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The Air Force Civilian Service is currently looking for a Recent Graduate to work as a Meteorologist at Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH.
This is a GS-07 position with development through the GS-09 level to the GS-11 (with outplacement to a GS-12 position). The purpose of this position is to serve as an advanced trainee, to receive formal and on-the-job training in the weather career field, and to complete developmental assignments and training.
Performs developmental assignments of moderate difficulty where work procedures are established and a number of specific guidelines exist. With guidance from the supervisor, employee serves as a secondary interface providing meteorological support, advice, research, and analysis.
Independently performs recurring assignments of limited, but gradually increasing, difficulty and complexity as directed by the supervisor or team lead. Utilizes knowledge of weather analysis and forecasting, applied climatology, and satellite imagery to determine how various climatic regimes affect operations and contingencies.
Assists with identifying operational requirements, assessing impact on work assignments, and developing recommendations for changes and revisions. Participates in strategic planning to improve organizational direction and focus using strategic planning tools and techniques.
Prepares written correspondence and other documentation. Drafts or prepares a variety of documents to include responses to routine inquiries, reports, letters, and other related material to higher levels of Air Force management, Department of Defense (DoD), and/or supported customer.
Requirements: To be considered qualified your resume must reflect the requirements listed below.
U.S. citizenship required
Basic Education Requirements:
A. Degree: Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, or other natural science major that included:
a. At least 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of credit in meteorology/atmospheric science including a minimum of:
i. Six semester hours of atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics;*
ii. Six semester hours of analysis and prediction of weather systems (synoptic/mesoscale);
iii. Three semester hours of physical meteorology; and
iv. Two semester hours of remote sensing of the atmosphere and/or instrumentation.
b. Six semester hours of physics, with at least one course that includes laboratory sessions.*
c. Three semester hours of ordinary differential equations.*
d. At least nine semester hours of course work appropriate for a physical science major in any combination of three or more of the following: physical hydrology, statistics, chemistry, physical oceanography, physical climatology, radiative transfer, aeronomy, advanced thermodynamics, advanced electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and computer science.
Must have knowledge of professional meteorological concepts, principles, and practices used in the execution of the weather career field mission.
Must have skill in applying basic principles, concepts and practices of Weather sufficient to perform entry-level assignments in work associated with advising or performing research in Weather.
Must have knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to participate in the assessment and improvement of Air Force Weather plans and programs.
Must have the ability to plan and organize work and consult effectively with co-workers.
Must have skill in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to identify significant factors and recommend a solution from a number of possible alternatives.
Must have the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy, both orally and in writing.
Other significant facts pertaining to this position are:
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
May be required to work extended hours, weekends, or holidays due to heavy workload, conflicting priorities, insufficient information, and tight time constraints.
Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft to support the mission. Work may include travel within and outside the continental United States (CONUS).
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U.S. citizenship is required. AFCS is an equal opportunity employer