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    Summary

    This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Office of Science and Technology Integration (OSTI), Modeling Program Team with two vacancies located in Silver Spring, MD.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Support the NWS Modeling Programs, including the Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) Program, the NOAA Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project Modeling effort and the National Air Quality Prediction Program.
    • Support a variety of NWS modeling, computational and research initiatives to improve weather forecasts.
    • Conduct outreach to the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, US Navy and Air Force, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Energy (DOE) and the broader modeling community to coordinate the advancement of the NWS operational modeling capabilities and performance.
    • Support the development and implementation of the NWS Community Modeling Portfolio, including the Unified Forecast System, the Developmental Testbed Center (DTC), the Global Modeling Test Bed, and the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, thereby interconnecting NWS Operations with Research in the public and private community.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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