The Meteorological Modeling and Analysis Mission (ANM), Materials Technology Directorate, at Patrick AFB, FL. is seeking a Meteorologist.


Date posted

Mar. 23, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Apr. 13, 2021 12:00 am


Patrick AFB, FL


  • United States

Job description


The primary purpose of this position: to serve as a Meteorologist providing guidance and subject matter expertise to emerging national- and international-level programs providing national-level decision makers with timely, accurate, usable analyses and evaluations.

The organizational location of this position is: 24 ANS, Meteorological Modeling and Analysis Mission (ANM), Materials Technology Directorate, Patrick AFB, FL.

  • Technical expert for meteorological modeling within the flight.
  • Expert in the usage of complex mesoscale models and transport and diffusion models
  • National level expert for work contracted with major university meteorology departments, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and other agencies on state-of-the-art meteorological modeling research and development (R and D).
  • Uses atmospheric transport and dispersion models to analyze the transport of trace gases.
  • Attends national and international conferences on atmospheric modeling to assess changes in modeling technology and analyzes research performed by various national laboratories, government agencies, and private contractors.
  • Works extensively with High Performance Computing (HPC).


In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions.

***Salary Ranges includes local market supplement***

This is a GG-13 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-13 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-13 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

A. Degree: meteorology, atmospheric science, or other natural science major that included:
  1. At least 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of credit in meteorology/atmospheric science including a minimum of:
    • Six semester hours of atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics;*
    • Six semester hours of analysis and prediction of weather systems (synoptic/mesoscale);
    • Three semester hours of physical meteorology; and
    • Two semester hours of remote sensing of the atmosphere and/or instrumentation.
  2. Six semester hours of physics, with at least one course that includes laboratory sessions.*
  3. Three semester hours of ordinary differential equations.*
  4. 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.

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