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[Met-jobs] Vacancy Announcement - Aviation Meteorological Forecaster

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:29:09 +0000

Note to subscribers - I did query the last of location and employer-name in 
this advert and
received this reply:

"We have -very carefully- drafted this advert and the management prefers that 
no direct information is posted. I can understand that this may be some sort of 
a challenge; having the said details hidden, but can we please give it a try?"

However, I have no reason to believe the advert to be a hoax.

Roger


Company profile:
We are an Aviation Operations company, determined to continue by operating and 
managing assets to optimum effect while undertaking a large-scale development 
programme to transform aviation operations into world-class facilities. The 
company offers ground handling, cargo, catering services, and aviation training 
courses. The company’s vision to become the world’s leading airport group has 
triggered a large-scale development programme in both the aeronautical and 
non-aeronautical domains.  

Role details: 
Your main responsibilities being a Meteorological Forecaster will be 
supervising the operational meteorological Office and Meteorological staff on 
duty. You will also ensure the efficiency of operations at the Meteorological 
Office during assigned shifts. The meteorological forecast products produced by 
you would typically include, but are not limited to, Terminal Aerodrome 
Forecasts, Local Area Forecasts, Weather Warnings and Flight Information Folder 
support products. You will be required to respond to customer meteorological 
forecast enquiries, oversee and produce, when required, any commercial forecast 
product implemented at the office. You will also be responsible for the 
followings:

Quality assurance of end line products produced at the meteorological office.
Duties as assigned by a senior or supervisory ANS staff members.
The efficient operations of the office.
The production of aviation forecasts and warnings for all aerodromes under your 
responsibility.
Production of commercial forecasts and products as required.
To brief, verbally or otherwise, all customers of the office requesting a 
briefing.
Supervision of the Meteorological Office and staff during all shifts.
The identification and reporting of safety risks in accordance with the Safety 
Management system.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be expected to produce forecasts and warnings 
for the organization facilities to support safety and efficiency on those 
aerodromes; you will also produce your products as required in accordance with 
national and international standards and regulations. To achieve this, you will 
be working as part of a team, providing assistance and support to the Senior 
Meteorological Forecaster. Your work will enable the company to run smooth and 
efficient operation processes. 

Requirements and Qualifications: 

You will be a qualified Meteorologist, holding a well recognized Bachelor of 
Science degree in Meteorology or equivalent to that is stipulated in WMO Doc 
258, with a proven track of minimum four years experience within a National 
Weather Service environment. You will demonstrate excellent presentation skills 
including a high degree of oral and written expression.  You will need to be 
available on short notice and shift based rosters. 

How To Apply:  

Applications may be submitted by forwarding your respective profiles to 
meteorologists@ymail.com   

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