Meteorologist Job Description

Meteorologist Job Description

October 2nd, 2019

A Meteorologist is a person who studies land and atmosphere patterns, specifically the climate and weather. They also forecast weather conditions.

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We are looking for a Meteorologist to be responsible for studying the Earth's atmosphere to determine weather forecasts. The responsibilities of a Meteorologist include analyzing and interpreting meteorological data, issuing severe weather warnings, and broadcasting the weather forecast over television or radio.

To be successful as a Meteorologist, you should be able to analyze data accurately, take sound operational decisions, and work under pressure. Ultimately, a top-notch Meteorologist should have solid knowledge of atmospheric physics and chemistry, strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to manage time efficiently.

Meteorologist Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and recording data from global weather stations, satellites, and radars.
  • Making interpretations from the land, sea, and atmosphere patterns.
  • Providing weather reports.
  • Applying mathematical and physical formulae and using computer modeling applications to make weather predictions.
  • Researching and predicting climate changes.
  • Improving weather prediction models.
  • Keeping up-to-date with technological developments.

Meteorologist Requirements:

  • MSc degree in Science, Mathematics or similar.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Interest in weather systems.
  • Able to work well within a team.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in mathematics.
  • Computer literacy.

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