Space Weather Forecaster Job at Australian Bureau of Meteorology – in Adelaide Region SA

Executive Level 1, Ongoing

$98,209 to $110,623 + 15.4% super


The Bureau’s National Security and Space Program provides space weather warnings and alerts to sectors integral to Australia’s national security and economic prosperity, and community safety through government partners and key industry sectors to ensure they have the right information at the right time, to deliver on their goals.

To support important relationships with key industries in preparing for space weather events, the Bureau has recently announced the establishment of the Space Weather Hub, located at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide, South Australia. This space weather capability will consist of the Customer Engagement Team of six staff, the Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre of six staff and which this recruitment pertains to, and the Space Weather Research to Operations Team of five staff.

The four Executive Level 1 space weather forecasters will be led by the National Manager of the Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre, and will work closely with one Executive Level 1 Centre Manager, responsible for Forecasting Centre operational management.

The Space Weather Forecasters will provide the Bureau’s day to day monitoring and reporting of space weather, delivering key forecasts, warnings and alerts to defence, aviation, telecommunications, energy, resources, community and the space industry sectors. The requirement for these services and products will be guided by the Customer Engagement Hub. The measure of success is ensuring these sectors receive timely, accurate, persistent, and consistent space weather forecasts, warnings and alerts from the Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre.

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Company Location:  Adelaide Region SA

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