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[Met-jobs] Please post: DTN- Meteorologist (Dutch Speaking) opportunity in Utrecht

From Olivia Given <Olivia.Given@dtn.com>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:20:22 +0000

Afternoon

 

Please could you kindly share the following job opportunity:

 

Company: DTN

Title: Meteorologist (Dutch Speaking)

Location: Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Term: Full-Time, initial 12mnth contact with view to extend to permanent in appropriate cases

 

To Apply: https://dtn.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/DTN_Careers/job/Utrecht/Meteorologist--Dutch-speaking-_R-000403

Questions to: Olivia.given@dtn.com

 

Job Description

 

As a Meteorologist you will work in a team of experienced forecasters, providing specific meteorological services within a number of sectors in Europe. We are looking for full-time employees, who will be hired initially on a 12 month contract, with a view to extending this to permanent in appropriate cases.

 

Monitoring the weather through interpreting observations, radar and satellite imagery forms part of the job. You will make detailed forecasts for our customers working in sectors such as transport and monitoring (events). As the weather plays an important role, accurate weather forecasting is essential for safe and economical optimization of work in a lot of businesses. Each client group has its own limitations and may require different parameters. It will be your task to serve these clients by providing all the necessary information and alerts.

 

Since the weather is a 24/7 hour business you will be working in shifts, including weekends, evenings and nights. We are looking for someone who enjoys working together with a team of energetic and creative colleagues, all over the world.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce and deliver forecasts to key clients in various sectors, primarily in transport;
  • Monitor these forecasts against actual data and update forecasts as required;
  • Send out alerts to clients for special weather circumstances;
  • Be the point of contact for customers for consulting questions;
  • Brief colleagues on the overall weather ‘story’.

 

Our Requirements:

  • Meteorology or related degree, or be on course to obtain one soon
  • Experience within a forecasting environment is preferred
  • Good organizational and accuracy skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • A strong supportive team player
  • Native speaker and writer of the following languages:
    • Dutch
  • Additional languages desirable, however not mandatory:
    • English
    • German; Spanish; French
       

Benefits and Perks:

  • Relocation benefits provided for applicants residing outside Netherlands.
  • Birthday and Christmas Allowance
  • Commuter Allowance
  • Company Outings
  • Office amenities: fruit bar, table tennis, table football, pool table, gym, cafeteria, lockers, coffee bar

 


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