Company: Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC
Location: El Centro
Posted on: June 18, 2022
Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC
This part-time position is responsible for performing weather
observing and forecasting functions in support of the Fleet Weather
Center and its customers.
Hourly pay begins at $30.56 Weather Observer pay/$35.70 Weather
Forecaster pay plus $5.15 per hour for up to 40 hours per week
Health & Welfare. Night and Sunday differential is compounded to
base pay. Duties may include occasional overtime. The schedule will
be determined by the Site Manager and may include holidays,
weekends, and nights. Duties may include occasional overtime.
Roles and Responsibilities Include
Performs Meteorological Weather Watch, taking, evaluating,
recording, encoding, and disseminating surface weather
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
Issues Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts.
Operates the Automated Surface Observing System
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Prior observation certification with the Department of Defense
(DoD), Federal Aviation Administration, or National Weather Service
(NWS), including two years' of 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.
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a legal exemption is
approved by the company.
Persons having a recent background check and/or having a security
clearance within the past two years.
Experience with the Navy's Flight Weather Briefer
Experience with SW US weather patterns.
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
Reach Above- Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift
Bend/Stoop-Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift
Fine Manipulation-Occasionally .25 to 2.5 hours per shift
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 the
weather elements on a regular basis.
Atmospheric Science Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis
of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, United States
military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital
status, family structure, or mental or physical disability provided
the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without
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 an 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 -
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