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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 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:37:05 -0000

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

 

AMI was established in the United States in 1991, and the company has operations centres in San Jose and Colorado Springs in the US, and also Banchory in the UK. The company is a leading provider of marine weather services, including forecasting for static and moving offshore projects, weather routing and performance monitoring services for commercial shipping worldwide.

 

Candidates must have an undergraduate or post-graduate degree in meteorology. Relevant marine forecasting experience is desirable although consideration will be given to suitable 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 training in our ship routing operation after they have become fully acquainted with the offshore forecasting system.

 

Forecasters currently work on a flexible shift pattern, covering 24 hours between the three operational centres. In addition to a competitive salary, benefits also include four weeks annual leave, a company contributory pension and life assurance.

 

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 plus a separate covering letter to Keith Thomson at kthomson@weather3000.com. The covering letter should introduce you as a candidate, outline your background in meteorology and explain your suitability for the post.

 

The closing date for applications will be Friday 9th August 2019.



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