Job Overview


About the Agency

This position will be located in the National Weather Service, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Aviation Weather Center, Domestic Operations Branch in Kansas City, Mo. (Platte County).

  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • This is a barganing unit position.


The individual selected for this position will:

  • Have a mastery of the theories, methods and techniques of professional meteorology, sufficient to serve as a lead forecaster for a wide variety of products.
  • Utilize knowledge of the integration of technology, services and organizational resources for meteorological programs.
  • Explain, advocate, and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of state of the art of aviation impact variables, meteorology analysis, forecast techniques, information systems, and their impact on the safety and efficiency of the National Airspace System.
  • Handles general office administrative matters which may occur on shift and provides direction, guidance, instructions and assistance to staff during a shift. 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Payment of relocation expenses are authorized.