Port Meteorological Officer - Essex/Suffolk Coast


New on www.CivvyJobs.com:

Met Office

£22,950 - £25,680 per annum

Full-time, permanent

Essex / Suffolk Coast

The role

The Met Office is an internationally renowned centre of excellence and a world-leading provider of weather and climate services. Observations are critical to all that we do – from providing the weather forecasts that millions of people rely on every day to the evidence that underpins our knowledge of climate change. To collect these fundamental observations, we utilise innovative methods that span both land and sea.

The person

In order to be successful in this role, you’ll need:
  • Experience of working in a post within the marine industry, preferably with seagoing experience as a Navigating Officer.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to influence, negotiate and develop sound working relationships within the marine community.
  • Proven ability to work unsupervised.
  • A valid UK driving licence and willing to drive regularly for work purposes.
  • A flexible approach to work, with a willingness to work outside normal office hours and to undertake overnight visits to observing locations as required.
  • To demonstrate sound timekeeping, organisational and written skills, with great attention-to-detail.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office suite of software (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to visit and inspect observing sites and ships, physically transporting instruments and equipment on and off the vessel or observing site.
To Apply:

Please select the link below to view all the detail and to apply: