Ocean Career: NOAA Interdisciplinary (Physical Scientist/Meteorologist)

This position is located in the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Weather Service (NWS), Alaska Region (AR), Anchorage Weather Forecast Office (WFO), with one vacancy in Anchorage, Alaska.


The working title for this position is Sea Ice Specialist. As a Sea Ice Specialist, you will:

  • Act as local expert in sea ice and sea surface temperature analysis and forecasting and provide consultation services to the users of ice products and services, ensuring customers and stakeholders are contacted to determine effectiveness of the sea ice and sea surface temperature program.
  • Assist in the development of new techniques, primarily for sea-ice/sea-surface temperature analysis and forecasting and in the delivery of services to partners and users.
  • Perform and provide Impact-Based Decision Support (IDSS) to a variety of deep core partners and stakeholders. (i.e., sea ice and sea surface temperature analysis and forecasting).


BASIC REQUIREMENTS: This position requires applicants to meet a Basic Education Requirement in addition to at least one year of specialized experience in order to be found minimally qualified. You MUST meet one of the following basic education requirements:

A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.


B. Combination of education and experience‚ÄĒeducation equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Salary: $81,956 - $127,698 per year

Closing Date: April 24, 2024

Learn more about this opportunity and how to apply.

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