Graduate APS (Meteorologist)


  • $53,372 per annum, plus an additional 15.4% superannuation
  • Graduate APS Job Ref: Graduate Mets 2018
  • Ongoing- Melbourne

    Bureau of Meteorology Training Centre, Glenlitta Campus

    1 - 41 Glenlitta Avenue, Broadmeadows, Victoria, 3047

About us 
The Bureau of Meteorology (the Bureau) is Australia’s national weather, climate and water information agency. The Bureau provides a wide range of products and services to support informed decision-making by governments, emergency services, industry and the community.  Bureau of Meteorology products and services include a dynamic range of observations, forecasts, warnings, analysis and advice covering Australia’s atmosphere, water, ocean and space environments.

Australian communities, governments and industries depend on the Bureau’s essential forecast, warning and information services to protect lives and property, support national security and environmental sustainability, promote industry productivity and enhance societal well-being.  Many economically important, weather-sensitive industries rely on the Bureau of Meteorology services for their own effective operation.  These include Emergency Services, Defence, Aviation, Shipping, Resources, Agriculture and Water. 

Job Role 
The Bureau of Meteorology is looking for graduates who will help us transform the way that we deliver products and services to the Australian community. Being a forecast meteorologist is about understanding the behaviour of the atmosphere and oceans, and its impacts on human activity. This includes analysing the state of the atmosphere and oceans, providing various forecasts and warning products on weather and climate, and communicating directly with a wide variety of clients.

As a Graduate Meteorologist, you will begin your career by undertaking a 9-month formal training course at the Bureau's Training Centre in Melbourne, commencing late January or early February 2018.

As you learn more about this fascinating field of scientific endeavour, you may have the opportunity to specialise in areas like:

  • Severe Weather, including Thunderstorms, Fire Weather and Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Meteorology
  • Services to the Defence Forces
  • Meteorological and Oceanographic Analysis
  • Services to the Aviation Industry
  • Meteorological advisory and interpretation services to emergency services and other specialised agencies.

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Closing Date: 
Thursday, 01 June, 2017


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