Operational Meteorologist

WeatherWorks has an immediate opening for an Operational Meteorologist.


Date posted

Sep. 11, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Oct. 11, 2020 12:00 am




  • United States

Job description

About WeatherWorks:
Founded in 1986 and located in Hackettstown, NJ, WeatherWorks has provided a distinguished level of meteorological services for nearly 35 years. With an expertise in the snow and ice industry, the company is nationally recognized as the leader in winter forecasting and snow and ice verification. The high level of service and commitment to excellence has aided in the company’s rapid growth to a staff of over 30 meteorologists.

Job and Career Description:
WeatherWorks encourages employee development as both a meteorologist and a professional. The core responsibilities of this position will be to forecast and provide consultation to clients in the short-to-medium range. As a meteorologist, there will be continued education, utilization of new technology and understanding of client operations. Over time, as a professional there is the opportunity to grow and take a managerial role within an additional department such as Social Media, Forensics or Programming.

Additional Information:

  • This full-time position will begin between late September and early October.
  • As an essential business that services municipalities, hospitals, etc, we are currently transitioning from mainly remote to mainly in office work for the upcoming winter.
  • There is a competitive compensation and benefits package, including paid and sick time off. WeatherWorks is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Candidates must reside within driving distance to northwest New Jersey or be willing to relocate.
  • As a 24/7 operation, candidates will work balanced rotating shifts which will include overnight or early morning shifts, in addition to daytime shifts. The meteorologist will work some weekends and holidays.

Application Requirements:

WeatherWorks is seeking an Operational Meteorologist that embodies the beliefs and characteristics as described above. A passion for weather, and the ability to create and communicate a fluid, descriptive forecast is of most importance. A strong work ethic and desire to improve is also needed to succeed. Additional requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science
  • Prior forecasting experience, with a sound knowledge of primary weather models and BUFKIT
    •  Particularly, the ability to forecast and understand the impacts of snow and ice is of most importance 
  • Ability to decode METARs and interpret satellite and radar imagery
  • Excellent oral, written and personal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills are a plus

Application Instructions:
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please email your resume, cover letter and a copy of your college transcript to Robert Reale at careers@weatherworksinc.com