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[Met-jobs] Aviation Meteorologist - Bureau of Meteorology [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

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The Bureau of Meteorology are seeking motivated meteorologists to join the Aviation Operations Delivery Team, based in either the Brisbane or Melbourne Aviation Forecasting Centre (AFC) including the Hazardous Weather Unit (HWU).


The Aviation Meteorologist role will involve the production and issuance of forecasts and warnings from either the Brisbane or Melbourne AFC, for low-level aviation clients, including forecasts for international airports. The role my also include the requirement to liaise with customers and service partners and provide briefing services to support decision-making.


The Aviation Meteorologist position is graded at a PO1/PO2 broadband level and we are seeking Meteorologists with different levels of experience through this recruitment process. For successful applicants who are rated at PO1 level, the meteorologist is expected to build both their forecasting skills and customer knowledge through on-the-job experience, working on projects and via formal training programmes. Products and services while working in the role will vary over time, depending on the skills and experience. Successful applicants working in Melbourne can also gain further experience while providing services and creating products as part of the Hazardous Weather Unit (HWU).


The role requires the Basic Instruction Package for Meteorologists (BIP-M) qualification as a minimum, and one year's experience in an operational meteorological service delivery environment is desirable. In keeping with current Quality Management requirements, a requirement to maintain an Aeronautical Meteorological Forecaster competency, and additionally for the HWU role, Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre Forecaster competency. Training and certification will be provided to successful applicants if required.


Salary: $87,962 - $90,805 per annum, plus 15.4% superannuation. Generous shift penalties apply.


Mandatory requirements:

  • Proof of the attainment of a Basic Instruction Package for Meteorologists and competency appropriate to the duties, as defined by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) guidelines WMO-No. 1083, is required.
  • A degree or diploma from an Australian educational institution, or a comparable overseas qualification, which is appropriate to the duties; OR other comparable qualifications, which are appropriate to the duties.

For more information and to apply visit Applications close Thursday, 23 January 2020.



Morgan O'Toole | Recruitment Officer 

People Services | Organisational Development
Bureau of Meteorology
GPO Box 1289, Melbourne VIC 3001
Recruitment helpline: +61 3 9669 4401 |

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