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[Met-jobs] Service Climatologist Position at the Northeast RCC (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 6 Aug 2012 21:03:23 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Service Climatologist Position at the Northeast RCC

The Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) in collaboration with the
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science at Cornell University is
seeking a service climatologist.The Service Climatologist will develop
and disseminate data summaries, educational material and outreach
publications in support of the NRCC and use the NRCC database to access
data in response to stakeholder requests and convey this information
either verbally or through electronic means. Similarly, the Service
Climatologist will use available data and data summaries to respond to
inquiries from the media and public and private stakeholders concerning
anomalous climate conditions in the Northeast region. Additionally, the
Service Climatologist will assist in other assigned NRCC activities.
This includes documenting computer code and writing decision tool use
instructions; developing extended reports on significant climate events;
monitoring current climate conditions and impacts; assisting in
proposal, presentation and journal manuscript preparation; and the
incorporation of new data sources into the NRCC database. The
climatologist may be also be asked to represent the NRCC (either as a
speaker or attendee) at scientific and/or stakeholder meetings.

Qualifications

A minimum of a bachelors degree in atmospheric science, statistics or
another relevant field and at least six months of relevant experience in
the area of climate services.Applicants should be self-motivated, able
to focus on multiple projects simultaneously and possess excellent
writing and verbal communication skills.The most qualified candidates
will be proficient in the suite of Microsoft Office software and have
experience in general computer programming, advanced web programming
and/or Geographic Information Systems. Demonstrated outreach experience
including the preparation and delivery of presentations to
non-scientific audiences will be beneficial.

To Apply

Cornell University requires that all applications be submitted online.
To be consideredan applicant for this position you will need to access
<https://www.hr.cornell.edu/jobs/positions.html> and complete the
application process by clicking on the Staff (non-academic) and
Librarian Positionslink and searching for Requisition ID18170.The
position title is listed as Extension Supp Spec I.



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