Experienced Graduate Meteorologist

Serial No: 11591
Skills keywords: analytical skills, staff development
Short Bio:

A graduate in Meteorology and successful Weather Forecaster with over five years’ experience of producing accurate forecasts according to specifications. Possesses strong ability to analyse and present information in an efficient manner, successfully meeting timelines. An excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a wide range of contacts. Enjoys being part of a successful and progressive organisation.

Current location:  KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  other
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: canada

Education And Qualifications
BSc Meteorology (2009)

Professional training
Customer Care Programme, ACSA (2011)
Disaster Management, UNISA (currently studying)

Weather Forecaster (2009-date)
South African Weather Service, South Africa
• Responsible for generating and quality controlling region specific forecasts according to set timescales
• Demonstrating ability to produce aviation/marine/client specific forecasts
• Utilising computerised and mathematical models to produce short/long-range forecasts concerning weather and climate patterns
• Collecting data from satellite images, radar, remote sensors and weather stations worldwide; measuring factors including air pressure, temperature and humidity at various atmospheric levels
• Communicating information regarding severe weather forecasting to local disaster management stakeholders & general public; coding weather reports for transmission over networks
• Possessing analytical skills, evaluating performance of forecast warning services and producing reports
• Demonstrating outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills, representing company in stakeholder meetings
• Participating in customer relations activities including exhibitions and corporate events, providing support to staff as necessary and successfully promoting products/services
• Demonstrating leadership skills, providing training and development to staff on a regional basis
• Responsible for ensuring quality standards, reviewing and approving documentation relevant to processes undertaken; adhering to document control
• Undertaking any ad hoc administrative work including typing, data entry and filing; supporting administrative team