc.


  • United States

Job description

Who You Are 

The Meteorologist applies scientific principles to prepare weather forecasts and related products and effectively communicate with co-workers and clients.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Review, understand, interpret, analyze and apply all types of standard past, current and forecast weather data, in a variety of formats, including textual, tabular, coded, graphical, pictorial, mapped and charted.
  • Apply scientific principles of meteorology, hydrology, physics and other sciences along with mathematics, reasoning and pattern recognition to formulate predictions of future weather.
  • Justify and explain weather predictions to colleagues, and engage in a dialogue with them to reach a consensus agreement on any differing predictions.
  • Prepare specialized weather forecasts and products for our customers or users. These include, but are not limited to, traditional media customers (radio, TV stations, newspapers), business-to-business customers, internal customers, or the creation of digital media products to support our sites.
  • Communicate forecasts to clients, be the business-to-business or business-to-consumer, and provide appropriate background information.
  • Monitor and analyze new weather data as it becomes available, and determine whether a change in weather forecasts is warranted. Discuss with colleagues to formulate a revised consensus based upon best professional judgement, revise forecasts and products for customers as appropriate, and communicate any revisions to customers.
  • Special assigned areas of responsibility including Product coordinator, Shift Supervisor, Shift Coordinator,
  • Special duties and responsibilities in quality assurance, customer support, scheduling, research and development, or other areas.
  • Other duties as assigned 

Experience We Are Looking For

  • 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

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