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Weather Forecaster/Observer

Company: Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC
Location: Fallon
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC

Job Summary/objective Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC is hiring for a part-time weather forecaster/observer. Hourly pay begins at $37.88 forecaster / $30.99 observer, plus $5.35 per hour, up to 40 hours per week for Health and Welfare. Night and Sunday Differential is compounded to base pay. Duties may include occasional overtime. The available shifts will vary and will be determined by the site supervisor. This Part-time position is responsible for performing weather observation and aviation forecasting functions in support of NAS Fallon NV and its customers. Qualifications/Education Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have distant vision of at least 20/30 (Snellen) in at least one eye, corrected if necessary.
  • Prior observation certification with the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal Aviation Administration, or National Weather Service (NWS), including two years' experience in observing, taking, recording, and disseminating surface weather observations using Meteorological Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR) code
  • Prior forecaster certification with the DoD or NWS, including two years of experience in aviation forecasting.
  • Must have completed a formal DoD training program for weather observing AND forecasting or equivalent NWS program. Must provide proof of completion. Desired Qualifications
    • Persons having an active CAC or recent background check or active clearance (past 2 years)
    • Experience with the Navy's Flight Weather Briefer Program
    • Experience with the Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS)
    • Experience with AFW-WEBs and or EDIS.
    • Familiarity with military weather support Essential Functions
      • Performs meteorological weather watch, taking, evaluating, recording, encoding, and disseminating surface weather observations (METAR / SPECI)
      • Monitors radar and satellite imagery
      • Issues weather warnings, watches, and advisories
      • Responds to PMSV. Receives and disseminates PIREPs
      • Provides DD-175-1, canned route, and over-the-counter briefings
      • Writes Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts.
      • Operates the Automated Surface Observing System Physical Demands/Requirements
        • Sitting- Continuous 5.5 to 8 hours per shift
        • Stand- Frequent .25 to 5.5 hours per shift
        • Lift/Carry- Occasionally 0-10 lbs
        • Walk- Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift
        • Drive- Never
        • Reach Above- Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift
        • Bend/Stoop- Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift
        • Pushing/Pulling- Never
        • Fine Manipulation- Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift
        • Stress Level- Moderate Work Environment The selected candidate will work solo in an office-type atmosphere. Meals are taken in conjunction with the shift and candidates will have access to a refrigerator, microwave, and limited vending machines. The workload will vary and may be stressful at times when bad weather is present. The candidate can expect irregular work hours to consist of days, evenings, and weekends. Due to the nature of the position, the candidate can expect to be exposed to weather elements on a regular basis. Duties may include occasional overtime. Operations may include nights, weekends, and occasional holidays. Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. In accordance with applicable law, it is also the policy of Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC to give preference to qualified Alabama-Quassarte tribal members in all phases of employment and training, including, but not limited to, hiring, promotions, transfers, and training opportunities. Reasonable Accommodations The ADA defines reasonable accommodation as a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job and does not cause undue hardship for the employer. Examples of reasonable accommodations may include: Additional modifying equipment or devices; Modified work schedules; Providing an interpreter; or Making the work environment readily accessible to individuals with disabilities.
        • This Organization Participates in E-Verify-
        • Right to Work -
        • Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision -


Keywords: Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC, Sparks , Weather Forecaster/Observer, Other , Fallon, Nevada

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