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Our team of experienced meteorologists can be reached at our office 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Experienced Meteorologists Analysing Satellite Data
Contact Details
E-Mail:
Phone:
1-(518)-798-1110
Fax:
1-(518)-798-4939
Telex:
(23)48155763
Address:
Weather Routing, Inc.
P.O. Box 345
Glens Falls, NY 12801
 
 

About WRI

Weather Routing, Inc. (WRI) is a private forecasting company specializing in marine weather since 1961. We provide marine weather forecasts and optimal routing advice to container ships, tankers, bulk carriers, cruise ships, and tugs/barges worldwide. Our services are tailored to the needs of our clients.

WRI's Operations Center and well-experienced team of Meteorologists are available for consultation 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and are always monitoring your ship's weather conditions, route, and performance. WRI's team members each hold a Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in Meteorology, with extensive experience forecasting marine weather. Whether for a single ship or an entire fleet, WRI can provide the necessary information for an efficient and safe passage. Our team of Vessel Performance Specialists can provide a speed/consumption analysis for current or past transits, protecting your financial interest.

Whether you're an owner or charterer, WRI's team is equipped to provide you with clear solutions to optimize your fleet's safety and performance, ultimately saving you time and money.

Operations Team Staffed 24/7/365

Careers


Summer/Fall of 2016 Position: Marine Synoptic Meteorologist Analyzing Weather Data

Weather Routing Inc. (WRI), a rapidly growing ship routing company that provides optimal routing, weather forecasts, and meteorological consulting for cargo vessels and yachts worldwide, is searching for high quality individuals with strong communication and superior forecasting skills. Computer Experience and Programming also a high asset.

B.S. in Meteorology is required. Knowledge or experience in tropical meteorology and/or wind, sea and swell forecasting is highly desirable, but we are willing to train the right individual. Applicant must possess excellent communication skills and be a motivated self-starter along with knowledge of world geography and typical office computer software. Some desired requirements are listed below.

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology
  • Strong writing skills (able to succinctly describe synoptic weather patterns)
  • Strong verbal phone skills
  • Good working knowledge of world and marine geography
  • Familiar/able to use MS WORD, excel and other software common to a working office
  • Helpful courses: oceanography, climatology, geography, statistics
  • Strong desire to work daily in meso-scale forecasting
  • Strong interest in mid and long range forecasting and weather patterns
  • Familiar with observation and forecast data including: metars, various model data, quikscat
  • Familiar with interpreting satellite data for various features including: tropical storm development, frontogenesis, low development, cold air surges and more
  • Some marine (boating/sailing) experience/knowledge helpful
  • Strong desire (and willingness) to be a part of a team effort
  • Previous experience with ship routing / post voyage analysis also highly desired

Weather Routing Inc. (WRI) offers a benefit package that includes competitive salaries (earned by employee performance), retirement package, medical benefits (HSA/HMO), vacation plan, and employee driven bonuses with a beautiful location in the Lake George region of Upstate New York.

Mail, fax, or e-mail a detailed cover letter, resume, and transcript to the attention of: Weather Routing Inc., Attn: Stasu Bizzarro, P.O. Box 345, Glens Falls, New York 12801. Fax: (518) 798-4939. E-mail: sbizzarro@wriwx.com. Web: www.wriwx.com

Weather Routing, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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