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[Met-jobs] Current MetDesk vacancies

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 6 Jun 2019 18:24:47 +0000

Experienced Meteorologists


About us

MetDesk is the UK’s leading private sector weather forecasting business. We specialise in delivering client-specific weather information and support services to a diverse weather-critical client base. MetDesk is headquartered in the picturesque Chiltern town of Wendover, which has a regular direct train service to London. Due to ongoing expansion, MetDesk is seeking experienced meteorologists to join its expanding forecast team. This is an exciting opportunity to become an important part of the fastest growing commercial weather forecasting company in Europe.


Job title

Meteorologist/Senior Meteorologist


Job Description

The successful candidate(s) will work within our team of 24/7 shift meteorologists, analysing and interpreting observational and forecast model data to ensure our customers are always in receipt of the most accurate and up-to-date information available. As a company operating in a number of fast-paced exciting markets, a proactive, professional and energetic approach is required, with a willingness to get involved in all aspects of the working environment.


Experience and skills required

Essential criteria:

· A degree in meteorology or associated science

· At least 2 years recent experience as an operational forecaster in the UK or Europe

· In-depth knowledge of UK and European synoptic meteorology, climatology and geography

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Willingness to work unsociable hours, including night shifts, weekends and public holidays

· Understanding the importance of team work

· UK/EU resident or valid UK work permit

Desirable criteria:

· Experience of leading operational forecast shifts

· Experience of customer briefings and presentations

· Experience of mentoring and supporting junior meteorologists


Please send your CV with covering letter in PDF or MS Word format to careers@metdesk.com

Remuneration and benefits package will be attractive and commensurate with experience.


Deadline

· Deadline for applications is 8th July 2019 with employment start-dates during the late summer and early autumn · Please send your CV with covering letter to careers@metdesk.com



METDESK: GRADUATE METEOROLOGIST VACANCIES

About us

MetDesk is the UK’s leading private sector weather forecasting business. We specialise in delivering client-specific weather information and support services to a diverse weather-critical client base. MetDesk is headquartered in the picturesque Chiltern town of Wendover, which has a regular direct train service to London. Due to ongoing expansion, MetDesk is seeking experienced meteorologists to join its expanding forecast team. This is an exciting opportunity to become an important part of the fastest growing commercial weather forecasting company in Europe.


Job title

Graduate Meteorologist


Job Description

The successful candidate(s) will work within our team of 24/7 shift meteorologists, analysing and interpreting observational and forecast model data to ensure our customers are always in receipt of the most accurate and up-to-date information available. As a company operating in a number of fast-paced exciting markets, a proactive, professional and energetic approach is required, with a willingness to get involved in all aspects of the working environment.


Experience and skills required - graduates


Essential criteria:

· A degree in meteorology

· In-depth knowledge of UK and European synoptic meteorology, climatology and geography

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Good computer skills

· Willingness to work unsociable hours, including night shifts, weekends and public holidays

· Understanding the importance of team work

· UK/EU resident or valid UK work permit


Please send your CV with covering letter in PDF or MS Word format to careers@metdesk.com

Remuneration and benefits package will be attractive and commensurate with experience.


The closing date for applications is 8th July 2019 with employment start-dates during the early autumn.

MetDesk is an equal opportunities employer.



Attachment: MetDesk Graduate Forecaster Job Advert May 2019 v1.docx
Description: MetDesk Graduate Forecaster Job Advert May 2019 v1.docx

Attachment: MetDesk_Experienced_Meteorologists May 2019.docx
Description: MetDesk_Experienced_Meteorologists May 2019.docx



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