Trained Operational Meteorologist
As a Met Office Operational Meteorologist, you will work at the forefront of weather interpreting real-time data, delivering meteorological services and advising our diverse customer group. No other national meteorological service interprets and applies its forecasts in the same level of detail to meet such a wide range of customer needs.
You will be at the heart of the Met Office's operations, using our state-of-the-art technology and weather information to support our partners in activities such as informing aviation routes and flight safety, public weather services, utilities companies, marine and offshore work, frontline support for the Armed Forces, emergency/disaster response and enabling fundamental government decisions.
From the UK to Cyprus or the Antarctic, you could be part of our weather story and help us to deliver our vision for protection, prosperity and wellbeing. Our work is ever evolving and constantly provides new, exciting challenges. This is a great opportunity to be part of our weather story; join our world leading Meteorological Service and help deliver our vision for protection, prosperity and wellbeing.
We are looking for experienced Operational Meteorologists to join us on a range of flexible contracts across our network, particularly in London, Coningsby, Odiham, Northern Ireland, Aberdeen, and Exeter.
Whether you are based in one of our frontline stations or in our Operations Centres in Exeter and Aberdeen, our purpose is be the world leading meteorological service. In order to achieve this our forecasters provide accurate and timely, high-impact forecasts and advice to a diverse range of key customers, whilst meeting our service agreements and delivering excellent customer service.
Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
Additional Supplementary Information
Please state your starting location preference on your application. We have a variety of stations across the UK and are also happy to discuss flexible working arrangements at interview.
Relocation or detachment costs will be considered on a case-by-case basis, based on business needs and individual circumstances.
All positions will be within a shift working environment, with a range of shift patterns including 24/7 operations. All positions may be expected to work an element of unsociable hours.
To apply, please click on the link below and attach the most recent version of your CV, along with a cover letter which briefly (no more than two-pages) states your experience against each essential and desirable criteria. Guidance on writing your CV and covering letter is available on Comet.
Key Dates: Closing date 14/01/19 with interviews expected 28/01/19. Please note that you will be notified if you are successful or unsuccessful.
This recruitment post is not offering UK Visa and Sponsorship and therefore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the UK / EU without restriction.
If you are a non-EU candidate you will be required to provide and attach all relevant eligibility documentation to your application at the time of applying.
This post requires you to gain full security clearance due to the nature of the role. Therefore, in order obtain full clearance you will need to have lived at the same address in the UK for 2 years out of the last 5 years, or lived in the UK for 3 out of the last 5 years if you have lived at various addresses.
Unsociable hours allowance of £4000pa