October 2019
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[Met-jobs] Physical Oceanographer - Hydrodynamic Modelling (Fixed Term)

From João De Souza <>
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Date Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:43:16 +0000

We are currently seeking a talented Hydrodynamic Modeller to join our Research and Development team on a fixed-term basis to September 2023. MetOcean Solutions is a science-based consultancy and forecast supplier providing specialist numerical modelling and analytical solutions in meteorology and oceanography. As a division of New Zealand’s MetService, MetOcean has the mission to provide accurate and timely national operational ocean forecasts. With offices across New Zealand (Auckland, New Plymouth, Raglan, and Wellington) and in Sydney, Australia (MetraWeather) our international team works on projects and data analysis world-wide. We passionately believe in rigorous scientific method and in applying the latest information technology to data services. With scientific integrity and positive public perception in its core values, MetOcean occupies several niche marine consultancy and service roles and has a rapidly growing forecast and hindcast sector.

We are seeking a self-starter to participate in the dynamical and statistical analysis of Moana Project ( outputs to ensure the scientific quality of the products delivered by the Moana Project Oceanography Team. This includes configuration and implementation of advanced methods in hydrodynamical modelling and dynamical analysis for the evaluation of model results. In addition, you will foster the understanding of the main processes influencing the ocean state around New Zealand. This role includes the publication and communication of the results to ensure scientific robustness and public awareness.

Our employees enjoy an open-office, upbeat culture within a coastal town environment in the North Island of New Zealand. This position would be primarily based in Raglan with some opportunity to work from other offices in the future. Raglan is a small beach side town on the West Coast, just a short drive west of Hamilton or a two-hour drive south of Auckland. It is known for its world-class surf, stunning scenery, beautiful beaches and inspiring arts.

Our company promotes a positive working environment to achieve our shared goals, supported by flexible hours to ensure a healthy work-life balance. We encourage our people to bring fresh ideas to the table, rise to any challenge, and remain passionate about our products and the company mission.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a growing environment with an interesting and challenging mix of applied research, science and technology. You must have a PhD in Physical Oceanography.

If this opportunity sounds like you please click "Apply Now" to submit your cover letter and CV online.

Applications close Wednesday 13 November 2019

If you have any queries, contact recruitment at

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