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    This position is located in the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), Climate Prediction Center (CPC), Operational Prediction Branch and is for two vacancies located in College Park, MD.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NWS-NCEP-2018-0057, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

    *A one year probationary period may be required.

    *Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

    *Payment of relocation incentives may be authorized.

    *This position is in the bargaining unit.


    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Meteorologist, GS-1340-11 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band and requires the same qualifications and specialized experience as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

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    As a Meteorologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Responsible to prepare and disseminate operational climate forecasts to the public and special user sectors within and outside of NOAA.
    • Perform programming tasks to maintain, enhance and at times migrate to new computing platforms critical climate observation and forecast datasets and other information.
    • Conduct developmental research specifically directed towards improving current or developing new operational climate outlooks utilizing global datasets processed on high performance computing systems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 5% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    * All qualified United States Citizens or Nationals;

    * CTAP/ICTAP eligibles.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    1340 Meteorology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496343700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.