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[Met-jobs] Manager Major Airport Weather Services, BoM, Australia

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 08:42:55 +0000

Manager Major Airport Weather Services

$108,249 - $121,576 pa plus an additional 15.4% superannuation 
Executive Level 2 (Senior Professional Officer Grade B ) Ref: 8213
Sydney Airport, NSW

The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water 
agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh 
realities of their natural environment, including droughts, floods, fires, 
storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Through regular forecasts, warnings, 
monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory, 
the Bureau provides one of the fundamental and most widely used services of 

The Bureau contributes to national social, economic, cultural and environmental 
goals by providing observational, meteorological, hydrological and 
oceanographic services and by undertaking research into science and environment 
related issues in support of its operations and services.

The Bureau of Meteorology's Aviation Weather Service provides aviation users 
with meteorological information necessary for safe and efficient civil aviation 
operations. The service includes the provision of observations, forecasts, 
warnings and advisories, and is provided within the technical and regulatory 
framework of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World 
Meteorological Organization (WMO). 

The Manager Major Airport Weather Services plans, organises and leads the 
provision of aviation weather services for the Major International Airports 
throughout Australia, including those delivered through other Bureau’s offices 
for Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Cairns and Brisbane Airports, and 
directly manage the Sydney Airport Meteorological Unit.

This is a leadership role which reports to the Head of the Aviation and Defence 
Weather Services Section, and operates in conjunction with the NSW Regional 
Director, Aviation Weather Services Program Office and other Bureau Regional 

The successful candidate will be expected to make major contributions to 
management and leadership of the work area and possess the following attributes:
Have deep technical understanding of key aspects of meteorological science.
Reliability and maturity in judgment in professional and management matters.
High level of skills in areas of leadership, business planning, and resource 
and staff management.
Be an excellent communicator and have demonstrated an ability to build 
sustainable alliances and partnerships across multidisciplinary teams from both 
within the Bureau and outside organizations.

To view the Full Job Details and to obtain further information on our 
recruitment process and how to apply refer to our careers website

Please read the selection documentation and if you have any queries specific to 
this position please contact Gordon Jackson on 03 9669 4545 or email       
Applications are to be lodged online through the Bureau of Meteorology eRecruit 
( by the closing date


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