Meteorologist

Location
Princeton
Posted
Dec 13, 2012
Closes
Jan 12, 2013
Contact
Ms. Iveta Weinberg
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
Job Description

Climate Central seeks an energetic, experienced meteorologist who is passionate about communicating the weather, and about explaining how weather and climate are connected. Strong candidates will have experience analyzing multiple sources of weather and climate data, deep relationships with the TV weather forecasting community, and demonstrated skills in translating the results for both professional and lay audiences.


Responsibilities

Provide expertise in meteorology in support of climate change content development across multiple platforms.

Function as the key advisor to the organization’s program that provides climate information to local television meteorologists.

Lead the development of climate-science-based weather graphics, animations, and data visualizations for this fast-growing group of TV meteorologists.

Be the organization’s voice and liaison with both the broadcast and research-based weather forecasting community.

Work with senior scientific staff to identify priority areas of research.

Write stories and blogs for climatecentral.org.


Qualifications:

Degree in Meteorology.

Preferred experience as an on-camera weathercaster or producer with AMS seal.

Strong relationships within the local, TV meteorologist community.

Proficiency in broadcast meteorology graphics tools, such as WSI Tru Vu and Baron Services.

Experience using National Weather Service data.

Must enjoy working as a team player in an entrepreneurial environment.









This position will be located in our Princeton, N.J., office.

Compensation is competitive, with very generous benefits.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to iweinberg@climatecentral.org. Due to the volume of employment applications and queries received, Climate Central is unable to respond to each application individually. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected as a candidate.

Search will close when successful candidate is recruited to fill this position.

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