National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Published
July 12, 2019
Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Description

<div id="job-source-8" class="job-source-8"> <span class="fas fa-question-circle" title="Help"/> Help </a> <h2 class="usajobs-joa-section__header">Duties</h2> <h3> Summary</h3> <div> <p/><p><strong>*This announcement is open to current Department of Commerce (DOC) employees on a competitive and permanent appointment and DOC CTAP eligibles.</strong></p><p><strong>IMPORTANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: A cut off of candidates from this announcement will not be established prior to Monday,July 29, 2019.</strong></p><p>Thispositionislocated in the National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office (WFO), with potential vacancies across the United States and its territories.</p> Learn more about this agency </a> </div> <h3>Responsibilities</h3> <div id="duties"> <p> </p><p><strong>*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.</strong></p><p><strong>As a Lead Meteorologist, you will perform the following duties:</strong></p><ul><li>Serve as the shift leader responsible for quality and timeliness of all NWS forecast and service products, warnings, and advisories prepared and issued by the Weather Forecast Office (WFO).</li><li>Conduct a weather watch which involves interpretation of Doppler radar data, satellite imagery, and the analysis of other hydrometeorological data for the preparation of all WFO warning, forecast and service products, including individual briefings.</li><li>Serve as the primary contact with other Federal, state, and local agencies such as FAA, FEMA, and emergency management and law enforcement officials over matters involving the initiation and implementation of immediate or emergency public health and safety measures based on NWS forecasts, warnings and watches.</li><li>Handle general office administrative matters which may occur on shift including augmenting staff,andapproveovertime and leave.</li></ul></div> <div id="travelrequired"> <h3>Travel Required</h3> <p>Occasional travel - Occasional Travel is required - 10%.</p> </div> <div class="usajobs-joa-sub-section"> <div id="supervisory-status" class="usajobs-joa-sub-section__container"> <h5 class="usajobs-joa-sub-section__small-title"> <span rel="tooltip" data-title="Determines if you will be a supervisor."> Supervisory status </span> </h5> <p class="usajobs-joa-sub-section__text"> No </p> </div> <div id="promotion-potential" class="usajobs-joa-sub-section__container"> <h5 class="usajobs-joa-sub-section__small-title"> <span rel="tooltip" data-title="Determines if you will be able to move to the next level within your grade."> Promotion Potential </span> </h5> <p class="usajobs-joa-sub-section__text"> 13 </p> </div> </div> <div><div style="text-align:center"><span><br><a href="https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539330200" target="_blank">Apply for Job Now</a></span></div></div></div>
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