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
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.
Summer/Fall of 2016 Position: Marine Synoptic Meteorologist
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
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.wriwx.com
Weather Routing, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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