NWS Meteorologist

National Weather Service

NWS Springfield is looking for energetic, forward-thinking and servant leaders to join our team. Ideal candidates will be:

  • Eager to learn, work hard and explore the opportunities within the National Weather Service
  • Interests in weather, water, climate, impact-based decision support and risk communication
  • Social science, research and GIS

About NWS Springfield

Operating with the whole office concept and these core principles:

  • Our people drive our success; we are dedicated to our science-based service
  • We provide the best forecasts possible, connecting them to decisions that reduce impacts
  • We can not do it alone; teamwork and partnerships are essential for success
  • We strive for excellence, continuously improving our science and service

Diversity of Weather and Impacts

  • Severe Thunderstorms
  • Tornadoes
  • Flash Flooding
  • Winter Storms
  • Ice Storms
  • River Flooding
  • Wildfires
  • Drought
  • Extreme Heat

Office Active In:

  • NWS Evolve and Program Management Office Initiatives
  • Development of Forecast Builder, Hazard Builder and Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook
  • Research areas of QLCS tornadoes and hydrologic impacts of small basin flooding
  • NOAA Hollings Scholarship Program and NWS Pathways Program
  • Integrated Warning Team
  • Central Region LEAD Program

About the Springfield Area

As the pulse of the Ozarks, Springfield is rooted in the celebration of family, friends and life’s genuine moments. A regional hub with large city amenities and small town hospitality, our commitment is towards creating moments that make life big and full. With intriguing attractions, a diverse culinary scene, unique shopping and an ode to classic Americana heritage, Springfield is a destination you will enjoy while feeling right at home.

To apply for this job please visit www.usajobs.gov.