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Meteorologists study weather conditions and make forecasts using computer software and mathematical models. Typical duties listed on a Meteorologist resume sample are collecting data from weather stations, creating weather briefings, delivering weather reports, studying climate changes, and making climate predictions. Qualifications like analytical thinking, weather systems knowledge, computer proficiency and mathematical skills are often emphasized on Meteorologist example resumes. Teamwork and good communication skills represent an advantage. A Master's Degree in physical or environmental sciences is often required.

1

Lead Meteorologist

Served as shift leader of 30-person crew responsible for production and dissemination of weather forecast and analysis charts, forecasts for individual bases and missions, and the issuance of watches, warnings, and advisories for over 60 forecasts sites through numerous hazardous weather events that threatened over $63 billion worth of Department of Defense equipment.

  • Supervised a five-person weather graphics team in producing over 5,000 weather forecast and analysis charts with an on-time rating of over 95%.
  • Directed a four-person weather briefing section that provided weather forecasts for over 200 Department of Defense missions and reviewed all products for accuracy with an on-time rating of over 90%.
  • Managed a four-person weather forecast team during several severe weather events that led to the safeguarding of over $50 billion worth of Air Force and Army equipment.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Applied Mathematics
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Nuclear Engineering
2

Meteorologist

Analyzed and disseminated 685 weather warnings for 31 Department of Defense installations
utilizing various systems that were vital in protecting $20B in resources and assets.

  • Organized and researched climatological data critical to aircraft systems; aided the successful
  • Expanded customer support by 50% which enabled military aircraft to safely fly in 12K sq.
  • Developed and implemented a training program for a premier military specialty school
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AAS
Technology, Aas
BA
Business Administration
3

Meteorologist

Forecasted, produced, and delivered evening weather broadcasts at 4:55, 6,10
pm, and weekends.

  • Co-hosted 30-minute morning show
  • Set up interviews and produced weekly story for morning show
  • Wrote and recorded forecasts for local radio stations, phone line, and newspaper
  • Posted daily weather on Facebook, and updated posts in times of drastic
  • Recorded weekly community calendar TV segments
  • Scheduled and assisted with local school visits and community events
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Communication Arts
MS
Geosciences
4

Meteorologist

Military/Weather Aviation

  • Produced, as well as oversaw, weather analysis/forecasts for aircrews, ground forces, planners, and senior leadership at 43 DoD installations.
  • Predicted Charlotte, NC severe thunderstorms giving leadership, aircrews, and personal 3hrs advance notice to help secure $340M in assets and shelter for 1.3K personel.
  • Provided weather support for Charleston Joint Air Base's POW/MIA ceremony, securing the safety of 70 distinguished visitors, VIP's, including the President of the United States, and supporting presidential staff. No flight delay where noted.
  • Identified area of improvement, by proposing and implanting a plan to increase affective operations to customer communications; time of communication was decreased by 25%, and errors reduced by 15%.
  • Standardized workstation configuration to improve operation capability for 40 personnel, reducing data search time by 10%.
  • Trained and mentored 69 new forecasters, instructing positional procedures and skills, with and average overall trainee 96% evaluation rating.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Applied Meteorological Science
5

Meteorologist

Led project to create a more efficient process for climate data quality control using SQL tables and a PHP web page, reducing time required for completion by 90%

  • Authored Unix shell script to fetch and archive radar data for the office
  • Quality controlled hydro-meteorological data using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Installed and maintained Bugzilla bug tracking database, which has tracked 150 issues to date and improved efficiency of problem documentation and resolution
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Meteorology
MS
Meteorology
6

Senior Engineer / Meteorologist

Trained, developed, and maintained the National Weather Service's AWIPS (Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System) central computer network. Performed installations of software and hardware, trained how to use it, as well as supported the software 24 x 7 from a central location.

  • Developed training modules for system managers as well as end-users for each National Weather Service Office.
  • Led maintenance of software via remote access with minimal operational impact.
  • Assisted in the creation of help desk procedures for non-meteorologists and software engineers to monitor network status of radar, satellite, and gridded forecast data.
  • Performed demonstrations of software at national conventions to enhance potential business opportunities.
  • Awarded certificate of recognition in August 2000 for meeting government timeline for critical completion of program milestone.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
7

Broadcast Meteorologist

Produced and broadcast afternoon drive weather forecasts for top markets across the country. Reviewed, edited and coordinated sharing of content between Meteorology and Radio Departments.

  • Created and produced Evergreen content, enabling hosts of radio clients to efficiently access and broadcast timely weather packages.
  • Instrumental in building business case in support of partnership between [company name], resulting in solidification/formalizing the partnership.
  • Single handedly developed and produced TWC Radio audio demos for prospective clients.
  • Chosen to represent The Weather Channel at the 2000 National Hurricane Conference in Ft. Lauderdale.
  • Supported and served as substitute Broadcast Meteorologist as needed for Morning Drive and Afternoon Drive Talents.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Meteorology
8

Chief Meteorologist

Analyzed current local weather situation and prepared subsequent forecast, including severe weather alerts and protection measures delivered in a calm, clear presentation. Self-produced multiple daily weathercasts, incorporating concise writing, live video feeds, creative graphics and interactive capability. Ensured stability of station assets and broadcast ability through backup power recommendations. Supervised and trained 2 staff meteorologists. Maintained digital weather information, including station blog, website and social media. Represented station at local events.

  • Delivered continual accurate coverage and forecasting throughout record snow, cold and ice in January/February 2014 as well saving lives during the 18 tornadoes in April 2014.
  • Created weather safety talk series targeted at elementary and middle school students.
  • Designed new weather set to coordinate with overall station redesign, including graphics strategy.
  • Awarded Best Weather Anchor from Alabama Broadcaster’s Association and Honorable Mention for Best Weather Anchor from Alabama Associated Press.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Earth And Planetary Sciences
MS
Meteorology
9

Meteorologist

Over 11 years experience in major-market television

  • Prepared accurate, entertaining forecasts & created compelling, story-telling
  • Facilitated nearly 200 visits to schools ranging from Grade 2 to Grade 8 brining the science of weather to the classroom in a highly interactive setting
  • Coordinated interviews and produced special scientific and environmentally driven
  • Live storm coverage hits from the field, including the aftermath of the "Springfield
  • Directed crews to strategic locations during storm coverage
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Meteorology
10

Meteorologist

Produced short and long-term forecasts for the region of Northeastern Pennsylvania using numerous
models (including ensembles), real-time station models, upper-air data, and previous forecasts

  • Researched historical data, hourly breakdowns, and audience needs for forecasts
  • Presented detailed and extended forecasts for viewing area during a 30 minute weather presentation
  • Updated production graphics using Cinema Live HD weather graphics system (Accuweather product)
  • Communicated forecast and updated graphics on an hour long new presentation "Late Edition"
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Meteorology

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