Summit Job Opening
2014-01-29 10:46:18.000 – Cyrena Briede, Director of Summit Operations
Have you ever dreamt about working on the summit of Mount Washington? Do you love extreme weather and enjoy teaching people about the weather even more? If so, or you know someone that fits this description, boy do we have a deal for you! The Mount Washington Observatory is currently looking to hire an Education Specialist Weather Observer.
This full-time year round salaried position is on the summit of Mount Washington with an 8-day shift. While on the summit, the Education Specialist Weather Observer will be providing educational outreach on the summit through tours, on-site programs, media appearances, and remotely through videoconferencing technology. Weather Observers are also responsible for collecting weather data, coding METAR, forecasting, search and rescue, maintaining the summit facility, as well as other tasks as needed.
If you have at least a Bachelor’s degree, are in great physical condition, can obtain METAR certification within 6 months, and are friendly and outgoing, check out our job posting and apply! Resumes and cover letters need to be received no later than 5pm on Monday, February 3rd, so don’t delay!
Cyrena Briede, Director of Summit Operations