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[Met-jobs] COMP Ocean Climate Scientist Position with the Bureau of Meteorology Canberra (Australia)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Thu, 8 Mar 2012 09:42:05 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...
COMP Ocean Climate Scientist

•       $88,966 - $100,212 pa plus an additional 15.4% superannuation
•       Executive Level 1 (SPOC – Meteorology) – Ref: 12948
•       Docklands, Melbourne
•       Non Ongoing position

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 government.

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

The Climate and Oceans Support Program for the Pacific (COSPPac) is a
major component of the assistance being provided by Australia to help
Pacific Island countries better adapt to, and mitigate, the impacts of
climate variability and change. It aims to improve the routine
collection and application of climatic and oceanographic data which,
combined with capacity development and communications, will enable
Pacific national meteorological services (NMSs) to develop and deliver a
wide range of routine and specialised climate services.

The appointee will use their expertise in Oceanography to create set of
Ocean Climatologies for the Pacific. Tasks will include assessing
existing historical wave, Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and sea level
data. The ability to manipulate and analyse ocean climate data will be
necessary as well as a thorough understanding of the oceanic processes
that drive climate in the Pacific.

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 Amanda Amjadali on +61 3 9669
4448 or email <>.

Applications are to be lodged online through the Bureau of Meteorology
eRecruit system by the closing date: <>


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