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Posted 09 May
UKWF

Weather Forecaster – Fully Qualified Meteorologist

Dartford, United Kingdom Full Time

Weather Forecaster – Fully Qualified Meteorologist

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Location: Dartford, DA2 with some possible homeworking

About us here at UKWF

UKWF LTD is an independent weather company that prides in providing accurate weather information delivered via various mechanisms online, including social media. Our presence on social media is the largest in the United Kingdom with a 640,000+ strong audience.

UKWF LTD has been in business for 6 years and continues to grow year on year and you can be part of it!

Job Description

Due to increased demand for our services UKWF are looking to employ a fully qualified meteorologist to join our channel. With support from an experienced Weather Forecaster you will be responsible for the interpretation and reporting on UK wide weather via various on-line media.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting weather models to produce short and long range forecasts
  • Writing text based forecasts daily (morning and evening forecast)
  • Composing blog posts on our website which uses WordPress as a platform
  • Recording audio and visual weather forecasts
  • Interacting with our audience on social media

The Person:

  • Must be a fully qualified meteorologist
  • Able to read and intemperate various weather models and live data such as GFS, ECMWF, UKMO, soundings, high resolution models, satellite imagery and radars.
  • Experience and confidence writing long range forecasts after analysing various long range models/data
  • Flexible with working hours. (During severe weather/peak times the you may have to work unsociable hours)
  • Experienced in the use of social media (Facebook & Twitter)
  • Experienced user of photo editing software (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Excellent writing skills with attention to spelling & grammar
  • Confident and able to present weather forecasts
  • Ability to work under pressure

Benefits

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Employee benefits with discounts at gyms, restaurants, cinema tickets, high street retailers, complimentary mobile phone insurance & vehicle breakdown cover etc
  • Free parking


Additional Application Instructions

Please send a full CV or call to discuss this role in more detail. Tel: 01322 620 776

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