Job Title:Assistant Administrator for Weather Services
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Job Announcement Number:NWS-2012-0037
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|$119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, September 28, 2012 to Tuesday, November 13, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location(s):|
Silver Spring, MD, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Applications will be accepted from all groups of Qualified Individuals who are U.S. Citizens.
Unlock secrets in deep oceans, track rapidly moving storms, operate state-of-the-art environmental satellites, chart the Nation's waterways, formulate models to forecast climate trends, protect and preserve our living marine resources...it's all in a day's work at the NOAA! Join a dedicated workforce committed to a vital mission: safeguarding the public, protecting natural resources, strengthening the economy. A career that makes a world of difference!
This position has been edited to extend the closing date to November 13, 2012.
NOTE: This is a re-advertisement of job announcement number NWS-2012-0020. Modifications were made to the professional technical qualification questions and also the educational requirement was changed. Applicants who applied to the previous announcement must re-apply to be considered for this position.
The National Weather Service (NWS) makes observations and measurements of atmospheric phenomena as required for meteorological and climatological services. The NWS develops and distributes forecasts of weather and climate conditions and warnings of severe storms and other adverse weather conditions for protection of life and property. It collects and disseminates weather and climatic information. The NWS operates the climatological field program. It maintains continuous watch over river stages and those weather conditions which produce floods; provides warnings of impending floods; furnishes regular forecasts of over flow and stage as well as seasonal water supply; and participates with other Federal agencies in hydro-meteorological investigations for overall planning and development for water resources. The NWS makes observations and measurements of ocean conditions as required by marine interests. It develops and distributes forecasts and warnings of waves, tsunamis and other ocean conditions for protection of life and property and efficiency of marine operations. The NWS collects and disseminates ocean information. It develops the national meteorological, climatological, hydrologic, and oceanic service systems as well as improved procedures/techniques and meteorological, hydrologic, and oceanic measurements/forecasts and their dissemination. The NWS develops techniques for the application of climatological data to meet user requirements.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
- Occasional travel may be required.