Weather Officer (15W)/Part time
Air National Guard
/JBR Resources, LLC
Specialty Summary: As a Weather Officer in the Air National Guard you will command, manage, and perform weather operations for the Air National Guard support organizations activities. You will integrate current and forecast atmospheric and space weather conditions into operations and operational planning, developing, directing, and coordinating meteorological and space weather studies and research. Weather Officers also support and execute weather operations through leadership and management of weather groups, squadrons, flights, detachments and operating locations. You also support Air National Guard core weather responsibilities to provide meteorological and space weather information for department of Defense (DoD) air, ground, and space operations.
Vacancies: Madison, WI, and also openings in AZ, AR, CA, HI, IN, MA, MI, OK, and TX
Duties and Responsibilities: As a Weather Officer in the Air National Guard you will:
- Lead weather units and manage Air National Guard weather personnel and resources. Analyze and evaluation meteorological data and prepare forecast products. You will also integrate weather analyses and reports with radar and satellite imagery interpretations to support operations;
- Brief aircrew and staff personnel on current and forecast weather and its effects on air operations. You will also instruct personnel on interpretation and use of meteorological products and their application to Air National Guard missions;
- Perform global analysis and forecast duties at centralized weather and space organizations;
- Provide weather warnings, watches, and advisories for mission-limiting weather to worldwide Air National Guard and DoD installations;
- Provide mission tailored forecasts for special and joint operations, while directing, taking, recording, reporting, and decoding of meteorological and space weather observations, analysis of data, preparation of forecasts and other prognostic products using meteorological equipment;
- Produce and direct studies to improve forecasting techniques and abilities. Advise commanders and their staff on capabilities and limitations of weather operations;
- Conduct direct meteorological, space weather, and geophysical research efforts. Prepare and adapt specialized forecast, climatology, and other weather information for operational use;
- Write directives on operational techniques and procedures to observe, analyze, and forecast atmospheric and space phenomena. Develop and document Special Operations Weather Team (SOWT) tactics, techniques and procedures to exploit special operations capabilities. Directs and prepares studies and reports to evaluate weather support requirements.
- Undergraduate academic specialization in meteorology or atmospheric science, or
- Successful completion of the Basic Meteorology Program (BMP), or
- Completion of 18 semester hours of college-level courses in meteorology, of which 9 semester hours are a combination of dynamic meteorology and weather analysis/forecasting.
- CLEARANCE: Weather Officers require a Top Secret security clearance. Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) will be completed after commissioning.
- AGE: Not have reached your 35th birthday (age limit may be adjusted with prior military service)
- Body Mass Index (BMI) 27.5 or lower, or meet body fat requirements (vary by age)
- CITIZENSHIP: Must be a U.S. Citizen
Commitment: One weekend a month, two weeks a year for four years
Sign-On Bonus: $10,000 cash bonus upon taking your Commissioning Oath.
Benefits: Weekend Pay; Medical/Dental benefits; 401K program; $400,000 life insurance plain; Serve your State/Country as a part-time health professional /military officer.
To find out about these vacancies or vacancies in other States, please contact:
JBR Resources, LLC
JBR Resources, LLC is a civilian contracted company and does not make decisions for or directly represent the Air National Guard. JBR Resources, LLC assists the Air National Guard with officer recruiting by providing screening services of potential candidates. All final decisions and eligibility determinations are made by the Air National Guard.
Sonoma Technology, Inc.
- Are you looking for a position with a stable company that values high caliber work?
- Do you enjoy working on diverse projects that are both challenging and rewarding?
- Do you want to work for a company that understands the need for a healthy work/life balance?
Selected by the North Bay Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work for the sixth consecutive year, Sonoma Technology, Inc. is a well-established, employee-owned company that provides innovative science- and technology-based solutions for our clients' air quality, meteorological and other environmental needs worldwide. Our integrated teams of atmospheric scientists, engineers, software engineers, analysts, editors, and specialists generate products, services, and measurements tailored to meet each client’s unique needs.
We believe that our most valuable resource is our team. We offer a casual work environment, a competitive benefits package, and an opportunity to address intellectually challenging environmental issues. We organize a variety of inclusive activities throughout the year and enjoy a balanced and supportive atmosphere. For more information about our culture, visit www.sonomatech.com/charter.
- Manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Provide hands-on coordination of special meteorological and air quality projects.
- Interact with clients on a routine basis.
- Conduct detailed analyses of boundary-layer, synoptic, and mesoscale weather conditions associated with air pollution episodes throughout the United States.
- Deploy, operate, and maintain STI's surface meteorological instruments, sodars, and radar wind profilers. STI deploys these instruments to produce high-resolution meteorological data sets of surface and upper-air conditions to resolve features such as low-level jets, boundary layer mixing, and long‑range transport of pollutants.
- Participate in business development activities as related to air quality and meteorology.
- Present research results at air quality and meteorological conferences and author journal papers.
- Master's degree or Ph.D. in meteorology.
- Two or more years of experience in applied research.
- Practical understanding of meteorological processes and phenomena.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; databases; and a programming language such as FORTRAN.
- Impeccable level of accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Excellent organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
- Aptitude for working both cohesively within a team and independently, as required.
Please send a letter of interst and a resume by email, mail, or fax to:
1455 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite D
Petaluma, CA 94954
No calls please.
Sonoma Technology, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, visit www.sonomatech.com.
IMMEDIATE OPENING: Operational Meteorologist
Weather or Not
Weather or Not is asking for your help in searching for an operational meteorologist. Our primary business is nowcasting for private clients.
We’re looking for someone who has a solid atmospheric science foundation, multi-tasks under pressure in a fast-paced weather center, communicates in an easily understood manner, can work independently without constant supervision, and “plays well with others.” If you know of someone who would be a great fit for our exciting weather center, please let us know.
Please call Brian Koochel or Sara Croke at 913-722-3955 with any questions or comments.