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    Summary

    This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Center Weather Service Unit (CWSU) with one vacancy located in Memphis, TN and one vacancy located in Hampton, GA.

    *Applicants currently occupying a 1340 series position in the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration and applying under competitive merit promotion procedures are covered under the "Exception" clause and DO NOT need to submit transcripts.

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    Responsibilities

    As a General Forecaster, you will perform the following duties:

    • Provide meteorological consultation and advice to managers and air traffic controllers, en Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS) and terminal facilities concerning forecast or actual adverse weather conditions which affect air traffic operations or aircraft safety over any portion of the Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) area.
    • Work closely with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials having responsibilities and/or interest in aviation safety for the National Airspace System (NAS) for the ARTCC area.
    • On short notice, coordinate with the appropriate forecast office and national center (AWC) to obtain updated aviation forecasts with suddenly changing weather conditions.
    • Provide detailed briefing of current and forecast weather several times a day for ARTCC personnel, terminal approach control personnel and Control Tower personnel concerning meteorological phenomena affecting the system in which briefings are both scheduled and on demand.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1340 Meteorology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/537411000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.