Open Positions


The FleetWeather Group, consisting of Accuritas Global Solutions and FleetWeather, is a technology company with offices in the Hudson Valley of New York. The FleetWeather Group is expanding and is looking to fill multiple immediate open positions for Meteorological Technician. Do you want to learn global weather patterns and keep ships safe at sea? Do you want to work in a team environment with lots of opportunity for training and professional development? "3 days on 3 days off" plus 18 days annual leave? Then jump on-board!

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of global geography with an emphasis on ocean basins and shipping ports
  • Ability to efficiently locate and plot latitude/longitude points across the globe
  • Eager to learn and develop a career in the maritime industry
  • Shift work including weekends/holidays.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Review, evaluate, quality control and enter vessel data provided by ship captains from all around the world
  • Communicate with vessel captains regarding their vessel data and routing/forecast decisions
  • Work with proprietary software to track vessel data along oceanic voyages
  • Heavy use of software applications and the Internet
  • Ability to work under time constraints and stay focused and sharp
  • Providing superior customer service to clients worldwide
  • Training on marine forecasting and learning of global weather patterns
  • Training on preparing route recommendations and forecasts for vessels worldwide
  • Professional development to advance into further Marine Forecaster positions quickly

 

Meteorological Technician

(UPDATED: 06 SEPT 2018)


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