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[Met-jobs] Marine forecaster vacancy - Aerospace & Marine International (AMI)

From "Keith Thomson" <kthomson@weather3000.com>
To <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:29:34 -0000

Aerospace & Marine International (UK) Ltd has a vacancy for a Marine Meteorologist / Route Analyst to join the offshore forecasting team at its Banchory office, near Aberdeen.

 

Aerospace & Marine was established in the United States in 1991, and the company’s primary operations centre is situated in San Jose, California. The company is a leading provider of weather services to the marine and offshore sector, and specialised Weather Routing and Performance Monitoring services to the global shipping sector.

 

Candidates must have an undergraduate or post-graduate degree in meteorology. Relevant marine forecasting experience is desirable although consideration may be given to suitably qualified graduate candidates.

 

The job is office-based and involves preparation of marine site and tow forecasts for a variety of locations and projects worldwide. The successful candidate will also undergo Route Analyst training for our global ship routing operation after they have become fully acquainted with our offshore forecasting system.

 

Forecasters currently work on a flexible shift pattern, covering 24 hours between the two operational centres. In addition to a competitive salary, benefits also include four weeks annual leave, a company contributory pension and life assurance, all subject to successful completion of a short probationary period.

 

The office is situated in pleasant surroundings in the Dee valley, 20 miles inland from Aberdeen. The Cairngorms and eastern Highlands are close by, and the area appeals to those who enjoy outdoor activities.

 

Candidates must be citizens of the European Union, or have a valid permit to work in the United Kingdom.

 

If you would like to apply please send your CV and a covering letter to Keith Thomson at kthomson@weather3000.com

 

The closing date for applications will be Friday 2nd November 2012.



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